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Wallpaper Weekends: Falling in Leaves

Posted on 26/10/2013 by Jim Gresham

I love fall, especially the leaves and colors. Rich ambers, oranges, and maroons begin to display in remarkable ways. Celebrating nature’s beauty, two wallpapers below show fall foliage. First, the pumpkin picture, “Fall Harvest,” is taken by @jonnyb098 and is available for iPhone and iPad.

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How to Send Driving Directions from the Mavericks Maps App to Your iOS Device

Posted on 25/10/2013 by Chris Hauk

One of my favorite features in OS X Mavericks so far is the addition of the Apple Maps app. Did you know, you can get driving directions in the Mavericks Maps app, and then wirelessly send them to your iOS device for use on the road, or even print them out for use by your device-less friends and relatives? Here’s how.

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Apple Providing Free Copies of OS X Server for Mavericks to iOS Developers

Posted on 25/10/2013 by Chris Hauk

Apple is now offering iOS App Developers a free copy of OS X Server. While OS X Server is an extra charge for customers via the Mac App Store, it’s provided free to Mac developers. The free offer for iOS developers is part of Apple’s promotion of Xcode 5.0.1′s new automated continuous integration feature.

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Why Does Apple Still Sell the iPad 2? Because it Can

Posted on 24/10/2013 by Chris Hauk

When Apple announced on Tuesday that it would still be selling the iPad 2 alongside the new iPad Air and Retina display iPad mini, not a few observers were at least mildly perplexed. How could Apple still sell such ancient technology? Because you’re still buying it, that’s why!

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Adobe’s Flash Player is Now Sandboxed in Safari 7

Posted on 24/10/2013 by Chris Hauk

So, if all of the great features of Mavericks, and its SUPER low price, (Um, FREE!) , haven’t enticed you to upgrade to the latest and greatest version of OS X yet, here’s another point in its favor: Adobe’s Flash Player is sandboxed in Safari version 7.0, to make your computer run better, and more securely.

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