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[3 Sep 2014 | No Comment | ]

Chug, chug, chugging along toward OS X Yosemite’s eventual public release in October. There aren’t big changes in OS X Yosemite Developer Preview 7 (aka Beta 7, build 14A343f), but new stuff there is nonetheless.

• Dark Mode has been applied …

Hardware, iOS, Mac »

[2 Sep 2014 | 2 Comments | ]

Apple’s September Media Event is still a week away, but El Gato is taking advantage of the calm before the storm to pre-announce its Eve home automation product line. And, yes, these peripherals and apps are Apple HomeKit compatible.
The full …

Hardware, Mac »

[2 Sep 2014 | One Comment | ]

Apple’s lowest-cost computer was last updated on October 23, 2012. So, the current entry-level model provides only Intel Ivy Bridge chip tech paired with a bare bones configuration of RAM, storage and graphics. The 2014 Mac mini should be so …

Apple luv »

[1 Sep 2014 | No Comment | ]

Everybody and their brothers have a camera equipped drone these days and they’re all posting the pics and videos. This time ’round the difference being that the caption reads, “Apple’s Campus 2 under construction in Cupertino. Video shot on August …

Deals, Mac »

[1 Sep 2014 | No Comment | ]

Looking for the best deal on an iMac, MacBook Pro or MacBook Air? Given that Apple refreshed those lines weeks and months ago, we are already looking at minimum refurbished Mac prices for those products.
C’est la vie, these refurbished Mac …

Hardware, Mac »

[31 Aug 2014 | No Comment | ]

Goodbye, Axiotron. Hello, Modbook Pro X and behold “The ultimate, all-in-one portable content creation tool.” That is the hype and here is the plan to bring the world’s one and only after-market modification that turns an 15-inch MacBook Pro into …

Mac, Tech »

[29 Aug 2014 | No Comment | ]

Yes, Apple continues to open new Apple Stores in the US. However, if you live in a provincial town, you either have a Best Buy or nothing at all. Simply Mac is changing that.
Simply Mac is an Apple Authorized Reseller …

Cord Cutter »

[27 Aug 2014 | One Comment | ]

IPTV (internet protocol television) provider Aereo was well on its way to kicking the snot out of cable TV and satellite TV providers when the US Supreme Court killed Aereo. Regardless, the local broadcast TV + IPTV DVR business model …

iOS, iPad, iPhone, iPod, Security »

[26 Aug 2014 | No Comment | ]

On Monday, California mandated that all smartphones ship with a killswitch installed and turned on by default. That’s very nice, but not as nice as Apple’s iPhone killswitch.
For example every iPhone, iPad or iPod touch running iOS 7, which as …

Mac, Music, movies, TV, Software »

[26 Aug 2014 | No Comment | ]

Roxio got bought by Corel, but it’s most famous app — Toast — is now available in more ways than ever. Buy the full Toast 12 Titanium or Pro for $60 or $100, respectively, or get just the functionality you …