How to Set Up iMessage on Your Mac

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iMessage is one of the best ways to keep in contact with coworkers, friends and family.  With a few simple steps iMessage can be set up on any Mac. A benefit of setting up Messages for Mac is that all of the conversations that are on the iPhone or iPad via iMessage will be synced […]

Apple Moving Some Mac Production To The U.S. in 2013

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In an interview with Bloomberg Businessweek Apple CEO Tim Cook said his company will move production of some of the Mac lineup to the U.S. Tim Cook will confirm the move in his interview with Brian William on Rock Center tonight. Cook didn’t give any details on which Mac device the company will make the […]

iMessage Remains Down for Many as Apple Claims All is Well

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This weekend Apple’s iMessage service encountered a few issues, which Apple says it fixed, though the service is still not working for many users on Monday. Apple’s iCloud Support website says iMessage and every other Apple coud service is working, though many iOS users on Twitter are saying the messaging service isn’t working for them. […]

OS X 10.9 Could Include Siri and Apple Maps

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Early builds of OS X 10.9 include versions of Siri and Apple Maps for the Mac according to a 9To5Mac report. According to the report Apple is currently testing Siri in the next iteration of its Mac OS. If the feature passes testing it will likely make the cut for OS X 10.9 and all […]

Updated Mac Mini Announced

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Apple announced a new updated Mac Mini, making a joke at the ‘Mini’ reference as there has been plenty of speculations about an iPad Mini being announced at today’s announcement. The device is now updated to include dual- or quad-core Ivy Bridge i% or i7 processors alongside with Intel HD 4000 graphics. The device now […]

Mountain Lion Causing Battery Issues For Some Mac Users

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Last week Apple released Mountain Lion on the Mac App Store to almost universal praise, but it looks like the update is causing some battery life issues for users. According to Ars Technica, a number of users are taking to Apple’s support forums to talk about battery life issues in OS X 10.8. Some users […]

iPhone 5 May Pair with iPad & iPod for Calls and Texts in iOS 6

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Just when we think we now everything about the iPhone 5 a new rumor comes out that seems to contradict other reports and add details about a new feature. This latest rumor says the new dock connector has less pins and iOS 6 will have some interesting Bluetooth features when paired with an iPod or […]

Mountain Lion Hits the Mac App Store for $19.99 on July 25th

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Apple will release OS X 10.8 Mountain Lion tomorrow for $19.99 in the Mac App Store, as we expected. Apple announced the release of the new version of OS X in the press release detailing it’s Q3 2012 earnings press release. The new version of OS X brings even more iOS features to the Mac […]

Google Acquires Sparrow, iPhone App Won’t Get Push

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Sparrow, the company behind the fantastic Mac and iPhone apps of the same name is going to Google and will become part of the Gmail team. The company announced the acquisition on its website today, saying it’s “joining the Gmail team to accomplish a bigger vision — one that we think we can better achieve […]

OS X Mountain Lion Release May Be Set for July 25

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The next version of Apple’s OS X might come to the Mac App Store on July 25, just a day after Apple’s next quarterly earnings call. According to 9To5Mac, Apple retail stores are planning an overnight event on July 24, the same day as Apple’s next quarterly earnings call. Apple regularly holds overnight events before […]

Why I’m Buying the New MacBook Air

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When Apple announced the next-generation MacBook Pro it was hard not to get excited about the huge Retina Display paired with Ivy Bridge processors and Nvidia’s latest GeForce 650M graphics. The new MacBook Air models look just a bit more exciting to me. For the past three years I’ve used a 2009 13-inch MacBook Pro […]

Apple Mountain Lion Video Shows Off Mac and iOS Convergence

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At WWDC Apple gave us a better look at some of the new features in Mountain Lion. A new video demonstrates most of the new features discussed in the keynote, and explains how Mountain Lion will make the Mac work nicer with iOS. Mountain Lion continues the trend that Lion started of bringing iOS features […]

Apple Sold 35 Million iPhones and Nearly 12 Million iPads in Q2

Apple Sold 35 Million iPhones and Nearly 12 Million iPads in Q2

Apple has released its fiscal Q2 results today, which include sales figures for both the iPhone and the iPad, and the figures are unexpectedly big. Over the March quarter, the Cupertino-based company posted $39.2 billion in revenue with a net profit of $11.6 billion. Those figures are way up from the same quarter a year […]

Apple to Bring Siri to Mac Via iPhone?

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While Siri voice functionality has so far been limited to the iPhone–the voice assistant program was noticeably absent on Apple’s latest revision of its iPad tablet and only appears in limited dictation form, and is still missing in action on the Mac–Apple may be looking to expand Siri to other devices. Rather than have Siri […]

Angry Birds Space Now Available for iOS and Android

Angry Birds Space Now Available for iOS and Android

Today is March 22nd and that means that Angry Birds Space is now available on a slew of platforms including Apple’s iOS, Google’s Android, and both OS X and Windows. This is  Rovio’s latest installment of the iconic Angry Birds franchise and it may just be their most ambitious to date as the Angry Birds […]

Microsoft Takes Firm Stance in Refusing to Support Apple’s Growth

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Apple’s growth in the post-PC era, as defined by the company, is seeing some strong oppositions by its rivals with Microsoft now refusing to fund its growth. In what appears to be a leaked internal email from Microsoft executives, the Redmond, Washinton-based software giant will no longer allow its employees to purchase and expense products […]

Why Does Apple Need App Stores?

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Apple has changed the way we buy apps on our smartphones with the app store, a centralized location of apps that are easily searchable. Last year, Apple brought the app store experience to the Mac with the launch of the Mac App Store. This brings the number of app stores owned by Apple to two, which is […]

OS X Mountain Lion: Review Roundup–The Cloud is In

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On Thursday, Apple gave developers a preview of what it was working on with its next-generation desktop-class operating system known as OS X 10.8 Mountain Lion. Mountain Lion, as it is commonly referred to, will succeed the current version of the Mac OS called OS X 10.7 Lion. Rather than hosting a larger media event, […]

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 […]

Sony Releases Bridge Software to Synchronize Macs and XPERIA Phones

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Sony is now beginning to support Mac users with its Android XPERIA smartphones by making a version of its synchronization software available to OS X customers. Though Mac users can mount their phones as a drive and drag and drop content into their phones, Sony’s new Bridge software will give an iTunes-iOS-like environment where Android […]