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Class Action Lawsuit Filed Over 2011 MacBook Pro GPU Issues

Posted on 28/10/2014 by Chris Hauk

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MacTrast has reported multiple times this year on reports of graphics issues experienced by owners of 2011 15-inch and 17-inch MacBook Pro models. Apple has to date ignored the issue, amid claims that it is a manufacturing defect that should be repaired by Apple at no cost.

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MacTrast Deals: Save on 3 Years of Hacker Protection With VPN Unlimited – Just $19

Posted on 27/10/2014 by Chris Hauk

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When you use unsecured public Wi-Fi hotspots, you’re opening yourself up to hackers and identity thieves who want to steal your personal information. You have exactly three days left to grab 3 years of protection from the bad guys with VPN Unlimited Premium. Just $19 for three years worth of peace of mind? Sounds like a good deal to us!

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‘Upcycled': Power Mac G5s Get New Life as Furniture

Posted on 23/10/2014 by Chris Hauk

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The smooth aluminum chassis of Apple’s 2003 Power Mac G5 was a widely admired distinctive design. Inspired by this, designer Klaus Geiger decided to “upcycle” these aging relics of the computer world because he says the machines are “simply too good to be disposed of.”

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1Password 5 for Mac Gets OS X Yosemite Revamp

Posted on 17/10/2014 by Chris Hauk

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Developer AgileBits has released 1Password 5 for Mac, a completely redesign version of their popular secure password manager, and they’ve made it just for OS X Yosemite users.

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Apple Gives Some Update Love to The Mac mini – Now Starts at $499

Posted on 16/10/2014 by Chris Hauk

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Apple finally gave some update love to their Mac mini today, bumping up the specs, while lowering the price by $100. The new Mac mini features fourth generation Intel Core processors, integrated graphics that are up to 90% faster, 802.11ac Wi-Fi and Thunderbolt 2.

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Apple Debuts 27-inch iMac With Retina 5K Display

Posted on 16/10/2014 by Chris Hauk

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Apple today unveiled the iMac with Retina 5K Display. The 27-inch iMac offers a 5120 X 2880 display for an amazing 14.7 million pixels. Other features include quad core Intel processors, high performance AMD Radeon graphics, Thunderbolt 2, and a 1TB Fusion Drive standard.

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Apple iPad Event – Live Blog

Posted on 16/10/2014 by Chris Hauk

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This is where we’ll do a live summary of today’s Apple event. So come back at 1PM Eastern, 10AM Pacific time for a live summary of what Apple shows off on their big day!

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MacTrast Deals: Slidevana for Powerpoint (And Keynote)

Posted on 16/10/2014 by Chris Hauk

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Whenever I have an important presentation coming up, I want to concentrate on the message I’m trying to put forth, not designing pretty slides. Today’s MacTrast Deal provides over 150 slide layouts that will help you get your message across, while you concentrate on honing your content.

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MacTrast Deals: The Mac To The Future Bundle

Posted on 15/10/2014 by Chris Hauk

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Today’s MacTrast Deal is another great Mac app bundle. The Mac to The Future Bundle features 8 top of the line Mac apps, PLUS 25 OS X and web development courses, all for the low price of $29.99 – Better grab this one before it is gone!

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