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Category Archives: Mac

El Capitan beta has clues about new iMac, Bluetooth remote

Apple’s latest El Capitan beta for developers has a few Easter eggs hidden in its codes, which hint at possible new products on the way. 9to5Mac has unearthed some very telling references to future hardware, including one that adds support for an Apple-made 4,096 x 2,304 resolution display. Seeing as there’s already a 27-inch 5K iMac, that line of code ... Read More »

Apple Watch and MacBook pre-orders are open

Apple’s Watch is now on pre-order at Apple’s Store, but unlike Katy Perry, you’re going to have to wait until at least April 24th to get one. If you don’t want to wait a lot longer than that, you should probably order one sooner than later, and you may have to settle for a model you didn’t have your heart ... Read More »

Study says Android 4.0 and iOS 8 are most likely to crash your apps

Ever had the feeling that certain phone operating systems are more likely to crash your apps than others? It’s not just you. Crittercism has posted its latest breakdown of crash reports from about 20,000 apps, and it’s clear that certain operating systems aren’t as friendly as others. On Android, Ice Cream Sandwich (4.0) is most likely to wreck your day; KitKat (4.4) is close ... Read More »

Vintage Mac app About boxes show just how far we’ve come

Mac consultant, writer, and translator Riccardo Mori has a collection of vintage Macs, and he’s been putting them to good use creating awonderful archive of About boxes while trying to determine what apps are on some old CD-ROMs and floppies. About boxes, in case you’re new to the term, and those little screens that appear when you go to the “About…” item ... Read More »

Is your password on this list of 2014’s worst passwords?

No matter how many times digital security experts exhort the public to use strong passwords, there are a surprising number of people who use passwords that are very easy to guess. For some reason, these are usually the same people who are shocked when someone breaks into their computer system and steals credit card or banking information. Well SplashData has published ... Read More »

Logoist 2: Designing logos and more on your Mac

Small business owners, website developers, and others often have a need to design logos, business cards, and more, but can’t afford to hire a professional designer to do the work. While designers are your best bet for getting a logo or other artwork that can truly “sell” your business to customers, the recently updated Logoist 2.1 ($29.99, on sale through December 27, ... Read More »

.NET Server Core to go open source, will run on Macs

There’s no question .NET is a popular option for developers, but if you wanted to run .NET applications your server had to run Windows. Microsoft is in the process of making its tools even more accessible, and open-sourcing the .NET server stack is one way the company is hoping to win over more developers to its platform. Gigaom has a good rundown of the ... Read More »

Addressing Mac OS X Yosemite’s most annoying “features”

Mac OS X Yosemite has been in the wild for about a week now, just long enough for tech bloggers and many users to find things that frankly drive them nuts about the new OS. Longtime Macworld writer and fellow ailurophile Kirk McElhearn toted up his list of Yosemite gripes, but instead of just kvetching about the changes he didn’t ... Read More »

Latest iPads, Mac system expected at Oct. 16 event

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Apple is expected to step up its efforts to boost recently slumping iPad sales with the unveiling of its latest tablet computer at an Oct. 16 event. The showcase also is expected to feature an update to the operating system for its Mac computers and the possible release of a new digital payment service called Apple Pay. The ... Read More »

Prizefight: Microsoft Surface Pro 3 vs. MacBook Air 13" 2014

Prizefight: Microsoft Surface Pro 3 vs. MacBook Air 13" 2014 MacBook Air The Surface Pro is a damn tablet…not a thin and light quasi ultrabook like the Macbook Air is. This is like comparing the spec'd out HP Envy to the Apple Ipad. it's a ridiculous comparison…comparing Apples to Watermelons….the Surface Pro is … Read More »

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