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[17 Nov 2014 | No Comment | 808 views]

‘Tis the new Mac buying season and, if you’re going to do the job right, that means new software. Of course, going for Mac app deals is great, but you can go that one better by buying Mac bundles. Happily, …

Mac, Software »

[14 Nov 2014 | No Comment | 832 views]

Experiencing issues with Safari 8? Me neither. However, just as surely as thunder follows lightning*, Apple’s cooking a dot-update to follow the whole number release of its default browser. What’s new? Fixes, tweaks and just smidgeon of new functionality.
Apple is …

Deals, Mac, Software »

[11 Nov 2014 | No Comment | 877 views]

You help me pay refinance my underwater mortgage, pay down credit card, finance my degree and, now, get some really awesome Mac app deals — thanks, Obama! And, although this feature is about Mac app deals, be sure to check …

Mac, Software »

[7 Nov 2014 | No Comment | 844 views]

A fresh coat of paint and some nifty OS X Yosemite optimized features. Pixelmator 3.3 brings together solid Yosemite specific features for this Mac only app while leveraging the coolness of Pixelmator for iPad.
“Popular image editing software developer Pixelmator on …

Mac, Software »

[4 Nov 2014 | No Comment | 660 views]

Apple hasn’t exactly been hell fire hurry to release a Yosemite Update. That is perhaps due to the fact that OS X 10.10, as it’s also known, arrived on users’ Mac in a fairly stable. Yes, I know some of …

Mac, Software »

[3 Nov 2014 | No Comment | 327 views]

But what about Office for Mac 2015? Outlook for Mac is the first salvo in upcoming Office for Mac launch and we look forward to getting our digital hooks into the lot in the first half of 2015.
Microsoft’s Office Blog …

Mac, Software »

[3 Nov 2014 | No Comment | 404 views]

If you were suddenly to find yourself overwhelmed by the desire to install the open source version of OS X Yosemite, now you can. Apple has shipped Darwin 10.10.0 and anybody get it, again, if that itch presented itself.
Though Apple …

Mac, Software »

[2 Nov 2014 | No Comment | 751 views]

When Apple installs the latest version of OS X on your Mac, you get a lot of unnecessary functionality and files, notably language extensions. Get rid of them with Ingmar Stein’s Monolingual, which is now not only Yosemite Ready it’s …

Mac, Software »

[31 Oct 2014 | No Comment | 826 views]

Just a dot update? Hardly. Evernote for Mac 5.7 boasts 3X faster syncing and, this one’s a big help, notes are now Spotlight searchable (image below), which can greatly speedup discovery and retrieval given the central position Spotlight plays in …

Mac, Software »

[17 Oct 2014 | No Comment | 3,652 views]

We have told you about OS X Yosemite public release and a commensurate Yosemite Ready bump for the company’s iWork (Numbers 3.5, Pages 5.5, Keynote 6.5) productivity suite. Now, here come Yosemite Ready iLife apps!
• iPhoto 9.6
— Addresses compatibility with …

Mac, Software »

[17 Oct 2014 | No Comment | 2,785 views]

Is Your Mac and are your apps Yosemite ready? The Fairer Platform is here to help with the Yosemite Ready updates for Numbers, Pages, Keynote, GarageBand and iPhoto, as well as our very own big ol’ listing of OS X …

Mac, Software »

[16 Oct 2014 | 2 Comments | 9,901 views]

The roughly four-month-long OS X Yosemite beta period is over! Apple’s (perhaps least ambitious?) whole number desktop operating system update in years is here. While short on big new functionality, there are plenty of nice new features to tempt upgrades, …

Deals, Mac, Software »

[15 Oct 2014 | No Comment | 322 views]

Go Mac to the Future with this awesome Mac bundle of eight apps and a top-flight Mac dev learning package for 96 percent off these items suggested retail price. Yep, you get Capo 3, AfterShot Pro, Luci, Fantastical and four …

Mac, Software »

[10 Oct 2014 | No Comment | 686 views]

Although Microsoft doesn’t come right out and say it, Skype for Mac 7 is Yosemite ready — it now requires at least OS X 10.9 or better and is fully 64-bit. Additionally, it sports an updated user interface, as well …

Cord Cutter, Mac, Software »

[7 Oct 2014 | No Comment | 935 views]

Oh, you and your games and iTunes and Xbox and, hey… Did you know that content served by on a Plex Media Server can now be viewed on an Xbox 360 or Xbox One? Yep, all of that Plex + …