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Awesome Mac game sale – 50% off many popular games at Origin through April 15

Posted on 13 Apr 2013 by Brad Gurgel

If you are a Mac owner who loves to game, there is an awesome sale going on at Origin where many Mac games are 50% off through April 15. Some of the great deals include Dragon Age II for $9.99, The Sims 3 for $14.99, Batman: Arkham City Game of the …

Siri, find me someone to port you to Mac

Posted on 07 Feb 2013 by Alex Jordan

MacRumors is reporting that Sir may be coming to OS X 10.9; the next major version of of OS X. The site claims that they have been seeing builds of OS X 10.9 in their site logs since November, which corresponds to when the first rumors of Siri coming to …

Things for Mac – On Sale!

Posted on 24 Jan 2013 by Brandon

I don’t generally post a lot of sale stuff … because well we’d be posting about sales all day every day. But this one was too good to pass up. If you’ve been on the fence about getting into the ‘Things’ ecosystem for to-do management (our slightly old review), this …

Apple Announces Three Million Mountain Lion Downloads in Four Days

Posted on 30 Jul 2012 by Alex Jordan

Apple has announced that OS X Mountain Lion, which was just released last Wednesday, has been downloaded over three million times in the first four days of its availability. Here's an excerpt from Apple's press release: “Just a year after the incredibly successful introduction of Lion, customers have downloaded Mountain …

PowerNap Functionality Comes to Retina MacBook Pro via Update

Posted on 29 Jul 2012 by Alex Jordan

Just as promised, Apple has released an update bringing PowerNap to the new Retina MacBook Pro. Specifically, Apple has issued a system management controller update, which turns the feature on for the new machines. You can get your hands on this update several different ways. You can visit the software …

PowerNap Comes to Mid 2011-MacBook Airs with Firmware Update

Posted on 26 Jul 2012 by Alex Jordan

PowerNap is a neat new feature that was just introduced in OS X Mountain Lion. In fact, the list of things this feature can update is longer than most of us expected, with things such as Calendars, Notes, Contacts, and Reminders being synced while your Mac is only on battery power. …

Apple Releases EFI Firmware Update to Address Graphics Issue in Late 2008 Model MBP

Posted on 28 Feb 2012 by Renkman

  Finally it’s here!  For years I thought I was going crazy.  My Late 2008 model MBP would occasionally flicker ever so slightly .  It always bugged me, but apparently never enough to do anything about it. Just this afternoon I was pleased to see that Apple released an EFI …

Apple Issues iTunes 10.5.2 Update, Improves iTunes Match and Fixes Audio Issues

Posted on 12 Dec 2011 by Alex Jordan

Apple has just released iTunes 10.5.2 which improves iTunes Match and fixes audio distortion experienced when importing certain CDs. The update itself is around 102MB in size for Mac customers and 66-68MB in size for Windows customers depending on which flavor you are running. The download is available via Software …

BundleHunt Releases new ‘Mega Holiday Bundle’

Posted on 05 Dec 2011 by Alex Jordan

BundleHunt has announced that they have released their sixth bungle, the “Mega Holiday Bundle”. This package features six Mac apps and six designer resources which combined have a value of over $1100, and is being sold for only $49.99. “Part of the appeal of BundleHunt is that we only release …

Apple Releases Safari 5.1.2, Fixes PDF Viewing Issues

Posted on 29 Nov 2011 by Alex Jordan

Just a brief note; Apple has released Safari 5.1.2 to the general public this evening. This update fixes and issue wherein viewing PDFs from within Safari can cause the screen to flash white. The update also fixes memory leaks and allows PDFs to be viewed from within web content. It …

Apple Releases Big Update for Final Cut Pro X, Begins Offering Free Trials

Posted on 20 Sep 2011 by Alex Jordan

Earlier this summer, Apple released Final Cut Pro X to the professional market to much criticism. Many professionals felt that the new UI, and overall capabilities of the new version, were too simplistic for true professional-level video editing. Today, Apple has issued an update to address some of these requests …