This week’s free iBook of the Week couldn’t be more fitting. The iBookstore is offering “A Charlie Brown Christmas” as their free book of the week. The ebook edition is a faithful retelling of the annual Christmas television classic.
OS X News
OpenEmu 1.0, the open source project designed to bring game emulation to the Mac, has officially launched. The emulator, launched after a lengthy beta, was designed from the ground up for OS X.
The OS X 10.9.2 beta which was released to developers on Thursday includes a nice perk, Apple’s FaceTime audio. The Voice over Internet Protocol (VoIP) feature was first introduced on iOS devices via iOS 7.
Apple has released their “Best of 2013” list for the Mac App Store, and Wunderlist has taken the top app honors, while XCOM Enemy Unknown has taken top game honors.
Google has announced that their desktop Chrome Apps are now available for Macs that are running the Chrome browser. These apps run separately from the Chrome browser, and can run locally with no internet connection.
Realmac has released Ember for iOS, the companion app for the company’s popular Mac digital scrapbook and sharing app.
Is it your turn to cook for family and friends this Thanksgiving and you still have no idea what you’re going to serve? Well luck is with you Pilgrim, as this week’s iBooks “Book of the Week” is the “Williams-Sonoma Thanksgiving” recipe collection.
Apple has updated Aperture to version 3.5.1. The professional photo editing and cataloging app’s update includes fixes for face detection, white balance, and more.
Following Apple’s revamp of their iWork office suites for both iOS and OS X, many long-time iWork users found that several features they had used in previous versions were now missing. Apple has good news for those users.
Amazon has finally come through on its May promise to bring Amazon Cloud Player to the Mac, as they announced availability of the app on Tuesday.
While some may choose to upgrade their Macs from Lion, Mountain Lion or Snow Leopard, others will want a clean, fresh install of Mavericks to make sure they can take advantage of all its default settings! If you fall in that category, this guide is for you!
Apple has seeded a new build of the OS X Mavericks Golden Master to developers. The new build comes just a little over two weeks after the release of the first GM seed.
In the wake of the OS X 10.9 Mavericks Golden Master being made available to developers comes the news that OS X 10.10, codenamed “Syrah,” is being made available for download to Apple employees.
Sharp has announced that its 32″ 4K touchscreen monitor will have drivers for full OS X touchscreen support “in 1-2 months.”
Security concerns have led Apple to use its built-in malware protection system to disable Adobe Flash version 11.8.800.94 and earlier on Macs on Tuesday.
Apple has sent an email out to developers extolling the virtues of the upcoming Mavericks Safari Push Notifications feature. The subject line reads, “Get ready for Safari Push Notifications,” and the email points out highlights of the new feature.