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Intuit releases Quicken 2007 update for OS X Lion users

03/08/2012, 05:03 pm

After releasing a stripped down version of Quicken for Mac named Quicken Essentials 2010, Intuit has released an update for the full version that can run under OS X Lion, a $15 upgrade it calls "Quicken Mac 2007 OS X Lion compatible."


Apple updates GarageBand, iBooks Author, iPhoto for Mac and iWorks, iLife, Find, Remote apps for iOS

03/07/2012, 08:03 pm

Apple has updated GarageBand and iPhoto for Mac to update compatibility with new iOS versions while adding new feature and fixing bugs. A variety of iOS apps have also been updated for the Retina Display of the new iPad.


Apple releases Configurator for managing iOS devices from a Mac

03/07/2012, 08:03 pm

Apple has released a new Mac app named Configurator for managing groups of iPhone, iPad and iPod touch devices for schools, businesses or other institutions.


Adobe releases Photoshop Lightroom 4, cuts price in half to $149

03/06/2012, 08:03 am

Adobe on Tuesday released Photoshop Lightroom 4, the latest version of its professional photography software for OS X and PC, with a $149 starting price that's half that of its predecessor.


Updated Apple Store app brings carrier selection, account management features

02/29/2012, 07:02 pm

An updated version of the Apple Store iOS app rolled out on Wednesday, bringing with it a number of new features including iPhone carrier selection for new customers as well as a feature that allows users to change account preferences.


iOS Location authorization loophole gives apps access to iDevice photos

02/28/2012, 04:02 pm

Amidst a clash between social networking, advancing technology and privacy issues, a loophole has been discovered that allows any iOS app which has been given access to location data to upload a device's entire photo library.


Safari user sues Google over claimed privacy violation

02/21/2012, 07:02 pm

A user of Apple's Safari, the default web browser of every Mac and iOS product, is suing Google Inc. after it came to light that the world's largest internet company had implemented a tracking system that allegedly violates federal wiretapping and privacy laws.


Apple extends Mac App Store sandboxing restriction deadline to June 1

02/21/2012, 03:02 pm

Developers now have until June 1 to make their applications compliant with the new Mac App Store sandboxing restrictions, Apple announced on Tuesday.


Microsoft to challenge iCloud with SkyDrive OS X client

02/20/2012, 07:02 pm

Microsoft is readying a significant update to SkyDrive in Windows 8, and reportedly leaked screenshots of the revamped file syncing and cloud storage service show that a Mac OS X client could be poised to compete with Apple's iCloud.


Google reportedly ignoring Safari users' privacy settings to better track its ads [u]

02/17/2012, 12:02 am

Google has joined other online advertisers in intentionally circumventing the privacy settings of desktop and iOS Safari users in an effort to better track their web browsing activity [updated with comment from Google].


First Look: Messages for Mac

02/16/2012, 03:02 pm

Apple's new Messages app connects Macs with conversations initiated on iOS devices, as well as providing an easy way to initiate FaceTime conversations.


Apple releases Messages beta for Mac, replacing iChat and integrating with iOS

02/16/2012, 08:02 am

Though the new Mac Messages application with cross-platform support for iOS will be a major feature of the forthcoming OS X 10.8 Mountain Lion, users can get their hands on an early beta immediately.


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.


Path apologizes, offers opt-out for address book uploading

02/08/2012, 06:02 pm

Social networking app Path issued an apology through its blog on Wednesday for the implementation of a back-end "feature" that uploaded a user's iPhone contacts list to the company's servers, and released an update to remedy the problem with new opt-in/opt-out settings.


App developers forced to submit Retina Display screenshots

02/07/2012, 06:02 pm

Apple on Tuesday notified members of its iOS Developer Program that they will be required to provide high-resolution, Retina Display compatible screenshots when initially submitting or updating an app through iTunes Connect.


Final Cut Pro X named PCMag's Editors Choice for high-end video editing

02/07/2012, 05:02 pm

After its third minor update, Final Cut Pro X has been awarded "Editors Choice" for high-end video editing by PCMag for "loads of power, ease-of-use, and no-wait performance" and its "highly usable and precise interface."


Apple clarifies iBooks Author license, does not claim rights to content

02/03/2012, 03:02 pm

Apple attempted to head off a minor controversy surrounding iBooks Author by clarifying that it does not claim ownership of the content authors write, restricting only sales of its .ibooks format.


Motorola wins German injunction against Apple push services

02/03/2012, 07:02 am

German iCloud users may soon be denied access to one of iCloud's most important features, as Motorola has won a permanent injunction against Apple's data pushing services and devices from the country's Mannheim Regional Court.


Facebook seeking to raise $5 billion at IPO, provides data on revenues, users

02/01/2012, 05:02 pm

Facebook 's Initial Public Offering registration outlines that the company earned $3.7 billion in revenues last year and made $1 billion in profits. The company hopes its IPO will raise $5 billion.


Apple releases free update to Final Cut Pro X with multi-cam editing

01/31/2012, 08:01 am

Apple on Tuesday announced the release of Final Cut Pro X v10.0.3, a significant update to its new professional video editing application that attempts to address some of the gripes customers had with the initial makeover of the product less than a year ago.