Are you annoyed by many of the small changes in Lion’s user experience? Changes such as natural scrolling, iPad-inspired features and animations, and new looks for some apps (such as iCal) have frustrated some users. Fortunately, you can now change all of these back with a single app – Lion Tweaks!
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Following our recent report suggesting that this might happen, and the news that Apple has more money than the US government, Apple has now surpassed Exxon Mobil in Market Cap to become the most valuable company in the world!
Since Apple released updated Time Capsules and AirPort Extremes last month, little has been said about their differences compared to the previous generation. New tests, however, have revealed that they are significantly improved inside, and feature significant improvements in both range and performance.
Are you a big eBay shopper? If so, eBay’s new shopping app for the Mac could make your live a whole lot easier! Ebay’s new app will make it easier to bid, keep track of your watch list and bidding history, search for auctions, and so forth.
As part of Apple’s push to open 30 new retail stores by the end of September (pushing their total to 360), Apple will be opening 2 new stores in the United States, and 3 international stores in Australia, Canada and Italy.
Rumors about the iPhone 5 have been flying around since the iPhone 4 was released, and are only increasing in their boldness and frequency. The creative folks at Infographiclabs took a look at many of the rumors, rated their likelihood, and made them into a pretty infographic!
We’ve featured KickStarter projects before, and this one particularly sparked my interest – The eCargoNet case for the iPhone & iPod touch aims to be one of the most versatile cases available by being able to hold your device in place almost anywhere.
Although it took longer than previous iOS 5 betas, iOS 5 beta 5 has now been jailbroken using redsn0w 0.9.8b5. It’s still a tethered jailbreak, and so far does not support the iPad 2, but progress is progress, right?
In a rather curious move for Apple, it appears that the Cupertino company has hired 20-25 engineers recently laid of by networking company Cisco – the question remains as to what Apple is going to do with them.
Now that the iPhone and Android share many common apps, and particularly games, it’d be nice for us iPhone users to be able to challenge our Android fellows with some wireless multiplayer action. If a new Austin, TX-based startup is successful, we may see just that.
If you’ve tired of the likes of Super Twario Brothers and Tweet Hunt, you might be glad to hear that Namco has entered the game-themed Twitter client race with Pac’N Twit – the perfect combination between Pac-Man and a Twitter client!
Apple has just released a new free utility called Lion Recovery Disk Assistant. The new app simply lets users create a Lion Recovery Partition on any external drive or USB flash drive.
In case you needed any more evidence that the iPad is becoming a serious social trend, Atlanta eatery “Do Restaurant at The View” has partially replaced their waiters with iPads.
According to a new report from MicGadget, a group of Chinese smugglers went all out in devising an elaborate transport system to get iPads and iPhones across the border and into China.
Google has just released an update for the official iOS Google+ app. The update brings support for the iPad and iPod Touch, which it previously could not be installed on, as well as bug fixes and performance and stability improvements.
While the last major release of QuickTime (QuickTime X) came with the introduction of Snow Leopard, it appears that Apple has also significantly revamped the version of QuickTime included with Mac OS X Lion.