Apple luv, Mac »

[9 Oct 2014 | No Comment | ]

Since 2005, Mac sales growth has outpaced Windows PCs in every quarter but one. That long hard slog is paying as the latest estimates put Apple and its Macintosh in the international Top Five PC vendor list for the first. …

Apple luv, Mac »

[8 Oct 2014 | No Comment | ]

Regular Fairer Platform readers know we’re big fans of Mac wallpapers — space, nature, holidays, you name it. That said, one of the richest veins of Mac wallpaper beautification is Bokeh wallpapers, a style that’s both artistic and, to my …

Mac »

[8 Oct 2014 | No Comment | ]

Candidate 2, are they serious? Everyone knows all candidates are the same these days! Ahem. Apple’s OS X Yosemite Gold Master Candidate 2 is a small delta patch for last week’s Yosemite Gold Master Candidate 1. Aside from the 14A386a …

Cord Cutter, Mac, Software »

[7 Oct 2014 | No Comment | ]

Oh, you and your games and iTunes and Xbox and, hey… Did you know that content served by on a Plex Media Server can now be viewed on an Xbox 360 or Xbox One? Yep, all of that Plex + …

Deals, iPad, iPhone, iPod »

[7 Oct 2014 | No Comment | ]

It is a fairly straight forward proposition. You want an iHome for your iPhone, iPad or iPod, and you’d rather not pay full retail. No problem, here’s the iHome coupon you need!
iHome Audio is offering 15 percent off your total …

Mac, Software »

[6 Oct 2014 | No Comment | ]

A few years ago, if you wanted to SnapChat on your Mac, it required a fair bit of monkeying around. Now, however, all you need is Snappy and that is available for free on the Mac App Store.
Snappy is the …

Mac, Software »

[6 Oct 2014 | No Comment | ]

So, you found the perfect graphic/image for your presentation, website, blogpost, marketing flier, wedding invitation, etc and it’s in .svg format — what app will open and convert that? Lemke Software’s GraphicConverter to the rescue and here is an update …

Apple luv, Mac »

[6 Oct 2014 | No Comment | ]

You love your Mac, but have you ever wandered? Ever wondered how other people love their Macs? Yes, Mac porn is a thing and there is no reason to be ashamed — it’s natural, healthy and, as you are about …

Mac, Security »

[5 Oct 2014 | No Comment | ]

iWorm, which isn’t a worm at all but a plain jane trojan, has been generating some rather absurd headlines and coverage. And, would you believe that only 17,000 or so actual Macs have been infected?
Sample iWorm Headlines
— Hackers Have Found …

Mac, Reviews, how to, Security »

[4 Oct 2014 | 3 Comments | ]

First things first… iWorm is not a worm at all, but actually your plain old, garden variety Trojan. This is important because, whereas worms are self-replicating and can infect innocent bystanders, a Trojan requires that the victim voluntarily install the …