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[3 Jul 2013 | 3 Comments | 682 views]

Although over 90 percent of iPhone, iPad and iPod touch users have installed iOS 6.x, Mac users aren’t quite as up-to-date — more than a third are still running OS X 10.6.x. That said, Apple still has love for Snow …

Deals, Mac, Security, Software »

[12 Jun 2013 | No Comment | 1,128 views]

It is time to get safe people and today’s Fairer Deal report has Mac security bundles to get the job done cheap. And, when Apple ships new MacBooks, there is oft a rush to discount and clear out product — …

Mac, Security, Software »

[11 Jun 2013 | No Comment | 1,503 views]

A busy, busy Monday for Apple, Tim Cook et al and, happily enough, there was much goodness for the Mac, too, including new 802.11ac Airport hardware, software and firmware. Further, Apple has also modestly trimmed refurbished Airport. Step inside for …

Mac, Security »

[5 Jun 2013 | No Comment | 855 views]

It has been months since the recent Mac security scare — is Apple doing a better job or have hackers turned their attention elsewhere? Whatever the case, the mothership has OS X security updates for Snow Leopard and Lion users. …

Mac, Security, Software »

[24 May 2013 | No Comment | 946 views]

This Friday edition of the Mac Update report brings you news of an unscheduled Flash Player update that has no security content, wow! And, Evernote hit with not one, but three updates while Twitter is just all over the place. …

Mac, Reviews, how to, Security »

[24 May 2013 | No Comment | 2,350 views]

The simple way is (almost) always the best. Whether you want to hide important business documents, or a collection of “adult material,” the method that gets the job done with the least amount of fuss at lowest cost is best. …

Apple luv, iOS, Mac, Security »

[25 Mar 2013 | One Comment | 940 views]

A whole weekend of Apple security kerfuffle. Link bait headlines dominated, but the thing most of the writers didn’t mention, at least until the end of their articles, was Apple quickly obviated the issues within hours. Done. But, no, click …

iOS, Mac, Reviews, how to, Security »

[22 Mar 2013 | One Comment | 1,715 views]

Live a bad neighborhood? Trying to cut ties (i.e. it’s complicated) with someone? Untrustworthy roommates? Whether you have real reasons to fear or just suffer from simple paranoia, it’s easy to setup Apple Two-Factor ID to protect your iTunes, iCloud, …

iOS, Security »

[20 Mar 2013 | No Comment | 1,328 views]

Does Apple love or loathe jailbreakers? The answer might be a little bit of both and a security note that accompanied iOS 6.1.3 to market contains a clue. What else is new in this latest mobile operating system for iPhone, …

Mac, Security, Software »

[19 Mar 2013 | 2 Comments | 1,395 views]

Snow Leopard fans, Apple still cares if only for just this little while. While the company hasn’t said what improvements they built into Safari 5.1.8. Mac experts have weighed in with the educated opinions on what’s new — security fixes.
When …

Mac, Security, Software »

[15 Mar 2013 | 2 Comments | 1,006 views]

Whereas Apple’s almost certainly done with updating either OS X Snow Leopard or OS X Lion, the company continues to deliver regular Mac security updates for legacy operating systems. With the release of OS X 10.8.3, Apple has delivered security …

Mac, Security, Software »

[15 Mar 2013 | 5 Comments | 2,601 views]

As of this writing Safari 6.0.3 isn’t available as a separate download, though one expects it will eventually be released for Lion*, as well. In the here and now, Apple has delivered this interim browser update with the latest Mountain …

Mac, Security, Software »

[15 Mar 2013 | 2 Comments | 4,090 views]

A beta worthy of Google. Mac OS X 10.8.3 has been in beta, at least 13 developer releases, since November. And, what do we get for all that waiting? A lot of little patches and tweaks. In addition to a …

Deals, Mac, Security, Software »

[8 Mar 2013 | 3 Comments | 1,646 views]

Geekbench can now be run on Blackberry 10, as well as Apple’s latest toys. CleanMyMac gets a whole number bump, while Firefox gets a security-flavored tweak. Rounding out today’s Mac App report are a pair of Spring Mac bundles, which …

Mac, Security »

[5 Mar 2013 | 2 Comments | 1,153 views]

Have a Mac running OS X Lion v10.7 or later with Java installed? Then you need to fire up the Mac App Store (a.k.a. Software Update) and get this Java for OS X Update. And, wow, what a weekend for …