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Topic: Software

Apple recommends yet unreleased OS X 10.6.8 for Final Cut Pro X users

06/21/2011, 04:06 pm

Apple has recommended that users of the newly released Final Cut Pro X, Motion 5 and Compressor 4 update to Mac OS X 10.6.8, even though the update has not been released yet.

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With release of Final Cut Pro X, Apple discontinues Express and Server

06/21/2011, 12:06 pm

The release of Final Cut Pro X on the Mac App Store on Tuesday also marked the end of Apple's Final Cut Express and Final Cut Server products, as well as the Final Cut Studio suite.

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Apple releases Final Cut Pro X, Motion 5 and Compressor 4 on Mac App Store

06/21/2011, 08:06 am

Apple on Tuesday released Final Cut Pro X, which it touted a "revolutionary new version" of the video editing software, for $299.99 on the Mac App Store, along with Motion 5 and Compressor 4 for $49.99 each.

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Apple job postings indicate iCloud will target app-based web services rather than web clients

06/14/2011, 08:06 pm

Speculative reports that Apple will throw away all of its existing web services in the transition from MobileMe to its new iCloud service appear to be reinforced by the company's job postings for iCloud web engineers, which describe web services but make little mention of web clients.

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Cease and desist threats authenticate recent Final Cut Pro X screenshots [u]

06/14/2011, 04:06 pm

Screenshots of Apple's forthcoming Final Cut Pro X software that leaked onto the Internet this past weekend were allegedly obtained without permission from the servers of a company that contracted with Apple to create tutorial videos for the new software, AppleInsider has learned [updated].

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Rumor: Final Cut Pro X on sale, third-party Thunderbolt products unveiled next week

06/14/2011, 12:06 pm

Apple may appeal to its high-end video production customers next week with the release of Final Cut Pro X on the Mac App Store, as well as the announcement of new third-party products that will take advantage of the high-speed Thunderbolt port found on new Macs, according to a new rumor.

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More alleged screenshots of Final Cut Pro X appear

06/12/2011, 11:06 pm

Several more screenshots claiming to be from Apple's upcoming Final Cut Pro X release provide a detailed look at the software's color grading features.

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Images claim to show Apple's Motion 5, Final Cut Pro X

06/08/2011, 11:06 am

A series of screenshots claimed to be from Apple's forthcoming Final Cut Pro X release offer a closer look at the software, as well as a first glimpse at Motion 5 with a new "rigging" feature.

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Apple's free iCloud will automatically sync data from Macs, PCs, iOS devices

06/06/2011, 02:06 pm

Apple finally showed off its long-awaited iCloud service on Monday, portraying it as a service that stores content, wirelessly pushes it to devices, and integrates with applications -- all at no cost to users.

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iCloud record label deals may cost Apple $150 million

06/03/2011, 07:06 am

In order to get the major record labels onboard with its forthcoming iCloud service, Apple could fork over as much as $150 million in "advanced payments."

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Apple's iCloud may offer remote storage of movies, TV shows at launch

05/31/2011, 03:05 pm

In addition to agreements with music labels, Apple is also said to be pursuing licensing deals with movie and TV studios that would allow users to remotely store and stream copyrighted video content via the forthcoming iCloud service.

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Amazon takes on Apple's Mac App Store with its own 'Mac Download Store'

05/26/2011, 03:05 pm

Amazon on Thursday launched the "Mac Download Store," a new software destination for Mac OS X system that takes on Apple's own App Store by offering unique products, including Office for Mac.

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Apple developing advanced 'media streaming engine' for iOS, Mac OS

05/17/2011, 02:05 pm

Apple employees are at work on improved media streaming technology at the company's Cupertino, Calif., headquarters, as rumors of a so-called "iCloud" service continue to pick up steam.

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Adobe Flash 10.3 adds auto-update notification for Apple's Mac OS X

05/13/2011, 09:05 am

Adobe this week updated its Flash Player to version 10.3, bringing security enhancements, including the support for auto-update notifications in Apple's Mac OS X operating system.

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Microsoft rumored to buy Skype for $8 billion; Skype for Mac fixed

05/10/2011, 02:05 am

Microsoft is finalizing negotiations to acquire Skype for as much as $8 billion, according to a new report. Meanwhile, a new version of Skype for Mac has been released, fixing a critical vulnerability.

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Fortune's 'Inside Apple' describes a furious Steve Jobs after MobileMe launch

05/08/2011, 09:05 pm

The shaky debut of Apple's revamped cloud service MobileMe in 2008 prompted Chief Executive Steve Jobs to chastise those responsible for the service, Fortune's new "Inside Apple" feature reveals.

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Briefly: Skype vulnerability; Youku on iPhone; Nuance licensing

05/07/2011, 12:05 am

After a security researcher publicized a vulnerability in the Mac version of Skype, the company revealed plans to release a public fix next week. A new rumor suggests that Chinese video site Youku is in talks with Apple to swap out the pre-installed YouTube app for its app on iPhones sold in China. Also, Apple is reportedly negotiating an "expansive licensing agreement" with voice recognition company Nuance.

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Adobe releases Creative Suite 5.5 with iPad support for Photoshop

05/03/2011, 12:05 pm

Adobe on Tuesday released Creative Suite 5.5, the mid-cycle upgrade for its creative applications, with new features and functionality, including iPad applications for operating photoshop and subscription pricing.

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New malware attacks Mac OS X users through Apple Safari browser

05/02/2011, 10:05 am

Newly discovered malicious software dubbed "MACDefender" takes aim at users of the Mac OS X operating system by automatically downloading a file through JavaScript. But users must also agree to install the software, leaving the potential threat limited.

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Apple posts iPhoto 9.1.2, Mac OS X 10.6.7 Snow Leopard Font Update

04/27/2011, 08:04 pm

Apple has posted two Software Updates: one fixing bugs and adding new card themes to iPhoto, and a second that solves a problem with OpenType fonts in Mac OS X 10.6.7.

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