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[28 May 2015 | No Comment | 0 views]

We were forewarned… As Adobe retreats from the full-featured iOS image editor space, Pixelmator is doubling down with the release of an iPhone optimized version of their eponymous app.
Pixelmator is a powerful, full-featured, layer-based image editor that lets you touch …

Mac, Software »

[28 May 2015 | No Comment | 1 views]

Apple’s OS X includes some basic text expansion functionality. But, if you perform repetitive work, like coding, site development and/or blogging, Smile Software’s TextExpander is the tool you need. And, with the release of TextExpander 5, the app is even …

Apps, iOS, iPad, iPhone, Software »

[27 May 2015 | No Comment | 1 views]

The gold standard for script and screenplay creation is Final Draft. While the app has been available for iPad for some time, Final Draft Writer has been optimized for iPhone. So, wherever the mood or need hits you, Final Draft …

Deals, Mac, Software »

[19 May 2015 | No Comment | 1 views]

With Mac bundles, the proposition is pretty clear — buy it to get that one app you really want, usually for less than that app’s regular retail price. Then you the rest of the apps essentially for free.
The MacLegion Spring …

Mac, Software »

[15 May 2015 | No Comment | 0 views]

The best ever Mac Usenet client? Meh-be yes, meh-be no. Regardless, Hogwasher is back after languishing for more than nine years without an update. Hogwasher 5 brings a number of modern feature, including multi-server support, threaded discussions and, of course, …

Mac, Music, movies, TV, Software »

[15 May 2015 | No Comment | 0 views]

“Completely redesigned from the ground up, Final Cut Pro adds extraordinary speed, quality, and flexibility to every part of the post-production workflow,” says Apple’s Mac App Store spin. While my friends all agree with that statement, others continue to winge …

Mac, Reviews, how to, Software »

[15 May 2015 | One Comment | 0 views]

One of the easiest ways to check your work when using a calculator is to compare the numbers you should have input with those that you actually did. Here’s how to turn the paper tape in the OS X Calculator.
An …

Mac, Music, movies, TV, Software »

[14 May 2015 | No Comment | 0 views]

Are you shocked that Mozilla finally caved on DRM content playback in Firefox? You’re a little late as Mozilla announced last June it would allow DRM content playback via HTML5 last and today’s Firefox 38 release only pushes that cart …

Apps, iOS, Mac, Software »

[12 May 2015 | No Comment | 1 views]

It has been two weeks since Apple last seeded fresh OS X 10.10.4 and iOS 8.4 developer builds and Apple Seed program betas. While these Mac and mobile updates are generally expected to modest in scope, Apple has revealed more …

Mac, Reviews, how to, Software »

[11 May 2015 | One Comment | 1 views]

When Google shutdown its popular Reader RSS service on July 1, 2013, Reeder developer Silvio Rizzi said he needed rebuild his popular Reeder 1.x for Mac and iOS RSS newsreader apps from scratch. I was, until then, a rather happy …

Mac, Software »

[8 May 2015 | No Comment | 0 views]

While most people get along just fine with Apple’s default OS X Mail, there are those that want more. The current best-in-class third-party mail client is Bloop’s Airmail 2.1 ($9.99, MAS), which has just gotten fairly thorough going over. That …

Mac, Software »

[8 May 2015 | No Comment | 0 views]

Is your Mac running slow? Whether your Mac is new or old, there’s a good chance you can speed it up by removing useless and duplicate files — do that and more with the Spring Clean Mac Bundle, which brings …

Mac, Security, Software »

[7 May 2015 | No Comment | 1 views]

If your Mac is running OS X Yosemite, Mavericks and/or Mountain Lion, then you need to download Apple’s latest Safari 8.0.6, Safari 7.1.6 and/or Safari 6.2.6 Update, respectively. Why? Because Mac security is serious business.
Here’s a look at the Safari …

Mac, Software »

[5 May 2015 | One Comment | 1 views]

What kind of camera do you carry? Here at Fairer Platform world headquarters, we all have iThings. Regardless, there are plenty of folks for whom this Apple Digital Camera RAW update is more than passing curiosity.
• Digital Camera RAW Compatibility …

Mac, Software »

[3 May 2015 | No Comment | 1 views]

Perhaps they mean it this time. Logitech has released Logitech Control Center 3.9.2, which comes to market with a single bullet point — “Added support for OS X 10.10.x (Yosemite) — just like the previous maintenance release.
• Logitech Control …