Mac, Security »

[9 Apr 2014 | 7 Comments | ]

OMG, stop using the internet for shopping and banking because it’s not secure! Meh. According to a knowledgeable source, the client and server versions of OS X aren’t susceptible to the OpenSSL Heartbleed security issue.
Apple gets a lot of deserved …

Apple luv »

[8 Apr 2014 | No Comment | ]

Say what you will about the Mac and iPhone, but cash is king. When it comes to corporate holdings, Apple cash rules them all. In fact, Cupertino has more coin than most countries.
BusinessInsider, quoting a US Trust study, reports that …

Deals, iPad »

[7 Apr 2014 | No Comment | ]

Looking for cheap Apple tablets? Here is a quick look at the least expensive refurbished iPads available anywhere. As always, you get a full + extendible AppleCare warranty, free shipping, new battery and new back shell.
• iPad 2 w/ Wi-Fi …

Apple luv, Hardware, Mac »

[6 Apr 2014 | No Comment | ]

You aren’t broke, but don’t have much money and your beloved MacBook Pro just died, again. What to do? Tonymacx86 member Anton Vodenitcharov took matters into his own hands, creating a classy Hackintosh inside a Power Mac G4 case.
“And one …

Games, Mac »

[4 Apr 2014 | 5 Comments | ]

The good folks at GameAgent are running a three-part series on the state of Mac gaming. In the first piece, they’re interviewed Aspyr Media’s VP of Publishing, Elizabeth Howard on the subject of “content acquisition.”
Howard mentions two issues that dramatically …

Audiobooks, Books »

[4 Apr 2014 | No Comment | ]

Thirty years of Afghan history, the story of invasions and civil war, as seen through the eyes of two women striving to survive. Khaled Hosseini’s A Thousand Splendid Suns ($5.95) is a tale of family friendship, faith and salvation.
Born a …

Mac, Software »

[4 Apr 2014 | No Comment | ]

Here is an interesting twist. Apple and Xerox have published fresh Xerox printer drivers for Mac, but there are two installers — one for OS X 10.6 and later, and a second that’s for Macs running OS X Lion and …

Mac »

[4 Apr 2014 | One Comment | ]

What does a unicorn look like? How about an eight-core 3.7GHz 2013 Mac Pro running OS X 10.9.3 13D33, which is what the above OpenGL Extension Viewer screen cap shows. It also, by the way, shows the current version of …

Mac, Rumors »

[3 Apr 2014 | No Comment | ]

Like many would-be 2013 Mac Pro buyers, Fairer Platform reader “Bob” ordered early and is still waiting. He lives in that space somewhere between Mac Pro supply and FedEx at his door.
Although he did go with a BTO D700 graphics …

Hardware, Mac »

[3 Apr 2014 | One Comment | ]

On March 5, 2013, Apple updated its $1,099 education iMac for institutional buyers. It was a rather anemic and overpriced offer at the time, and it’s even less inspiring these many months later.
So, is an update in the works …