Apple has released a significant pair of updates for their popular photo management and editing apps, iPhoto and Aperture. The update brings new features to iCloud’s Photo Stream feature, including making it easier to delete photos from your Photo Stream, and exporting Photo Stream photos directly from each app’s File menu.
What is the easiest thing to lose that Apple makes? If you said the iPhone SIM tray ejector, you might be wrong. The MagSafe to MagSafe 2 adapter is right up there, and it’s even more annoying as it actually serves an important purpose if you own a new Macbook. Fear not though, as this killer keychain will keep your Mag Safe (get it?).
I love my MacBook Pro, the portability is great, but I hate the tangle of wires I have to deal with when I’m using it on my desk at home with my monitor, FireWire, network, USB, and speaker cables. ZenDock, a new Kickstarter project has come up with a way to keep your desktop clear of clutter, and making it easier than ever to efficiently and neatly dock your MacBook Pro when using it on your desktop.
Sonnet has just introduced a very interesting new Thunderbolt dock to the market: the Echo 15. Rather than just acting as a dock, the new Sonnet Echo 15 combines an external hard drive, an optical drive, and a multi-port dock all in one device – a highly useful (and potentially very space-saving) alternative to the solutions we have seen so far.
There have been conflicting reports from a variety of firms, suggesting that Apple’s Mac sales have fallen 7% (IDC), or conversely, that they have increased 7% (Gartner) or even increased by 14% (NPD). What’s the truth? Surprise: Nobody knows! Why not stop trying to guess, and just wait until Apple tells us themselves on April 23rd?
I’ve thought that EA and Maxis’ new SimCity game looked pretty awesome ever since I first heard about it – except that it was missing one critical feature: Mac support. That’s about to change. According to a new announcement posted on the SimCity message board, SimCity for Mac will be released on June 11 – and buyers of the PC version will get the Mac version for free!
Research firm IDC says the performance of PC shipments for the first quarter of 2013 was the worst year-over-year in the nearly 20 year history of its tracking studies. According to IDC, worldwide numbers for the PC market declined nearly 14% compared to Q1 of 2012, with the U.S. market declining by nearly 13%.
Rumor: Next Office for Mac Release Set for Spring 2014 Launch, Office for iOS Delayed Until Fall 2014
A new “leaked” roadmap revealed by ZDNet casts some negative vibes on the release date. According to the report, Microsoft Office for iOS isn’t scheduled for release until October of 2014. Meanwhile, the next version of Office for Mac is set for a Spring 2014 release.
In what is perhaps the most concrete evidence so far that the new Macs will have 802.11ac WiFi, a snippet of code from the OS X 10.8.4 beta has been unearthed by 9to5Mac, indicating just that.
Apple’s WWDC 2013 conference is coming up this Summer, and with Apple’s slow pace for hardware releases, so far this year, that likely means Apple will be playing catch up with their product cycles. According to “supply chain sources” speaking to DigiTimes, Apple is preparing to refresh its lineup of MacBooks around the time the event is expected to be held.
Apple’s ultra-thin new iMacs may be the least repairable version yet, but they certainly are gorgeous devices – and now that Apple has taken control over the supply issues that once caused 5-6 week wait times, they’re now also available at a significant discount from the refurbished section of Apple’s online store!
It’s been quite some time since Apple released a substantial update for the Mac Pro (almost 3 years, in fact). There are a variety of reasons why Apple may wait at least a few months before unveiling new models – but MacDailyNews claims to have insider information revealing that Apple could release new models as soon as next month.
Despite the fact that Intel and Apple’s Thunderbolt technology hasn’t caught on very quickly, today Intel announced the next generation of Thunderbolt, which will double the maximum transfer speed from 10GB/s to 20GB/s.
Wallpaper Weekends is a series that works to bring you stunning, high quality wallpapers for your iPad, iPhone, and/or iPod Touch. Below is the preview for “Space Shift” by @MikailDesign who holds several other designs on his Deviant Art profile. Maik wohnt auf Deutschland and is…
We’ve gotten our hands on 5 copies of Radium 3 for Mac to give away – a beautiful, simple, and complete internet audio app for your Mac – over 6,000 stations of digital music! Radium was recently updated to version 3, with a new design a loads of new features. Radium for Mac would normally set you back $9.99, but we’re giving away 5 copies today for free!
After releasing Office for Mac 2011 well over two years ago, Microsoft has now announced that it will be dropping support for its predecessor, Office for Mac 2008, on April 9th.