Although Apple’s OS X 10.7.1 update for Lion arrived through Software Update last week, the update did not appear in the Mac App Store. It now appears that Apple has updated Lion in the Mac App Store, and new purchasers of Lion will automatically download OS X 10.7.1.
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It appears that Apple is excluding some people who purchased Macs from Amazon.com from participating in their Lion Up-To-Date program. Purchases of any new Mac on or after June 31st 2011 are supposed to qualify.
Apple jas just released an update for iTunes, bringing the version to 10.4.1. The update brings several bug fixes to iTunes, including a bug affecting media keys on 3rd-party keyboard, as well as movie purchasing and artwork-related bugs.
Dropbox for Mac was finally updated on Thursday, bringing support for Finder integration under OS X Lion. While the previous version of Dropbox worked on Lion, it lacked menu integration through Finder, which frustrated many users.
Among the many new things that Apple brought to the table with OS X Lion is a built-in recovery partition that allows you to run Safari. This cool trick, however, will allow you to run any app you like from the recovery partition!
Following Apple’s release earlier today of new iOS 5, iTunes, and iWork for iOS betas, it appears that Apple has also released new betas of OS X Lion 10.7.2, Safari 5.1.1, and the iCloud control panel to registered Mac developers.
In Kona’s Crate your mission is simple; developed by Darkwind Media, the objective is to transport the crate to Chief Kona. How you transport the crate is with a jet powered platform. You need to keep the crate on the platform throughout the entire puzzle.
Despite initially receiving rather bad reviews, the highly anticipated new game in the Duke Nukem series, Duke Nukem Forever, has finally arrived on the Mac, and continues to elicit a significant degree of interest.
As Evernote CEO Phil Libin just announced at the Evernote Trunk Conference in San Francisco, Evernote has now acquired popular image sharing app Skitch, and starting now, the app is now available completely free on the Mac App Store!
Apple’s new OS X 10.7 Lion has been out for less than 30 days, and Apple is now starting to promote apps that take specific advantage of some of Lion’s new features by placing them on the front page of the Mac App Store.
Apple has just released the first ever maintenance update for Mac OS X Lion. The 10.7.1 update is a delta update, weighing in at a mere 17.4MB, but combo updates are also available. The update specifically addresses issues with WiFi,…
Apple’s press release for OS X Lion indicated that Apple would be offering a $69 Lion USB Install drive to customers that lack fast broadband connections. Apple has just now made this new drive available in the Apple Online Store.
For those of you that still use Firefox for some reason, Mozilla has now officially released Firefox 6. The new version is said to use fewer system resources, run faster, have some new interface elements, and contain optimizations and bug fixes.
Despite the fact that Adobe’s Flash technology is still very present on the web (and often hard to avoid), users who prefer to keep Flash Player off of their machines have often struggled to find alternative ways to view their content. Fortunately, there’s a new Safari extension in town that may help.
You may remember our report earlier this month about a new Mac trojan disguising itself as the installer for Adobe Flash Player. Apple has now updated their anti-malware definitions to detect and remove this threat.
As the release of iOS 5 and Apple’s iCloud services draws closer, Apple has released a seventh build of iCloud for Mac to developers, along with an updated build of OS X Lion 10.7.2 (11c37).