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[17 Dec 2013 | 2 Comments | 514 views]

Even before OS X 10.9′s October 22 release, it was rumored that Apple was internally testing Mavericks updates. Now, after about two months and a string of developer betas, we get something a bit closer to a finished product, OS …

Deals, Mac »

[16 Dec 2013 | No Comment | 96 views]

Whether you are buying for yourself or a gift, refurbished Macs offer excellent value — same hardware, software, warranty, free shipping and you save hundreds. For example, check out a long-time Fairer Platform favorite, a cheap MacBook Pro for just …

Mac, Rumors »

[14 Dec 2013 | No Comment | 287 views]

Apple announced on October 22 that the 2013 Mac Pro ship date would fall in December. About a week ago, European reseller sources said that it would arrive on the 16th and/or 18th. Regardless, the month is rapidly slipping away …

Apple luv, Mac »

[13 Dec 2013 | 2 Comments | 435 views]

These days 512K isn’t a decent jpeg let alone enough RAM to open said same image. However, back in 1986, the 512K Mac Plus was cutting edge and the ring on which Jeff Keacher cut his computing teeth on. Well, …

Mac, Software »

[12 Dec 2013 | No Comment | 71 views]

What’s the news? It is time, once again, to download and install an Apple app update. iPhoto 9.5.1 is a modest in size (55MB) and scope update that promises to fix print preview, as well as other unidentified issues.
• iPhoto …

Mac, Software »

[11 Dec 2013 | No Comment | 143 views]

Yes, a skilled user can extract individual install packages from .dmg disk images, as well as .zip, .tar. tar.gz, .tar.bz2, .pax, and .xar archives (and more). But, a savvy user knows how to get the job done faster and easier, …

Deals, Mac, Software »

[11 Dec 2013 | No Comment | 77 views]

And, the Mac Bundle deals just keep coming. Stack Social has retired a couple bundles — Black Friday, Variety — while introducing Merry Mac Beats + Media, featuring FotoMagico, TuneUp, MegaSeg DJ, MixTape Pro, MacX DVD ripper Pro, Hear and …

Mac, Music, movies, TV, Software »

[10 Dec 2013 | No Comment | 239 views]

It’s just an app — why write up every little update? Some apps, like VLC for Mac, are seriously important and, in the open source space, VLC for Mac is right at the top of the list, critical.
If you have …

Deals, Mac »

[9 Dec 2013 | No Comment | 78 views]

The selection of refurbished Macs over the last few weeks has been abysmal. That drought is at least partly over as Apple has restocked refurbished Mac minis. One model is worth special mention — 2012 entry-level iMac at $1,049, which …

Mac, Software »

[9 Dec 2013 | One Comment | 175 views]

Looking for a wide variety of Mac screensavers? XScreenSaver delivers several hundred (really, several hundred) and they now come wrapped in a nifty catch-all installer. While developer Jamie Zawinski et al added the installer in the previous update, this particular …