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Gruber: “Google Should Have Allied With Apple on Mobile”

Posted on 13/06/2012 by Chris Hauk

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Daring Fireball’s John Gruber offers three “takeaways” from Apple’s WWDC keynote address on Monday. Apple CAN walk and chew gun at the same time, the new Retina display MacBook Pro is awesome (duh!), and Google should’ve allied with Apple in the mobile market instead of trying to compete.

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Which New iOS 6 Features Will be Available on Your Device?

Posted on 13/06/2012 by Chris Hauk

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Apple says that iOS 6, the upcoming version of its operating system for the iPhone and iPad, is “compatible” with devices as old as the iPhone 3GS. At the bottom of Apple’s iOS 6 info page, however, is a disclaimer: “Not all features are available on all devices.”

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Ping Headed For The Grave With Next iTunes Update?

Posted on 13/06/2012 by Henry Taylor-Gill

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It was always doomed to failure. Type Ping into Google images and you’ll get images of a Windows terminal command, not Apple’s musical social network. AllThingsD even reports that it could already be in the grave after the next iTunes update.

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New Macbook Pros and Airs Benchmarked

Posted on 13/06/2012 by Henry Taylor-Gill

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All the new MacBooks unveiled at WWDC have now been benchmarked using Geekbench, and some pretty interesting results have emerged.

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Why I Jailbreak, and Why You Should(n’t)!

Posted on 13/06/2012 by Jim Gresham

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I completely respect Apple for creating a walled garden that is absolutely seamless and successful; however, I would like a little bit of control, particularly on my iOS devices. That, in short, is why I jailbreak.

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Apple Releases iMovie 9.0.6 With Retina MacBook Pro Enhancements

Posted on 13/06/2012 by J. Glenn Künzler

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In yet another app update to support the new Retina MacBook Pro (following Aperture, Final Cut Pro, iPhoto, and others), Apple has released iMovie 9.0.6, featuring updated graphics that look sharper on the new MacBook’s Retina display.

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Apple Updates Java for OSX Lion and Mac OS X 10.6

Posted on 13/06/2012 by Chris Hauk

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Apple has updated Java for both OS X Lion, and Mac OS X 10.6. Both updates are to “deliver improved security, reliability, and compatibility by updating Java SE 6 to 1.6.0_33.”

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Tim Cook Confirms: Apple Planning Mac Pro Replacement for 2013

Posted on 12/06/2012 by Chris Hauk

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Professional level users who rely on Apple’s Mac Pro lineup were not a little disappointed when the list of WWDC announcements didn’t include their beloved tower of power. But an email from Tim Cook has given them a ray of hope that Apple is working on “something really great” to address the professional market.

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Review: Strophes Lyric Machine for OS X

Posted on 12/06/2012 by Jim Gresham

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Strophes is a quick reference guide to lyrics and artist information in a nice packaged window. Simple, yet informative, Strophes is a one-stop lyric shop, but with a few catches.

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Apple Backtracks, No Longer Lists Mac Pro as ‘New’

Posted on 12/06/2012 by J. Glenn Künzler

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Apple’s Online Store listed Mac Pro models as new yesterday following the WWDC keynote, although the units did not include Thunderbolt, USB 3, or other significant updates. Apple has now removed the “new” designation.

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Review: Osmo Leaker Pro – A Photo App That Adds Vintage Light Leaks On iOS

Posted on 12/06/2012 by John Manners

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For some time now, there have been a great number of photo filter apps like Instagram, Hipstamatic, and Camera+ that have utilized a lot of different effects, amounts of grains, and filters. Osmo Leaker Pro takes it a step further by adding something not entirely seen in these other photo editing apps, which is light leak.

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