Shipping times for Apple’s Mac mini have slipped from 24 hours to 5-7 business days. The slide in shipping times comes amid rumors that Apple is preparing Haswell-based MacBook Pro and iMac models for release this fall.
Retina Display MacBook Pros equipped with Intel’s new Haswell processor platform could arrive later than expected, sometime in October according to the latest rumor being floated by Asian news sites.
Following the release of Logic Pro X on the Mac App Store just over a week ago, Apple has already released their first update for the new professional audio editing suite, adding a number of bug fixes, as well as general performance and stability improvements.
Imagine this: You’re a consultant, and you have a client coming over to your office in 3 minutes You need to show them using your Mac – but you have sensitive stuff on your desktop you don’t want them to see – even the file names could be revealing! What do you do? Luckily, there’s a way out of this nightmare – and all it requires is a single, simple terminal command!
Just one week after the previous OS X 10.8.5 beta was unleashed on developers, Apple has now begun seeding their 6th OS X Mountain Lion 10.8.5 beta. The update bears a build number of 12F26 – just three builds newer than the previous build. The minimal change in build numbers, and the decrease in time between updates suggests that Apple is likely nearly ready to release the update to the public.
Apple released the first software update for their new 2013 MacBook Airs late last week, fixing issues with unreliable WiFi connections, as well as an issue that caused severe screen flickering for some users when using Adobe Photoshop.
The latest figures from the NPD Group show Mac sales in the U.S. are down 5% year-over-year in the June quarter. The Mac now represents just 15% of Apple’s total revenues.
#Friday5 – Sid Meier’s Civilization V: Gold Edition And the Brave New World Expansion Pack + a $20 iTunes Voucher!
We have hooked up with the fine folks at Aspyr Media to give away 5 copies of Sid Meier’s Civilization V: Gold Edition, plus you’ll get the brand-new Sid Meier’s Civilization V: Brave New World Expansion Pack! All via download from Steam!
I love LEGO, especially custom builds – and this LEGO reproduction of the original 1984 Macintosh is one of the best I’ve seen. Created by Powerpig, it features the keyboard, mouse and even the ‘hello’ on the screen. Builds don’t get much better than this.
One great way to make use of your Mac’s Thunderbolt ports is by using a PCI Express expansion chassis, allowing you to hook up PCIe cards to your Mac, adding additional ports, powerful video processing cards, additional hard drives or SSDs, and more. We’ve compared three such units to help make the decision a bit easier!
Worried about the security of your Mac’s backups? If you use Apple’s Time Machine, built into the fabric of OS X, you can put those worries at rest – because Apple has a way of encrypting your Time Machine backups automatically! What’s more, setup is extremely simple – all you have to do is tick a checkbox!
Meet the NuMac BDR6x Blu-Ray Burner – The First Accessory Specifically Designed for Apple’s New Mac Pro
There’s been a lot of talk about how Apple’s new Mac Pro design could result in added clutter. It doesn’t have to be that way, however – at least, not according to Minneapolis-based accessory maker FastMac, who has unveiled what is likely the very first accessory designed especially for the new Mac Pro.
The startup chime is unique to the Mac, and while you might think it’s always been the same, it’s actually gone through quite a few changes over the years. From 1984 to now, this video, covers all the different chimes that Apple created for it’s Macs.
A method cyber-criminals have long used against Windows users, is now targeting Mac users.”Ransomware,” the hijacking of a user’s browser with a notice demanding a $300 payment to release control of the application, has long been the bane of Windows users, but Mac users have only rarely seen efforts such as this targeted against them.
In Thursday, Gartner released its preliminary calculations of PC shipments for Q2 of 2013, and showed worldwide shipments falling by 11% over the year-ago quarter. The U.S. market performed better than the global market, but still showed a decline of 1.4%.
It’s possible the new developer beta release of OS X 10.8.5 may contain a fix for the flickering problems some Photoshop users were experiencing with their 2013 MacBook Airs.