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Topic: Software

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.


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.


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.


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.


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.


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.


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.


Google's Schmidt offers strong words regarding Apple Maps flap

09/25/2012, 04:09 am

Google Chairman Eric Schmidt on Tuesday confirmed a new version of its popular iOS mapping app has not yet been submitted to Apple, adding that the iPhone maker's decision to switch to a new proprietary solution was perhaps a misstep.


Apple Remote Desktop Client update fixes OS X Lion menu issue

09/24/2012, 09:09 pm

Apple on Monday rolled out version 3.6.1 of its Remote Desktop Client, fixing a menu loading issue experienced by some OS X Lion users.


Share of iOS Safari, Chrome browsers grow as Google updates app for iPhone 5

09/24/2012, 06:09 pm

Google on Monday rolled out an updated version of its popular Chrome iOS web browser, bringing the multi tab-friendly experience to iOS 6 and more specifically the iPhone 5's 4-inch display, while Apple's own Safari gained over two percent share in iOS browser market.


Google Maps app from iOS 5.1 reportedly ported onto iOS 6

09/23/2012, 08:09 pm

A hacker claims to have successfully ported the now defunct Google Maps iOS app to Apple's iOS 6, however the workaround is unstable and requires a jailbroken iPhone.


Apple allegedly luring ex-Google Maps engineers to work on iOS 6 Maps app

09/23/2012, 07:09 pm

According to a report on Sunday, Apple is actively recruiting software engineers previously contracted by Google's Maps division to advance the new iOS Maps app, which has been widely criticized since its inception with iOS 6.


YouTube will serve content to legacy iOS app indefinitely

09/21/2012, 07:09 pm

Google's YouTube announced on Friday that it will continue to feed content to its legacy iOS app for iDevices running iOS 5 and below, allaying fears that the service would be shut off to push users toward the new standalone app.


Apple 'working hard' to rectify Maps issues, appreciates 'customer feedback'

09/20/2012, 05:09 pm

Coming on the heels of numerous complaints regarding Apple's new Maps app introduced with iOS 6 on Wednesday, the company has issued a statement saying the service is a work in progress and will get better with time.


iPhoto and Aperture updates bring Shared Photo Streams support

09/19/2012, 05:09 pm

Hours after Apple released OS X 10.8.2 Mountain Lion and iOS 6 on Wednesday, the company rolled out updates for the consumer level iPhoto and the professional grade Aperture image organization and editing apps, granting both apps access to Shared Photo Streams.


Microsoft adds Retina display support to Office for Mac 2011

09/19/2012, 03:09 pm

Microsoft on Wednesday updated its Office for Mac 2011 productivity suite to add Retina display support for Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Outlook.


Apple updates Remote Desktop Admin for Snow Leopard [u]

09/17/2012, 05:09 pm

Apple on Monday released an update to its Remote Desktop Admin network management solution for legacy OS X 10.6 Snow Leopard machines, bringing the software up to 3.5.3.


Renowned Apple hacker Charlie Miller hired by Twitter

09/14/2012, 02:09 pm

Charlie Miller, a security expert who gained fame highlighting exploits in Apple's Mac and iOS operating systems, has been hired by social networking service Twitter.


Apple enhancing iCloud with new web apps, Lost Mode for iOS 6

09/10/2012, 02:09 pm

Apple is upgrading or expanding five web apps in its online iCloud portfolio, in preparation for iOS 6 which is expected to be unveiled on Wednesday.


Sony releases Sound Forge Pro audio editor for Mac

09/07/2012, 10:09 am

Sony Creative Software on Friday announced the release of Sound Forge Pro Mac 1.0, the newest addition to its line of award-winning audio and video production software products.