Deals, Hardware, Mac »

[17 Jul 2015 | No Comment | ]

My current home WiFi networking includes a refurbished Airport Express Base Station and refurbished Airport Express hub, both are 802.11n models. Both units have performed pretty much flawlessly, providing superbly reliable and fast (35Mbps cable broadband) connectivity — no mean …

Apps, Deals, Games, iOS »

[17 Jul 2015 | No Comment | ]

Two dozen reasons to spend at least a buck! The iOS App Store is running the Amazing Apps & Games Sale, featuring a dozen each amazing apps and amazing games for sale for just 99 cents!
Amazing Apps
• Facetune — Facetune (image …

Mac, Reviews, how to, Security »

[17 Jul 2015 | No Comment | ]

In spite Adobe’s intentions and, one must assume, best efforts, Flash has become irrevocably tainted, fundamentally untrustable. It’s time remove Flash from your Mac, permanently — here’s how to remove Flash.
In the wake of the Hacking Team security revelations — …

iOS, Mac »

[16 Jul 2015 | No Comment | ]

With the public releases of OS X 10.10.4 and iOS 8.4, Apple is probably done adding new features to Yosemite and iOS 8. Regardless, with OS X 10.10.5 and iOS 8.4.1 betas available, Apple quite obviously isn’t done fixing bugs, …

Apps, iOS »

[16 Jul 2015 | No Comment | ]

Pixelmator Team, everyone’s favorite plucky Lithuanians, have released Pixelmator 2.0.2 for iPad and iPhone. While that looks to be just a dot-fix, this particular patch includes important new features, including a faster acting Repair Tool and Dynamic Touch.
“It is absolutely …

Tech »

[16 Jul 2015 | No Comment | ]

If you have spent any amount of time writing to your Congressman and Senators, you know that they all have slightly different forms. While some political advocacy groups offer single point of contact forms, the EFF’s new Democracy.io site makes …

Broadband »

[15 Jul 2015 | No Comment | ]

Well, duh. When internet service providers (ISPs), including TDS and Hawaiian Telcom, respectively, started marketing gigabit fiber, sales of their other (ie slower) broadband tiers shot up.
Your ISP starts marketing faster, if not gigabit fiber broadband speeds. That gets you …

Apple luv, Mac »

[15 Jul 2015 | No Comment | ]

The periwinkle has grown deep and lush over the last 25 years and, believe it or not, Opus has hit puberty. Yes, lads and ladies, Bloom County is back and it is being made on Mac, because anything else would …

Apple TV, Cord Cutter, Music, movies, TV »

[14 Jul 2015 | No Comment | ]

Television is changing and, Apple being Apple, it would like to be the company that redefines the medium. To whit, rumors of an over the top (OTT) Apple television service have circulated for years and new details reveal Cupertino’s latest …

Mac, Reviews, how to, Software »

[14 Jul 2015 | No Comment | ]

OS X 10.11 El Capitan will be formally released this Fall and when it hits Photos 1.1 will be part of the mix. However, as you probably know, OS X El Capitan is in beta and Photos 1.1 is already …