Apple released iTunes 11 to the masses today, and while it includes some great new features, we here at MacTrast thing they missed a few tricks – and they’ve also left out a few features from previous versions of iTunes! We’ve rounded up the top 7 features we think they missed!
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Kristin Paget is well known for her role as part of a group of experts hired to bolster security on Windows Vista – and now it appears she has caught Apple’s attention as well. Wired reports that Apple has now hired Paget as an operating system security researcher.
Wallpaper Weekends is a series that works to bring you stunning, high quality wallpapers for your iPad, iPhone, and/or iPod Touch; however, with the release of the new iMac models, we wanted to get you squared away for the holiday season.
There’s a lot of ways to explore the world and all it has to offer. If you prefer to do it from the comfort of your Mac, you have plenty of options. Of course there’s Google Earth, among a wide variety of other apps. Very few if any, allow you to view earth in a number of ways, whether it’s as a screensaver, applying it as wallpaper, or interactively. Earth 3D by 3Planesoft offers you the ability to navigate the globe in any three ways with over 200 world sights in HD-quality.
Apple has released a significant update to OS X Server for Mountain Lion, making a number of changes, most notably the addition of a software update caching system.
ophos has released its Security Threat Report 2013. The report shows that malware writers have adjusted to the new diversity of platforms by targeting such operating systems as Android, and yes, OS X.
Yesterday evening, Apple seeded testers with a new pre-release build of OS X 10.8.3. Apple has also changed the way they distribute updates, and is now pushing updates for pre-release versions of OS X directly through Software Update (via the Mac App Store).
iTunes 11 offers a lot of new features – but one of those new features stands out above the rest, both in terms of sheer usefulness, as well as the “cool factor” – the ability to redeem an itunes or App Store gift card using your Mac’s built in camera!
A website about the Dalai Lama is hosting attack code that attempts to install spyware on the Macs of those who visit the site.
Apple consistently convinces a significant portion of its customer base to quickly upgrade to the newest version of its operating system. Microsoft… Not so much.
Apple released a new Digital Camera RAW Compatibility Update this week, version 4.0.2, adding RAW image support for a variety of recent cameras, including the new Sony NEX-5R and Sony NEX-6, to their iPhoto and Aperture image editing software.
Apple made a lot of changes in their latest major update to iTunes – but not everyone is thrilled with the changes, or the interface elements that Apple disabled in the update. One such element is the iTunes Sidebar. Here’s how you can get it back!
Command+C. We all do it, but what if you had the ability to track all of those quick copy and paste transactions? I never really thought there was a need for a clipboard history, but OndeSoft developed ClipBuddy to fill the niche market of clipboard dominance.
The Wall Street Journal is reporting that version 11 of iTunes, Apple’s media store and player, could be released as soon as Thursday.
We take a look at a fun, easy to use, yet powerful new photo editor for the Mac: FX Photo Studio!
Apple has just begun seeding developers with the first beta of OS X 10.8.3 – the next incremental update to OS X Mountain Lion. In order to install the update, developers must first download a new configuration utility.