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Feeling burnt by MacKeeper? Claim a refund
If you have purchased the MacKeeper utility suite for your Mac and are finding it does not perform its functions as advertised, then you can now make a claim for a refund of your purchase.
MacKeeper has developed a reputation as one of the more notorious software packages for OS X, which offers tools for repairing, cleaning, and securing Mac OS systems. Continue reading
Apple’s Swift programming language now available in Mandarin
When it comes to developing code, if you have limited English knowledge then you might find yourself not only frustrated with the programming logic, but also the fact that you will have to pick up enough English to understand what is being typed. However, with Apple’s new easy-to-learn programming language Swift, a new project has translated the language into Mandarin Chinese, making it easier to pick up for people who speak this language with not much English. Continue reading
Nvidia releases Geforce update with beta support for iMacs and MacBook Pros
Nvidia has released new versions of its Geforce and Quadro drivers for OS X, which provide tweaks and bug fixes for Mac Pro users. In addition, they include beta support for Macs with non-workstation graphics cards, including recent iMac and MacBook Pro models. Continue reading
MacBook Pro firmware update addresses flash storage data corruption
Apple has released a Flash Storage firmware update for its latest mid-2015 MacBook Pro systems, which addresses a rare bug with the hard drives on these systems that could lead to data corruption.
The update should be available through Apple’s Software Update service on relevant systems, so if you have one of these models then be sure to Continue reading
System Software 6.0.2 released for Apple IIgs
If you are still using your old Apple IIgs, then you may be relieved to know that after about 22 years, a much needed software update is available for it. The Apple IIgs was released in 1986, and ran as part of Apple’s lineup until 1992, during which it ran a version of Apple’s GS/OS operating system, a precursor to the Mac OS that was developed for a while alongside Apple’s flagship operating system. The development of GS/OS officially ended with version 6.0.1, but enthusiast groups have been keeping the system alive and have just released version 6.0.2. Continue reading
Apple Updates AppleCare+ for Apple Watch: Covering greater charge ranges
Apple has updated its AppleCare+ protection plan for the Apple Watch, claiming it will replace batteries free of charge if they do not hold at least 80% of its original charge level. This changes from the original AppleCare+ plan that only addressed batteries that would not hold 50% of their original charge. Continue reading