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Steve Jobs signed Mac OS X manual, employment application, and more up for auction, may net up to $50,000

Steve Jobs signed Mac OS X manual, employment application, and more up for auction, may net up to $50,000

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Three new items signed by Steve Jobs are going up for auction early next month. With the scarcity of Jobs’ autographed items, these latest auctions are expected to fetch between $15,000- $50,000.

Cheetah3D 7.2 released: Adds support for HEVC, ProRes, IES Lights & more

Cheetah3D 7.2 released: Adds support for HEVC, ProRes, IES Lights & more

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MW3D-Solutions today announces Cheetah3D 7.2, an important feature update to its popular 3D modeling solution for Mac OS X. Version 7.2 is now using the AVFoundation framework, which offers much faster and higher quality movie export and support for state of the art movie codecs like HEVC. Professional users will enjoy the added ProRes workflow. The Cheetah3D unbiased render engine Falcon also sees some great additions like support for IES lights, Filmic tone mapping and improved soft shadows.

Intel fixes Spectre flaw in latest CPUs

Intel fixes Spectre flaw in latest CPUs

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Intel has completed its Spectre fixes for its latest range of processors. Patches for Skylake, Kaby Lake, and Coffee Lake chipsets are now available to computer and motherboard manufacturers. Apple has already rolled out macOS and OS X updates to fix the problem. Almost every computer owner has been affected by the Spectre and Meltdown

SOMA Horror Game, Safe Mode Arrives On PlayStation 4

SOMA Horror Game, Safe Mode Arrives On PlayStation 4

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After the SOMA Safe Mode was made available during December 2017 for the Xbox One and PC versions of SOMA, the science fiction horror video game developed by Frictional Games for PC, OS X, Linux, PlayStation 4 and Xbox One. The development team this week announce the arrival of the SOMA Safe Mode on the

CopyQ is an advanced Clipboard Manager

CopyQ is an advanced Clipboard Manager

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CopyQ is a cross-platform open-source clipboard manager for Linux, Windows and Mac OS X that is easy to use and quite powerful thanks to the advanced features that it offers. Clipboard managers

Default Folder X 5.2.2 improves speed, adds features and fixes bugs

Default Folder X 5.2.2 improves speed, adds features and fixes bugs

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Denver-based St. Clair Software releases Default Folder X 5.2.2 today, an update to their award-winning utility for Mac OS X. Default Folder X enhances the file dialogs of all Mac OS X applications. It provides fast navigation to files, convenient previews, integrated Spotlight tagging and more. Default Folder X's custom keyboard shortcuts put favorite and recent folders at your fingertips. Version 5.2.2 improves performance and compatibility while adding interface and AppleScript enhancements.

iOS 11 Telugu Text Bug, the Mac’s Good Old Days of Snow Leopard – TMO Daily Observations 2018-02-15

iOS 11 Telugu Text Bug, the Mac’s Good Old Days of Snow Leopard – TMO Daily Observations 2018-02-15

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Andrew Orr and John Martellaro join Jeff Gamet to explain the Telugu text bug in iOS 11, and they also look at what we’d miss out on if Apple took us back to the good old days of OS X Snow Leopard.

Refurb MacBook Pro i7 Quad 15" Retina Laptop for $769 + free shipping w/code E8DKPEQ2GFNY20

Refurb MacBook Pro i7 Quad 15" Retina Laptop for $769 + free shipping w/code E8DKPEQ2GFNY20

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JemJem offers the refurbished 4.5-lb. Apple MacBook Pro Intel Core i7 2.4GHz 15.4" Laptop with Retina Display for $789. Coupon code "E8DKPEQ2GFNY20" cuts that to $769. With free shipping, that's $11 under our mention from last month and the lowest price we could find for a refurb by $161. It features an Intel Core i7 2.4GHz quad-core processor, 15.4" 2880x1800 LED-backlit Retina display, 16GB RAM, 256GB SSD, NVIDIA GeForce GT 650M 1GB graphics card, and Mac OS X 10.8 Mountain Lion. (No optical drive is included.) Deal ends February 28. Note: A 90-day JemJem warranty applies.

What Would it Be Like to Go Back to macOS Snow Leopard?

What Would it Be Like to Go Back to macOS Snow Leopard?

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Some have fond remembrances of the halcyon of Mac OS X Snow Leopard. But what would it really be like to go back to this venerable OS?

Refurb Apple iMac Core 2 Duo 22" Desktop for $280 + free shipping

Refurb Apple iMac Core 2 Duo 22" Desktop for $280 + free shipping

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Yugster offers the refurbished Apple iMac Core 2 Duo 3.06GHz 21.5" Desktop bundled with a Macally Wired Keyboard and Mouse for $279.99 with free shipping. That's the lowest price we could find for this refurb iMac with the the keyboard and mouse by $45. It features the Intel Core 2 Duo 3.06GHz processor, 21.5" 1920x1080 LED-backlit LCD, 4GB RAM, 500GB 7200 rpm hard drive, AMD Radeon HD 6770M 256MB graphics, DVD burner, and Mac OS X 10.11 El Capitan. Note: A 30-day Yugster warranty applies.

Interactive Playgrounds

Interactive Playgrounds

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Xcode 7.3 beta 3 adds interactive iOS and OS X playgrounds that allow you to click, drag, type, and otherwise interact with the user interfaces you code into your playground. These interfaces react just as they would within a full application. Interactive playgrounds help you to quickly prototype and build your applications, and simply provide another great way to interact with your code

Swift 2 Apps in the App Store

Swift 2 Apps in the App Store

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Swift 2 is ready for the world. You can now submit your apps that take advantage of the latest features in Swift 2 that make code more readable and powerful, including guard , the new error handling model, and availability controls. Make sure to build your apps with Xcode 7 and test with the GM seed of OS X El Capitan , and the final versions of iOS 9 and watchOS 2

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