OS X Lion and Mountain Lion Still Available to Purchase

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OS X Mavericks might have officially released earlier this week, but Apple is still selling earlier versions of OS X in the online Apple Store for $20 a piece. Since not all Macs support Mavericks, it seems the company is continuing to sell older versions for those who at least want to update their older […]

Messages Brings iMessages to Mac in OS X 10.8 — Beta Available Today

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Since Apple launched iMessage for the iPhone, iPad and iPod Touch last year we’ve hoped for a Mac app to tie the experience together, and now it looks like we’ll have that when OS X 10.8 Snow Leopard launches later this year. If you can’t wait to try iMessage on the Mac, Apple has just posted a […]

Apple Clogs Up The Pipes with Lion and iOS Updates

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You can just hear the groaning. Or if you’re on Twitter you can see it rolling by in real time. Apple is opened up the floodgates for quite a few updates today with the focus of course on iOS5. But it is also updating OSX Lion to 10.7.2 which brings the iCloud features as well […]

iMessage and iChat May Integrate For Awesome Unified Messaging

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Future updates to iMessage, iChat and Lion may integrate the two built in chat features, bringing a chat solution that spans across your iPhone and your Mac so that messages show up in each location. iOS 5 will bring a new messaging solution to the iPhone, iPad and iPod touch, that allows you to chat […]

iOS 5 Beta 4 Brings Documents in the Cloud Support

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Users of the previous three versions of the iOS 5 beta may have noticed that the promised “Documents in the Cloud” feature was, up to this point, missing from the party. With today’s release of the fourth iOS 5 beta though, the folks at 9to5Mac point out that Cloud Docs support is now active. Documents […]

Apple Tries to Get All Touchy Feely With OS X Lion

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Apple has unleashed OS X Lion on the world. I’m sure this weekend will see lots of folks choosing to upgrade for the $29 price. Now that Apple has christened the age we’re in as the post-PC age, you have to look at what Lion brings to the table in that context, and many already […]

Over One Million Downloads for OS X Lion on Day One

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Apple’s latest release of their Mac firmware, OS X Lion, was purchased and downloaded over a million times in the first day it was available (Wednesday). In a press release, Apple Marketing VP Phil Shiller said: Lion is off to a great start, user reviews and industry reaction have been fantastic. Lion is a huge […]

Mac OSX 10.7 Lion Scrolling Change Takes Some Adjusting

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I bit the bullet and installed OS X 10.7 (Lion) on my iMac. The install went pretty well and I’m just now getting a chance to explore a bit under the hood. One of the big changes that will require a bit of muscle memory retraining is what Apple now calls “Natural Scrolling.” By default […]

Apple MacBook Air Refreshed with Lion, Sandy Bridge and More

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Apple briefly closed the virtual doors of its online Apple Store in order to reveal “The new, faster MacBook Air” still available at $999. The new MacBook Air models include faster processors, Thunderbolt OS X Lion and a backlit keyboard. Sadly, Apple dropped the lower end white unibody MacBook. Processor and Graphics The new MacBook Air […]

OS X Lion Available July 20th for $29.99, What You Need to Know

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Apple’s quarterly earnings call Tuesday included a confirmation of the rumors that OS X Lion 10.7 will officially launch on Wednesday. Our sister site posted the rumor that it would be released via the Apple Mac Store at 8:30 AM EDT. This is the first time that Apple released a major point number update for […]

MacBook Air Scarce at Best Buy Prior to Rumored Refresh

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Ahead of the rumored MacBook Air refresh that will give Apple’s ultra-portable notebooks Intel Sandy Bridge guts, the lightweight laptops are scarce at Best Buy. According to online reports at Electronista, the systems are said to be ‘not available for shipping; at Best Buy’s online portal, and retail stores are running low on stock. However, […]

Details on iCloud Still a Bit Foggy

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Yesterday’s announcements from Apple at WWDC showed that there are major changes coming when it comes to how Apple users think about media and data. Yeah, I’m talking about the iCloud features. Most of what we heard yesterday had already leaked, and quite honestly while we learned some new details, we’ve still got quite a […]

Apple’s New iCloud Service Will be Almost Free

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Apple announced their new iCloud service at WWDC 2011 confirming the rumors that have swirled for months that a cloud storage and syncing feature will become a free part of Apple’s device ecosystem. iCloud is free unless you want access to a new part of the music portion of the cloud version of iTunes. The […]