Apple has released the second preview of their upcoming OS X 10.8 Mountain Lion. The update is available to paid Mac developers through the Mac Dev Center, and comes in the form of a Mac App Store redeem code.
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Apple has just released their latest RAW image update for OS X, Digital Camera RAW Compatibility Update 3.10, bringing RAW image support for a number of new cameras to Aperture 3 and iPhoto ’11.
While Microsoft has done a lot to redesign Windows 8 in the attempt to make it easier to use, they run a serious risk of confusing and alienating users of current versions of Windows, as illustrated by the video inside.
Apple are finishing off work on their next update for Mac OS X Lion, 10.7.4, and developers will soon be able to get their hands on it for testing.
Apple released Safari 5.1.4 this morning. The release includes a number of speed, performance, and stability improvements, and is available immediately for OS X Snow Leopard, Lion, and Microsoft Windows.
Intuit announced last December that it would be developing a version of its Quicken 2007 for Mac software compatible with OS X Lion. The software is now available directly from Quicken.
Apple has released their latest version of iTunes, version 10.6. The update brings support for the new iPad, brings 1080p support to the iTunes store, and features improvements for iTunes Match.
Skype has released version 5.6 of their Mac client, bringing support for full screen mode in OS X Lion, improved group calling, and automatic updates, as well as bug fixes and other minor enhancements.
Parallels has released an update to their popular Parallels Desktop 7 virtualization software, adding official support for the installation of OS X Mountain Lion Developer Preview and the Windows 8 Consumer Preview.
Apple has released a minor supplemental update to OS X 10.7.3 to address issues with restoring from a Time Machine backup using the latest version of OS X Li0n.
Apple released a new iMac firmware update yesterday, iMac Graphic FW Update 3.0, which is intended to fix issues with hanging and freezing on certain iMac models.
Microsoft have finally pulled the wraps of Windows 8, offering a consumer preview for download.
If you’ve ever played the puzzle game, Lemmings, then Spirits should be familiar to you. Developed by Spaces of Play, Spirits, previously released as a universal app on iOS, is a strategic puzzle game in which you have to guide all the Spirits to their destination by sacrificing one of them in a number of ways
Apple’s Mac business sales grew a huge 50.9 percent at the end of 2011. This easily outpaced Apple’s already impressive overall growth in Mac sales.
A new variation of the Flashback trojan, called “Flashback.G” is reported to be “in the wild” and exploits two vulnerabilities found in an old version of Java run-time. People running Snow Leopard and an older Java run-time are at the highest risk.
In Mac OS X Lion you cannot control the volume of each application separately. A new app called SoundBunny solves this problem, giving you total control of the volume, app by app.