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[6 Oct 2014 | No Comment | 3,540 views]

So, you found the perfect graphic/image for your presentation, website, blogpost, marketing flier, wedding invitation, etc and it’s in .svg format — what app will open and convert that? Lemke Software’s GraphicConverter to the rescue and here is an update …

Mac, Software »

[30 Sep 2014 | No Comment | 468 views]

This is not your grand daddy’s StuffIt. Think of StuffIt Deluxe 16 as your digital logistics center with tools to package, backup, encrypt, manage and ship your digital life all on a schedule.
Smith Micro’s StuffIt Deluxe 16 ($49.99, Upgrade $29.99) …

Mac, Software »

[24 Sep 2014 | No Comment | 1,245 views]

Closer OS X Yosemite turns. Step by step, inch by inch… Apple isn’t ready to ship yet, but many OS X Yosemite ready apps are already available. Little Snitch, Chameleon SSD and Sandvox join the Fairer Platform’s long and growing …

Mac, Software »

[23 Sep 2014 | No Comment | 434 views]

Apple isn’t ready to ship OS X 10.10 just yet, but many third-party developers are increasingly Yosemite ready. That said, productivity suite NeoOffice developer Planemesa is among the first announce iCloud Drive support.
Basic Yosemite ready functionality (ie GateKeeper) arrived in …

Mac, Software »

[23 Sep 2014 | No Comment | 785 views]

Are you an OS X 10.10 beta tester, official or otherwise, and noticed Yosemite Mail stability and performance issues? Especially since Public Beta 3 (aka Developer Preview 7)? This out-of-cycle patch could very well resolve the issues you have been …

Mac, Software »

[20 Sep 2014 | No Comment | 371 views]

Of course, developer Bryan Christianson doesn’t use the words “Yosemite ready.” However, he’s recompiled WhatRoute with Xcode 6 and tested it on OS X Yosemite Beta. That, in his understated language means WhatRoute 1.13.0 is pretty much good to go …

Mac, Software »

[19 Sep 2014 | No Comment | 4,994 views]

Safari 7.1 is just a point update, right? Yes, but there is more than a little going on in what is likely to be the last Safari 7 update to add new features.
What is Safari 7.1 about? Mostly about …

Deals, Mac, Software »

[15 Sep 2014 | No Comment | 618 views]

Getting a new Mac? Like the refurbished prices of Apple’s entry-level 2014 iMac and MacBook Air? Yeah, pretty sweet, but you’re gonna need apps and here’s a great Mac Bundle to get that done in spades!
Get MacUpdate’s 10 awesome Mac …

Mac, Software »

[15 Sep 2014 | No Comment | 2,941 views]

Now ready for OS X Yosemite with support of Retina Displays and recognizes most Mac keyboard shortcuts? Welcome to the wild and sometimes wooly world of GIMP for Mac and open source software, which is very much like a box …

Mac, Software »

[11 Sep 2014 | No Comment | 444 views]

On Tuesday, Apple seeded iOS 8 GM (gold master) to its legit developers. The GM was accompanied by iTunes 11.4, which was addressed (according to the rumor mill) an issue with installing iOS 8 Gold Master.
Not long afterward, however, OS …

iOS, Mac, Software »

[10 Sep 2014 | No Comment | 613 views]

Getting their ducks all in a row. So, today Apple shipped iOS 8 GM (Gold Master) to “developers” and iTunes 11.4, which brings iOS 8 compatibility, to the public. Does that make sense? Given how many ordinary civilians are “testing” …

Mac, Software »

[9 Sep 2014 | No Comment | 354 views]

The processor and memory benchmarking application for Mac OS X, Linux, Windows, iOS and Android. Whereas you might not be a user yet, everyone pays close attention to Geekbench test results*. Now, developer Primate Labs has fairly beefy Geekbench update.

Mac, Software »

[5 Sep 2014 | 7 Comments | 13,775 views]

CyberDuck is a really excellent Mac FTP client. Free, feature laden and robust, CyberDuck joins a growing list of OS X Yosemite ready apps that Fairer Platform has uncovered over recent months. Step inside for the details on CyberDuck and …

Mac, Software »

[4 Sep 2014 | No Comment | 409 views]

A workaday update for a very, very workaday app — Gus Meuller’s Acorn 4, the image editor for humans. Here’s a quick look at what’s new and changed.
Acorn 4.5.1 (MAS, $29.99)
— Command-J will now duplicate the current layer, even if …

Mac, Music, movies, TV, Software »

[26 Aug 2014 | No Comment | 798 views]

Roxio got bought by Corel, but it’s most famous app — Toast — is now available in more ways than ever. Buy the full Toast 12 Titanium or Pro for $60 or $100, respectively, or get just the functionality you …