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Topic: Software

Mac App Store not coming until January 2011 - report

12/08/2010, 10:12 pm

A new report claims Apple's Mac App Store will launch in the new year, countering earlier rumors that the new store would arrive as early as Dec. 13.

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iOS game designer Graeme Devine leaves Apple to make Mac, iOS games

12/08/2010, 07:12 pm

Graeme Devine, a member of Apple's iPhone Game Technologies group, is moving on to pursue an independent role in iOS game development.

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Apple updates QuickTime; MobileMe improvements coming next year

12/07/2010, 10:12 pm

Apple issued a routine security update to its QuickTime media player for Windows and Mac OS X Leopard 10.5.8 Tuesday. Meanwhile, Apple Chief Executive Steve Jobs has reportedly promised significant improvements to MobileMe in 2011 in an email to a customer.

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Mobiles, iPod touch killing off Nintendo DS, Sony PSP

12/07/2010, 04:12 pm

In contrast to all the "iPod-killers" imagined by Apple's competitors, new research quantifies just how much Apple's iOS platform has done to actually displace standalone gaming devices like the Nintendo DS and Sony PSP.

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Apple won't allow demos, trials, betas on Mac App Store

12/03/2010, 08:12 am

Apple this week provided more information to developers regarding its forthcoming Mac App Store, and informed them that, unlike on iOS, trial versions of software will not be allowed.

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Old Navy piloting Apple's iOS EasyPay retail software

12/01/2010, 11:12 pm

Apple has launched a pilot of its EasyPay custom mobile retail software in a trial with Gap subsidiary Old Navy, opening a new market for the iPod touch in handheld payment transactions. [Update: This third-party report is erroneous, see here.]

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Black Friday Software: 80% off Adobe CS5, Office 2011 for $89, Final Cut Studio for $799

11/26/2010, 04:11 am

Black Friday has brought an assortment of discounts on essential Mac software, including up to 80% off Adobe's Creative Suite 5 bundles, Microsoft Office for Mac 2011 for $89, Apple's Final Cut Studio for $799, and VMWare Fusion for $28, among others.

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Early Black Friday: Apple TV for $79.99, Office 2011 for $89.99, VMWare Fusion for $27.99

11/25/2010, 06:11 am

Early Black Friday discounts from Apple's authorized resellers continue to crop up Thursday, including offers for 20% off the new Apple TV, Microsoft Office 2011 for $89.99, VMWare Fusion for $27.99 and 64GB iPod touches for $349.

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Apple releases Safari 5.0.3, 4.1.3 with bug fixes, security updates

11/18/2010, 11:11 am

Apple on Thursday released an update containing bug and security fixes for its Safari Web browser, with version 5.0.3 for Windows, Mac OS X Leopard and Snow Leopard, and 4.1.3 for Mac users running Tiger.

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Apple releases printer driver updates for Mac OS X

11/12/2010, 03:11 pm

Following the release of Mac OS X 10.6.5, Apple is now making available printer driver updates for a variety of models in Software Update.

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Inside AirPrint: How to add iOS printer sharing back to Mac OS X

11/11/2010, 02:11 pm

Experimenters have discovered the configuration files Apple removed from the public release of Mac OS X 10.6.5; adding them back restores the ability to print from iOS devices to shared printers on the Mac.

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Apple may delay support for AirPrint through Macs and Windows PCs

11/09/2010, 09:11 pm

Last minute stability and compatibility problems with Apple's AirPrint for iOS devices may have forced the company to delay Mac and Windows support indefinitely, mitigating the impact of the much-anticipated wireless printing technology first previewed two months ago.

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Why Apple axed Xserve, and how it can reenter the server market

11/09/2010, 06:11 pm

Many of Apple's customers in enterprise environments are shocked by the company's decision to discontinue the Xserve. There's an easy answer why it happened: they weren't selling well. Here's why, and how the company may address the server market in the future, using lessons learned from iOS.

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Apple's iWork '11 suite tracking for release alongside Mac App Store

11/08/2010, 04:11 pm

The next major revamp of Apple's iWork productivity suite is finished and ready to go, but the company may hold back the release until it gets around to launching the Mac App Store early next year, AppleInsider has been told.

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Bank of America, Citigroup testing iPhone to replace BlackBerry [u]

11/05/2010, 05:11 pm

Two of America's largest banks are actively testing Apple's iPhone as a replacement of their existing RIM BlackBerry devices for corporate email.

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Apple adds calendars back to iPhoto '11 in new 9.1 update

11/04/2010, 06:11 pm

Apple released a new version 9.1 update for iPhoto '11, adding back support for creating calendars, fixing bugs and offering additional letterpress holiday greeting card themes.

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Dropping Adobe Flash boosts Apple's MacBook Air battery life by 2 hours

11/04/2010, 05:11 pm

Apple has stopped bundling Adobe Flash on new Macs, ostensibly so users could obtain the latest, secure version themselves, but vastly increased battery life seems to be another leading reason.

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W3C publishes 'extremely silly' HTML5 test results suggesting win for Internet Explorer 9

11/03/2010, 12:11 am

A preview version of Microsoft's Internet Explorer 9 browser engine passed more elements of a web standards test than a random selection of other browsers in the Worldwide Web Consortium's "vastly incomplete" HTML5 test suite, creating a news story that W3C members decried as "incorrect information" based on a "rather buggy test results page."

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Brightcove adds support HTTP Live Streaming for Apple iOS devices

11/02/2010, 05:11 pm

Internet video host Brightcove, among the first to begin supporting iPhone-compatible H.264 video and HTML5, is now moving to support Apple's open HTTP Live Streaming format as well, hammering another nail into the coffin of Adobe Flash and Microsoft's Silverlight.

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Steve Jobs: iTunes LP, Extra coming to iOS Apple TV

11/02/2010, 05:11 pm

After its transition into an iOS device, Apple TV lost the ability to display iTunes LP and Extras, but support is on the way according to an email attributed to Apple's chief executive.

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