Mac, Software »

[16 Oct 2014 | 2 Comments | ]

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, …

Mac »

[16 Oct 2014 | No Comment | ]

The Mac mini was one week shy of two years without an update. Apple addressed that issue today with faster processors, graphics, storage and a lower price! Remember the original PPC G4 mini? Yep, Apple has brought back the $499 …

iTunes »

[16 Oct 2014 | No Comment | ]

One of the nearly inevitable events that land around major Apple software releases, in this case OS X Yosemite and iOS 8.1, is a scheduled iTunes Connect maintenance outage. And, here we go — Apple has sent out an email …

Apps, iOS »

[16 Oct 2014 | No Comment | ]

What do you call a hippy with a hardon for Rand Paul? Reddit and now Reddit has an official mobile Reddit app, Alien Blue. The app has been acquired and its sole developer, Jase Jase Morrissey, has been hired.
“Our whole …

Cord Cutter »

[15 Oct 2014 | 2 Comments | ]

People often complain that “Kids today…” are dumb, lazy, fat or whatever. Here is a great example where today’s kids and young adults are way smarter than their parents — 24 percent of millennials are cord nevers or cord cutters.
Yeah, …

Mac, Security »

[15 Oct 2014 | No Comment | ]

Golly gosh gee whiz, people, if you haven’t updated Flash Player 15, Office 11 and/or Java 7 in awhile, you really should get busy with the updates, because Mac security issues need some patch love and there’s plenty go ’round.
And, …

Deals, Mac, Software »

[15 Oct 2014 | No Comment | ]

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 …

Apple luv, Conference »

[14 Oct 2014 | No Comment | ]

Just don’t call it iWorld or, for that matter, late for dinner. Actually, dinner, lunch, breakfast, tea, elevensies, fourth meal let alone brunch will ever be served again in conjunction with Macworld Expo, which has been put on “hiatus.”
And, honestly, …

Mac »

[14 Oct 2014 | 3 Comments | ]

Apple has pushed OS X Yosemite Beta 6 to its AppleSeed volunteer testers. While the build number has inched up to 14A388b from a, nothing else visible seems to have changed. Think a final set of bug fixes before Thursday’s …

Audiobooks, Deals »

[14 Oct 2014 | No Comment | ]

Jonathan Tropper’s This Is Where I Leave You is the October Audiobook of the Month, and arrives just in time for the release of the movie of the same name. Interesting twist? Tropper also wrote the This Is Where I …