All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘os x’

OS X Mountain Lion To Release July 19th?

One of the big stories from Apple’s WWDC 2012 keynote last week was OS X 10.8 Mountain Lion. The latest version of Apple’s desktop operating system packs in a bunch of exciting new features, including Notification Center, Reminders, Twitter Integration (and probably Facebook, too), and more. They also announced the price – a positively shocking $19.99. One thing they did …

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Apple May Be Most Profitable Company Ever In 2012

By pretty much any standard you care to look at, Apple has had an amazing year. With the exception of a few hiccups, their stock has remained consistently in the neighborhood of $575-600, with a market cap that has occasionally broken $600 billion (though it currently sits at $547 billion). With new products coming out at regular intervals, and Apple …

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Skype For Mac OS X Updated to 5.8

Ethiopian citizens may never know it, but Skype today released an update for its Mac OS X client. The new version brings Skype for the Mac up to version 5.8. The latest version has a few improvements and a streamlined interface. Krishna Panicker, product manager of Skype for Mac at Skype, announced the update in a post to The Big …

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WWDC 2012: Apple Uploads Keynote To YouTube

On Monday various Apple executives took the stage for the keynote at this year’s Worldwide Developers Conference, which ends today. During the keynote they introduced a huge number of new products. Items on the menu included updates to the MacBook Air and MacBook Pro lines, an all new MacBook Pro with retina display, OS X 10.8 Mountain Lion, and iOS …

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Growl 2.0 To Work With Notification Center, Not Against It

Whenever Apple unveils a new version of one of their operating systems – iOS or OS X – they tend to include at least a few new, interesting features. Unfortunately, though, these new goodies sometimes have unpleasant side effects for certain segments of the developer community. It’s not at all uncommon for iOS or OS X to introduce a feature …

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Messages Beta For OS X Lion Disappears From Apple’s Website

Back in February Apple shocked pretty much everybody by announcing OS X 10.8 Mountain Lion without warning. At the time, they released a developer preview of Mountain Lion, as well as a public beta of one of Mountain Lion’s tentpole features: Messages. Just like Messages on iOS, Messages for OS X allows users to sync their iMessage conversations across devices. …

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Syncing Computers With OS X? There’s A Power Nap For That

Apple announced a new addition to the Mountain Lion/OS X family, in the name of keeping your new MacBook Pro up-to-date with relevant information concerning data stored to iCloud (email, calendar updates) via other devices, as well as keeping it current with application and various hardware updates. The new program is called “Power Nap” and as pointed out by Gizmodo, …

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iOS 6, New Mac Updates On Tap At WWDC 2012 Today

It wouldn’t be much of a stretch at all to say that Apple’s WWDC 2012 keynote is the most highly-anticipated keynote in a long time. Historically, Apple has used WWDC to unveil new generations of the iPhone. Last year’s delayed launch of the iPhone 4S, however, means that we won’t be seeing the next iPhone (probably “the new iPhone,” instead …

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WWDC 2012: Moscone West Gets A Makeover

WWDC 2012 starts in just five days. In preparation for the event, which kicks off Monday morning in San Francisco, the conference’s venue, Moscone West, is getting itself all prettied up. According to images that are being published all around the internet this morning, banners are going up inside Moscone West. The tagline for this year’s conference is “Where great …

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WWDC 2012: Apple Announces Keynote, Schedule, App

Apple has released the schedule for the upcoming Worldwide Developers Conference, including this year’s Apple keynote. As we reported last month, WWDC 2012 is scheduled for June 11-15 at San Francisco’s Moscone West. Apple’s keynote will take place on Monday June 11th at 10 AM Pacific Time (1 PM Eastern). It will be Tim Cook’s first WWDC keynote since becoming …

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iPad’s Dictation Feature Coming To Mountain Lion, New Macs?

The theme of the last year’s release of OS X 10.7 Lion was “back to the Mac.” The update introduced several features to OS X that had proven useful and popular on the iOS platform. The upcoming release of OS X 10.8 Mountain Lion appears to be continuing that trend. Several major features of iOS – some of which were …

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MacBook Pro Prices Drop Ahead Of Refresh

We’ve been bringing you reports for awhile now that Apple was preparing to launch a major update to their MacBook Pro line of computers. Rumored features include a retina display, USB 3.0, and a thinner (though not MacBook Air-like) form factor, which will involve ditching the computer’s optical drive (because who uses CD-ROMs anymore, honestly?). While nothing has been confirmed …

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