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Saturday, August 30, 2014
Checked 3:15 PM; Last Updated 3:15 PM CDT; 20:15 GMT


MacSurfer's Tracked Sites

Accelerate Your Mac! (Checked 3:15 PM CDT; no changes since Friday)
  • "Apple/Mac/iOS related News/Software/Op-Ed/PR"
  • "Recently Updated Apple Support/How-To Articles"
  • "Other News/Reviews/Tech/Tips/OT"
  • "Another 2009 Mac Pro Northbridge Heatsink Retainer Repair (overheating)"
  • "Nvidia CUDA v6.5.14 Update for OS X"
  • "Apple iPhone 5 Battery Replacement Program"
  • "Quick Take: 2006 Mac Pro Dual 3GHz (X5365s) Upgrade"
  • "Tips for HDCP Errors with iTunes HD Content"
  • "Quick Take: 2013 Mac Pro SSD in a Late 2013 Retina MacBook Pro (1GB/s Read/Write)"
  • "Mac compatible 802.11ac WiFi adapters page updated" ...
AppleToolbox (Checked 3:15 PM; no changes since 8/7)
  • "Aerial photos of Apple Campus 2 (update # 5)"
  • "Apple plans to open second store in Turkey (confirmed)"
  • "Latest aerial photos reveal rapid progress at Apple Campus 2 construction site"
  • "Apple and the FDA have discussed FDA regulations regarding possible new mobile products, sensors and a glucometer"
  • "A few privileged in North Korea can now use Google Maps"
  • "Apple’s new ‘smart home’ patent"
  • "How to view & adjust your cellular data use on your iPhone & iPad"
  • "iCloud: Find My iPhone, iPad and Mac"
  • "13 years of Apple retail stores"
  • "iOS Facebook: “Error Signing In”, fix" ...
Inside Mac Games (Checked 2:30 PM; no changes since 1:30 PM CDT)
  • "The Walking Dead Season 2 Available Next Tuesday"
  • "Civilization Week Continues At Mac Game Store"
  • "Europa Universalis IV: Res Publica Available Now"
  • "Europa Universalis IV Conquest Collection Comes To MGS"
  • "Heroes & Legends: Conquerors Of Kolhar Announced"
  • "European Vehicle Pack Rolls Out For Cities In Motion 2"
  • "Hearthstone: Curse Of Naxxramas Shuffles The Deck July 22"
  • "Mac Users To Get Early Access To Clockwork Empires Soon"
dealMac (Checked 3:15 PM; no changes since 2:45 PM CDT)
  • "Samsung 500GB 840 EVO mSATA Internal SSD for $240 + free shipping"
  • "Refurb RCA 39" 1080p LCD HDTV w/ $22 Sears credit for $200 + free shipping"
  • "Refurb Sony NEX-5TL 16MP Camera w/ lenses, case for $450 + free shipping"
  • "Verbatim 4.7GB 16X DVD+R Media 50-Pack for $6 after rebate + free shipping"
  • "Sennheiser HD 439 Around-Ear Portable Headphones for $45 + free shipping"
  • "Belkin Universal Bluetooth Wireless Keyboard for $18 + free shipping"
  • "Samsung 65" 240Hz 1080p 3D WiFi Smart TV for $1,409 + $49 s&h ... or less"
  • "Refurbished BenQ 1080p 3D DLP Projector for $600 + $5 s&h"
  • "Refurb 1st-Gen Apple iPad 64GB WiFi Tablet for $140 + free shipping"
  • "RCA 32" 720p LED LCD HDTV w/ $31 SYWR Credit for $140 + pickup at Kmart" ...
iLounge (Checked 3:15 PM CDT; no changes since Friday)
  • "News: iLounge Weekly coming Monday, last chance for August giveaway"
  • "Mac: Autodesk Pixlr"
  • "News: Apple to add 3X Retina Display support to iPhone 6?"
  • "News: iPhone 6 logic board leak shows NFC, A8 chips"
  • "News: Massive report reveals Apple’s PR strategies"
  • "News: iWatch not shipping until 2015?"
  • "News: Daily Deal: Freebie Friday Roundup"
  • "News: Report: Dutch chipmaker NXP to provide iPhone 6 NFC chips"
  • "Mac: Incase Icon Sleeve with Tensaerlite"
  • "Video Review: Parrot’s Jumping Sumo and Rolling Spider" ...
iUseThis OS X Software (Checked 3:15 PM CDT; no changes since Thursday)
  • "PDF Editor X - An Editor /Viewer for PDF File - 1.0"
  • "Mousecape - 0.0.5"
  • "WinX Free DVD to VOB Ripper - 7.0.7"
  • "Via FTP - 2.0"
  • "Smart Duplicate Finder Mac - 2.0"
  • "Paint Writer By DCBM Co., Ltd - 1.0"
  • "CheckMate - 1.1.2"
  • "X-Stream Radio Recorder - 1.1"
  • "Simple HTTP Server Pro - 3.1"
  • "Paw HTTP Client - 2.0.9" ...
Low End Mac (Checked 1:30 PM CDT; no changes since Friday)
  • "Mac of the Day:Colour Classic II, introduced 1993.10.31. A big improvement over the original CC, this 33 MHz model was never sold in the States."
  • "August 30 in LEM history"
  • "DropBox Mobile... A Photo Stream Alternative"
Macworld (Checked 3:15 PM; no changes since 9:15 AM CDT)
  • "The Week in iPad Cases: Looks and feel"
  • "The Week in iPhone Cases: Barely there"
  • "Virtual TimeClock review: Keep track of your employee's work hours"
  • "The Week in iOS Apps: Old games, new life"
  • "The Week in IOS Accessories: Rock and Roll, Hoochie Koo"
  • "Apple TV now channeling Showtime, iTunes Festival"
  • "The top iOS 8 features for business users"
  • "Researchers: iPhones, iPads connected to Windows PCs are at risk"
  • "The Week in Mac Apps: Digital factotum"
  • "What to expect from Apple this fall" ...
MacDailyNews (Updated 3:15 PM CDT)
  • "Apple’s ‘iPhone 6′ could bring mobile payments to the world"
  • "Why we haven’t seen any leaked images of the iWatch"
  • "Apple invites Gizmodo to September 9th special media event"
  • "Survey details what consumers want in iPhone 6"
  • "Apple’s new whiz kids"
  • "Fully assembled, functional iPhone 6 booting to ‘Connect to iTunes’ screen shown in new video"
  • "Apple shares hit new all-time intraday and closing highs"
  • "Support for 3x image assets found in latest iOS 8 beta ahead iPhone 6 event"
  • "NFC chip from NXP confirmed for Apple’s ‘iPhone 6′"
  • "Apple appeals Judge Lucy Koh’s refusal to block sales of Samsung’s patent-infringing phones" ...
Macintosh News Network (Checked 3:15 PM; no changes since 1:30 PM CDT)
  • "Microsoft Ireland data warrant upheld, stay on data turnover lifted"
  • "Review: Kanex KTU10 Thunderbolt to eSATA and USB 3.0 adapter"
  • "Reviews: Kanex KTU10 Thunderbolt to USB 3.0 and eSATA"
  • "AT&T files patent suit against Cox over years of unlicensed patent use"
  • "Review: Logitech Hyperion Fury mouse"
  • "Reviews: Logitech Hyperion Fury mouse"
  • "Briefly: RHA T10i headphones, 8big Rack Thunderbolt 2 48TB shipping"
  • "Developer finds evidence supporting 3x resolution coming to iPhone"
  • "Company compiles Apple's Swift for use with Android, Windows .NET"
  • "Apple to appeal blocked injunction against Samsung products" ...
MacInTouch (Updated 1:30 PM CDT)
  • Apple notes warns of big change in upcoming OS X 10.9.5 update
  • Security notes
  • Backup notes
  • Other reader reports include Applications, Help, iCloud, Internet Services, more ...
The Mac Observer (Checked 3:15 PM CDT; no changes since Friday)
  • "Get Free Bitcoins with 45 Website Faucets that Really Pay [Update]"
  • "Level Up Contacts with Contact Center"
  • "8 Predictions for Apple’s September 9 Media Event"
  • "How To Tell iMessages From Text Messages"
  • "2 Deals and 4 Freebies"
  • "Apple’s September 9 Event Won’t be What we Expect"
  • "Emoji-Only Social Network Emojili App Released on iTunes"
  • "TMO Daily Observations: 2014-08-29"
  • "New Photos Show iPhone 6 in Grey, Gold, Silver"
  • "Bloomberg Backs Up Wearables Announcement at Apple’s Sept 9 Event" ...
Mac OS X Hints (Updated 3:15 PM CDT)
  • "10.8: Open a specific browser based on the URL"
  • "Setting Up an iOS 7 On-Demand VPN"
  • "Mousecape – Customize Cursors on OS X"
  • "Make iWork 09 the default and avoid update nagging"
  • "10.9: Update OS without creating a user on a new Mac"
  • "Name Faces in iPhoto efficiently"
  • "10.9: Terminal text shortcuts still work in Safari"
  • "Automatically restart Logmein Hamachi"
  • "Placeholder info for AppleTV in Profile Manager"
  • "10.9: Convert gitolite managed git repositories to Xcode Server" ...
Mac News (Checked 3:15 PM CDT; no changes since Friday)
  • "ArtRage for Mac OS X gets 64-bit support"
  • "Jettison is ready for OS X Yosemite's 'dark mode'"
  • "Billings Pro for Mac OS X, iOS revved to version 1.8"
  • "FabFilter releases FabFilter Pro-Q 2 equalizer plug-in"
  • "Apple officially announces Sept. 9 media event"
  • "New StuffIt Deluxe 16 lets Mac users store, share compressed photos, videos, music"
  • "AKVIS Refocus for Mac OS X gets new refocusing algorithm"
  • "myTuner Relax is a new relaxation app for Mac OS X"
  • "ConceptDraw Pro revved to version 10"
  • "Maintain serves up Cocktail 7.1 (Mavericks Edition)" ...
MacUpdate (Checked 3:15 PM; no changes since 2:45 PM CDT)
  • "Phonetizer 2.1 - Tool for ESL and EFL teachers that adds transcription to any text. (Demo)"
  • "ImageGlitch 1.0.2 - Digitally destroy or alter images. (Commercial)"
  • "Poedit 1.6.9 - Cross-platform gettext catalogs (.po files) editor. (Free)"
  • "Timings 2.1.3 - Flexible time tracking for projects. (Demo)"
  • "TenFourFox 31.1 - Harness the power of Firefox 31 on your PowerPC Mac. (Free)"
  • "Gorilla 5.5.4 - Filmmaking assistant for pre- and post-production. (Updater)"
  • "Investoscope 3.0.2 - Portfolio tracker for the individual investor. (Demo)"
  • "Shortcat 0.7.2 - Control your applications with a few short keystrokes (beta). (Free)"
  • "FinKit 3.3.3 - Multi-function financial calculator. (Shareware)"
  • "BeFit 3.9 - Track your caloric intake in everyday foods. (Demo)" ...
MacWindows (Checked 3:15 PM CDT; no changes since Thursday)
  • "TIP: Workaround for Mavericks-OS X Server ACL problems"
  • "TIP: Javascript could help Mavericks and Outlook Web problem"
  • "DFS and slow SMB file sharing access for Macs"
  • "Lack of OS X ACL File Locking problem points to Deduplication"
  • "Readers sees Mavericks ACL problems with OS X Server"
  • "OS X Migration Assistant problems with ACLs"
  • "Excel shortcuts for Mac-Win side-by-side"
  • "Parallels Desktop 10 a big upgrade with new features, more speed and battery life"
  • "TIP: Turn off ABE to fix Mavericks ACL Windows Server glitches"
  • "OS X Server doesn't have Mavericks ACL issues" ...
Macworld UK (Checked 3:15 PM; no changes since 3:00 AM CDT)
  • "Best Mac for gaming"
  • "Dive into OS X Yosemite in Macworld's October Digital Edition"
  • "Apple will keep pushing for a sales ban on Samsung products"
  • "Look but don't touch: Apple wearable won't ship until 2015, report says"
  • "iPhone 6 release date, rumours, video, UK price & images"
  • "iPad Pro 2014 release date, bigger iPad rumours and leaked images"
  • "Are environmental sensors coming to the iPhone?"
  • "Apple iWatch rumours, release date & images"
  • "What to expect from Apple's September 9 event"
  • "iPad 6 release date rumours: 2GB iPad Air rumours hint at split-screen multitasking" ...
O'Grady's PowerPage (Updated 3:15 PM CDT)
  • "Apple patent filing hints at NFC, digital wallet technologies"
  • "Apple announces September 9th media event"
  • "Leaked iPhone 6 component pictures show purported SIM card tray, Apple logo and speaker elements"
  • "Rumor: Apple to unveil iWatch alongside iPhone 6 at September 9th media event"
  • "Rumor: Apple to release thinner MacBook Air in late 2014, early 2015"
  • "Leaked component image bolsters rumors of redesigned True Tone flash for iPhone 6"
  • "Additional leaked details indicate iPhone 6 “Phosphorous” sensor may serve barometric function, not health-related function"
  • "Apple launches iPhone 5 battery replacement program for units experiencing poor battery life"
  • "Analyst: Rumored display shortage will have “no impact” on iPhone 6 launch sales"
  • "Rumor: Apple to include “Phosphorous” coprocessor for iPhone 6′s HealthKit data collection, functionality" ...
prMac (Checked 3:15 PM; no changes since 11:00 AM CDT)
  • "The Vision Board App - Dream, Believe, Attract"
  • "Bad Driver Database Allows Good Drivers to Voice their Frustration"
  • "Word Raider - Accurately Learn English Words"
  • "Mobileaze Announces Ripil for iPhone"
  • "Rhythm Studio 1.10 for iOS Puts Recording Studio at Your Fingertips"
  • "TakeOff Running Shows its Face on Apple App Store"
  • "Kickstarter your app - Learn to Make iPhone Apps with Swift for iOS 8"
  • "Make New Love Connections With TagDates - Blind Edition 1.2 for iOS"
  • "Brainwaves is 3 Year Old - Thank You for Your Trust and Support"
  • "Business Card Scanner Contact Snapper for iOS Gets Major Update" ...
Softpedia (Checked 3:15 PM; no changes since 3:00 PM CDT)
  • "MAMP Pro 3.0.6 - Helps you install and administer your own development environments that offer support for multiple Dynamic DNS, virtual hosts and more"
  • "MidiYodi 3.0 - A lightweight and very easy to use MIDI file examiner, player and editor which allows you to easily process files from the comfort of your desktop."
  • "DxO Optics Pro 9.5.2 Build 133 - A professional and feature-rich photo correction and manipulation application designed to automatically improve the quality of your images"
  • "Easy Java Simulations 5.0.140730 / 5.01.140826 Beta - A free application to design and develop Java simulations"
  • "Readerware 3.39 - Easily catalog your library."
  • "Enigmail 1.7.2 - A browser extension that allows users to access various authentication and encryption features"
  • "Stanford NER 3.4.1 - A Conditional Random Field sequence model"
  • "SugarSync - A minimalist Mac OS X application designed to help you sync your files and folders to multiple devices, share content to other users and more."
  • "dlib 18.10 - Modern C++ library with a focus on portability and program correctness"
  • "Google App Engine 1.9.10 - A great PaaS engine that enables you to quickly deploy web applications on the same scalable systems that power the Google web apps." ...
TidBITS (Checked 3:15 PM CDT; no changes since Friday)
  • "External Link: Google’s Secret Delivery Drones"
  • "FunBITS: Getting The Most Out Of Your iPhone’s Music With CanOpener"
  • "Replace a Dying iPhone 5 Battery: Take Two"
  • "Dropbox Drops Pro Price, Adds Pro Features"
  • "Microsoft Office 2011 14.4.4"
  • "BBEdit 10.5.12 and TextWrangler 4.5.10"
  • "External Link: Marco Arment’s Mega Review of Portable, Closed Headphones"
  • "LaunchBar 6.1"
  • "External Link: The Columbia Journalism Review Interviews John Siracusa"
  • "Take Control of OS X Server, Chapter 12: Software Updates" ...
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