Apple luv, Mac »

[23 Aug 2014 | 2 Comments | ]

Knock on wood — you can expect to use a Mac for at least five years and there are plenty o’ Apple branded computers still chugging along after decade or more! But what do with that old MacBook, iMac or …

Mac, Software »

[22 Aug 2014 | No Comment | ]

Whereas skipping a version or three of Adobe Photoshop or Microsoft Office isn’t a big deal. However, when it comes to accounting and tax rules, it pays to keep your copy of Quicken Mac up-to-date.
That said, Quicken Mac 2015 ($74.99, …

iTunes, Mac »

[22 Aug 2014 | No Comment | ]

Apple has seeded a second public OS X Yosemite Beta, which is a nice little weekender for folks in the company’s AppleSeed program. iTunes 12 Build 97 has also been seeded to developers, which appears to be about bug fixes.
That …

Mac, Software »

[22 Aug 2014 | No Comment | ]

It is Friday and time to top up the tank before you head into the weekend. How about a nice cup of “stability improvements and bug fixes”? Yeah, a little boring to be sure, but Apple has iWork updates — …

Mac, Software »

[21 Aug 2014 | No Comment | ]

While it is true that once you go Mac you will never go back, some people have to, as in “must,” use Windows. Sucks, but there is no point in hating, especially with Parallels 10 which is all about feeling …

Broadband, Cord Cutter »

[20 Aug 2014 | No Comment | ]

Never the twain shall meet. A recent survey shows pay TV prices are rising at twice the rate of inflation. Meanwhile, set top box maker Roku is integrating its over-the-top functionality into flat panel TVs, helping reduce cost.
The IB Times, …

Mac, Software »

[20 Aug 2014 | No Comment | ]

Final Cut Pro, Motion and Compressor updates that all address, among other things, issues that affect the reliability of Blu-ray Disc creation. As these things go, a trio of workaday update if there ever were. Can we forgive Apple its …

Mac »

[20 Aug 2014 | No Comment | ]

For the second time in as many weeks, Apple has seeded a fresh Mavericks update beta, OS X 10.9.5 13F18, to developers. However, the company also pushed this prerelease build to AppleSeed testers (aka rank and file users), which is …

Mac »

[19 Aug 2014 | One Comment | ]

Right on schedule and right on the mark, or close enough for a developer seed. OS X Yosemite Beta 6 (aka build 14A3429f, Developer Preview 6, DP6) is available to devs Software Update and, though no major new features have …

Mac »

[18 Aug 2014 | No Comment | ]

Today, Apple pushed OS X Yosemite Developer Preview 6 (aka build 14A3429f, Beta 6) which, among other things, brings five new Yosemite wallpapers installed inside the default OS X Desktop Picture folder. Not a big deal, but a very nice …