Mac News Review
The Mac News Review is a weekly roundup of Apple and desktop Mac news compiled by Charles Moore . For iBook, PowerBook, and other portable news, see The 'Book Review. iPad, iPod, iPhone, and Apple TV news is covered in The iOS News Review. Older Macs are covered in Vintage Mac News.
- Use Your Mac as a WiFi Hotspot, Make a Mountain Lion Recovery Disk, and More Mac News, 2013.01.29. Also sitting has become the smoking of the PC generation, Windows crapware a good reason to go Mac, and more Mac news.
- Use Dropbox for All Your Documents, Mac Sales Up While Windows Declines, and More Mac News, 2013.01.21. Also why can't iCloud match Dropbox?, one Mac vet won't buy the new iMac, future of hard drives, and more Mac news.
- Use Non-Apple Mice and Keyboards, Create Keyboard Shortcuts, Disable Dashboard, and More, 2013.01.14. Also why Dropbox is taking over the world, 10 Gbps USB 3 coming this year, helpful apps for your Mac, and more Mac news.
- Confessions of an Apple Store Employee, Refurb Mac Bargains, and More Mac News, 2012.12.29. Also save old RAM when upgrading, latest Geekbench results, use TextEdit as an HTML editor, and more Mac news.
- Apple Services Status Monitor, Macs Users the Most Charitable, and More Mac News, 2012.12.22. Also Yahoo mail viewed as platform neutral, EFI update for Late 2012 iMacs, Logos and Photoshop Elements sales, and more Mac news.
- Made in America Macs Soon, iOS and OS X Will Not Merge, iMac RAM Upgrade, and More Mac News, 2012.12.14. Also poor HDMI output from 2012 Mac mini, FlareFighter takes on Flash slowdown, Maxthon browser Mac preview, and more Mac news.
- Teardown and Upgrades for 21.5" iMac, a Month with Samsung's Chromebook, and More Mac News, 2012.12.08. Also upgrading Late 2012 iMacs, Seeking Alpha betting on ARM-based Macs, Windows 8 correct or a dead end?, and more Mac news.
- New iMacs Available Today, Windows Veteran Falls for Macs, and More Mac News, 2012.11.30. Also Apple and sustainability, Mountain Lion Dictation vs. Dragon Dictate, wood keycaps for Mac keyboards, and more Apple news.
- OS X 10.6 Back at Apple Store, Quad-Core Mac mini Benchmarked, and More Mac News, 2012.11.23. Also OS X 10.8.2 Supplemental Update 2.0, Windows 8 bombing, Dragon Dictate 3 on sale, and more Apple news.
- Maximize Mac Performance, Fusion Drive Hack, New iMac Delay?, and More Mac News, 2012.11.16. Also Apple keyboards easily damaged by spills, why ARM could power future Macs, share your optical drive, and more Apple news.
- Is Snow Leopard Apple's XP?, In Praise of PCs, FireWire's Demise, and More Apple News, 2012.11.10. Also guide to Macs in the enterprise, rumors Apple will move Macs from Intel to ARM, and more Apple news.
- Mac Desktop Decline, Fusion Drive for Older Macs, Late 2012 Mac mini Teardown, and More, 2012.11.03. Also Apple's record quarter, quad-core Mac mini vs. Mac Pro, Windows 8 "more like iOS than OS X", and more.
- Thinner iMac, Faster Mac mini, Fusion Drive Technology, and More Mac News, 2012.10.27. Also smaller iMac not designed for user upgrades, Apple dumps Java, understanding Fusion Drive, 100 GB Dolly Drive trial, and more.
- Apple Extends 1 TB iMac Hard Drive Replacement Program to Late 2009 and 2010 Models and More, 2012.10.19. Also radical Russian Orthodox believers find Apple logo offensive, longest Thunderbolt cable to date, and more.
- Ivy Bridge Mac mini Soon?, Best Mac Antivirus, PC Shipment Decline, and More, 2012.10.12. Also upgrade 2006 Mac mini with 2007 firmware, Firefox dropping OS X 10.5 Leopard support, OS X 10.7.5 and 10.8.2 supplemental updates, and more.
- Make a Mac Emergency Drive, Mountain Tweaks Gives You Control over Mountain Lion, and More, 2012.10.05. Also 'Save As' fixed yet again, Leopard WebKit makes old Safari more up-to-date, do you need OS X Server?, and more.
- Apple Most Valuable Brand, OS X 10.8.2 Update, Launchpad Manager, and More, 2012.09.28. Also Google Docs moves to Google Drive, OS X Lion gets Gatekeeper, Snow Leopard Security Update, and more.
- Apple Most Valuable Brand, OS X 10.8.2 Update, Launchpad Manager, and More, 2012.09.21. Also Google Docs moves to Google Drive, OS X Lion gets Gatekeeper, Snow Leopard Security Update, and more.
- Mac Fading Away?, Linux Programmer Loves OS X, Disabling Java Your Best Bet, and More, 2012.09.14. Also Apple's "real world" software interface creating dissension within Apple, and Mountain Lion's hidden wallpapers.
- Time to Ditch Java?, Computers vs. Dementia, Half of Americans Stressed by Computers, and More, 2012.09.07. Also Mountain Lion passes 10% mark among Mac users, Java updates for OS X 10.6 and newer, free Bible Buddy software, and more.
- Jobs' Love of Simplicity Launched a Design Revolution, Windows 8 'Worst Computing Experience', and More, 2012.08.31. Also positive tech service improves Apple user loyalty, Java exploit unlikely to impact Macs, free apps, and more.
- Mountain Lion 10.8.1 Update, Why OS X Is Best for Writers, Free Clipboard Manager, and More, 2012.08.24. Also Mountain Lion gripes, Logitech's washable keyboard, Mac Blu-ray Player updated for Mountain Lion, and more.
- Most Loyal Apple Fans Now Aged 35+, DVD and Blu-ray Movie Rentals Top Streaming, and More, 2012.08.17. Also Apple offers $100 gift card to college students buying a Mac, HyperCard turns 25, Consumer Reports finds Macs among most reliable desktops, and more.
- How to Use Substitition in Mountain Lion, Wozniak Sees Dark Side of the Cloud, and More, 2012.08.10. Also restoring traditional Exposé behavior in Mountain Lion, new titles from Wiley and Sons, Carbon Copy Cloner updated, and more.
- Mountain Lion a Roaring Success, Mac's Golden Age Ending?, Windows 8 a Catastrophe, and More, 2012.08.03. Also Save As... returns in Mountain Lion, Apple's goal is not making money, the PC is not dead, PCIe expansion chassis for Thunderbolt Macs, and more.
- OS X 10.8 Mountain Lion Ships and Reviewed, New Mac OS X/Crisis Trojan Found, and More, 2012.07.27. Also make your own Mountain Lion install drive, OS X 10.7 Lion gone from App Store, Google acquires Sparrow, and more.
- Microsoft's First Quarterly Loss Ever, OS X 10.8 Mountain Lion Coming July 25?, and More, 2012.07.20. Also EPEAT welcomes Apple back, Apple could have made Forrest Gump a billionaire, Mac App Store for people 'afraid of computers', and more.
- List of Macs Officially Supported by Mountain Lion, Apple Withdraws from EPEAT, and More, 2012.07.13. Are Power Macs energy hogs?, Chrome dropping OS X Leopard , Logitech Control Center drops PowerPC and Leopard, and more.
- Chrome or IE #1 Browser?, Will Kinect Leap Obsolete Mouse, Free Menubar Calendar, and More, 2012.07.06. Dualing sources disagree on top 3 browser spots, Mac users spend more on long term care insurance, and more.
- Always On Scroll Bars in Lion, 'New' Mac Pro Same as the Old Mac Pro, and More, 2012.06.29. Run Classic Mac software with SheepShaver, Kensington security products for iMacs, iAntivirus updated, and more.
- SandDisk's Fast New USB 3 Flash Drives, Pixelmator and CameraBag Apps Updated, and More, 2012.06.22. Fast, thin, high-capacity USB 3 flash drives from SanDisk, updates to Pixelmator and CameraBag image editing apps, and free MachineProfile utility at App Store.
- Mountain Lion in July for $20, Save As... Sort of Returns, Mac Pro Not Really Updated, and More, 2012.06.15. Also new Mac Pro promised for 2013, xMac mini Server rack enclosure ships, Flash adds background updates, what happens during permissions repair, and more.
- New Macs (Including Mac Pro) Expected at WWDC, Pros and Cons of Sandboxing, and More, 2012.06.08. New Mac hardware and peripherals expected at next week's Worldwide Developer Conference, sandboxing limitations, and 5 free QuickTime alternatives.
- Apple's 'Crystal Prison' Pros and Cons, Mac Malware Safety, MailForge 3 Released, and More, 2012.06.01. Also sandboxing a disservice to Apple, developers, and Mac users; Mac Pro petition on Facebook; Logitech Solar Keyboard for Mac, iPad, and iPhone; and more.
- Jobs Wanted an iCar, Why OS X Is Growing More Like iOS, iMac Memory Upgrades, and More, 2012.05.29. Also 'nanny computing' is the future of OS X, Getting Ready for Mountain Lion ebook, three free OS X utilities, and more.
- Flashback Removal Update for OS X 10.5 Leopard, Dropbox Pick of the Cloud Litter, and More, 2012.05.18. Also Kodak Hero supports wireless printing from anywhere, WinOnX lets you run Windows apps on Macs, and free Mac Malware Remover.
- Safari 5.1.7 and OS X 10.7.4, How Flashback Works, Free Lion Boot Disk Tool, and More, 2012.05.11. Also Chrome passes Firefox for #2 spot, use Android with your Mac, Amazon and Microsoft cloud services for Macs, and more.
- HP Overtakes Apple in PC Market, iPad May Save Desktops, New Mac Pro Could Come Soon, and More, 2012.05.04. Also OWC kit adds second hard drive or SSD to 2011 Mac mini, Elgato's Thunderbolt cable now shipping, and more.
- Apple's Record 2nd Quarter, Free Snow Leopard for MobileMe Users, iCloud Alternatives, and More, 2012.04.27. Also Microsoft and Google cloud drives support Mac users, hyperspeed Accelsior SSD on PCI Express tested in Mac Pro, and more.
- Flashback Malware on the Ropes, Ivy Bridge CPUs Coming Monday?, Dropbox 'Good Enough', and More, 2012.04.20. Also Firefox blocks Flashback on OS X 10.5, 12x Blu-ray tested in Mac Pro, Adobe Reader adds eSignature capability, and more.
- Fighting Flashback Malware, 11 Reasons to Skip OS X Lion, Why Lion Calls for an SSD, and More, 2012.04.13. Also Flashback infection rate reduced by half, Apple's belated Flashback solution, TextWrangler 4 released, new Text Tools utility, and more.
- 600,000 Macs Infected by Flashback Trojan, Kutcher to Play Jobs in Biopic, Mac Java Updates, and More, 2012.04.05. Also Apple wins American Brand Excellence Award, OWC wins Best Mac Peripheral Reseller award, ClamXav antivirus updated, and more.
- End of MobileMe Approaching, Beating Expensive Printer Ink, Commodore Amiga Mini Intro, and More, 2012.03.30. Also a 'terrifying tren' at Apple, memory prices approaching rock bottom, ShareMouse software KVM for Macs and Windows, and more.
- Apple Adds Community Discussion, Apple Quality Slipping?, Photoshop CS6 Beta, and More, 2012.03.23. Also addressing problems with the Lion recovery partition, Thunderbolt should become standard on PCs in 2013, and more.
- Mac Pro Users Waiting for Upgrade, Quicken 2007 for Lion Released, Free Menubar Apps, and More, 2012.03.16. Also how the cloud will replace the PC as the center of our digital lives, Opera on HTML5, and WD acquires Hitachi GST, and more.
- Windows 8 Earning Raves While Mountain Lion Hears Rants, Julie Bort Hates Her New Mac, and More, 2012.03.09. Also OS X license allows installation on multiple Macs, dual drive kit for 2011 iMacs, Parallels adds support for Windows 8 and Mountain Lion previews, and more.
- Mac Sales to Business Up 51%, Dual Boot Your Mac, Free CCleaner Drive Cleaning Utility, and More, 2012.03.02. Also has Apple lost its rebel rep?, tiny $35 and $199 ARM PCs, iMissal ported to OS X, and more.
- How to Get Mountain Lion on Unsupported Macs, Messages Beta Available for OS X Lion, and More, 2012.02.24. Also the utility of Dropbox, Gatekeeper in OS X 10.8 is cause for worry, tools needed to work on a Mac mini, and more.
- OS X 10.8 Mountain Lion Preview, Apple the Most Reputable Brand, FBI's Steve Jobs File, and More, 2012.02.17. Also the Mac's first designer on Steve Jobs, 6% of US Internet users still on dial-up, LibreOffice 3.5 add grammar check, and more.
- Apple's Support Lead Shipping, Smartphones Outsell PCs, OS X Ported to ARM by Intern, and More, 2012.02.10. Also the power of Tex-Edit Plus, Google and Twitter are already censoring the Web, Snow Leopard Security Update, and more.
- Apple Refurbs a Great Deal, iOSificiation a Fundamental Shift for Apple, and More, 2012.02.03. Also IT workers embracing Apple, battery-free wireless mouse, freeware alternatives to commercial apps, and more.
- Windows User Finds OS X Means Working Quicker, Will iOS Kill the Mac?, Gmail Backup, and More, 2012.01.27. Also interview with HackintoshUK, Apple expected to adopt 802.11ac WiFi this year, firware update for 2010 Mac mini, and more.
- Apple World's #1 PC Vendor, 40+ Secret Lion Features, Matias Mac/iPhone Keyboards, and More, 2012.01.20. Also how to burn a bootable OS 9 CD, beginners guide to AppleScript, Lenovo's All-in-One PC takes on the iMac, and more.
- How to Copy Text from Quick Look, New Thunderbolt Hard Drives, Free PDF to Word Conversion, and More, 2012.01.13. Also Swiss Army Knife with USB 3 flash drive or up to 1 TB SSD, and three apps for working with your photo library.
- Jony Ive Knighted, Mac mini Lion Server Great for Small Offices, Insync Takes on Dropbox, and More, 2012.01.06. Also why Steve Jobs was never knighted, is technology making the 400-year-old King James Bible obsolete?, and more.
- How to Use Dropbox, Alternatives to Apple's Mac Apps, Web Growing More Bloated, and More, 2012.01.02. Also use your Mac as a WiFi router, free Bean word processor updated, Mini vMac classic Mac emulator update, and more.
- Anti-Piracy Legislation Could Wreck the Internet, AppleCare a Bad Choice, Ivy Bridge Prices, and More, 2011.12.23. Also text handling tips, getting more out of TextEdit, TenFourFox 9 brings Firefox 9 to PowerPC, and more.
- Expect Siri on Macs, Steve Jobs the Hippy Billionaire, Hitachi Ships 4 TB Drives, and More, 2011.12.16. Also Woz on Apple's countercultural roots, Steve Jobs loses out as Time's person of the year, Bluetooth calculator keypad, and more.
- Woz Calls Original Mac a Failure, Apple Killed the PC, Why Steve Jobs Died, and More, 2011.12.09. Also refurbished Mac buying guide, is the iPad a PC?, Intel bullish on Windows 8, 'Ivy Bridge' CPUs to launch in Q2 2012, and more.
- Macs Growing in Business, Safari 5.1.2 and Camino 2.1 Browsers Released, and More, 2011.12.05. Also video tutorials, screen overload, wireless mini keyboard with touchpad, fast file find utility, and more.
- Apple on Target to Be #1 PC Maker in 2012, 16- and 20-core Mac Pro Possible in 2012, and More, 2011.11.29. Also Mac Kung Fu book includes over 300 tips for using OS X Lion, and $5 app lets you run Windows software on Intel Macs.
- Writer Regrets Upgrading to OS X Lion, Lion Growth Slows - or Growing Quickly, and More, 2011.11.18. Also Dragon Express dictation app available for Lion users, and Tincta and Tincta Pro text editors can replace Smultron and Fraise.
- Sandboxing Could Ruin the Mac Experience, Tablets Killing Off PCs?, TenFourFox 8, and More, 2011.11.11. Also Hackintosh guide, Bloodrop puts Dropbox links on your desktop, Photoshop Elements and Premier Elements at App Store, and more.
- Lion Increases Productivity, iCloud an IT Nightmare, Google Launches New Look for Gmail, and More, 2011.11.04. Also Steve Jobs' spirituality, time to allow Macs in the enterprise, MCE Blu-ray drive bundled with Blu-ray Player app, and more.
- Apple Killing the Desktop PC, iCloud or the Highway, PlayStation Vita to Ignore Flash, and More, 2011.10.29. Also EFI firmware updates for 2011 Mac mini and iMac, Steve Jobs biography heavily discounted at Amazon.com, 6 Gbps SSDs from Samsung, and more.
- Best Mac Quarter Ever, Hate Mongers Picket Jobs Memorial, Tex-Edit Plus Lion Support, and More, 2011.10.21. Also are Macs in decline?, RescueCom computer reliability report, Security Update for Snow Leopard, and more.
- Sony to Film Steve Jobs Biography, Huge Mac Growth in US Market, New Raven Web Browser, and More, 2011.10.14. Also anticipated specs for the next Mac Pro, removing DRM could reduce piracy, 20% upgrade discount on Adobe CS 5.5, and more.
- Saying Good-Bye to Steve Jobs, Getting the Most Out of Apple Products, Safari Shortcomings, and More, 2011.10.07. Also Apple discontinues most boxed software, going vintage with Mac OS 9, Acrobat Reader leaves OS X 10.5 Leopad users behind, and more.
- First Mac Blu-ray Player, TenFourFox Brings Firefox 7 to PowerPC Macs, and More, 2011.09.30. Also why don't you have a Mac?, Thunderbolt ports will support future optical cables, Apple earnings conference call scheduled, and more.
- Apple Grows to #6 PC Maker, Firmware Update for 2011 Mac mini, Photoshop Elements 10, and More, 2011.09.23. Also Apple's unstoppable winning streak, using Dropbox to sync your documents, $9 Bento 4 upgrade offer, and more.
- No More Security Updates for OS X 10.4, 10.5, PowerPC Macs; 2011 Mac mini Runs Snow Leopard; and More, 2011.09.16. Also seven useful OS X features missing from Lion, Logitech Wireless Touchpad with 4-month battery life, 8 TB G-RAID Thunderbolt drive, and more.
- Lion 'the King of Bungles'?, Mac Ownership Cheaper than PC, First 4 TB External Drive, and More, 2011.09.09. Also why Google's Schmidt left Apple board, Apple considering USB 3.0 for future Macs, Thunderbolt Display finally shipping, PCIe expansion chassis, and more.
- Lion to Snow Leopard Downgrade Tutorial, iCloud May Come to OS X 10.6, Loving Dropbox, and More, 2011.09.02. Also Mac user loses his Apple passion, Windows 8 adds clutter, overlays turn Magic Trackpad into numpad, and more.
- Steve Jobs Resigns as Apple CEO, New Mac Design This Year?, DRAM Prices to Plunge, and More, 2011.08.29. Also Apple's success is not linked to its liberal ideology, free BarracudaDrive turns you Mac into a personal cloud server, OWC upgrade service for Mid 2011 iMacs, and more.
- Lion USB Installer Ships, Install Lion on Multiple Macs, Mid 2011 Mac mini Reviewed, and More, 2011.08.19. Also how to enable always-on scrollbars in Lion, Mac sales slumping or on fire?, OS X 10.7.1 update released, Logitech's solar Mac keyboard, and more.
- Lion Recovery Disk Assistant, Making Lion Less Horrible, Gmail Gains Preview Pane, and More, 2011.08.12. Also merging iOS experience and desktop Macs ill-founded, Leopard Migration Assistant updated, Hallmark Card Studio sale, and more.
- Lion a Win for Most Mac Users, OWC SSD Twice as Fast as Apple's, i5 Mac mini Reviewed, and More, 2011.08.05. Also installing Lion on a Core 2 Duo upgraded 2006 Mac mini, preserving your digital photos, early Intel Macs obsolete in September, and more.
- Adobe Problems with Lion, 16 GB for New Mac mini from OWC, iMac 1 TB Drive Recall, and More, 2011.07.29. Also sticking with Snow Leopard, iFixit 2011 Mac mini teardown, OS X 10.6.8 Supplemental Update, and more.
- OS X Lion Available, Mac mini Updated, Using Snow Leopard and Lion, Safari Updates, and More, 2011.07.26. Also Migration Assistant updated for Lion, app compatibility with Lion, iOSification of OS X, TypeIt4Me on sale, and more.
- Apple #3 in US PC Market, Run Snow Leopard Virtualized with Lion, Quicken Alternatives, and More, 2011.07.15. Also Apple stores account for 20% of US retail growth, tips for installing Lion, Mini DisplayPort to HDMI cable recall, and more.
- Prepping for OS X 10.7 Lion, Apple's Cube Romance, Mac OS X 10.6.8 Issues, and More, 2011.07.08. Also Blu-ray playback finally comes to Macs, Carbon Copy Cloner as a backup utility, which Mac OS version did you start with?, and more.
- OS X 10.6.8 Adds TRIM, Benchmarks Faster; $600 Hackintosh Mini; Security Update for Leopard; and More, 2011.07.01. Also workaround for 10.6.8 audio problem, Java updates for OS X 10.5 and 10.6, Roccat fast browser, and more.
- OS X 10.6.8 Update, the Lion Upgrade, Macs Gain in Enterprise, Firefox 5, and More, 2011.06.24. Also iMac 'a serious consumer beast', TenFourFox brings Firefox 5 features to PowerPC Macs, two wireless Flying KeyMouse controllers, and more.
- Mac Back to School Promo, i7 iMac with SSD Bests Mac Pro, the Wintel Era Is Over, and More, 2011.06.17. Also iMac the perfect desktop?, Apple may survive 100 years, Apple worth more than Microsoft and HP and Dell combined, Lion and the Rosetta dead-end, and more.
- OS X Lion Revealed, Mac Now 'Just a Device', SSD Gives iMac Significant Speed Boost, and More, 2011.06.10. Also Apple dropping 'Mac' from OS X name, make a Lion boot disc, Google Apps abandoning older browsers, and several software updates.
- Google's Schmidt Says Get a Mac for Security, Security Update Addresses Mac Malware, and More, 2011.06.03. Also WWDC to feature OS X Lion, iOS 5, and iCloud; hard drive makers planning for decline; from Photoshop to Pixelmator; FountainPen writing tool; and more.
- Apple: How to Remove MacDefender Malware, Mac Sales Growth Outstripping PCs Worldwide, and More, 2011.05.27. Also workarounds for using non-Intel apps when Lion ships, Word 5.1 nostalgia, Mac OS 9 still available from Apple, and more.
- 2011 iMac Drive Replacement Solutions, 'Evangelical Frenzy' Over Apple, Linux MintPPC, and More, 2011.05.20. Also Firefox 3.5 going end-of-life, OWC SuperSlim enclosure for pulled optical drives, Memory Cleaner frees memory to speed your Mac, and more.
- Will Lion Be Apple's Vista?, Java Malware Attempts Mac Attack, Mid 2011 iMac Teardown, and More, 2011.05.13. Also Apple restricts hard drive upgrades in new iMacs, PC market weakness isn't due to iPad, new BlueGriffon webpage editor, Parallels Server Mac mini Edition, and more.
- Mid 2011 iMac Features and Performance, Updates for New iMacs, Networked USB Sharing, and More, 2011.05.09. Also Mac OS fastest growing OS, Lion to be sold through Mac App Store, Vatican bloggers support lifting content, non-slip foot for Mac mini, and more.
- All About Safari 5, Can My Mac Run Lion?, Hard Drive Firmware Update for 2010 iMacs, and More, 2011.04.29. Also Apple delaying iMacs as refresh approaches, Kingston HyperX memory ready for Sandy Bridge Macs, TenFourFox updated, and more.
- iMac Refresh Imminent?, Security Update 2011-002, $10 iHub Stopped by Apple, and More, 2011.04.22. Also Apple launches support communities, Safari 5.0.5 update, Hitachi Touro Pro drives include cloud storage, Quicksilver improved, and more.
- Apple Grows in Shrinking PC Market, Commodore 64 Recreated, Opera 11.10 Released, and More, 2011.04.15. Also Vatican hails Linux and Wiki cultures, OWC sled mounts laptop drives in Mac Pro, PDF Editor that also extracts to Word, and more.
- Macs Taking a Bigger Slice of PC Market, iMac Screen Spots Investigated, Scroll Reverser, and More, 2011.04.08. Also WiFi 30% slower than wired connection, hard drive prices to increase, icon prints by Susan Kare, Acer wants to emulate Apple, and more.
- Future of iOS and OS X at June WWDC, Spotlight Searches on Steroids, VLC 1.1.8 Released, and More, 2011.04.01. Also the evolution of Apple design, another nail in the PowerPC coffin, tackling loud system fans after upgrading, getting the most for your old Mac, and more.
- OS X 10.6.7 Released, Security Update for OS X 10.5.8, Thunderbolt iMac Weeks Away?, and More, 2011.03.25. Also Jonathan Ive, the design genius behind Apple; Mac software boss stepping down; and LibreOffice and NeoOffice updates.
- Apple Store Helps after Japan Earthquake, How Long Is the Desktop Lifecycle?, Stickies Tips, and More, 2011.03.18. Also Adam Engst abandons Eudora, NuShelf mount for Mac mini, free Bean word processor, use a Mac or iPad as a remote monitor, and more.
- Run Lion on Core Duo Macs, Safari 5.0.4, Blu-ray for Mac, Lion-like Launcher for OS X 10.6, and More, 2011.03.14. Also does SSD make sense with FireWire?, Safari 4.1.3 for Tiger, Western Digital to acquire Hitachi GSD, and more.
- Lion Drops PowerPC Software Support, Orphans Core Duo Macs, Beta Requires Online Activation, and More, 2011.03.04. Also Apple in France, high performance internal SSD RAID array for Mac Pro, FaceTime for Mac released, backup app for your Google Apps data, and more.
- Mac OS X Lion Preview, US Mac Sales Up 20%, Apple Products in 30% of Top 2010 Movies, and More, 2011.02.25. Also Seagate Momentus XT drive wear, PhotoLine image editor, free Pig Latin translator, free liturgical calendar, and more.
- Mac Market Growth Beats Windows, OS X Lion in July?, Matias Releases Dvorak Keyboard, and More, 2011.02.18. Also how Jef Raskin helped create Apple's walled garden, anti-gravity pivot laser mouse, Sketch app turns photos into pencil sketches and watercolors, and more.
- Sandy Bridge Flaw Could Benefit Apple, 60 Steve Jobs Quotes, Rackmount for 2010 Mac mini, and More, 2011.02.11. Also dual-core Sandy Bridge to ship soon, first wireless ebike, 'Learn the Switch to Mac' app just 99¢, and more.
- Macs Provide Quality and Value, Apple Leads in Customer Satisfaction, 15 Free Mac Apps, and More, 2011.02.04. Also Intel finds and addresses flaw in Sandy Bridge chipset, Chrome browser hits 10% mark, 3 TB iMac and Mac Pro drive upgrades, and more.
- Pixelmator Sells $1 Million on Mac App Store, Video of Steve Jobs' Original Mac Demo, and More, 2011.01.28. Also OWC intros Bluetooth numeric keypad, Camino 2.1 alpha still supports Tiger, software updates, and more.
- Greens Accuse Apple of Lax Oversight, faceTop Puts Facebook on Your Mac's Desktop, and More, 2011.01.21. Also which is the best disk diagnostic in OS X?, iClap brings clap control to your Mac, new image editor in beta, and more.
- Intel to Pay nVidia $1.5 Billion, How Much Drive Space Do You Need?, TextEdit for Writing, and More, 2011.01.14. Also Mac App Store versions of TextWrangler and BBEdit 'partly crippled', Kindle 1.2.3 for Mac, three App Store exclusives, and more.
- Mac App Store Launches, OS X 10.6.6 Released, SSDs for Legacy Desktops, Next Gen Core i CPUs, and More, 2011.01.07. Also improve your Mac for increased productivity, UltraEdit powerful text editor comes to Mac, TypeIt4Me updated, and more.
- First Mac and iPhone Compared, Upgrade Mac mini RAM, Mac Data Recovery, iPhoto 9.1.1, and More, 2011.01.03. Also 30 high definition wallpapers, upgrade Mac Pro RAM, NuStand for 2010 Mac mini, PocketMac for BlackBerry updated, and more.
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