Mac, Software »

[20 Aug 2014 | No Comment | ]

Final Cut Pro, Motion and Compressor updates that all address, among other things, issues that affect the reliability of Blu-ray Disc creation. As these things go, a trio of workaday update if there ever were. Can we forgive Apple its …

Mac »

[20 Aug 2014 | No Comment | ]

For the second time in as many weeks, Apple has seeded a fresh Mavericks update beta, OS X 10.9.5 13F18, to developers. However, the company also pushed this prerelease build to AppleSeed testers (aka rank and file users), which is …

Mac »

[19 Aug 2014 | One Comment | ]

Right on schedule and right on the mark, or close enough for a developer seed. OS X Yosemite Beta 6 (aka build 14A3429f, Developer Preview 6, DP6) is available to devs Software Update and, though no major new features have …

Mac »

[18 Aug 2014 | No Comment | ]

Today, Apple pushed OS X Yosemite Developer Preview 6 (aka build 14A3429f, Beta 6) which, among other things, brings five new Yosemite wallpapers installed inside the default OS X Desktop Picture folder. Not a big deal, but a very nice …

Broadband »

[18 Aug 2014 | No Comment | ]

Roughly a year ago, Google and Starbucks announced the coffee retailer would transition from AT&T to Google Access (aka Google Fiber), boosting free wifi speeds at more than 7,000 Starbucks locations by up to 100X. How’s that going?
The Starbucks + …

Apple luv »

[16 Aug 2014 | No Comment | ]

Are you a celebrity tech icon hoping for a little, maybe even a lot of free publicity that, happily enough, also shows how good hearted you are? Yeah, there is a lot of that going around and two of the …

Cord Cutter »

[15 Aug 2014 | No Comment | ]

America’s top cable providers now have more broadband internet customers than pay TV customers, but only just. While most cable customers subscribe to both broadband and pay TV, the internet as thing is likely already bigger than TV — but …

iPad, iPhone, iPod, Mac »

[15 Aug 2014 | No Comment | ]

2014 has been a interesting year companies in the Apple ecosystem (see related links) and the shakeout continues with the exit of a high-visibility player in the Mac and iPhone accessory maker. Yes, Dr Bott is going away, but not …

Mac »

[14 Aug 2014 | No Comment | ]

Are you just about ready to stick a fork in OS X Mavericks development? OS X 10.9.5 will likely be the last Mavericks update and, if the betas to date are any indication, this final set of bug fixes and …

Mac, Security »

[14 Aug 2014 | No Comment | ]

Have you visited any maliciously crafted websites lately and would you know if you had? Likely not. That said, Apple has browser security updates available for OS X 10.7.5 Lion, OS X 10.8.5 Mountain Lion and OS X 10.9.4 Mavericks.