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[20 Mar 2014 | No Comment | 252 views]

There are scores of “free” Flash video downloaders, most of them won’t be around by year’s end let alone updated. TastyApps’ Videobox is a very different story — regularly updated and packed with prosumer features.
• VideoBox 4.0.5 (download)
— General improve …

iTunes, Mac, Software »

[19 Mar 2014 | No Comment | 826 views]

And, by “delivered,” we mean selectively. Apple has pushed OS X 10.9.3 13D19 and iTunes 11.1.16 to employees, while rank and file developers can download Safari 7.0.3 and Safari 6.1.3 for Mavericks, Lion and Mountain Lion users.
Late last week, Apple …

Mac, Software »

[18 Mar 2014 | No Comment | 514 views]

The admin’s job is never done. While consumers and prosumers have had OS X 10.9.2 for a couple weeks, business and enterprise users have likely been waiting for Mavericks Server and Apple Remote Desktop updates from Apple — those have …

Deals, Mac, Software »

[15 Mar 2014 | 2 Comments | 666 views]

What is the best photo/image editor? Seriously, you might not have tried it yet and here is a great opportunity to try Cyberlink PhotoDirector 4 for Mac — it’s absolutely free, but only for a short time.
Cyberlink is giving away …

Mac, Software »

[14 Mar 2014 | No Comment | 383 views]

Printer drivers! Get your Mac printer drivers here! Apple, Epson and Xerox have stepped with fresh Mac printer drivers for OS X 10.6 Snow Leopard through OS X 10.9 Mavericks.
• Epson Printer Drivers v2.17 for OS X (download)
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iTunes, Mac, Software »

[9 Mar 2014 | No Comment | 3,578 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 — …