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News covering Macs.
On January 31, 2013 By Charles Tian
Tech company Kanex recently showed off their new DualRole USB hub and Ethernet adapter at the MacWorld conference this year. The highly portable accessory works great with the latest generation retina display Macbook Pros, offering three USB 3.0 ports, as well as a Gigabit ethernet adapter.Read More →
On January 9, 2013 By Charles Tian
It’s been about three weeks since Apple last released OS X Mountain Lion 10.8.3 12D44 to developers on December 20th, 2012. Just yesterday, Mac developers got access to 10.8.3 build 12D50. We’re not sure what’s different about this Mountain Lion build compared to the previous one, but Apple is asking developers using the OS to focus on AirPlay, Game Center, Graphics Drivers, and Safari. You can check out the full release notes after the break.Read More →
On January 8, 2013 By Charles Tian
It was ten years ago on this day that Steve Jobs and Apple officially released the Safari browser that comes preinstalled in every iOS and Mac device you purchase. We managed to find a great video of Steve unveiling the product on YouTube. Check it out after the break, and happy 10th birthday Safari!Read More →
On January 5, 2013 By Charles Tian
Apple is now offering refurbished retina display MBPs starting at $1869, the first time we’ve seen them offer these latest Macbooks as refurb. The refurb models are selling at 15% off their standard prices, so if you’re not picky as to whether they are refurbished or not, you can save a quick $330 on the basic retina display MBP (normally $2199.) Like the company’s new retina display MBPs, the refurbs come with one year of AppleCare.Read More →
On January 4, 2013 By Charles Tian
According to NetMarketShare, a website that tracks trends of operating system and web browser usage throughout the Internet, Mountain Lion, as of December 2012, has replaced its predecessor, OS X Lion, as the most popular Mac operating system. Reportedly, 32% of all Macs that are online are using the Mountain Lion operating system. It may also be interesting to note that although Lion was released after Snow Leopard, Snow Leopard currently is being used about 1% more than Lion. This is most likely attributed to the fact that Snow Leopard was, for a long time, such a strong and stable build of Mac OS X.Read More →
On January 1, 2013 By Charles Tian
Back in June of 2012, the alpha version of the Bluestacks App Player was first released for the Mac OS. The purpose of the app was simple: to allow users to run Android-based applications on the Mac operating system. Now, just a few days ago, the beta for Bluestacks was released to the public, and now supports both Windows and Mac operating systems. Most significantly, Bluestacks claims to support the download and use of over 750,000 Android apps on your Windows PC or Mac.Read More →
On December 30, 2012 By Charles Tian
Apple seems to have dropped the prices on its 2011 refurbished Mac Minis, as reflected by new prices listed on Apple.com. The 2.3 GHz Intel Core i5 Mac Mini with 2GB of RAM is now selling for $469, down $50 from its earlier price of $519. Additionally, the refurbished 2.5 GHz Mac Mini with 4GB RAM now goes for $549, down from its earlier price of $699.Read More →