Voice dictation – which, for those of you not familiar, translates your spoken voice into text to save your fingers from typing – has been around on OS X since the release of OS X Mountain Lion. But with OS X Mavericks, Apple has made the feature even better by adding one simply feature: The ability to use dictation offline!
Apple has already told the world that their shiny new black aluminum trash can Mac Pro will officially go on sale sometime in December – but now that December has arrived, there’s still no sign of official sales at the Apple Online Store or Apple’s retail stores. A German Apple retailer claims to offer a clue regarding the launch.
Instead of iTunes Radio discouraging new Internet radio player apps, it seems to have done just the opposite. New Internet radio station apps seem to be released very day. It is certain however, that these new apps need some outstanding features to grab the users eye. Enter SonicWeb Internet Radio Player.
Roughly two weeks after releasing the second developer beta of OS X 10.9.1 to members of their Mac Developer Program, Apple has already seeded a third 10.9.1 beta. The update bears a build number of 13B40 – 5 builds newer than the previous seed.
While I have totally bought into the iOS ecosystem, with most of my music, ebooks, video, and ALL of my apps coming from Apple’s various stores, there are still times when I download music or videos and can use some help converting it and copying it over to my various iOS devices. Enter iSkySoft TunesOver.
Today is Cyber Monday, the day you can find all sorts of deals online! Why should the App Store be any different? So, while you’re online looking for deals on gifts for others, why not treat yourself to some cheap, or even free, apps. Most of these deals end at midnight tonight, Cyber Monday.
Attention holiday shoppers! If you’re planning on ordering Christmas gifts via the online Apple Store, you’ve got a decent amount of time left. Well, unless you’re planning on ordering a personally engraved Retina iPad mini, for that you only have until December 5th to place your order.
Fantastical, the natural language event/reminder app for the Mac, has been updated by developer Flexbits. Along with performance improvements and the usual bug fixes, reminders with due times have also been added.
Apple released a minor (yet significant) update today for their latest 802.11ac-enabled AirPort Extreme and Time Capsule network base stations. The update includes several fixes, including one that affects the ability to use USB hard drives that are connected to the device. Other fixes include patching a bug that could affect wireless connectivity, and an issue known to cause network loops when accessing network content.
If you have an older Mac and were bummed because the newest version of iMovie, introduced alongside Mavericks, wasn’t compatible with your machine, we may some good news for you.
The Mac App Store is home to more than 15 separate third-party Facebook Messenger apps. Some of them aren’t terrible – but sometimes the simplest solution is the one that comes straight from the source. According to Facebook, you can actually use Facebook Messenger straight from Messages.app (and even iChat).
Here we are in the middle of National Novel Writing Month, (Or, “NaNoWriMo” as it’s known to the cool kids), so we figured we’d give a little nudge to the aspiring writers in our audience by suggesting a few Mac Apps that can help you get your thoughts in place, plan your plotlines, and keep your mind on your writing.
While the new 13-inch and 15-inch Retina Display MacBook Pro models are receiving mostly glowing reviews, some users are reporting Wi-Fi related issues with their newly acquired laptops.
Apple has updated Aperture to version 3.5.1. The professional photo editing and cataloging app’s update includes fixes for face detection, white balance, and more.
Let’s face it, not having to worry about checking for app and operating system updates is great. So, with that thought in mind Apple ported iOS 7′s automatic update function over to Mavericks? But what if you want to have some control over whether or not updates get automatically downloaded and/or installed. Here’s how to set your Mac’s update settings to what you’ll feel comfortable with.
Apple has released EFI updates for both the 13-inch and 15-models of its late 2013 Retina display MacBook Pro computers.