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[9 Mar 2014 | No Comment | 3,571 views]

iTunes visualizers were, once upon a time, a big deal, a real selling point for both iTunes and the Mac. While some vendors, notably the ever excellent Sound Spectrum, still deliver new and updated products, iTunes visualizers development has definitely …

Mac, Software »

[27 Feb 2014 | No Comment | 319 views]

Have you noticed that apps no longer “crash,” but rather “unexpectedly quit”? iTunes 11.1.5 addresses an issue that caused the app to not crash and otherwise stop functioning.
• iTunes 11.1.5 (download)
— Fixes a problem that may cause iTunes to …

Mac, Software »

[26 Feb 2014 | No Comment | 998 views]

Seven public betas over two months and here we are, finally. Apple has delivered OS X 10.9.2 and there is much to consider. In addition to desirable new features, like FaceTime Audio, there are many bug fixes, including a patch …

Mac, Software »

[25 Feb 2014 | No Comment | 270 views]

Just one of a handful of apps optimized for Apple’s amazing new Mac Pro, Acorn 4 is an A-list image editor. Part of what keeps it there is the continual flow of updates and here comes Acorn 4.3, which packs …

Mac, Software »

[21 Feb 2014 | No Comment | 177 views]

Using a modern Mac running OS X 10.6 or later and been jonesing really hard for an important DVD playback regression fix? VLC for Mac 2.1.4 is you have been waiting for. And, legacy / PowerPC Mac owners, VideoLAN has …

Mac, Software »

[19 Feb 2014 | No Comment | 449 views]

Has Skype for Mac gone down hill since Microsoft taken over? Meh and it hasn’t gotten much better either. But it has gotten better and here is a fresh taste of that. Skype for Mac 6.14, in addition to squishing …

Mac, Software »

[12 Feb 2014 | No Comment | 349 views]

Lemke Software says GraphicConverter provides “ease-of-use, wealth of features and staunch reliability” and it does those things in spades. As with previous updates, GraphicConverter 9.1 brings a long, long list of new features, feature tweaks and many bug fixes.
• GraphicConverter …

Deals, Mac, Software »

[12 Feb 2014 | No Comment | 218 views]

Designing the future, yet another website, tweaking photos? You need tools and finding the right one(s) can be a matter how many you try. The SuperStacked Mac Bundle 2.0 has choices — eight apps and monster collection of thousands of …

Mac, Security, Software »

[5 Feb 2014 | No Comment | 535 views]

And, clears up adult acne! Well, no, but VLC for Mac 2.1.3 does fix bugs, lots of bugs. Plus, Flash 12 and Firefox 27 are now available, too, with fixes, features and security patches.
• VLC for Mac 2.1.3 (download)
— Fix …

Mac, Security, Software »

[26 Jan 2014 | No Comment | 302 views]

No, you don’t need to use Mac antivirus software, until you do. With ClamXav, free and built with open-source technology, the opportunity cost of running Mac antivirus is essentially zero and it is marvelously customizable. Install it, run it — …

Apps, iOS, Mac, Software »

[24 Jan 2014 | No Comment | 1,063 views]

Promises, promises. Apple’s initial iWork ’13 release — Pages 5, Keynote 6, Numbers 3 — delivered collaborative document editing while simultaneously removing a number of popular and powerful features. The company has promised to add most if not all of …

Mac, Software »

[24 Jan 2014 | No Comment | 344 views]

While Photoshop has been updated since the release of the Late 2013 Mac Pro, Adobe didn’t deliver any model specific upgrades or enhancements. Pixelmator Team has been much more forthcoming with Pixelmator 3.1, which is full optimized for the …

Mac, Software »

[24 Jan 2014 | One Comment | 1,002 views]

Whatever else this Mavericks update developer seed (aka OS X 10.9.2 13C44) is it is big, tipping the scales at over 1.9GB. The previous seed [build 13C39] arrived just a week ago and it is perhaps reasonable to assume that …

Apple luv, Mac, Software »

[22 Jan 2014 | No Comment | 409 views]

This is a two-fer from designer Christian Heudens. Like his previous creation, iOS 7 Lockscreen Mac screensaver, the Time Machine and RSS Time Machine Mac screensavers tastefully riff on Apple user interface design elements — brilliant stuff.
If you would like …

Deals, Mac, Software »

[22 Jan 2014 | No Comment | 233 views]

The Mac bundle concept is popular because you get a lot of great software for just a little money. Mate the Mac bundle with name your own price and the value multiplies. Toss in the chance to win a free …