Apple has yet to provide an official list of OS X 10.9 compatible Macs, but as we mentioned before regarding the first Mavericks Developer Preview, most Mac hardware that supports OS X Mountain Lion (10.8) should be able run OS X Mavericks (10.9) without any issue. This has been confirmed apparently by AppleInsider, who notes that Macs can even upgrade to Mavericks directly from OS X Snow Leopard 10.6.8 [Read More...]
One of the coolest features of Photoshop for iOS is the “Scribble Select” tool. You draw a fat green line around any object you want to keep, and scribble some red into the parts you want to delete. Hit “OK” and a few moments later you have your subject, neatly cut out from the background, better than you could have managed on even the best desktop machine of a few years back.
But what [Read More...]
Our Macs contain an extremely significant amount of our livelihood, so weâ€™re always willing to protect that. This Cult of Mac Deals offer is for a simple and powerful application that backs up all of our applications and files so we donâ€™t have to worry about the â€˜what ifs?”.
Knowing our Macâ€™s hard drive is backed up, secure, and protected gives us the confidence to continue to do what we [Read More...]
Many older Macs lost out on the ability to run OS X Mountain Lion (10.8.3!), but some hard working fellows have created a free third party tool called MLPostFactor that allows for the newest version of OS X to be installed on older, officially unsupported Macs. The process used to be quite complicated, but with MLPostFactor it’s easier than ever and can [Read More...]
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Prudent Mac users often “clean” their machines to keep them running in tip-top shape. Those in the know repair permissions withÂ Disk Utility, empty caches, delete unused applications and transfer large media files onto external drives on a regular basis so as to clear up space and optimize running speeds. But while all these actions are sensible routine maintenance, they probably won’t make [Read More...]
It’s no secret that the best place to buy a MacBook or iMac is from the online Apple Store’s refurbished section. You get the same products, with the same warranty, for a few hundred bucks cheaper than buying it brand new.
But what you probably didn’t know is that Apple has a secret eBay store that sells the same refurbished items that you can get from the online Apple Store, except they’re [Read More...]
Owners of late 2012 Macs like the Mac mini, the new iMac or the MacBook Pro with Retina Display are reporting a major problem with their machines: they can’t re-install Mountain Lion or even re-install from a Time Machine backup if their systems get corrupted.
According to a busy thread on the official Apple Support forums first reported by Mac Trast, the issue means that if users try to re-install Mountain [Read More...]