Mac »

[30 Jul 2015 | No Comment | ]

On Monday, Apple seeded OS X 10.11 [15A235d] to developers. And, although the release notes were almost completely barren of any useful information, it certainly seemed to clear up general stability and performance issues, aka malaise. Now, Apple’s public El …

iPhone, Mobile »

[30 Jul 2015 | No Comment | ]

T-Mobile CEO John Legere made quite a splash with iPhone owners by offering free Apple Music streaming and a free iPhone 6s upgrade for iPhone 6s owners. Now, rival Sprint is firing back with a family plan that offers more …

Cord Cutter, Music, movies, TV »

[29 Jul 2015 | No Comment | ]

It is a very simple idea that needs to implemented right now. The FCC wants to classify streaming services, like Amazon Instant Prime and Apple’s upcoming over-the-top (OTT) service as MVPD (Multichannel Video Programming Distributors). Why? Then all competitors, especially …

Deals, iPhone, Mac »

[29 Jul 2015 | No Comment | ]

Here at the Fairer Platform we love refurbished mobile gear. These days there are more places than just the Apple Store where you can find great prices on refurbished iPhones, iPad, iPods and, of course, Macs.
• Refurbished Droid Razr Maxx …

Apple luv, Mac, Mobile »

[29 Jul 2015 | One Comment | ]

And, just as Mac OS 7.5.5 started to boot on the Apple Watch, the Conflict Catcher icon appeared and it spontaneously rebooted, again and again, and I’m kidding. Mad props for this insanely awesome waste of time created by Nick …

Cord Cutter »

[28 Jul 2015 | 2 Comments | ]

Although TV ratings agency Nielsen is having trouble measuring how people watch TV in the here and now, there is little question that cord cutting is a thing. Seriously, even Comcast is offering Stream, a streaming only package of stations.
And, …

Mac »

[28 Jul 2015 | One Comment | ]

Apparently, lots of folks have been having trouble with OS X El Capitan Beta 4, because Apple has issued a fresh developer build, OS X El Capitan Beta 5. What is new? Apple, as is their wont, isn’t saying.
OS X …

Mac, Software »

[27 Jul 2015 | 3 Comments | ]

OS X 10.11, better known by its El Capitan marketing name, is in beta and scheduled for a Fall release. While this won’t be Apple most ambitious desktop operating system release, there are some solid new features and apps, including …

Apple luv, Music, movies, TV »

[27 Jul 2015 | No Comment | ]

Are you ready for a “pulls no punches” Steve Jobs documentary with a lot of face time with Chrisann Brennan? How about a “probing and unflinching look” look at the Edison of our age? Here comes Steve Jobs: The Man …

Mac, Software »

[25 Jul 2015 | No Comment | ]

Maybe you know and maybe you don’t know how you buggered that app. Regardless, you need to get it back and you would rather not reinstall OS X El Capitan its entirely — you need Pacifist. And, luckily enough, Pacifist …