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How to Perform a Clean Install of OS X Mavericks

Posted on 23/10/2013 by J. Glenn Künzler

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While some may choose to upgrade their Macs from Lion, Mountain Lion or Snow Leopard, others will want a clean, fresh install of Mavericks to make sure they can take advantage of all its default settings! If you fall in that category, this guide is for you!


Hue Menu: Control Your Hue Lighting from your Mac

Posted on 03/09/2013 by Chris Hauk


We’ve reported in the past about Philips Hue line of colorful lighting that you can control from your iOS device. Now a third-party has released a new app that allows you to control your Hue lighting from your Mac. From…


OS X Security Flaw Can Allow an Attacker Root Access to Your Mac

Posted on 29/08/2013 by Chris Hauk


A bug that was discovered in Mac OS X five months ago, and is still as yet unaddressed , can allow attackers to bypass the usual authentication process by tweaking specific clock and user timestamp settings, giving the intruder almost unlimited access to the Mac’s files.


Apple Preps Employees for OS X 10.8.5 Release With Build 12F35 Seed

Posted on 22/08/2013 by J. Glenn Künzler


It looks as if Apple might be preparing to publicly launch OS X 10.8.5, as the company has reportedly seeded a new prerelease version of the OS to its employees. The seed is marked as build 12F35, two builds higher than the most recent developer seed, released more than two weeks ago.


Report: Parallels Desktop 9 Coming in September – Optimized for OS X Mavericks

Posted on 19/08/2013 by Chris Hauk

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The next version of the popular Parallels Desktop virtualization software for the Mac is reportedly set to ship the first week of September. Parallels Desktop 9, which allows users to run Microsoft Windows applications side-by-side with OS X apps, will include a number of new features, including optimization for Apple’s upcoming OS X 10.9 Mavericks.


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