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 …

Mac, Reviews, how to »

[24 Jul 2015 | 2 Comments | ]

The last time we looked at the state of the Mac, back in 2013, Snow Leopard accounted for a quarter of measured users. At that time, that led some folks to call OS X 10.6 “Apple’s XP.” But has Apple …

Apple luv »

[24 Jul 2015 | One Comment | ]

A decade of toting that barge and lifting that bale at Apple Inc will net you a big hunk o’ glass, a very nice one, but a hunk o’ glass nonetheless. And, the way the Apple Employee 10 Year Service …

Deals, Games, Mac »

[23 Jul 2015 | No Comment | ]

Good things come to those who wait? Well, that assumes you survive the wait. In the case of Star Wars: Knights of the Old Republic II (MAS, $6.99) coming to the Mac, it only took 10 years — it shipped …