Today’s MacTrast Deal helps you keep your Mac running at its best by keeping an eye on your hard drive and other components in your Mac, to make sure that it’s running strong. Meet Techtool Pro 7 and Checkmate.
Anyone who has ever had the experience of downloading a password protected .rar file from a public dropbox or other large file source knows how annoying it can be to search the contents of the package if you don’t have the right software already installed.
If you’re looking for a deal on an iPad, iPhone, Mac, or other Apple product and live in California, Texas, Illinois, or Georgia, then you’re in luck. If you live in Vermont… Not so much.
It’s been over six months since Apple’s new Mac Pro debuted, and the $3,000 and $4,000 base models of Apple’s powerhouse are finally shipping within 24 hours of ordering. Since its late-December 2013 premiere, the top-of-the-line Mac has been in short supply.
Apple has released an EFI firmware update for its late-model MacBook Air lineup. The update – coming close on the heels of an SMC update for mid-2013 MacBook Air models – fixes a memory-related issue that can cause the machines to randomly reboot.
A new report today says Apple will update its iMac lineup next week, with both faster processors, and lower prices. The report says Apple may include Thunderbolt 2 ports on the updated iMacs, and will likely launch them later in the week, instead of the traditional Tuesday release.
ESPN Radio and local National Public Radio (NPR) affiliates from around the United States have made their debut on Apple’s iTunes Radio streaming service.
If you use Safari as your web browser, on a recent visit to our site you probably received a notification asking if you’d like to receive push notifications from MacTrast. By agreeing to allow them, you’ll be among the first to know about any breaking news about Apple-related news.
Apple has issued a SMC Update Version 2.0 for all models of the mid-2013 MacBook Air. The update fixes battery problems that may cause the ultralight laptop’s battery to drain faster when the lid is closed.
You’re writing the Great American Novel, and you have post-it notes about your plot and characters stuck all over your monitor, your desk, the wall behind your desk, the cat… There’s an easier way. Meet Scrivener 2.
If you happen to have OS X 10.10 Yosemite installed on your Mac, you can try out Netflix’s HTML5-based video by simply logging into your Netflix account. Netflix previously required a plugin such as Microsoft’s Silverlight when viewing a video.
The fine folks at the Intrepid Bag Company have debuted two new leather tech bags that we think our readers would be interested in.
Noted Apple journalist Jim “The Beard” Dalrymple gave a resounding “Nope” on Wednesday to rumors of Apple’s introduction of a new iMac or 8GB iPhone 5s at their Worldwide Developers Conference 2014 event next week.
Apple on Wednesday released an update for iTunes, bringing the application up to version 11.2.2. The minor update fixes an issue that caused certain podcasts to download unexpectedly. The update also includes several stability improvements.
If you’re a fan of the LEGO Batman series of video games, (and if you’re not, get off of my damned planet!), you’ll be pleased to know that a new entry in the LEGO Batman video games has been announced. “Batman 3: Beyond Gotham” will be coming to consoles, handhelds, PCs, and hopefully Macs, this fall.
A growing number of Australian iOS and Mac users have found their devices have been remotely locked and are being held for ransom. Hackers have locked the devices remotely via iCloud, and the compromised devices are displaying a warning message offering to unlock the device if a ransom is paid.