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Missing In Action: Three Things Absent From OS X Lion

Posted on 27/02/2011 by J. Glenn Künzler

The more we comb through the OS X Lion Developer Preview, the more we find out about it. This time, we’ve discovered a few things that Lion seems to be missing that have been present in past releases.

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Predict The Oscar Winners & Win An Apple TV

Posted on 27/02/2011 by Cormac Moylan

It’s Oscars night! Black Swan, True Grit, and The King’s Speech are all going at it for their share of the much coveted awards. We can’t vote for the winners but we can have our say by voting for our favorites through an iPhone / iPad app by the name of Awards Guide and you could win an Apple TV for getting the most predications correct.

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Transatlantic Facetime Call Planned For iPad2 Launch?

Posted on 27/02/2011 by Gareth Hawkins

Parallel to the now familiar format launch event taking place at the San Francisco Yerba Buena Center for the Arts at 10am PST on Wednesday, an invitation-only event has been announced in the UK, taking place at the BBC Television Centre in London at 6pm GMT — synchronized with the US event

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10 New Things We Love About OS X Lion

Posted on 27/02/2011 by J. Glenn Künzler

Apple has recently made the developer’s preview of OS X Lion available to the masses (or at least those masses with a developer account). Now that we’ve had a chance to install it and spend a little bit of quality time, we’d like to share with you a few of our favorite new things about the developer release.

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OS X Lion Finally Brings Trim Support To Macs

Posted on 25/02/2011 by J. Glenn Künzler

According to MacGeneration, Mac OS Lion will be bringing TRIM support (a technology that helps to preserve the life of expensive SSD’s) to the Mac at long last.

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Mac OS X Lion To Include Recovery Partition

Posted on 25/02/2011 by J. Glenn Künzler

Apple’s new OS X Lion Developer Preview has apparently now added a recovery partition to OS X. The recovery partition basically acts as a stand-in for your 10.7 DVD or your computer’s restore DVD, and contains all of the options that are contained on the original installation medium.

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Mac OS X Lion To Include Support For Retina Displays?

Posted on 25/02/2011 by J. Glenn Künzler

According to MacRumors, the recently seeded developer preview of Mac OS X Lion may include support for ultra high resolution “Retina Displays” for upcoming Macs, in addition to other new features and additions. What’s interesting with this, though, is how it is being achieved: resolution independence.

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Apple Discontinues Sale Of MobileMe Boxes: Free Version Imminent?

Posted on 25/02/2011 by J. Glenn Künzler

Apple has recently notified retailers that it has discontinued the retail boxed version of MobileMe, shifting the product entirely to digital sales. Some existing stock may still be available, but it’s confirmed that the boxes are no longer being produced. We speculate that an update to the service is forthcoming.

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Apple And AMD: More Than Just Graphics?

Posted on 25/02/2011 by J. Glenn Künzler

The new MacBook Pro models were unvelied yesterday, revealing the fastest MacBook Pro models the world has ever seen. We discuss Apple’s move to ATI graphics and what it might mean for the future of AMD with Apple.

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Involer – Invoice App For Your Mac

Posted on 25/02/2011 by Cormac Moylan

Normally priced at $34.99, Involer is available at a knock down price of only $14.99 for a limited time only. That’s more than 50% off the regular price! If your job requires you to send out invoices, then you should…

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Sparrow Lite Comes To The App Store

Posted on 25/02/2011 by Cormac Moylan

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The Sparrow crew released a Lite, aka FREE, version of their popular mail client this morning. You will be able to add a single Gmail (or Google email) account and an advert will appear at the top of the app….

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6 Reasons Not To Buy The New MacBook Pro

Posted on 24/02/2011 by J. Glenn Künzler

Today’s MacBook Pro updates seem pretty incredible at face value – similar price points, quad-core processors on the 15 and 17 inch version, the inclusion of the incredible new ThunderBolt i/o port, etc. We discuss a few reasons why the upgrade may not be so critical for many users.

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Soldier Knows Best Reviews Macbook Pro & OS X Lion

Posted on 24/02/2011 by Cormac Moylan

Everyone’s favorite ex-Army Apple technology aficionado, Solider Knows Best, has posted a video review of the new Macbook Pro range and OS X Lion. He gives the run down on the tech specs and highlights some cool new features of Lion.

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$4,099 For Top Of The Range Macbook Pro!!!

Posted on 24/02/2011 by Cormac Moylan

Do you have $4,099 burning a hole in your back pocket ? If you do then I deplore you to avoid going to the Apple Store today to check out the top of the range Macbook Pro.

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FaceTime Now Available To Buy In The App Store

Posted on 24/02/2011 by Cormac Moylan

Apple today launched FaceTime via the App Store for $0.99. This release allows 720p video calling from Mac to Mac. The latest Macbook Pro range include Facetime HD Cameras for a more crisp display and the app comes pre-installed.

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