Apple has released a number of software updates today, and they just keep coming! Apple has just added a new version of Xcode (version 4.1) to the Mac App Store, and has just lowered the price from $5 to…FREE!
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Apple has just released a new update for iTunes, bringing the version up to 10.4. The update brings enhanced performance, support for Lion’s Full-Screen App mode, and will run in native 64-bit under OS X Lion.
If nothing else, today’s announcement of Lion firmly made the Mac App Store an official “big fat deal.” To emphasize this, Apple will, as of today (7/20/11), remove a number of retail boxed software titles from its retail stores.
Yesterday, we hinted at the possibility that Apple could have an update for the iWork suite available very soon. Today, Apple has just released the update, and the update iWork Update 6 is now available through Software Update, as well as the Mac App Store.
Don’t forget – If you purchased a new Mac between June 6th and today, you are eligible for a free upgrade to Mac OS X Lion! Apple’s Lion Up-To-Date program is now live, and I have redeemed a code myself, so I can assure you that it works!
Not content with only releasing the most sought over operating system ever, a refresh to the Mac Mini and Macbook Air range, an update to the Cinema Display, and killing off the white Macbook, Apple have also updated Safari to version 5.1.
I’ve had the opportunity to review several of Other World Computing’s SSD’s now, and I am pleased to note that I have never been significantly disappointed with their offerings. OWC has recently released a new and lower-priced SATA III line – the Mercury Electra 6G. Read on for my thoughts.
Microsoft has just announced their new Explorer Touch Mouse. The new mouse features full multitouch support, as well a neat touch strip that supports four-way scrolling just by swiping. What’s more, the new mouse is fully Lion-compatible!
Despite its many new features and innovations, Mac OS X Lion does not include Front Row – the full screen media interface for the Mac. Fortunately, for those that still use Front Row, there’s a way to get it back. Read on.
OS X Lion is finally here! We already know that it’ll cost $29.99 from the Mac App Store in the US, and for the 250 features you get for your 30 clams, I’d say that’s a bargain. Here’s what it will cost around the world:
While there are definite advantages of Apple making OS X Lion available only through the Mac App Store, users without fast broadband connections are left holding the bag. Fortunately, there are a couple of options available for you.
Apple has just released a brand new Apple Thunderbolt Display – essentially a revamped Apple Cinema Display, featuring Gigabit Ethernet, FireWire 800, USB 2.0 ports, and an additional Thunderbolt port for plugging your Thunderbolt accessories into – and it all works over a single cable!
It finally looks like Apple has pulled the plug on the white Macbook. The last in line of the non-aluminum Macbook range, the Macbook was first introduced in 2006 and replaced the similarly designed iBook range.
Apple has just announced a refresh to their range of Mac Minis. Starting from $599, the new Minis have near double the processing power of the previous generation, thunderbolt, Sandy Bridge, HDMI output, and expandable storage and RAM.
Hooray! Mac OS X 10.7 Lion has finally arrived, and we’re sure you’re anxious to drop your $30 and grab it from the Mac App Store (Link), so head over and get that download started! In the meantime, we’ve collected a few Lion-related articles that you might want to look at first.
It’s a busy day for Apple! Hot on the heels of OS X Lion hitting the Mac App Store, Apple has also updated their Macbook Air range. The major changes include a bump in processors to Sandy Bridge i5 and i7 processors, Thunderbolt, backlit keyboard, and all-flash storage. The 11.6″ and 13″ Airs range from 1.6GHz i5 to 1.8Ghz i7 (optional update), 2GB to 4GB RAM, 64GB to 265GB flash storage.