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!
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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.
Apple is once again offering OS X 10.6 Snow Leopard in its online store. The operating system, which many users of older Macs found that they needed after upgrading their iOS devices to iOS 6, is available for $19.99.
Following a number of issues with Apple’s recent OS X 10.8.2 update, which left many Macs unable to update, Apple has now released a second supplemental update for OS X 10.8.2 to fix the issue and allow affected users to finally install the update.
It was reported earlier this month that web logs were showing that Apple was testing early builds of OS X 10.9. Now it is reported that the builds are showing that both Siri and Maps are being integrated into the next version of the Mac OS.
AppleInsider is reporting they have received more than 30 visits from machines listed as running OS X 10.9. A handful of other computers running Intel based OS X 10.9 have been sighted elsewhere on the web.
For me, Snow Leopard is the best version of Mac OS X to date. Simple, clean, and above all incredibly streamlined and efficient. So that probably explains why recently released data from Net Applications shows that Snow Leopard still runs on 25% of Macs.
If you love lifelike textures, like linen or felt, then you may be in for a disappointment now that Jony Ive has taken over control of the user interfaces of iOS and OS X.
Realmac has announced Clear for Mac, the desktop version of its popular Clear for iPhone, which launched last February, and has become one of the best selling to-do list apps in the iOS App Store.