The NPD Group’s latest numbers on domestic Mac sales shows that sales are about even year-over-year for the month of April. One analyst sees that as a potentially positive thing for Apple.
Earlier, we told you about a major new update to Pixelmator, a popular and affordable Photoshop competitor for Mac. The update introduced over 100 new features – and Pixelmator’s customers were swift to show their appreciation by downloading over 500,000 copies of Pixelmator 2.2 in just one week!
In his interview with Politico, Apple CEO Tim Cook shared some new information about the new “Built in the USA” Mac model that will be officially announced later this year. Cook says that not only will the new machine be assembled in the U.S., it will use many components from domestic suppliers as well.
Availability of Apple’s 13-inch MacBook Air has begun to dry up at major authorized retail sellers, leading to speculation that the ultraportable notebook just might possibly be due for an impending product refresh.
As Apple continues to bolster their iWork development team (following a hiring boost back in February), the company has posted a new job listing for a software engineer to work on the next generation of iWork apps for Mac and iOS. Apple hasn’t significantly updated their iWork suite for the Mac since 2009, making a new version long overdue.
Apple has released a new update today for all of their Thunderbolt-enabled Macs (all current models except the Mac Pro). The update is intended to provide stability fixes and improvements for the Thunderbolt interface, as well as Target Disk Mode.
Microsoft has updated Office for Mac 2011, fixing some bugs, adding some features, and adding compatibility with the Office 365 subscription service.
Viber, the company that offers the popular free messaging and VoIP apps of the same name for iOS and Android, today announced the release of native desktop apps for both Mac and PC computers.
There are a lot of cool things you can do with Apple’s Time Machine backup service in OS X – which has a lot of power tools that most people aren’t aware of. One such feature is the ability to restrict the size of the Time Machine backup. While this isn’t an “official” feature of Time Machine as much as it is various hacks you can perform, it does the job quite well.
Having quick access to folders is a huge bonus for heavy Mac users, and Popup Window does a great job of letting you add/remove your most accessed folders to your screen, without cluttering your Dock.
Well over a year after first announcing the product at CES in 2012, Belkin has finally released their Thunderbolt Express dock, available now for $299. The dock includes Gigabit Ethernet, a FireWire 800 port, an extra Thunderbolt port, audio in and out jacks, and more, totaling 8 usable ports.
Apple’s Magic Trackpad, with its large 5-inch square surface, existed without direct competition for quite a while. It simply had no equal. Logitech aims to change all that with their Rechargeable Trackpad for Mac. Does the Logitech T651 have what it takes to challenge the Magic Trackpad? Read on to find out!
KGI Securities analyst Ming-Chi Kuo suggests that Apple will introduce new models across the entire MacBook lineup at the Worldwide Developers Conference in June. Previously he has stated he didn’t expect Apple to continue offering non-Retina display machines, but has changed that outlook.
A brand-new version of Delicious Monster’s Delicious Library 3, the company’s popular cataloging app for OS X, is now available in the Mac App Store. The updated app offers a new recommendation engine, 3D cover-view interface, interactive charts mode, flexible smart shelves, and more.
After nearly two years without an update, Twitter has finally released a significant update to their official Mac app, adding Retina display support, significantly improved photo sharing, support for additional languages, a newly redesigned compose window, and more.
There haven’t been a whole lot of recent rumors about Apple’s next MacBook update, but with Intel’s new Haswell processors already shipping to manufacturers, and set to launch very soon, it appears that new MacBooks could launch within the next few months.