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[9 Jul 2014 | No Comment | 481 views]

Mavericks users and Yosemite beta testers report Apple is pushing updated versions of the voices its offers with OS X 10.9 and, coming this Fall, OS X 10.10. Aside from the same boilerplate description, Apple isn’t saying what changed.
Voice Update …

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[9 Jul 2014 | No Comment | 1,989 views]

Pacifist 3.2.14 is in fact a point release. Yes, there are the usual array of bug fixes as well as a data display tweak. But the real news baked into this Pacifist update is experimental support for OS X …

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[8 Jul 2014 | 2 Comments | 810 views]

Apple has aligned itself with the OpenCL parallel computing platform, which has been integrated into your Mac since OS X 10.6 Snow Leopard. The competing parallel platform, nVidia’s CUDA for Mac, isn’t part of the default OS X install.
What is …

Mac, Software »

[2 Jul 2014 | No Comment | 1,511 views]

Clean up on aisle 10.0.3! Apple has released iMovie 10.0.4, which is all about addressing problems, issues, etc caused or left unresolved in the previous update.
In its nearly year-long quest to restore functionality to iMovie 10, Apple last month …

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[23 Jun 2014 | 4 Comments | 1,683 views]

All good things, as well as some bad ones, eventually come to an end. Skype, which is wholly owned by Microsoft, has announced it will soon begin phasing out older versions of Skype for Mac.
Yes, it’s true your old trusty …

Deals, Mac, Software »

[19 Jun 2014 | No Comment | 3,836 views]

Hey, gonna buy one of Apple’s new low cost iMacs? Then you will need software and the Summer Mac Bundle is an awesome place to begin with 10 great apps available at very low cost.
Yes, is shipping a new $1,099 …

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[27 May 2014 | No Comment | 1,377 views]

In a very real sense, a software developer is only as good as his last update. As these things go, Acorn 4.4 sets a high bar with fresh new features, tweaks and, of course, a drag net of bug fixes.

Mac, Software »

[22 May 2014 | No Comment | 4,389 views]

Codenamed “sandstone,” Pixelmator 3.2 includes some interesting new features, improvements and user interface enhancements. What else is new? Step inside for the full details.
Pixelmater 3.2 (blog) Sandstone includes new features, a number of improvements, user interface enhancements, and fixes related …

Mac, Software »

[16 May 2014 | No Comment | 1,168 views]

An all-purpose image-editing program that is capable of importing 200 formats, editing those images and then exporting ‘em back out to any of 80 available file formats? Yep, that’s GraphicConverter and the latest free update brings new features, including …

Deals, Mac, Software »

[16 May 2014 | No Comment | 4,266 views]

Whether you are a student, teacher or pro, this is a pretty darned sweet deal. Get this Mac bundle — Poser Debut, Anime Studio Dedut, Clip Studio Paint Pro and MotionArtist — for just $69.99, which is a 70 percent …

iTunes, Mac, Software »

[16 May 2014 | No Comment | 257 views]

Apple began seeding OS X 10.9.3 just a week after OS X 10.9.2 shipped. Tick tock and here’s the public release of OS X 10.9.3 following a nearly three month beta period — here’s a quick look at what’s new …

Deals, Mac, Software »

[8 May 2014 | No Comment | 1,917 views]

Have you purchased a 2014 MacBook Air? Then you need software. To whit, check out the Happy Mac Bundle, which delivers 10 killer apps to bring performance, privacy and productivity to your Mac.
Drive Genius 3 ($100) – A highly-rated, …

Mac, Software »

[7 May 2014 | No Comment | 1,252 views]

Love it, hate it or no script it, JavaScript is fundamental to the modern internet. To date, making JavaScript go faster has been a three horse race — SpiderMonkey (Mozilla/Firefox), V8 (Google/Chrome) and Nitro (Apple/Safari). FTLJIT could upset that.
Apple has …

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[21 Apr 2014 | No Comment | 1,677 views]

Safari Extensions were gonna change the world. In fact, Safari Extensions did change the world, a little bit, and, well, that’s done. Nevertheless, new extensions come to market from time to time and ReMap 1.0 is a good one.
Google Maps …

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[16 Apr 2014 | No Comment | 3,957 views]

What’s new in the seventh beta seed of Apple’s OS X 10.9.3 [13D43]? Honestly, it is hard to say and perhaps it’s easier to talk about what hasn’t changed.
For example, two apps listed as testing focus areas haven’t been updated …