Gold Macs, big quarter, new MacBooks? Australian taxes, data gatherer, speed up Dock


Want a 24k gold Mac? You can have one for $11,000-plus — Want a gold iMac or MacBook? London’s gold craftsmen Goldgenie will embellish your Apple all-in-one in or laptop in pure 24k Gold with pricing starting at “only” cNZ$17,600 (£8,000 or about US$11,430).
[Who would do this to a machine you can’t upgrade? Two years later, all that the gold encases is out of date.]

Wall Street expects $76.5B in revenue from Apple in record — Apple is shortly expected to reveal that it just concluded its biggest quarter in the company’s history, with Wall Street watchers projecting an average of $76.5 billion in revenue from the holiday period.

New MacBooks by June? Apple will release new MacBook models by June at the latest, according to KGI Securities analyst Ming-Chi Kuo. Considering Apple last updated the MacBook Pro in May 2015 with minor performance enhancements, this could be a sign Apple is holding out for Intel’s Skylake processors before rolling out new models.

Apple paid $85 million in Australian taxes last year … on $8 billion in local revenue — The Sydney Morning Herald reports that Apple paid $85 million in Australian income tax last year, despite making almost $8 billion in local revenue according to accounts filed with the corporate regulator.

Yojimbo is one of the best info gathering apps for the Mac — Yojimbo often translates to ‘bodyguard’ and that’s a good name for a program that keeps and protects the little bits of information that come across our virtual desks on a daily basis.
Yojimbo for Mac OS X is a database of any information you can throw at it. Of all the information-gathering apps, it’s the clear leader in Mac integration and featuring a Mac interface.

How to use the Command Line to make the Dock appear faster on your Mac — The Dock in OS X can be set to always be visible, or it can be set to appear only when you mouse over its location on the edge of your screen. There’s a delay, however, between when you mouse over the edge and when the Dock actually appears, and some folks don’t care for that, but you can change this behaviour.


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