Apple luv, iPod »

[9 Sep 2014 | No Comment | ]

After years of rumors, news that the iPod Classic is dead are no longer exaggerated. The iPod Classic is, indeed, gone. The device that helped launch Apple as a mobile company way back in 2001 has been removed from both …

Mac, Software »

[9 Sep 2014 | No Comment | ]

The processor and memory benchmarking application for Mac OS X, Linux, Windows, iOS and Android. Whereas you might not be a user yet, everyone pays close attention to Geekbench test results*. Now, developer Primate Labs has fairly beefy Geekbench update.

Cord Cutter, iTunes, Music, movies, TV »

[7 Sep 2014 | No Comment | ]

Everybody knows Roku delivers streaming video — Netflix, Hulu, NFL Now, MBL, etc — to the TV in your living room. However, Roku streaming audio brings your iTunes collection, internet radio, etc into the front lounge with dozens of apps …

Mac, Reviews, how to »

[6 Sep 2014 | No Comment | ]

How many Macs do you manage? Whether you’re looking out for one or rooms full of Macs, you need to be thinking about Apple’s upcoming OS X 10.10 release. So, are your Macs and Apps Yosemite ready? Here’s how to …

Mac, Software »

[5 Sep 2014 | No Comment | ]

CyberDuck is a really excellent Mac FTP client. Free, feature laden and robust, CyberDuck joins a growing list of OS X Yosemite ready apps that Fairer Platform has uncovered over recent months. Step inside for the details on CyberDuck and …

Broadband »

[5 Sep 2014 | 3 Comments | ]

Some months ago, the US Federal Communications Commission (FCC) asked the public for its comments, opinions and suggestions on how to handle the issue of net neutrality. The comment period has come to end — time to parse all of …

Keynote »

[5 Sep 2014 | No Comment | ]

With the iWatch, iPhone Air, iPhone 6, iOS 8 and perhaps even “one more thing” coming, Apple is working hard to make sure lots of eyeballs will be watching coming the company’s media event next Tuesday. Or, put another way, …

Mac, Software »

[4 Sep 2014 | No Comment | ]

A workaday update for a very, very workaday app — Gus Meuller’s Acorn 4, the image editor for humans. Here’s a quick look at what’s new and changed.
Acorn 4.5.1 (MAS, $29.99)
— Command-J will now duplicate the current layer, even if …

Broadband »

[3 Sep 2014 | No Comment | ]

Given the local, regional and state monopolies awarded cable and telco companies, most American don’t enjoy the fruits of broadband competition. However, the simple fact that gigabit fiber begets more gigabit fiber has citizens and their governments clamoring for municipal …

Mac »

[3 Sep 2014 | No Comment | ]

Chug, chug, chugging along toward OS X Yosemite’s eventual public release in October. There aren’t big changes in OS X Yosemite Developer Preview 7 (aka Beta 7, build 14A343f), but new stuff there is nonetheless.

• Dark Mode has been applied …