iTunes, Mac, Software »

[21 Mar 2014 | No Comment | ]

Last Thursday Apple seeded OS X 10.9.3 13D17 to rank and file developers and asked them to focus on Graphics Drivers and Audio. Then two days ago, Apple seeded OS X 10.9.3 13D19 and iTunes 11.1.6 betas to internal, employee …

Mac, Music, movies, TV, Software »

[20 Mar 2014 | No Comment | ]

There are scores of “free” Flash video downloaders, most of them won’t be around by year’s end let alone updated. TastyApps’ Videobox is a very different story — regularly updated and packed with prosumer features.
• VideoBox 4.0.5 (download)
— General improve …

Deals, iPad, iPhone, iPod »

[19 Mar 2014 | No Comment | ]

Apple branded accessories and peripherals are expensive. Apple approved Made for iPhone (MFi) gear offers both quality and competitive pricing — here is a great great on an MFi Lightning Cable + AC Charger for $26.99.
Cables wear out, get lost, …

iTunes, Music, movies, TV »

[19 Mar 2014 | 4 Comments | ]

re/code is running an editorial by former eMusic CEO David Pakman that lays out the case, clearly and simply, for lower music streaming subscription prices. And, the way he explains it, the music labels must be stupid for not doing …

iTunes, Mac, Software »

[19 Mar 2014 | No Comment | ]

And, by “delivered,” we mean selectively. Apple has pushed OS X 10.9.3 13D19 and iTunes 11.1.16 to employees, while rank and file developers can download Safari 7.0.3 and Safari 6.1.3 for Mavericks, Lion and Mountain Lion users.
Late last week, Apple …

iOS, iPad, iPhone »

[18 Mar 2014 | No Comment | ]

Significant functional enhancements to the industry-leading, royalty-free 3D graphics API that is used on nearly all of the world’s mobile devices — here comes OpenGL ES 3.1, which provides access to state-of-the-art GPU functionality with portability across diverse mobile and …

Mac, Software »

[18 Mar 2014 | No Comment | ]

The admin’s job is never done. While consumers and prosumers have had OS X 10.9.2 for a couple weeks, business and enterprise users have likely been waiting for Mavericks Server and Apple Remote Desktop updates from Apple — those have …

Deals, Mac, Software »

[15 Mar 2014 | 2 Comments | ]

What is the best photo/image editor? Seriously, you might not have tried it yet and here is a great opportunity to try Cyberlink PhotoDirector 4 for Mac — it’s absolutely free, but only for a short time.
Cyberlink is giving away …

Audiobooks, Books, Deals »

[15 Mar 2014 | One Comment | ]

But can love prevail? That’s the question that begins the story in Delirium, the March Audiobook of the Month. With audiobooks, you do have time to read, to dream, replenish.
Ninety-five days, and then I’ll be safe. I wonder whether the …

Hardware, Mac »

[14 Mar 2014 | No Comment | ]

When the Fairer Platform last checked back in July 2013, Apple AirPrint was supported by 765 printers across 19 brands. Sometime over the intervening months, that number finally surpassed 1,000.
To be precise, as of this writing, Apple lists 1,029 printer …