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[10 Jan 2014 | No Comment | 173 views]

Back in September 2012, the Fairer Platform reported that the FlashBack Trojan is [nearly] dead. Apparently, little has changed since then as security researcher Intego claims the most prolific Mac malware of the OS X era still lingers on tens …

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[10 Jan 2014 | No Comment | 295 views]

Both Gartner and IDC have published their PC unit volume sales estimates for the fourth quarter of 2013 — one has Mac sales and market share up, while the other paints a rather less sanguine picture.
According to market researcher Gartner, …

Games, Mac »

[9 Jan 2014 | No Comment | 44 views]

GOG.com, once known as “Good Old Games,” is celebrating five successful years of marketing and selling older Windows and Mac games. So, got an old Mac? GOG is THE place for legacy Mac games and, on the whole, prices are …

Mac, Music, movies, TV, Software »

[7 Jan 2014 | No Comment | 55 views]

There are others but that’s all they are. The script and screenplay gold standard was, is and shall be Final Draft and there is a major Mavericks compatible revision thereof available on the Mac App Store.
How dominant is Final Draft? …

Apple luv, Mac, Reviews, how to, Software »

[7 Jan 2014 | No Comment | 277 views]

Once upon a time, back in the early noughties, operating system and app skinning were all the rage on both Windows and Mac. Remember Apple’s Brushed Metal user interface? Brush Metal is one of the dozens of Mac themes available …

Deals, Mac »

[7 Jan 2014 | No Comment | 187 views]

New Year, new Mac? While there is a certain cachet to buying “new,” this happy refurbished Mac buyer very much prefers saving money — same Mac, same full + extendible AppleCare warranty and, of course, the shipping is free.
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Mac, Reviews, how to »

[6 Jan 2014 | No Comment | 1,674 views]

It is an interesting and relatively clean intellectual exercise, doing a 2013 iMac vs Mac Pro comparison. Specifically, Rob Art Morgan of Bare Feats fame put Apple’s most-expensive ($3,049) all-in-one up against the company’s cheapest pro desktop ($4,398), configuring them …

Mac »

[6 Jan 2014 | No Comment | 68 views]

Generally speaking, laying down on the job is frowned upon. However, although prerelease speculation suggested that running the trashcan Mac in anything other than an upright position would lead to automatic shutdown (or damage), for Apple’s Late 2013 Mac Pro, …

Mac, Music, movies, TV, Reviews, how to, Software »

[5 Jan 2014 | One Comment | 420 views]

Steve Jobs introduced Front Row (video below) on October 12, 2005. However, with the release of OS X Lion in July 2011, Front Row was dead. Although Apple won’t bring it back, Finess Software has created nessMediaCenter, which is a …

Software »

[2 Jan 2014 | No Comment | 35 views]

Here is a bit of low-cost fun that puts a flowing, blowing series of snow flurries on your Mac and it’s pretty cool. Whether you live with snow, but don’t have a window at your desk, or exist in a …