Mac, Reviews, how to »

[23 Jan 2015 | No Comment | ]

Previously, the Fairer Platform talked you through improving your home network performance by tweaking settings and software. Today, we have a few quick and and easy hands on WiFi router tips to improve home network performance.
This home network advice works …

Games, Mac »

[23 Jan 2015 | No Comment | ]

Great news Mac gamers! SimCity Complete Edition ($39.99) has arrived on the Mac App Store. Well, actually, make that mixed bag of news Mac gamers, because the Mac App Store version allows family sharing (up to five installs) but doesn’t …

Mac, Security »

[22 Jan 2015 | No Comment | ]

Yesterday, we noticed that the Mac App Store version of ClamXav hadn’t been updated since July of last year. Obviously, that didn’t seem right, so we posted a question on the ClamXav support forums, asking for clarification.
And, happily, we got …

Mac »

[22 Jan 2015 | No Comment | ]

Another week, another developer seed. Apple is steadily working toward the release of OS X 10.10.2 and, for the third week in a row, has pushed a fresh developer build [14C106a] to its outside developer corps.
What’s new? Aside from a …

Cord Cutter, Music, movies, TV »

[22 Jan 2015 | 2 Comments | ]

Netflix began back in 1997 as an online video rental store and, today, the CEO Reed Hastings has the world at his feet. For example, shares in company shot up 13 percent yesterday on the news that Netflix subs shot …

Mac, Security, Software »

[21 Jan 2015 | 3 Comments | ]

A workaday update for ClamXav, including an updated engine, scheduler fix and fixes for a number of Sentry-specific issues. However, the Mac App Store version of ClamXav hasn’t been updated since July 2014.
• ClamXav 2.7.1 (download)
— Updates engine to …

Mac, Software »

[21 Jan 2015 | No Comment | ]

Do you run the DropBox desktop app on an older Intel Mac with OS X 10.5 or earlier? Then DropBox has news for you, though they are giving fair warning. In fact, although DropBox will drop support for OS X …

Cord Cutter, Music, movies, TV »

[20 Jan 2015 | No Comment | ]

And, it is official. NBC will stream its Super Bowl coverage for free. Starting at 12pm noon on Sunday, February 1, the US TV network will offer its Super Bowl coverage, all 11 hours of it.
“It’s just a great means …

Apple luv »

[20 Jan 2015 | No Comment | ]

Apple and its many, many minions have been busy building Steve Jobs final vision, the Apple Campus 2, and the progress is dramatic. The construction site, formerly Hewlett-Packard’s, Cupertino campus, has been transformed (image above).
Apple’s biggest cheerleader has the been …

Broadband »

[18 Jan 2015 | No Comment | ]

Say what you like about New York Governor Andrew Cuomo, like whether or not he panders to progressives (or not), he is always moving ahead. My favorite example is Cuomo’s just announced $1 billion universal broadband plan whereby every New …