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Apple Backtracks, No Longer Lists Mac Pro as ‘New’

Posted on 12/06/2012 by J. Glenn Künzler

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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.

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Apple and TomTom Sign Agreement for iOS 6 Map Data

Posted on 12/06/2012 by Chris Hauk

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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.

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Verizon is Killing Voice Minutes, Making Data Plans Shareable

Posted on 12/06/2012 by Chris Hauk

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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.

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iOS 6 Beta Already Jailbroken by MuscleNerd

Posted on 12/06/2012 by J. Glenn Künzler

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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.

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Winners Announced for 2012 Apple Design Awards

Posted on 12/06/2012 by J. Glenn Künzler

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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.

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Apple Kills Off 17-inch MacBook Pro

Posted on 12/06/2012 by J. Glenn Künzler

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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.

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