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As the newest Mac devices are developed, it’s often hard to decide which ones are your favorite. That being said, there are a lot of excellent features that both the Macbook Air and Macbook Pro have in common. Learn more about what you should choose in this article. The MacBook Air in Review The Macbook Air is expected to be one of the lightest computers in production- and this portability is the main selling point…

Why PGPTools? Should you require a bit more security in a conversation with your boss, secret lover or pet cat, PGPTools is for you. It allows you to encrypt messages to send to other people, meaning literally any information can be hidden at your request. You generate these encryption keys within the app itself, making it a handy combination of both needs. Sadly, a ton of usability problems mean that it can’t reach its full…

OpenEmu is an open source video game emulator designed specifically for OS X, that allows you to relive classic titles from various retro devices. Since the 2.0.1 update, you can add the PS1, Nintendo 64 and PSP to the list of supported consoles. The update means you can play older games such as “Crash Team Racing,” “GoldenEye 007,” “Super Mario 64” and “Metal Gear Solid: Peace Walker,” all from the comfort of your Mac. OpenEmu features proper save state capabilities along…

Data Recovery Wizard for Mac from Ease US is an extremely simple yet powerful tool for recovering lost information on your Mac. Almost everyone has been in the situation of losing important data from their computer – and it can be a nightmare. Vital data needed for work or projects can be lost, translating to huge losses of time and effort. But how do you bring it back? Whether you’ve lost data in an OS crash…

Introduction Had a nice long summer vacation somewhere and just returned home? One of the best things about getting back is of course uploading your photos to your computer and reliving the complete experience. The size of a photo (due to better quality) has drastically increased over the years and while a few photos on your computer might be very innocent, things can get out of control really fast when you start editting some of…

Are you running OS X 10.11 El Capitan Beta? At least for the moment, you don’t have to worry about Thunderstrike 2, a new and actually virulent bit o’ malware. Thunderstrike 2 infects peripheral device and Mac firmware, and can be spread via a range of mechanisms. Wired and pretty much the entire tech press are reporting on Thunderstrike 2, an exploit that is actively being exploited in the wild. There have been examples of…

The long wait for the Apple Back to School promo is over and it’s, well, not what most had been hoping for. In previous years, Apple offered $100 Apple gift cards to educational Mac buyers, as well as $50 gift cards for iPad and iPhone buyers. Not this year. Did you see the link for the Back to School promo on the Apple homepage? No, you didn’t, which is also different from years past. Odder…

Tim Cook’s Cupertino crew again delivered diamond studded, solid gold third fiscal quarter Apple results, though the haters are sure to carp the Apple Watch only contributed an estimated $1 billion. The company’s iPhone and Mac product lines continue to deliver stellar unit and revenue growth, driving profit to new heights. “We had an amazing quarter, with iPhone revenue up 59 percent over last year, strong sales of Mac, all-time record revenue from services, driven…

I went outside today for 10 minutes today and then took a 20 minute shower to wash it off. Summer, in all it’s hot sticky glory, has arrived. Better to say inside, where the air is cool and the Apple Rumors hot — here’s the latest on the iPhone 6s, 2015 iMac update and lots o’ iPad dish! Of course, Apple isn’t saying anything. Hands down the most knowledgeable Apple rumor guy, KGI Securities analyst…

[app url=”https://itunes.apple.com/app/haven-a-creative-writing-tool/id988357965?l=pt&ls=1&mt=12″] Introduction For those trying to complete the next great novel, there is usually only two road blocks: inspiration and procrastination. These two tenacious and mischievous brothers suck up your time and make sure that you’re left staring at a blank page and a blinking cursor all day, Sound familiar? Then maybe you need Haven – the new creative writing tool for budding and practised authors alike. What does it do? Haven:…

Two weeks and a day after Apple pushed iOS 9, watchOS 2 and OS X El Capitan — a busy bunch of beavers, aren’t they? — is back with Developer Preview 2, respectively, for each. While little is known about what’s new in these latest seeds, there is a lot of code to get through. WWDC is over, but the real development work is just getting started! AppleInsider, among a host of others, is reporting…

Perhaps the most successful tech introduced with last Fall’s iOS 8 release was Metal, a graphics abstraction layer that makes developing and delivering performance faster and with fewer resources. Metal for Mac is arriving with the release of OS X El Capitan, the successor to Yosemite. First off, what’s the significance of El Capitan? That’s California location within Yosemite, which is indicative that Apple is focussing this OS X release on polishing the desktop operating…

Introduction While there is a lot of good software out there for editting photos and designing awesome stuff, sometimes you really just want to make some great things with the minimum amount of effort. The best thing would then be for it to be an online place that is always easy to access—throw in some great tools and options and you have Fotojet—a website where you can make collages and even cards for whatever needs.…