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About this site — is owned by Mark Webster, experienced writer and IT commentator and former editor of NZ Macguide magazine (2002-2007). He has worked exclusively with Apple equipment for 23 years. Mark writes an Apple blog for the New Zealand Herald online under Technology: Apple Watch

Mac News

Wednesday, 23 April 2014
Apple Store logo leaves start going green in honour of Earth Day — Apple offers free recycling of its products worldwide — Apple pushes OS X security update, Safari 7.0.3 — SimCity 4 Deluxe Edition reigns supreme on Mac — Leaked technical data indicates 40 Gbps transfer rates coming with Thunderbolt 3.0 — New tactical shooter on the Mac — 1Password for Mac updated... read more


Wednesday, 23 April 2014
Apple releases iOS 7.1.1 update with Touch ID, keyboard improvements, bug fixes — 1Password for iOS updated with all-new design, support for multiple vaults, and more — Chinese iOS malware stealing Apple IDs and passwords from jailbroken devices — Logitech announces thinner Ultrathin Keyboard Cover, 3 new iPad cases — Next-generation Hearing Aids tune in to iPhone — Using tablets to reach kids with autism... read more


Friday, 04 April 2014
Finally, a handsome screen protector that offers a high level of protection with perfect clarity... read more


Tuesday, 22 April 2014
Almost everyone on Mac uses Apple Mail, and it's a very solid email reader that supports Apple's other technologies like Contacts, Calendar and Spotlight. (Thanks to easter I did not put tips up last Friday 18th, but I'll leave these up all week. also, they'll appear in the next MagBytes which is out this Thursday.)... read more