Apple’s shiny new Mac Pro has finally arrived (complete with at least a two month shipping delay), and along with it, Apple has released a major new update to their Final Cut Pro X professional video editing software. The update includes full support for the new Mac Pro, including dual GPU support, 4K output and better handling of 4K content, and more.
Apple has kicked-off sales online for its all-new Mac Pro. Although earlier today orders of the base configuration of the highly anticipated computer were reportedly showing shipping dates of December 30th, they are now showing shipping dates of “February”.
Apple has announced that their new Mac Pro will be available starting Thursday, December 19th, thereby delivering on their self-imposed December deadline for the release of the completely redesigned computer. Prices start at $2,999 (USD).
Following reports that Apple business representatives have been offering detailed price quotes for the new Mac Pro to business customers, MacRumors has taken the initiative to combine and compare the quotes received by various customers.
Apple has just released Digital Camera RAW Compatibility Update 5.2, adding RAW image support to iPhoto and Aperture for a variety of new cameras – including, perhaps most notably, Sony’s new full-frame mirrorless Alpha 7 and Alpha 7R prosumer-level cameras.
Apple has finally added the ability to gift ebooks to others through the iBookstore. While iTunes users have long been allowed to gift songs, movies, apps and such to others, the ability to gift ebooks has been lacking from Apple’s online ebook marketplace.
Apple has released their “Best of 2013″ list for the Mac App Store, and Wunderlist has taken the top app honors, while XCOM Enemy Unknown has taken top game honors.
We’ve previously detailed how to use Sony’s new DualShock 4 controller to play games on your Mac, while noting that support seems to be very spotty and title-specific at the time being. However, there is good news: It appears that Feral Interactive has added official support for the PlayStation 4 DualShock 4 controller to many of their Mac games!
After a month of testing with developers, with the final beta released nearly two weeks ago on December 3rd, Apple has finally released the first major update to OS X Mavericks. The OS X 10.9.1 update is available immediately for existing Mavericks users via Software Update through the Mac App Store.
As the expected release of the new Mac Pro nears, three new sets of benchmarks have appeared online via Geekbench 3. In related news, the Apple business team is now providing price quotes for the multi-core speed demon.
It’s been awhile since the Mac version of the Twitter app has gotten any update love, but now Twitter has finally updated its Mac app to Version 3.0. The update gives the app a visual makeover, some new photo-related features, timeline changes, and more.
Apple has released another minor update for iPhoto on the Mac today, bringing the version up to 9.5.1. Most notably, the updated includes a fix that caused print previews to appear garbled or otherwise render incorrectly on the screen.
Google has announced that their desktop Chrome Apps are now available for Macs that are running the Chrome browser. These apps run separately from the Chrome browser, and can run locally with no internet connection.
Family computers can be complicated. Sometimes, if a family is smart and manages their Mac wisely, each person in the household will have their own Mac login. However, that doesn’t always happen – and when it doesn’t, using personalized things such as iTunes and iPhoto libraries can become a concern.
It’s no secret cats love to be spoiled, and this is hands down the best cat bed I have ever seen. Ideal for the puss with a penchant for Apple tech, this catbed made from an iMac is exactly what the kitty ordered.
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!