Mac, Security »

[18 Oct 2014 | No Comment | ]

Poodle, would a rat dog, often really big ones, by any other name be less psychotic? The world’s Secure Socket Layer (SSL) problems* just won’t stay fixed and Mac security is affected. Apple has issued a Poodle patch for OS …

Games, Mac »

[18 Oct 2014 | No Comment | ]

Everything IS awesome! Especially awesome if you are styling the all-new The LEGO Movie Game Mac ($32.99), specially priced for early adopting lab rats like you and me. ‘Twas seriously the best movie of the year and Inside Gaming News …

Deals, Mac »

[17 Oct 2014 | No Comment | ]

Apple surprised and delighted many when it not only released an upgraded 2014 Mac mini, but also cut the price by $100. Cool, right? It’s gets better because Apple’s slashed refurbished Mac mini prices, as well, by at least $80.
With …

iTunes, Mac »

[17 Oct 2014 | No Comment | ]

Software development and delivery isn’t what it used to be. For example, Apple’s three strikes OS X Yosemite Gold Master and now, in another sign of the times, iTunes 12.0.1 — the shipping version.
What happened to shipping the whole number …

Mac, Software »

[17 Oct 2014 | No Comment | ]

We have told you about OS X Yosemite public release and a commensurate Yosemite Ready bump for the company’s iWork (Numbers 3.5, Pages 5.5, Keynote 6.5) productivity suite. Now, here come Yosemite Ready iLife apps!
• iPhoto 9.6
— Addresses compatibility with …

Mac, Software »

[17 Oct 2014 | No Comment | ]

Is Your Mac and are your apps Yosemite ready? The Fairer Platform is here to help with the Yosemite Ready updates for Numbers, Pages, Keynote, GarageBand and iPhoto, as well as our very own big ol’ listing of OS X …

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 …