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Devs Get Fired Up As Apple Announces OSX 10.10 Yosemite

Today was Apple’s World Wide Developer Conference, aka WWDC and CEO Tim Cook took to the stage to give a heck of a Keynote. Along the way he introduced the newest version of Mac OS, code-named Yosemite. First, let’s touch on a statistic Apple threw out: the majority of Mac users are using 10.9, Mavericks. […]

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Apple Announcements Recap: New Hardware, Software Updates, And The Latest OS

Whenever there’s an Apple event, there’s a feeling of tons of information being thrown at you all at once. Let’s try to get through it together. While not the first thing mentioned, Mac OS 10.9 aka Mavericks is absolutely one of the most important. Mavericks is designed to be a more dynamic OS, freeing up systems resources […]

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Your Data Doesn’t Vanish When You Chuck Your Device

I’m a scavenger. My normal reaction to a friend getting a new bit of tech is “What did you do with the old one?” I’m also not above dumpster diving if my eye is caught. In an attempt to use my powers for good, I used to refurbish trashed laptops for a charity. Recently, I […]

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Review: Parallels Desktop Brings OS Options to Mac Users- At A Price

As someone who uses both Macs and PCs, I’ve long had my eye on Parallels Desktop. For the unfamiliar, Parallels was the first Virtual Machine client for the Intel-based Mac OS. Debuting in 2006, it quickly caught on, winning MacWord 2007′s Best in Show. I’ve messed with it in the past, but never had a […]

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Autodesk Subscribes To Adobe Subscription Model

Autodesk has revealed plans to offer a software subscription model, with details to come in October. Company CEO, Carl Bass, spoke of an array of upcoming software rental options during an earnings call on Thursday, August 22. When analysts on the conference call pointed out the similarity to Adobe’s Creative Cloud business model, Bass clarified, […]

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Interoperability Onslaught: BB Messenger Leaves BB OS, Outlook Chatting With Google Talk

In the words of Doctor Peter Venkman, “Human sacrifice! Dogs and cats, living together! Mass hysteria!” That was my initial reaction to the news that BlackBerry has created iOS and Android versions of what was once the linchpin of a mobile empire: BlackBerry Messenger. Known as BBM to users, it was also the one thing that kept people on […]

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Buycott Helps You Put Your Money Where Your Mouth Is

Have you ever wondered if the money you spend ends up funding causes you oppose? The front page of Buycott’s website poses this question to visitors. In a political landscape where a dollar for Stephanie Meyer turns into a boon for anti-gay rights organizations and cash-flooded lobbyists have just as much of a say in […]

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Adobe Crosses Out CS And Transitions To CC

In a bold move, Adobe Corporation has announced a phasing out of the Creative Suite software product. The Adobe Creative Suite, available as a physical media purchase for over a decade, now becomes Adobe Creative Cloud. This new bundle includes updated versions of Photoshop, InDesign, Illustrator, Dreamweaver and Premiere Pro, plus desktop access to Typekit, […]

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ComiXology Accepts Blame For Saga #12 Not Being Digitally Published

News spread like wildfire yesterday about Apple banning the sale of Saga #12 due to it containing graphic imagery of gay sex, even if the images were relatively small. Now, it turns out that ComiXology is lifting the blame form Apple and putting it on itself instead. Today, ComiXology CEO David Steinberger posted the following […]

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Apple Refuses To Publish Saga #12 On Any Of Its Apps Due To Sexual Content

Brian K. Vaughn, renowned writer of c0mic books such as Y: The Last Man and Ex Machina, has released a statement saying Apple is refusing to carry tomorrow’s edition of his and Fiona Staples’s Saga on any iOS device. Apparently, two small images of gay sex in the book has prompted Apple to halt digital […]

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