Apple has just aired their first television ad for the new MacBook Pro with Retina display, showing off the company’s new Retina-enhanced apps, such as Mail and Final Cut Pro, and in general showing off the image quality of the Retina display.
In yet another app update to support the new Retina MacBook Pro (following Aperture, Final Cut Pro, iPhoto, and others), Apple has released iMovie 9.0.6, featuring updated graphics that look sharper on the new MacBook’s Retina display.
Apple has updated Java for both OS X Lion, and Mac OS X 10.6. Both updates are to “deliver improved security, reliability, and compatibility by updating Java SE 6 to 1.6.0_33.”
Professional level users who rely on Apple’s Mac Pro lineup were not a little disappointed when the list of WWDC announcements didn’t include their beloved tower of power. But an email from Tim Cook has given them a ray of hope that Apple is working on “something really great” to address the professional market.
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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.
While I applaud some of the changes made to the Retina MacBook Pro, many of the changes that Apple made to make the MacBook Pro thinner and lighter come at a cost: Accessibility.
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.
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.
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.
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.
While the Mac Pro did get a quiet lackluster update yesterday, the iMac wasn’t mentioned at all, leaving some eager updaters wondering why. New York Times technology consultant David Pogue may have an answer!
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With all the huge announcements today by Apple at their Worldwide Developers Conference, understandably some announcements were a little underwhelming, but still important in their own right. Apple has released new Thunderbolt accessories and a MagSafe adapter for their line of Mac computers.