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This handy app lets Mac users control their Grooveshark experience with a few keyboard shortcuts

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The key to any decent music player, at least as far as convenience is concerned, is none other than having access to keyboard shortucts. Using a Web-based service like Grooveshark can be a frustrating experience, if each time you want to skip or pause a song, you have to pull...
This handy app lets Mac users control their Grooveshark experience with a few keyboard shortcuts

Briefly: Opera, Adobe Reader, Fandango updates

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Opera announced an update today that brings new feature enhancements for both Windows and Mac users. The update to Opera 12.10 brings compatibility with the Retina displays seen on newer Mac notebooks, as well as basic touch support for Windows 8 devices. It also, brings WebSocket API support and built-in...
Briefly: Opera, Adobe Reader, Fandango updates

The Macalope Weekly: Living in denial

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It's a terrible thing to live in denial. If the Winotaur had an ounce of self-awareness he could tell you. Google's also living in denial if it thinks we're putting its dorky glasses on to watch their ads. And get ready for this week's magical after-school special ending, because some...
The Macalope Weekly: Living in denial

Apogee debuts Mac-centric Quartet audio interface

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Apogee has formally revealed the Quartet, a new high-end audio interface aimed at Mac users. The unit has four standard inputs and eight outputs by default; the number of channels can also be increased by pairing with a Duet 2 or Ensemble, or fully exploiting the two optical inputs. The...
Apogee debuts Mac-centric Quartet audio interface

Review: Parallels Desktop 8 vs. VMware Fusion 5

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When Apple switched to Intel processors, Windows switchers as well as Mac users who needed to run the occasional Windows app rejoiced. That's because the chip switch was soon followed by the release of virtualization software that would let those users run Windows as if it were just another...
Review: Parallels Desktop 8 vs. VMware Fusion 5

Oracle Releases Java Development Kits for OS X as Work on Java SE 7 for Mac Continues

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Back in late 2010, Apple announced that it would cease supporting Java for OS X, with Steve Jobs noting that Apple was always a version behind that being distributed by Sun/Oracle, which handled Java for all other platforms. Confusion about whether Oracle would step into the Java void created by...
Oracle Releases Java Development Kits for OS X as Work on Java SE 7 for Mac Continues
Four new iOS apps you should check out this weekend

Firefox 12 goes live with quiet updates, WebGL boosts

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Mozilla has posted the finished release of Firefox 12. The browser has a key update each for Mac and Windows users. Windows' update is most conspicuous and doesn't need the user to confirm the update in a User Account Control prompt on Vista or 7. Mac users see a lift,...
Firefox 12 goes live with quiet updates, WebGL boosts
OS X Mountain Lion: A reluctant upgrader's hands-on

Apple 'bounce back' campaign aims to reclaim Mac users

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Drawing Mac users back into the OS X fold after they'd switched to Windows is a move that dovetails with Apple's new Final Cut Pro campaign and planned Mac Pro upgrade. [Read more]...
Apple 'bounce back' campaign aims to reclaim Mac users

Mac users may think they're safe from malware, but they're not | Kate Bevan

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For too long Mac users have been complacent about malware – it's time they woke up to the threat from trojans like FlashbackAre you reading this piece on a Mac? Do you have any antimalware software on your Mac? Wait, that's right, you don't need it, do you? Because the...
Mac users may think they're safe from malware, but they're not | Kate Bevan

Divvyshot Might Just Be The Most Gorgeous Photo Sharing Site Yet.

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I’m a firm believer that there is still room for another awesome photo sharing site, maybe a few. Flickr, Picasa, SmugMug all have their positives but none really take the biscuit. That’s why I was delighted to come across Divvyshot, a YCombinator start-up. Despite the awful name, this is in...
Divvyshot Might Just Be The Most Gorgeous Photo Sharing Site Yet.

Add to your design toolbox with The Name Your Own Price Designer Bundle [VB Store]

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This sponsored post is produced by StackSocial. There’s no doubt that “name your own price” bundles are becoming increasingly popular, so we’re bringing one to VentureBeat with The Name Your Own Price Designer Bundle. Here’s how it works: You pay what you want for 3 different designer assets and...
Add to your design toolbox with The Name Your Own Price Designer Bundle [VB Store]

Mac users prep for Windows 8

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The two best-known virtualization products for the Mac, Parallels Desktop for Mac and Fusion, have both now produced updates optimized for the upcoming Windows 8....
Mac users prep for Windows 8

The New Microsoft Office: 20 Things to Like, Not Like and Worry About

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When Steve Ballmer took the stage in San Francisco on Monday to reveal the next step in the evolution of Microsoft's most important application, he gave the world's 1 billion users of Microsoft Office plenty to look forward to - but also some things to worry about. Here's a sampling...
The New Microsoft Office: 20 Things to Like, Not Like and Worry About

Mac Users Left Wondering If OS X Snow Leopard's Retired

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Apple's refusal to put into writing its operating system support policy leaves Snow Leopard users wondering whether their copy of OS X has been retired....
Mac Users Left Wondering If OS X Snow Leopard's Retired

GIMP is Now a Self-Contained Native App for Mac OS X

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GIMP, the image editing program that’s a popular open-source alternative to Photoshop, is now easier than ever for Mac users to start using. Though it was completely free, installing it has long required that X11 also be installed — a major pain in the butt. That changes with the latest...
GIMP is Now a Self-Contained Native App for Mac OS X

Download FCP X, Motion, Compressor with One Visit to the Mac App Store

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Many Mac users know that first-party (Apple-developed) software is exclusive to the Mac App Store nowadays, but Cupertino is making sure everyone knows how they can buy the newest versions of Final Cut Pro, Motion, and Compressor. According to a support document published by Apple this week, “Final Cut Pro...
Download FCP X, Motion, Compressor with One Visit to the Mac App Store
Amazon Trade-In program conveniently now lists MacBook lineup, other laptops

"Alfred Is Another Nice Application Launcher, Quicksilver Alternative for Mac Users" - Lifehacker http://j.mp/acu3bv

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"Alfred Is Another Nice Application Launcher, Quicksilver Alternative for Mac Users" - Lifehacker http://j.mp/acu3bv

Firefox 14 Launches, Now Encrypts Your Google Searches By Default

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Mozilla today launched Firefox 14, the latest version of its popular browser. As usual, this new version doesn’t introduce any major new interface redesigns or other radical changes, but it does come with a number of welcome new features that should make the browsing experience a bit more pleasant and...
Firefox 14 Launches, Now Encrypts Your Google Searches By Default
VLC 2.0 available now, includes faster decoding and experimental Blu-ray support

Users finally triumph as Skype 5.8 goes on the Ultra Slimfast diet

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Yesterday, Skype updated its Mac client, significantly altering the user interface. That is not the story. Rather, the story is why the company changed, and how the update is largely focused on placating angry Apple users. In November 2010 Skype updated its Mac client and Skype went from a messaging...
Users finally triumph as Skype 5.8 goes on the Ultra Slimfast diet

VOD Service Acetrax Shutting Down, Forcing Customers Through DRM Hoops To Retain Their Purchased Movies

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Does DRM stop (or even slow down) piracy? This question's hardly hypothetical. It's been answered with a resounding "no" all over the internet. Of course, it's been argued that DRM was never about piracy prevention, but instead was a vehicle for content owners to control the technology in the...
VOD Service Acetrax Shutting Down, Forcing Customers Through DRM Hoops To Retain Their Purchased Movies

iTwin Connect updated with Mac support, offers inter-OS personal VPNs

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Back in 2009, we might have been a little, well, acerbic in our reaction to the initial iTwin. Yet here we are in good ole 2013, and the plucky USB networking key is alive and well. In fact, it was CES when we saw its latest incarnation -- iTwin...
iTwin Connect updated with Mac support, offers inter-OS personal VPNs
Android devs, you can now get your app running on a Mac

Hands-on with five antivirus apps for the Mac

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So Mac invulnerability to malware is a myth, at least according to security researchers from Kaspersky Lab. And although such a blunt statement may be a blow to the ego of some Mac users, it remains true. Security researchers from all walks have long argued that it was only a...
Hands-on with five antivirus apps for the Mac

Office for Mac 2011 SP2 is out, again

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Good news, Mac users, the second Service Pack for Office for Mac 2011 is out, yet again. Microsoft pulled the original edition after it caused issues on some machines. The problems were mostly clustered in Outlook, and ‘Mac database.’ Microsoft put out a workaround for the effected users, and pulled...
Office for Mac 2011 SP2 is out, again

F-secure releases free Flashback removal script for OS X

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The new free tool adds to the growing community effort to help affected Mac users remove the malware from their systems. [Read more]...
F-secure releases free Flashback removal script for OS X

Diablo 3 bedevils consoles on September 3rd, heading to Xbox 360 as well

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Diablo 3 isn't a Sony console exclusive anymore, it seems, with Blizzard Entertainment today announcing it's heading to Xbox 360 as well on September 3rd. The game will arrive for the PlayStation 3 on the same day as the 360 version, with the PlayStation 4 version arriving at an...
Diablo 3 bedevils consoles on September 3rd, heading to Xbox 360 as well
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