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[20 Dec 2013 | 4 Comments | 299 views]

With the release of OS X 10.9.1 and the 2013 Mac Pro, it has been one heckuva week and now Apple’s capping it off with the first developer beta of OS X 10.9.2. In addition to a number of unlisted …

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[20 Dec 2013 | No Comment | 109 views]

How many 2013 Mac Pros are out there in the hands of real people? Whether that number is 10 or 10,000 (unlikely), those lucky few also get a trio of 2013 Mac Pro specific updates.
• Mac Pro EFI Firmware Update …

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[19 Dec 2013 | No Comment | 139 views]

In addition to promising delivery of the 2013 Mac Pro, Apple also said it release optimized versions of Final Cut Pro, Motion and Compressor for their new workstation-class, yet petite, desktop computers.
While 2013 Mac Pro deliveries won’t begin until …

Mac, Software »

[18 Dec 2013 | No Comment | 61 views]

Roxio’s Toast was only half-heartedly Mountain Lion compatible and the last update came in September 2012. Although the proof will very much, or not, be found in this Christmas pudding, Roxio is offering an OS X Mavericks flavored Toast 11.2 …

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[18 Dec 2013 | No Comment | 49 views]

Are the lists getting shorter or is just me? While I might be suffering a bought of selective memory, it seems that recent Apple Camera RAW updates contain fewer and fewer new camera models. Given the rise of highly capable …

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[17 Dec 2013 | No Comment | 34 views]

Call it version creep. GraphicConverter 9.0.1 is now available, which is interesting in that v9.0.0 never, at least as far as I can tell, was released to the public. Nevertheless, there are new features and a low introductory price to …

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[17 Dec 2013 | 2 Comments | 529 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 …

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[12 Dec 2013 | No Comment | 72 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 | 144 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 | 80 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 …