Mac, Software »

[27 Jul 2015 | 3 Comments | ]

OS X 10.11, better known by its El Capitan marketing name, is in beta and scheduled for a Fall release. While this won’t be Apple most ambitious desktop operating system release, there are some solid new features and apps, including …

Apple luv, Music, movies, TV »

[27 Jul 2015 | No Comment | ]

Are you ready for a “pulls no punches” Steve Jobs documentary with a lot of face time with Chrisann Brennan? How about a “probing and unflinching look” look at the Edison of our age? Here comes Steve Jobs: The Man …

Mac, Software »

[25 Jul 2015 | No Comment | ]

Maybe you know and maybe you don’t know how you buggered that app. Regardless, you need to get it back and you would rather not reinstall OS X El Capitan its entirely — you need Pacifist. And, luckily enough, Pacifist …

Mac, Reviews, how to »

[24 Jul 2015 | 2 Comments | ]

The last time we looked at the state of the Mac, back in 2013, Snow Leopard accounted for a quarter of measured users. At that time, that led some folks to call OS X 10.6 “Apple’s XP.” But has Apple …

Apple luv »

[24 Jul 2015 | One Comment | ]

A decade of toting that barge and lifting that bale at Apple Inc will net you a big hunk o’ glass, a very nice one, but a hunk o’ glass nonetheless. And, the way the Apple Employee 10 Year Service …

Deals, Games, Mac »

[23 Jul 2015 | No Comment | ]

Good things come to those who wait? Well, that assumes you survive the wait. In the case of Star Wars: Knights of the Old Republic II (MAS, $6.99) coming to the Mac, it only took 10 years — it shipped …

iOS »

[23 Jul 2015 | One Comment | ]

Pick a day of the week and any one of us can likely be caught doing something dumb, maybe even excruciatingly dumb. For example, consider the many iOS 9 beta testers that went on the iOS App Store to write …

Deals, iPod »

[22 Jul 2015 | No Comment | ]

As you probably know, Apple announced and shipped the 2015 iPod touch. Quite naturally, Apple has now trimmed refurbished iPod touch in order to move stock of these older, yet still pretty darned excellent camera + media player + internet …

Mac »

[22 Jul 2015 | No Comment | ]

OS X 10.11 El Capitan Beta 4, Build 15A226f, is a 2.18GB monster. There is another tidbit in the name — Apple added a “1.0” to the end, indicating perhaps that the public beta will be a point update of …

iPad, iPhone, iPod, Reviews, how to »

[21 Jul 2015 | No Comment | ]

The other day, I came to obvious conclusion that running iOS 9 beta on my iPad Air, one of my daily drivers, was a bad idea. As I had a pre-iOS 9 iPad backup in iTunes, I chose to restore …