Mac, Software »

[31 Mar 2015 | No Comment | ]

For those of you keeping score at home, this is the sixth developer beta and the third week in a row Apple has pushed fresh OS X 10.10.3 build to devs et al. And, like last week, there’s also an …

Apple luv »

[30 Mar 2015 | No Comment | ]

For well over a decade, the go-to website for Apple Store news, updates and information has been Gary Allen’s ifo Apple Store. It was perhaps the first and certainly the longest running Apple Store focused site, but now it’s closing …

Audiobooks, Books »

[27 Mar 2015 | No Comment | ]

Have you read Becoming Steve Jobs yet? If not, it’s available for cheap, at finer electronic bookstores everywhere, and for free from one of our favorite companies.
Yes, the Becoming Steve Jobs is huge and overwhelmingly positive.
There have been many books …

Deals, Mac »

[25 Mar 2015 | No Comment | ]

Can you really get a “cheap Mac”? Relatively speaking, yes — Apple spent last year cutting new Mac prices. That has made refurbished Macs even more affordable.
Yep, you can get a refurbished MacBook Air for just $679 — same hardware, …

Mac »

[24 Mar 2015 | No Comment | ]

It has been nearly a month since Apple shipped the first semi-public OS X 10.10.3 beta to Apple Seed program members. Yesterday’s OS X 10.10.3 14D113C, that is Beta 5 to Seeders, brings Photos a step closer to polished.
That is, …

Mac, Software »

[20 Mar 2015 | No Comment | ]

Don’t these people ever rest? Apple has released a pair of Yosemite security updates, as well as (one suspects) the very last iPhoto update before the Photos takeover next month. Are you ready for patch yesterday? Here it coms anyway…

Cord Cutter, Mac, Music, movies, TV, Software »

[18 Mar 2015 | No Comment | ]

The perversely successful idiots who run Hollywood and the Internet — sadly, often the same people — need to get the hell over their hatred Popcorn Time. Why? Because, whether they like or not, Popcorn Time (aka the Netflix of …

Mac, Security »

[18 Mar 2015 | No Comment | ]

Safari 8.0.4 is here and, in addition to the usual bunch of stability improvements and bug fixes, there are security patches. There is also Safari 7.1.4 (Mavericks) and Safari 6.2.4 (Mountain Lion), which deliver the same stuffs.
Security Content: Safari 8.0.4, …

Apple TV, Cord Cutter »

[17 Mar 2015 | No Comment | ]

Apple’s only a follower if it fails to dominate a market where it competes and, if the rumor mill has it right, the skinny bundle is the next piece of the media market Cupertino aims to corner.
Or, so goes the …

Mac »

[17 Mar 2015 | No Comment | ]

Is the release of OS X 10.10.3 near? While the new Force Touch equipped touchpad (new APIs for which testing in OS X 10.10.3) MacBook Pros are available now, Apple’s new MacBook doesn’t ship until April 10.
On the other hand, …