Cord Cutter, Reviews, how to »

[12 Oct 2014 | No Comment | ]

If you are a cord cutter on a budget and/or in an area with poor broadcast TV reception, then you really need to get acquainted with USTVnow. With this “channel” installed on your Roku, Apple TV, iPhone, iPad or many …

Cord Cutter »

[11 Oct 2014 | No Comment | ]

And, ultimately, it’s all fat. But if you can’t live without a least a little of that artery blocking (sports) and brain choking (reality TV) fat, perhaps it is time for cord shaving.
“People are clearly pushing back against the price …

Apps, iOS »

[10 Oct 2014 | No Comment | ]

Spock, jamming with Uhura and even the space hippies, who knew he was so funky? While you can’t sit in with Spock, you can learn to play his axe, the Vulcan Harp. Yep, there is an app for that, though …

Mac, Software »

[10 Oct 2014 | No Comment | ]

Although Microsoft doesn’t come right out and say it, Skype for Mac 7 is Yosemite ready — it now requires at least OS X 10.9 or better and is fully 64-bit. Additionally, it sports an updated user interface, as well …

Mac »

[10 Oct 2014 | No Comment | ]

A third Yosemite Gold Master? Mac user forums are full of snark and sarcasm for Apple’s OS X Yosemite Gold Master Candidate 3, which is perhaps as unsurprising as it is pointless. Seriously, are we all in here or what?
Apple …

Broadband »

[9 Oct 2014 | No Comment | ]

And, by fiber, I mean both the strength of character and optical varieties. So what’s the difference between your city and The Dalles, Oregon? Three discordant facts come to mind: 1.) the town has just 13,000 people, 2.) owns a …

Deals, iPad, iPhone »

[9 Oct 2014 | No Comment | ]

Apple is announcing new iPads and you, well, probably won’t be getting one. Regardless, freshen up your existing iPad, iPhone or iPod touch with a fresh faced case with these great Halloween Deals — scare up some savings!
Halloween Deals @ …

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 …