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Topic: Mac App Store

Apple targets video pros with major updates to Final Cut Pro X, Motion & Compressor

04/13/2015, 12:04 pm

Apple on Monday issued a series of significant updates for its trio of apps geared toward video professionals, adding features like new 3D titles, support for more camera formats, and more to Final Cut Pro X, Compressor, and Motion.

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Apple issues apology as iTunes & App Store outage persists for 7+ hours

03/11/2015, 01:03 pm

Apple on Wednesday issued a rare public apology to customers, as the company's high-profile digital storefronts continue to suffer hours-long global outages sparked by what Apple is calling an "internal DNS error."

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Extended downtime for Apple's iTunes, App Store and more lingers for hours [ux2]

03/11/2015, 08:03 am

Apple's online services, including the iTunes Store and App Store, experienced an extended outage Wednesday morning, stretching for hours, even though Apple's official system status page suggested all services were online.

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Algoriddim djay Pro comes to Mac, TurboTax debuts new iOS app for tax season

12/18/2014, 12:12 pm

Popular music tool djay Pro has made the leap from iOS to OS X with a new app on the Mac App Store, competing with the likes of Traktor. In addition, TurboTax on Thursday introduced an all-new iOS app ahead of tax season, allowing taxpayers to conveniently file wherever they are.

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Apple now blocking 'WireLurker' malware targeting Chinese iOS & Mac users

11/06/2014, 01:11 pm

Apple on Thursday announced it has begun taking measures to block apps that contain the so-called "WireLurker" malware, which transmits from a Mac to iOS devices over USB, by preventing the infected applications from launching.

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Apple launches refreshed Mac App Store designed for OS X Yosemite

11/06/2014, 03:11 am

Apple late Wednesday began rolling out a redesign of its Mac App Store with new flat graphics, thinner font styles and a more open feel, in line with the latest OS X Yosemite release.

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Pixelmator releases version 3.2 'Sandstone' with 16-bit support and new Repair Tool

05/22/2014, 09:05 am

The Pixelmator Team on Thursday revealed the newest version of their popular Photoshop alternative for Mac, bringing a number of enhancements that now allow users to work with 16 bits of color per channel, easily remove unwanted objects from images, and lock specific layers.

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Apple updates GarageBand for Mac with MP3 export option, improved accessibility

03/20/2014, 02:03 pm

Apple's music creation tool for Mac, GarageBand, was given a minor update on Thursday which reintroduces the ability to export songs in the MP3 file format, while also offering new drum sounds and enhanced accessibility.

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Microsoft releases free OneNote information organizer on Apple's Mac App Store

03/17/2014, 11:03 am

Microsoft on Monday released an all-new Mac OS X edition of its popular OneNote application for free on the Mac App Store, taking the venerable digital notebook cross-platform amid stiff competition from Silicon Valley startup Evernote.

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Microsoft to release free version of OneNote for Mac later this month - report

03/12/2014, 11:03 am

In an effort to directly take on popular cross-platform note taking application Evernote, Microsoft will finally be bringing its OneNote service to the Mac later this month in the form of a free app, according to a new report.

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Pixelmator 3.1 gains dual-GPU & 16-bit image support with Apple's new Mac Pro

01/23/2014, 10:01 am

A major update for popular OS X image editing application Pixelmator hit the Mac App Store on Wednesday, with version 3.1 boasting a number of improvements designed for Apple's new Mac Pro, including dual GPU support for more fluid performance.

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The team behind Mac image editor Pixelmator plays David to Adobe's Goliath

11/09/2013, 12:11 pm

What began as a spark of inspiration between two brothers has grown into one of the most popular image editing applications in the world, and the team that brought it to life has done so from one of the software industry's least likely locations.

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FileMaker discontinuing Bento, will remain available to buy through Sept. 30

07/31/2013, 10:07 am

Apple subsidiary FileMaker, Inc., announced this week that it will discontinue development of its Bento consumer database application in order to better focus on developing its remaining products.

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iTunes estimated to rake in in $2B per year, thanks to Apple's software division

03/22/2013, 02:03 pm

Once a break-even business used to drive sales of Apple's high-margin hardware, the iTunes Store is now estimated to be raking in more than $2 billion per year, due largely to the inclusion of its in-house software development teams.

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Apple tweaks App Store with Editor's Choice picks, App of the Week promotions

05/25/2012, 02:05 am

Apple has made some minor adjustments, such as the addition of Editor's Choice picks and a free App of the Week, to the App Store in order to improve the discoverability of apps.

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Rumor deemed false, apps using global hotkeys to remain in Mac App Store

05/17/2012, 07:05 pm

Contrary to an early Thursday report that claimed Apple would be banning apps that use global hotkeys from the Mac App Store, new information asserts that no such change will be implemented.

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Inside Sandboxing: how Apple plans to make the Mac App Store as secure as iOS

02/09/2012, 05:02 pm

Apple is approaching its deadline for requiring that all apps sold in the Mac App Store be sandboxed for security, a policy that is drawing complaints from certain developers.

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Windows Store discounts, optional subscriptions to undercut Apple's App Store

12/07/2011, 02:12 am

Microsoft released new details of its Windows 8 plans on Tuesday, differentiating its upcoming Windows Store from Apple's own App Store and Mac App Store by offering a 20/80 revenue split to developers after their first $25,000 in sales and allowing third-party in-app purchase and subscription options.

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Apple's App Store, Mac App Store arrive in 33 new regions

07/22/2011, 11:07 pm

Apple has expanded availability of the App Store and Mac App Store to 33 more countries, bringing the grand total to 123.

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Adobe arrives on Mac App Store with Photoshop Elements 9

07/20/2011, 12:07 am

On the eve of the launch of Apple's Mac OS X Lion, rival software maker Adobe has released a version of Photoshop Elements 9 for the Mac App Store.

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