LastPass Finally Available as Standalone Mac App

LastPass Mac App
We all know that thing called security, which requires us to choose strong passwords, different passwords for each account, as well as remember all of them. While that would have been a relatively easy thing 10 years or so ago, with the number of online accounts the average person has today, remember all those passwords Read more…

The Original Macintosh Reimagined – It Looks So Good!

Original Macintosh Reimagined
Who’s lucky enough to have had an original Macintosh? While you won’t find it on the Apple Store or a regular computer store these days, there are still existing units – for the price of an arm and a leg. The original price was $2,495, but in 2012 dollars, that was $5,555. So if you Read more…

Lawsuit Over Faulty MacBook Logic Boards Dismissed

faulty MacBook logic boards
A judge has just dismissed a class action suit against Apple over faulty MacBook logic boards, which the company supposedly was aware of. The lawsuit was based on the claims that Apple knowingly sold the MacBooks with faulty logic boards. The plaintiffs are Uriel Marcus and Benedict Verceles, who filed the case in May 2014. Read more…

5 Things You Need to Know About Mac Security Vulnerability Thunderstrike

5 Things You Need to Know About Mac Security Vulnerability Thunderstrike
In case you missed it during the busy holiday rush over the past few weeks, a computer security expert has discovered a vulnerability in the Mac’s much vaunted Thunderbolt port that is causing some concern amongst Apple fans. This major security flaw has been dubbed “Thunderstrike” and it could be used used to launch an Read more…

FlowVella: Full-Featured Presentation Software for the 21st Century

Flowboard
[Update: On December 18, 2014 Flowboard changed the name of this software to FlowVella. This article has been updated to reflect that change.] If you’re a Mac user who has had to make professional-quality presentations in the past, you probably know that your options for software have generally been limited to Microsoft’s PowerPoint or Apple’s Read more…

Black Friday Apple Sales Bring Serious Savings for the Holidays

Black Friday Apple
We are now just one week a way from Black Friday, the annual post-Thanksgiving Day shopping extravaganza that officially kicks off the holiday frenzy. As usual, there are some amazing deals to be had on Apple products, including iPads, Macs, iPhones, and related accessories. At this point, most of the major retail outlets have let slip Read more…

PDFManagerUltimate by Cisdem, a Complete PDF Management System for Mac

PDFManagerUltimate
One of the best features of owning a Mac is the built-in ability to create PDF files from any document, and view those files without the need for Adobe’s Reader software. But sometimes the PDF functionality that Apple has included in OS X simply doesn’t provide all of the tools we need to create, edit, Read more…

What to Expect from Apple’s Thursday Event

What to Expect from Apple's Thursday Event
By now, I’m sure everyone knows that Apple is holding yet another event this Thursday, October 16. Invites were sent out to the media last week with a cryptic tagline of “It’s been way too long” emblazoned across the top. Considering it has only been a little over a month since the iPhone 6 was Read more…

Why iOS 8 Failed to Impress

Why iOS 8 Failed to Impress
iOS 8 has been with us for just under 1o days now, giving everyone enough time to install it and get our feet wet. While Apple calls this their biggest update to iOS since the app store, the truth is that the latest iteration of Apple’s mobile OS is lackluster at best. iOS 8 seems Read more…

The Best and the Worst of iOS 8

The Best and the Worst of iOS 8
In case you’ve been hiding in a Faraday cage without Internet access for the past 24 hours or more, you probably already know that iOS 8 has been released into the wild for all of us to download in all of its glory. Even though it’s somewhat of an overstatement that this update is what Read more…