Mac, Software »

[2 Apr 2014 | No Comment | ]

This series of three iWork updates — Pages 5.2, Keynote 6.2, Numbers 3.2 — has been expected and the expectations are high. Improved AppleScript support is among the many fixes, features and tweaks available.
With iWork 2013, Apple released much changed …

Mac »

[2 Apr 2014 | 5 Comments | ]

Big news, Mac Pro loving boys and girls! Apple is now listing 2013 Mac Pro wait times as five to six weeks. While that represents a change in nomenclature, the actual time you will need to wait hasn’t changed much …

Mac, Software »

[2 Apr 2014 | No Comment | ]

Safari 7.0.3 isn’t particularly sexy, but has the fixes, tweaks and, yes, even a new feature needed to keep Apple’s default browser frisky and fresh. Here is a quick thumbnail sketch of what’s new.
The new feature is the addition of …

Apple luv »

[1 Apr 2014 | No Comment | ]

A simple animated GIF (pronounced with a hard “G”) that shows the establishment and growth of the Apple Store chain (Source: BusinessInsider). From first that opened on May 19, 2001 in Tyson’s Corners, VA to the 424 stores of today …

iPad, Reviews, how to »

[30 Mar 2014 | No Comment | ]

There are many, many shell, folio and keyboard cases for the iPad. However, when it comes to gettin’ shtuff done, the top choice of many reviewers and users alike is the ClamCase Pro.
With Bluetooth keyboard convenience inside a buyer’s choice …

Apple luv »

[28 Mar 2014 | No Comment | ]

Apple’s still surging success hasn’t been great for everyone. While Cupertino’s own brink and mortar Apple Stores continue to blossom, the world’s first authorized Mac reseller — Minneapolis’ FirstTech — closed after 37 years on March 29.
That’s the tale told …

Mac »

[28 Mar 2014 | No Comment | ]

It has taken Apple a bit more than a week to deliver its latest Mavericks update developer beta. And? Well, there doesn’t appear to be anything new going with OS X 10.9.3 [13D28].
The mothership is asking devs to continue focussing …

Games, Mac »

[22 Mar 2014 | No Comment | ]

While it’s usually associated with video editing and scientific apps, Aspyr has pushed out an OpenCL infused Civ V Update that delivers better visuals and 4K display support on the 2013 Mac Pro.
“This update makes Civilization V the only big …

Mac, Music, movies, TV, Software »

[21 Mar 2014 | No Comment | ]

With the release of GarageBand 10 last Fall, Apple stripped a pair of popular features, podcast production and mp3 output. While GarageBand 10.0.2 doesn’t bring back podcast functionality, it does revive mp3 output — a good thing.
Apple’s consumer music editing …