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1Password updated for Yosemite, gets fresh new look

17 Oct, 2014

The go-to password manager for Mac and iOS, 1Password, has been updated with full compatibility for OS X Yosemite. The update includes a nice new design that suits the new OS perfectly.

If you haven't yet made the leap and updated your system to Yosemite, I've included screenshots below that show-off the new design in all its glory.

1Password - lock screen

1Password - logins

1Password - identities

1Password - favourites & add item

OS X Yosemite now available as free upgrade

17 Oct, 2014

OS X Yosemite banner

Now available for download on the Mac App Store is the latest version of Mac OS X, Yosemite.

With an entirely new look to bring it inline with Apple's latest versions of iOS and a host of great new features, Yosemite looks to be a great leap forward for Mac OS X.

As always, before you upgrade, make sure you check that your favourite apps are compatible with the new OS by checking with the RoaringApps compatibility table.

Can my Mac run OS X Yosemite?

03 Jun, 2014

Want to prepare your Mac for OS X Yosemite?

Not sure if you can upgrade your Mac to the latest, beautifully re-designed version of Mac OS? Well if you're currently running Mountain Lion or Mavericks, you're in luck, with the list of compatible Macs remaining the same.

The Mac's listed below will be able to install Yosemite when it's available later in the year:

iMac
Mid-2007 or newer

MacBook
Late 2008 aluminium, or early 2009 or newer

MacBook Pro
13 inch: Mid-2009 or newer
15 inch: Mid-/late 2007 or newer
17 inch: Late 2007 or newer

MacBook Air
Late 2008 or newer

Mac mini
Early 2009 or newer

Mac Pro
Early 2008 or newer

Xserve
Early 2009

Source: Apple, Ars Technica

Can my iOS device run iOS 8?

03 Jun, 2014

Here's the list of iOS 8 compatible devices.

Apple today announced iOS 8, the 2014 update to "the world's most advanced mobile operating system". The compatibility for the latest update is pretty good, with the following devices able to run the new OS when it's released later in the year:

iPhone
  • iPhone 5s
  • iPhone 5c
  • iPhone 5
  • iPhone 4s
iPad
  • iPad with Retina display
  • iPad Air
  • iPad mini with Retina display
  • iPad mini
  • iPad 2
iPod
  • iPhone touch 5th generation

It's good to see the trusty ol' iPad 2 is still hanging in there.

You can read more about iOS 8 on Apple's beautiful product page.

WWDC 2014 Dashboard

02 Jun, 2014

Can't make it to WWDC? Never mind, keep up to date with this all-conquering dashboard.

A couple of weeks ago I wrote about Dash dashboards, and now I've found a use for one: to keep track of all things WWDC 2014.

WWDC 2014 Dashboard

Watch tweets roll-in in real-time, keep abreast of the latest news, follow your favourite live blog & see how the stock market reacts. If you can't make it to WWDC 2014, this is the next best thing.

Disable CloudFlare email obfuscation in CSS code blocks

01 Jun, 2014

On RoaringApps.com I've used CloudFlare for a couple of years to add an additional layer of security, as well as to reduce server load.

CloudFlare has a feature to obfuscate email addresses, protecting them from bots with malicious intentions. I've had this featured enabled from the get go, and it has been working in the background (I hope) ever since.

However, today I looked at the blog post on retina images I made a couple of weeks ago and noticed this:

span {  
  background-image: url('/img/hamburger.png'); 
}
@media only screen and (-webkit-min-device-pixel-ratio: 1.3), only screen and (min--moz-device-pixel-ratio: 1.3), only screen and (-o-min-device-pixel-ratio: 1.3 / 1), only screen and (min-resolution: 125dpi), only screen and (min-resolution: 1.3dppx) {
  span {
    background-image: url('/img/hamburger@2x.png
/* <![CDATA[ */
(function(){try{var s,a,i,j,r,c,l,b=document.getElementsByTagName("script");l=b[b.length-1].previousSibling;a=

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