Hardware, Mac »

[14 Jul 2014 | One Comment | ]

If you have an older Mac that you’d like to upgrade to the latest 802.11ac wifi tech, your options were until now limited to external USB products. Enter Quickertek and its QCard 802.11ac internal WiFi upgrade cards for the Mac.
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iPad, iPhone, Mac, Reviews, how to »

[13 Jul 2014 | 4 Comments | ]

How often does this come up — how does one type the Apple logo on a Mac? So infrequently that I had not only forgotten the keyboard shortcut, but also spaced where to find the Apple logo on OS X’s …

Apple TV, Cord Cutter »

[12 Jul 2014 | 2 Comments | ]

Roku is the best selling set top box, but that title is tagged with a couple asterisks. Moreover, while the world has mostly given up on the idea of a full-blown  branded television, it’s pretty much agreed that an …

iTunes, Music, movies, TV »

[11 Jul 2014 | No Comment | ]

This is the iTunes we have been waiting for? Nope, but for movie fans, this iTunes 11 update adds another way to enjoy and get more out of the buying experience. Are you ready for iTunes Extras for HD Movies?
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Apple luv »

[10 Jul 2014 | No Comment | ]

If the Macalope (aka “the horny one”) and deadmau5 hooked up, what would their lovechild look like? Let that digest for a minute. Now, eat a handful of TUMS and behold DJ Kid Chameleon, a Los Angeles-based DJ with Mac …

Mac, Software »

[9 Jul 2014 | No Comment | ]

Mavericks users and Yosemite beta testers report Apple is pushing updated versions of the voices its offers with OS X 10.9 and, coming this Fall, OS X 10.10. Aside from the same boilerplate description, Apple isn’t saying what changed.
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Apple luv, Mac »

[9 Jul 2014 | No Comment | ]

Fans of the fairer platform will be happy to hear that the percentage of Macs, iPhones, iPads, etc in corporate settings more than doubled over the last three years. Yes, Apple enterprise users are still a minority, but we’re a …

Mac, Software »

[9 Jul 2014 | No Comment | ]

Pacifist 3.2.14 is in fact a point release. Yes, there are the usual array of bug fixes as well as a data display tweak. But the real news baked into this Pacifist update is experimental support for OS X …

Mac, Software »

[8 Jul 2014 | 2 Comments | ]

Apple has aligned itself with the OpenCL parallel computing platform, which has been integrated into your Mac since OS X 10.6 Snow Leopard. The competing parallel platform, nVidia’s CUDA for Mac, isn’t part of the default OS X install.
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Mac »

[8 Jul 2014 | 5 Comments | ]

Chug-chug-chugging along. OS X Yosemite Developer Preview 3 isn’t particularly ambitious, yet there is still plenty to go over, including Dark Mode, updated QuickTime icon and more.
• Dark Mode – Dark Mode is now officially available
— To enable Dark …