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Crazy Vogue sentences, screen captures, TechTool Pro 8, resetting RAM, best telecommuter


The 5 craziest sentences in Vogue’s profile of Tim Cook and Jony Ive — Haskell’s piece, Apple and Fashion: A Love Story for the Digital Ages is a breezy 900-odd words, so you should definitely check it out. For what it lacks in insight, it makes up for in prose — Macworld just delivers the five most bananas sentences, as chosen by the Macworld staff in our Slack just now.

Voila! for Mac OS X is a near-perfect screen capturing tool — If you need to capture, annotate and share images, Global Delight’s Voila is a near-perfect tool for the job. It boasts the ability to capture a region from the screen in rectangular, circular, polygonal or free hand form. You can do screen captures at 60 frames per second.

TechTool Pro 8 on special — TechTool Pro 8 goes above and beyond the basic diagnostics to keep your system running like a dream. It even goes as far as testing your motherboard, which no rival tool can do. But that’s not all. Test everything from the sensors to the fans, and everything in between. Even create a bootable diagnostic device to test in the field. Whether you own a personal Mac or a whole fleet of business machines, TechTool Pro will catch problems before they start. Mac Observer has it on sale for 60% off.

How to reset the PRAM/NVRAM on your Mac — Sometimes your Mac’s parameter RAM (PRAM) or Non-Volatile RAM (NVRAM) gets screwed up and can cause start-up problems for your computer. Turning off your computer’s power doesn’t clear PRAM and NVRAM; a battery or capacitor on the motherboard keeps them active. If you think you’re having this problem, here’s what you need to do.

Apple is among the best companies that allow employees to telecommute — Apple, Dell, IBM, Aetna, ADP, and UnitedHealth Group are among the top companies posting the most jobs that allow people to telecommute full-time, according to FlexJobs, an online service for professionals seeking telecommuting, flexible schedule, part-time, and freelance jobs.

32% of the market, OS 10.11.2, OS 10 code, Techtool Pro 8, historic Apple sites

Techtool Pro 8, the premier protecting and fixing software for Mac, finally got its El Capitan update and is also discounted until Christmas.
Techtool Pro 8, the premier analysing, protecting and fixing software for Mac, finally got its El Capitan update and is also discounted until Christmas.

Apple will close out the year with 32 percent of the ultraportable market — Apple is predicted to close out 2015 with 32% share of the ultraportable PC segment, specifically due to its MacBook Air models, according to ABI Research.

Apple releases OS X El Capitan v10.11.2: Handoff, AirDrop, Mail, iCloud Photo Sharing, more — Apple has released OS X El Capitan v10.11.2. The update offers improvements to Wi-Fi, Handoff, AirDrop, Bluetooth, Mail, iCloud Photo Sharing and Live Photos, FaceTime, Messages and more. The update also includes fixes specific to Enterprise users. Open the App Store, click Updates at top right … (it’s free). Here’s a list of its features.
Meanwhile, adoption of OS X and iOS devices continues to grow in the enterprise and education markets according to JAMF Software’s second annual global survey of IT professionals on Apple adoption.

Apple publishes open-source code for OS X El Capitan — Apple has officially released the open-source components behind OS X El Capitan, making good on the licensing requirements of the code.

Techtool Pro 8 gets El Capitan compatibility — The world’s best consumer Mac protection and fixing utility just got El Capitan compatibility (thank goodness!). If you have Techtool Pro 8 already, simply open the app and choose Check For Updates in the Techtool Pro 8 menu. If you haven’t upgraded to from a previous version of Techtool Pro, you can do so online, with both the Buy and Update prices being discounted until year’s end as a Macworld offer (buy it for US$40 instead of US$100). You can also see all the things it can do on this page.

Google Street View glances at seven locations from early Apple history — Here’s a look at what some of these places look like today, courtesy of Google Street View.

Apple R&D, TechTool Pro 8, CleanMyMac, Photos and maps

TechTool Pro 8 tests components on your motherboard that no other utility can access
TechTool Pro 8 tests components on your motherboard no other utility can access

Apple spending on research and development swells again to US$1.9 billion — Apple’s spending on research and development surged year over year by another $500 million last quarter, reaching $1.9 billion and growing to 3.3% of the company’s total net sales. Apple also already plans to expand the Israeli R&D centre it opened just weeks ago.

TechTool Pro 8 ships — Micromat has shipped the latest version of the premium Mac fixit software with new and sped-up diagnostic routines and more. It’s around US$100 but if you already have 7, it’s US$40 to upgrade.

CleanMyMac 3 review: Make more room on your crowded hard drive — CleanMyMac 3 is as the new version of MacPaw’s catch-all utility to scan your Mac and remove gigabytes of assorted kerfuffle and gunk that builds up over time. Macworld reviews it.

Finding your photos on a map, and dealing with metadata — A Macworld guide to these Photos features.