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[7 Jan 2014 | No Comment | 250 views]

There are others but that’s all they are. The script and screenplay gold standard was, is and shall be Final Draft and there is a major Mavericks compatible revision thereof available on the Mac App Store.
How dominant is Final Draft? …

Mac, Music, movies, TV, Reviews, how to, Software »

[5 Jan 2014 | No Comment | 581 views]

Steve Jobs introduced Front Row (video below) on October 12, 2005. However, with the release of OS X Lion in July 2011, Front Row was dead. Although Apple won’t bring it back, Finess Software has created nessMediaCenter, which is a …

Cord Cutter »

[4 Jan 2014 | No Comment | 267 views]

Cord Cutting is very much a thing and more than 2 million people dropped cable and satellite TV over the last year or so. With that background comes news that Comcast, Dish and DirecTV are raising prices.
The Denver Post reports …

Deals, iTunes, Music, movies, TV »

[3 Jan 2014 | No Comment | 195 views]

Whether or not you already have every single original Star Trek movie on DVD or Blu-ray, all 10 of them, this is a pretty decent deal. Fundamentally, it comes down to how you value your time.
And, whether you already …

Apple TV, Cord Cutter, Reviews, how to »

[31 Dec 2013 | 6 Comments | 6,779 views]

Have a new Apple TV? How about an older Apple TV? Chances you will be spending lots of quality time with over the next day or so. Here are 10+ Apple TV tips that will optimize your viewing experience.
Apple TV …

Cord Cutter »

[31 Dec 2013 | No Comment | 327 views]

If you aren’t currently a subscriber and would be happy with standard definition (480p) playback and only on a single device/screen, Netflix has a deal for you — $6.99 a month.
And, that is a buck, one thin greenback per month …

Apple TV, Cord Cutter »

[29 Dec 2013 | No Comment | 508 views]

Could you say no to $480? Wall Street Journal media and marketing editor Martin Peers couldn’t either — becoming a cord cutter saved him $40 a month, which is a dinner out every few weeks or one free car payment …

Apple TV, Cord Cutter, Mac, Software »

[26 Dec 2013 | No Comment | 1,891 views]

This particular XBMC update, the last in the “Frodo” line, delivers a number of critical bug fixes, including patches for Mavericks specific issues. However, a bigger fish, “Gotham” (aka version 13.0), is being fried as we speak.
• XBMC 12.3 (download)

iTunes, Mac, Security »

[26 Dec 2013 | No Comment | 331 views]

It’s the most wonderful time of the year! For scammers, spammers and phishers of men, Christmas is a target-rich environment and a fresh iTunes phishing email is making the rounds — don’t be a victim.
My friend Kia at MacJunky — …

iOS, Music, movies, TV »

[24 Dec 2013 | No Comment | 145 views]

Are you a registered iOS developer? Then Apple has a Christmas gift for you — iOS 7 Tech Talk videos with in-depth insights on how to create apps while integrating the latest tech.
Here is a quick list of the iOS …

Apple TV, Cord Cutter, Deals »

[18 Dec 2013 | No Comment | 255 views]

Cord cutting is most definitely a thing — millions of have already ditched cable TV. Whether you’re looking to give Time Warner, Comcast, Cox, etc the boot or just taste the wine, the gateway to cord cutting is a set …

iTunes, Music, movies, TV »

[16 Dec 2013 | One Comment | 280 views]

A free gift to get us started? Make that two gifts. Apple’s free 12 Days of Gifts app is now giving away free copies Lorde’s newest single, No Better, as well as the TV edit of the Royals music video …

Cord Cutter »

[13 Dec 2013 | No Comment | 165 views]

It’s a simple idea — a virtual MVPD (multichannel video programming distributor) is essentially a cable or satellite company without the cable, bundle or high cost. No matter how you get broadband, you can get the TV shows and movies …

Mac, Music, movies, TV, Software »

[10 Dec 2013 | No Comment | 310 views]

It’s just an app — why write up every little update? Some apps, like VLC for Mac, are seriously important and, in the open source space, VLC for Mac is right at the top of the list, critical.
If you have …

Cord Cutter, Music, movies, TV »

[10 Dec 2013 | No Comment | 373 views]

Confused by the whole cable TV vs cording cutting debate? Apparently, so is the cable industry. Nevertheless, cable TV collectively in the voice of the National Cable and Telecommunications Association (NCTA) has finally responded to the cord cutting phenomenon with …