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Topic: Software

Apple rolls out OS X updates for Safari, iPhoto and Aperture

11/01/2012, 06:11 pm

Apple on Thursday rolled out a batch of software updates, bringing minor security fixes to its Safari web browser, a number of additions like enhanced Photo Stream support to iPhoto, and a huge change list for Aperture.

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Apple preparing first beta of OS X 10.8.3

10/31/2012, 02:10 pm

Apple on Wednesday began inviting developers to test the next update to its Mountain Lion operating system, signaling that a beta of OS X 10.8.3 will arrive soon.

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Google takes on Siri by adding voice search to standalone iOS app

10/30/2012, 06:10 pm

Google on Tuesday rolled out a software update to its standalone iOS search app, offering advanced voice-recognition technology that mimics Siri in function, but taps into the internet search giant's vast data banks instead of the assets accessed by Apple's virtual assistant.

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Evernote 5 for Mac to offer revamped OS X style UI, new features

10/26/2012, 06:10 pm

Evernote, one of the first companies to offer a comprehensive cloud-based note-taking app for iOS and OS X, on Friday teased the upcoming launch of its redesigned Mac client which will add a number of user interface and operational changes.

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Apple issues Xcode 4.5.2 developer preview, updates to Logic and photo apps

10/24/2012, 07:10 pm

Apple on Wednesday released a number of software updates, including a pre-release version Xcode, new versions of Logic Pro and Logic Express, and digital camera compatibility additions for the company's photo editing apps.

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iBooks 3.0 now available, adds iCloud purchase support, scrolling theme

10/23/2012, 08:10 pm

Just hours after Apple announced iBooks 3.0 at its special iPad mini event on Tuesday, the company has made the app available for download, bringing a number of new features to the iOS e-reader.

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Final Cut Pro X gets significant update with new features & RED camera support

10/23/2012, 04:10 pm

Apple's professional video editing software Final Cut Pro X was given a sizable update on Tuesday, adding new features like the ability to expand multichannel audio files in a timeline, as well as support for RED cameras and native REDCODE RAW editing.

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Rumor: Apple planning cloud-based iWork suite for iPad to fight MS Office

10/22/2012, 05:10 pm

Apple is reportedly working with VMware to bring a cloud-based, business oriented version of its iWork suite of apps to the iPad, with the partnership said to be directed squarely at Microsoft's rumored release of Office for iOS.

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Apple-provided Java plug-in removed with software update

10/16/2012, 06:10 pm

Apple on Tuesday rolled out two Java updates, one for OS X 10.6 Snow Leopard and another for OS X 10.7 Lion and OS X 10.8 Mountain Lion, the latter offering improved security by uninstalling the Apple-provided Java applet plug-in from all web browsers.

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Photos allegedly show native Google Maps app for iOS

10/14/2012, 10:10 pm

A set of images released on Sunday reveal what is claimed to be Google's anticipated Google Maps app for iOS, suggesting the internet search giant is well into the process of developing standalone software after Apple ditched its mapping services with iOS 6.

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Apple Configurator update brings iOS 6 compatibility, Apple TV support

10/09/2012, 08:10 pm

Apple on Tuesday released version 1.2 of its Apple Configurator, which brings support for iOS 6 features, a number of security upgrades and overall bug fixes.

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iOS Apple Store app updated for iPhone 5's screen

10/05/2012, 07:10 pm

Apple on Friday rolled out version 2.3.2 of its iOS Apple Store app, bringing support for the iPhone 5's 4-inch screen.

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Mossberg: Google to announce Street View for Google Maps web app on Thursday

10/03/2012, 07:10 pm

In a report on Tuesday, The Wall Street Journal's Walt Mossberg revealed that Google plans to announce Street View integration to the web version of Google Maps, effectively bringing support for the feature to iOS 6 devices.

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Valve now offering non-game software through Steam online store

10/02/2012, 05:10 pm

Valve, maker of popular PC games like Counter-Strike, Half-Life and Left 4 Dead, on Tuesday brought non-game apps to its Steam online storefront, with the first offerings being a suite of developer and multimedia tools.

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Apple shuts down Chomp app search engine following iOS 6 integration

10/01/2012, 08:10 pm

Apple on Monday officially killed Chomp's service, including its iOS app and website, after having purchased the company to obtain and imtegrate a number of app search and discovery assets into the iOS 6 App Store.

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Forthcoming iPhoto update to improve syncing with iOS devices

10/01/2012, 01:10 pm

Apple is set to release an update to its iPhoto application for OS X that will improve syncing with iOS devices via iTunes, as well as fixing various crashes.

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Aperture 3.4.1 improves photo syncing with iOS devices

09/28/2012, 03:09 pm

Apple on Friday updated its Aperture professional photo editing software for Mac, improving the reliability of syncing photos to iOS devices and addressing other issues.

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Image claims to show launch screen for Logic Pro X

09/26/2012, 09:09 am

A new image sent to AppleInsider purports to show the launch screen for a pre-release build of Logic Pro X, a rumored upgrade to Apple's professional-level audio editing software.

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Adobe releases retooled Photoshop Elements 11, Premiere Elements 11

09/25/2012, 08:09 pm

Adobe on Tuesday announced the release of the all-new Photoshop Elements 11 and Premiere Elements 11, the company's consumer-level photo- and video-editing products.

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Apple reportedly waived one year of Google Maps contract in switch to iOS Maps [u]

09/25/2012, 07:09 pm

A report on Tuesday claims Apple had over one year left on its contract with Google Maps when it made the decision to replace the app with a proprietary solution, leaving the internet search giant with little time to develop a standalone version capable of running on iOS 6.

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