Broadband »

[2 Oct 2014 | No Comment | ]

The good people at Akamai have published their annual State of the Internet Report and, just like last year, the United States doesn’t have fastest internet. In fact, the country that invented nearly all of the technologies, hardware and physical …

Mac »

[1 Oct 2014 | No Comment | ]

Mac printer drivers! Get your fresh, hot n’ tasty Mac printer drivers here! I’ve never actually tasted one and they’re probably not hot anymore, maybe warm, but they are fresh (as far as one can tell these things).
While many of …

Games, Mac »

[1 Oct 2014 | One Comment | ]

What the heck is a pre-sequel? Well, before Borderlands 2, but after the original Borderlands we learn about the rise of Handsome Jack and his rise to power. That’s what Borderlands: The Pre-Sequel means and it’s available for pre-order now.
The …

Mac »

[1 Oct 2014 | No Comment | ]

Looking for a desktop revolution? Then you might be disappointed by Apple’s upcoming desktop operating system refresh for 2014. OS X Yosemite Gold Master is here and it is a continuation of the company’s go steady approach to getting v10.10 …

Mac, Software »

[30 Sep 2014 | No Comment | ]

This is not your grand daddy’s StuffIt. Think of StuffIt Deluxe 16 as your digital logistics center with tools to package, backup, encrypt, manage and ship your digital life all on a schedule.
Smith Micro’s StuffIt Deluxe 16 ($49.99, Upgrade $29.99) …

Mac, Security »

[30 Sep 2014 | No Comment | ]

Gonna bash update the Shellshock Mac security issue right out of my Mac. Although Apple announced last week that very, very few Macs (ie those running with server functions turned on) were susceptible to the Shellshock security flaw.
Regardless, as promised, …

Broadband, Cord Cutter »

[30 Sep 2014 | No Comment | ]

Back in the day, everyone hated the phone company. But starting in the ’80s, a combination of government action and then market forces made things better. These days, the most hated companies are broadband internet and pay TV providers.
These are …

Mac »

[29 Sep 2014 | No Comment | ]

Something must be going on, eh? Roughly the same information coming from the “big three” of Apple rumorology — 9 to 5 Mac, AppleInsider and MacRumors, as well as new kid Jack March — all on the same day. Tim …

Tech »

[29 Sep 2014 | No Comment | ]

Today is the last day of McDonald’s two-week-long free coffee giveaway. What else is today? It’s National Coffee Break Day and the good people at Krispy Kreme are celebrating it by giving away coffee!
Take your much needed coffee break on …

iOS, Reviews, how to »

[28 Sep 2014 | One Comment | ]

One of new apps bundled with Apple’s just update mobile operating system is the iOS 8 Tips apps, which introduced users to nine and now 10 new iOS 8 features. A week plus later, Apple is back with tip #10, …