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MacTrast Deals: The Award-Winning MacLovin’ Bundle

Posted on 13/08/2014 by Chris Hauk


Todays MacTrast Deals bundle offers 8 fantastic award-winning Mac apps + a Bonus App Developer eCourse to the first 5,000 buyers. This bundle includes the award winning photography and cinematography tool, Cinemagraph Pro, djay, the number one DJ software for the Mac, NetSpot Pro, Hype 2, and more. This is an amazing value for such a great bundle of award-winners. Grab it now!


Virtual Reality Headset Oculus Rift Offers SDK for Mac

Posted on 13/08/2014 by Chris Hauk


There’s good news for Mac users who are hoping to develop software for the Oculus Rift Virtual Reality Headset platform. The Facebook-owned Oculus has released an update to their software SDK, and it adds support for OS X.


MacTrast Deals: TuneUp – Clean & Organize Your iTunes Music Collection

Posted on 12/08/2014 by Chris Hauk


If you’re like me, your iTunes music collection is a sad mess. It’s amazing how many groups recorded a song called “Track 1″, isn’t it? Today’s MacTrast Deals comes to the rescue with “TuneUp,” the app that helps you clean up all those untitled tracks and duplicates in your iTunes library.


Intel Shares Details About MacBook-Bound 14nm Broadwell Core M Chips

Posted on 11/08/2014 by Chris Hauk

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Apple has been holding off on any major updates to its MacBook lineup of laptops, because it has been waiting for the release of Intel’s upcoming Broadwell chip. The Broadwell is small, fanless, and is expected to be the most energy efficient Intel processor yet.


Wallpaper Weekends: Paint Splatters – Bonus: Mac Wallpaper

Posted on 09/08/2014 by Chris Hauk


This weekend, our friends over at SUAPP offered to share a set of their beautiful wallpapers with MacTrast readers. Hassan Hareth, the proprietor of the site, reports on tech-related news, and also shares his self-created wallpapers on the site.


New Apple Patent Application Describes ‘Siri for Mac’

Posted on 07/08/2014 by Chris Hauk


It has long been expected that Siri, Apple’s iOS-based virtual personal assistant, would eventually make it over to the Mac. However, we have yet to see her make a debut on the OS X platform. Now, a new patent application from Apple describes an intelligent assistant that would make Siri on the Mac a reality.


Popular Music Identification App Shazam Comes to The Mac

Posted on 31/07/2014 by Chris Hauk


Popular music identification app Shazam has finally made it to the Mac. The app sits quietly in your menu bar, listening for music it can identify. When it recognizes a piece of music, it alerts you with a notification, informing you as to the name of the song and the artist performing it.


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