Sparrow, one of the most popular email clients for Mac and iOS devices, has just been acquired by Google. The company will be joining Google’s Gmail team, presumable in order to integrate Sparrow into Google’s web services.
AMD and Apple have a long history of working together on graphics hardware for Macs, but Apple’s recent hiring of multiple AMD engineers raises some interesting questions about Apple’s continuing partnership with the chip maker.
Following the release of the new 2012 MacBook Air models, an iFixit teardown noted that Apple had altered the design of the blade SSD in the new models. OWC has now announced the first SSD upgrades designed for the 2012 MacBook Airs.
As Apple continues to put their attention on Retina displays for their devices, developer Daniel Jalkut notes that Apple now requires the icons for every single app submitted to the Mac App Store to be at least 1024×1024 pixels.
Apple has released a software update for June 2012 models of the MacBook Pro and MacBook Air. The update is a bug fix that improves compatibility with some USB devices, and fixes an issue that can lead to increased CPU power consumption.
While Microsoft unveiled their new Office 13 for Windows earlier this week, the company was strangely silent about updates to Office for Mac, as well as making Office available on the iPad. TheNextWeb reached out to Microsoft for answers.
Expectations are that Apple will release Mountain Lion next week. They’ll be launching Mountain Lion Server at the same time. It’s a revolutionary server platform in many ways, not the least is that it’ll only cost $19.99.
We first got a peek at Leap Motion’s 3-D motion control software back in May, it looks like an awesome way to control a computer, and we can’t wait to see how it develops. Now comes word that former Apple VP, Andy Miller, has just been hired as Leap Motion’s COO and President.
Image editors have come a long way the past number of years from new features and tools to the user interface. Pixelmator seems to competitively set the bar in terms of everything from features, tools, and price.
The most recent U.S. sales data from NPD shows that Apple’s Mac sales ended the June quarter down 10 percent from the same period one year ago.
OS X Mountain Lion is just around the corner – but are you really ready? We’ve got a few tips for you on how to prepare your Mac for Mountain Lion, and how to make sure your transition goes as smoothly as possible!
We all have secrets. Some of us keep those secrets on our Macs – but how do you keep prying eyes away from those secrets? We’ll show you how to password protect your files to keep them safe!
Epson has generously provided us with a brand new MG-50HD Projector (worth $600) to give away to one of you! Details, as ever, inside…
Sales of Ultrabooks, the PC world’s “challenger” to Apple’s popular MacBook Air have fallen short. Shipments of the thin and light Windows laptops are falling significantly short of what Intel had hoped for.
The high demand for the Retina Macbook Pro meant that dispatch times were down to 3-4 weeks almost from launch, but Apple has now seemingly recovered from the early rush, with times dropping down to two to three weeks in the US. In the UK, the high end model has also been reduced to 2-3 weeks.
I’ve got a thing for storage. I own more hard drives than any human being should be allowed to – yet I still can’t resist trying new storage devices! My most recent test subject has impressed me more than most: The Seagate GoFlex Slim!