Category: Macintosh

Interview: Mike Harvey of Nibble magazine

I had the pleasure of interviewing Mike Harvey of Nibble magazine with my friend John Leake at KansasFest, as another joint interview between Call-A.P.P.L.E. and RetroMacCast.  The interview audio can be heard on RetroMacCast episode 413. Mike Harvey, the founder and publisher of the long-lived Nibble magazine, has career that spans major companies in the […]

ClamXav Anti-Virus Updated to 2.8.7

The ClamXav Anti-Virus software has been updated.  The latest update to the software includes a number of improvements to the software related to backups and recovery as well as being updated for Apple’s latest operating system, Mac OS X 10.11 El Capitain. Version 2.8.7 includes the following changes: Improved recognition of Time Capsule data volume […]

Parallels Releases Version 11.0.2 of the Parallels Desktop for Mac

Parallels has released an update to their Parallels Desktop for the Mac.  Version 11.0.2 addresses a host of issues and program stability.  Fixes to the program include the following: Resolves an issue with mouse cursor positioning in Windows 10 when using all displays in Full Screen Resolves an issue with dragging and dropping from a […]

Rogue Invader: 1-bit Games Are Still Cool

  Do you miss the days of 1-bit Mac games? Squishy Games is finishing Rogue Invader – their nearly-complete, modern side-scrolling shooter, due to be released February 2016 in 720p black and white.  The early build I played looks impressive and shows a lot of promise. Creator Nathan Rees spoke with me as he was preparing to launch his Kickstarter: Brian […]

Shining a Light on Retrobrite

After I gave a presentation on Retrobrite at KansasFest, people asked me to write about the process, never wrote about Retrobrite as there are so many articles and videos on the internet but finally found some time to write about it. There are many ways to Retrobrite.  I avoid submerging because it’s a waste of […]