The new MacBook Pros are less than a day old, yet they’ve already got their first update waiting for them.
Apple’s Online Store listed Mac Pro models as new yesterday following the WWDC keynote, although the units did not include Thunderbolt, USB 3, or other significant updates. Apple has now removed the “new” designation.
At the WWDC keynote, Apple unveiled a new mapping app for iOS 6 which will replace the Map app that used Google data. Shortly after the presentation, digital maps provider TomTom confirmed it had signed an agreement with Apple to provide maps and other data.
The man who is known as the “Father of Siri” has a message for those users who think Siri isn’t all she’s cracked up to be, She may not be perfect, but she’s working just fine!
The WWDC keynote was only yesterday, but teardown gods iFixit have already got their hands on the updated Macbook Air and are tearing it down right this minute.
Have apps like Apple’s iMessage made carriers revisit how they charge their customers for voice, text, and data plans? Verizon seems to have heard the bell toll, as they have announced a new plan that allows customers to get rid of tiered voice minutes and text plans, and also lets them share data allotments among multiple devices.
After launching their Cloud Player service over a year ago, Amazon has finally released a native Cloud Player app for the iPhone, enabling users to stream music stored through the service over WiFi or cellular connections.
Apple began actively promoting their new Chinese-language features in both OS X Mountain Lion, and iOS 6 on Monday. The new features should help increase sales in the nation with the largest population in the world.
Although Apple’s first iOS 6 beta was only released to developers yesterday, a prominent jailbreak hacker has already managed to jailbreak the firmware on a fourth-generation iPod touch.
Pretty much as expected, Apple has decided to hike their Mac prices up in Europe, presumably to make up for the fall in value of the Euro.
iPhone 4 users are in for a disappointment this fall when they upgrade their devices to iOS 6. They won’t be able to use the turn-by-turn directions, or Flyover in the new Maps application. Those features will be limited to the iPhone 4S, iPad 2, and third-generation iPad.
You might have thought that because of their high price tag, the next gen Macbook Pros unveiled at WWDC would have enough stock to last. Already, that’s proven not to be the case, with the shipping estimate having gone up to 2-3 weeks.
Following Apple’s announcement of new Thunderbolt adapters yesterday, and a new Thunderbolt software update to support them, many users are now reporting that the update is causing kernel panics and boot failures on their devices.
As part of yesterday’s WWDC festivities, Apple announced the winners of the annual Apple Design Awards, recognizing developers of 11 different apps for their excellent work in creating innovate, functional, and well-designed apps.
The 17-inch MacBook Pro was completely absent from Apple’s announcements yesterday. And beyond being neglected, the 17-inch MacBook Pro was also removed from Apple’s online store. Murdered. Buried in the rain.
Apple’s public beta of Messages for Mac, an upcoming app included in OS X Mountain Lion, has now been yanked from Apple’s website in advance of Mountain Lion’s launch next month.