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Report: iPad Lifecycle More Like a Mac, Rather Than an iPhone

Posted on 21/03/2014 by Chris Hauk

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A new report from Consumer Intelligence Research Partners (CIRP) indicates that iPad owners replace their devices less frequently than iPhone owners, with the iPad replacement lifecycle more resembling that of a Mac, which is replaced by users on an average of every four years.


SimCity for Mac Updated: Offline Mode Now Available

Posted on 19/03/2014 by Chris Hauk

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Electronic Arts subsidiary Maxis has released Update 10 for SimCity, and it finally allows players to build and run their cities in an offline mode. Yes, it’s true, you can now enjoy the game without needing to be connected to the Internet! (And they said it was impossible!)


Apple Drops Windows 7 Support in Boot Camp Installations on New Mac Pro

Posted on 17/03/2014 by Chris Hauk


Owners of Apple’s latest Mac Pro computer who want to use Windows 7 on their new precious via Boot Camp are going to be disappointed, as an updated Apple Support document that lists versions of Windows compatible with the 2013 Mac Pro only lists installations of Windows 8 or later.


The Apple Laserwriter – Apple’s Foot in The Door With Creatives, 30 Years Ago

Posted on 13/03/2014 by Chris Hauk


While today we take things such as graphical displays, photo and graphics editing apps, and high resolution laser printers for granted, 30 years ago the computing world was low resolution, command prompt driven, and dot-matrix printed. And then came Apple’s Mac, and a “little” thing called the Laserwriter…


Using Do Not Disturb in OS X Mavericks

Posted on 04/03/2014 by Chris Hauk


This “how to” will walk you through the simple steps of turning on DND, and setting the different options for the feature. And don’t worry, we’ll do it very quietly, so as not to disturb anyone…


#Friday5 – Five Codes for Focus 2 for The Mac + a $20 iTunes Voucher!

Posted on 28/02/2014 by Chris Hauk


We’ve teamed up with our friends at Macphun to give away 5 codes for Focus 2 for The Mac – The excellent photo editing app that allows you to highlight the most important subjects on your photos, shift perspective and easily create selective focus, lens blur, motion blur and tilt-shift effects.


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