WWDC: Mission Control and What Three Fingers Get You

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At Apple’s WWDC Conference, Apple has shown off Mission control, which is accessible via a three-finger gesture by swiping upwards on the trackpad. Mission Control allows users to not only manage their multitasking, but also their workflow, combining two features of OS X into one–Spaces and Expose. Once you’re in Mission Control, it will show […]

Will Apple Expand iOS, A5 Chips Into Wireless Airport Routers?

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In addition to using its A4 and A5 chipsets along with the mobile iOS platform on products like the iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, and Apple TV, Apple may be expanding its proprietary ARM chips and iOS into the wireless router market, potentially introducing new hardware with better iCloud integration. It’s unclear if updated Time Capsule […]

Apple Targeting Audiophiles with Latest Hire

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According to a Twitter message, Apple may have hired Tomlinson Holman, a University of Southern California audio professor and the brains behind sound-house THX. The move would help Apple compete better against other computing and mobile computing brands that have better acoustics integration, like HTC and Nokia smartphones with Dolby sound, Lenovo computers with Dolby […]

Score $582 of Mac Apps for $49.99 with the MacLegion Bundle

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Looking for a good deal on a collection of Mac Apps? Check out this new Mac App Bundle from Maclegion that includes 11 popular Mac apps, tools and utilities. This bundle has a nice collection of apps that is good for all types of Mac users. We are quickly drawn to the the Data recovery and creative […]

Apple Sold 18.65 Million iPhones in Q2 2011

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Apple has released its sales figures for the second quarter of 2011 and the numbers are nothing short of absolutely amazing. In fact, they are record breaking. Apple has announced that it sold a whopping 18.65 million iPhones in Q2 alone. To put that into perspective, Apple sold 14.1 million iPhones in Q4 of 2010. […]

Seagate GoFlex Slim Announced, Win a GoFlex Slim of Your Own [Contest]

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Seagate has just announced the Seagate GoFlex Slim, a 320GB USB 3.0 hard drive that is as slim as a pencil and includes a blazing fast 7200RPM hard drive in an incredibly portable package. The Seagate GoFlex Slim has a USB 3.0 connection and is backwards compatible with USB 2.0. The GoFlex slim wraps a […]

Spaces for Tablet Patent Further Hints at Mac OS X Tablet?

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A recent Apple patent filing for a Spaces-like feature for a tablet device, though it’s unclear if the feature may make it to a future iPad or iOS revision. In fact, by nature of Spaces, the feature may be more suited to a Mac OS X tablet rather than an iOS-powered iPad.  Spaces is a […]

Weekly Wrap Up: Notebook, Tablet and Smart Phone News for April 1

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Despite all of the April Fools jokes running wild on the Internet today, there is a lot of real notebook, tablet and smart phone news worth checking out. Notebook News For the Week of April 1st: We kicked off World Backup Day with a collection of deals on services and storage that will help you […]

Review: Air Display For Mac Rocks!

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One of my favorite iPad apps is now available in Apple’s Mac App store. Air Display is a utility that turns a Mac into a wireless display, which means your secondary computer doesn’t have to go completely unused while you’re at your desk. I’ve used the iPad version of the app to turn my iPad […]

Apple’s Joint Venture May Woo More Businesses to Mac

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Apple’s officially launched Joint Venture, a concierge service for businesses. The Joint Venutre service is $499 per user, which might sound steep for a lot of people, but there appears to be sufficient value for busy professionals. Apple’s Joint Venture also has one important benefit that could be worth the $499 price tag alone. Joint […]

Windows Phone 7 Connector Debuts on Mac App Store for Synchronization

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Microsoft has released its Windows Phone 7 Connector software, which has now existed beta, on the Mac App Store, which will allow users of the company’s Windows Phone 7 platform and Zune devices to synchronize multimedia content from their iTunes library to the Microsoft-powered devices. The Windows Phone 7 Connector will also allow users to […]

Mac Users Can Join Verizon’s 4G LTE Party in February

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After an update was released for Verizon’s LG VL600 4G LTE USB modem, which brought with it improved performance, the carrier told Phonescoop that support for Mac users is forthcoming. Despite an aggressive roll-out to 38 metropolitan areas of its 4G LTE network and robust speeds, many users have complained that Verizon’s initial releases of […]

Apple to Refresh MacBook Pro in 2011

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DigiTimes is reporting that Apple will have redesigned models of the company’s MacBook Pro and iMac all-in-one consumer desktop in the first half of 2011. The publication says that upstream component makers are suggesting that the company will launch “at least four upgraded MacBook Pros as well as an iMac that features new panel size […]

Apple Continues Precedents and Locks Down Mac App Store

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Apple is continuing the precedents it had established with the App Store for the iPhone and iPad with its Mac App Store by using a curated experience to control what types of software can be sold on its digital store front. For the OS X Mac App Store, which the MacBook Air could benefit from, […]

Evernote Mac Beta Application Features Stacks, Sharing

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Evernote is one of my favorite web services, but using it on a Mac has been somewhat frustrating. The current Mac client doesn’t have all the features you’d expect, forcing Mac Evernote users to jump over to Evernote.com to share notes. That’s all about to change, and if you’re willing to run beta software you […]

Hands on the New MacBook Air, Future of Notebooks

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The new MacBook Air models introduced Wednesday made quite a splash. There’s a lot of hype around Apple’s latest ultraportables, but after going hands-on with one myself I think the hype is well-deserved. After just a few minutes with the new 11.6″ MacBook Air it’s clear that there’s something very different here and it’s worth […]

New Macbook Air goes smaller and cheaper

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The “one more thing” at today’s Apple event was a new Macbook Air. Steve teased us by mentioning some of the features they’re taking from the iPad for this new MBA, but ultimately, it’s just a smaller, newer model. Oh, and it has a younger brother.

Mac OS X Lion: OS X meets the iPad

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At today’s “Back to the Mac” event, Steve Jobs and company showed off Mac OS X 7 a.k.a. Lion. Unlike the Snow Leopard release, which was primarily under the hood improvements, Lion is mostly UI improvements, specifically features they’re bringing in from the iPad and iOS.