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Topic: Software

Apple adds more 3D cities to iOS 6 Maps

08/06/2012, 09:08 pm

Apple continues to expand the capabilities of Maps in iOS 6 with Monday's release of the beta number four, adding a U.S., Canadian and European cities to those with "flyover" 3D data.


Google Chrome browser updated for Apple's Retina display MacBook Pro

07/31/2012, 08:07 pm

Google Chrome users with Apple's next-generation 15-inch MacBook Pro can now take advantage of the high-resolution Retina display with their browser.


Apple seeds new OS X 10.7.5 Lion builds, iCloud Control Panel to developers

07/30/2012, 04:07 pm

Apple on Monday seeded new builds of OS X Lion, Lion Server and the Windows-only iCloud Control Panel beta to developers with no known issues.


Apple updates iWork, Podcasts, iTunes U for iOS

07/25/2012, 07:07 pm

As part of the rollout of its next-generation OS X 10.8, Apple on Wednesday updated a number of first-party iOS apps to take advantage of the tight iCloud integration offered by Mountain Lion.


Apple apparently kills Windows PC support in Safari 6.0

07/25/2012, 03:07 pm

With the launch of Safari 6.0 for OS X 10.8 Mountain Lion and the release of a 6.0 update for existing Safari users on OS 10.7 Lion, Apple appears to have shelved efforts to continue developing Safari for Windows.


Mountain Lion updates for OS X Server, Xcode, Remote Desktop hit Mac App Store

07/25/2012, 11:07 am

Along with Wednesday's release of OS X 10.8 Mountain Lion, Apple released Mountain Lion Server as a $19.99 upgrade on the Mac App Store, while Xcode 4.4 was also provided to developers, and Apple Remote Desktop also received an update.


iWork, iPhoto, iMovie & Aperture receive updates for Apple's Mountain Lion

07/25/2012, 10:07 am

Apple on Wednesday updated all three applications in its iWork productivity suite, as well as iPhoto, iMovie and Aperture, to take advantage of new features in Mountain Lion.


Apple releases Safari 6 with offline reading for OS X 10.7 Lion

07/25/2012, 09:07 am

For those with OS X 10.7 Lion who aren't ready to upgrade to Wednesday's release of Mountain Lion, Safari 6 is now available for download, though a Windows version of Safari 6 remains absent.


Apple pulls iOS privacy-tracking app from App Store

07/19/2012, 09:07 pm

Amid the kerfuffle surrounding the use of sensitive personal data stored on or transmitted from iOS devices, Apple has pulled a privacy-tracking app from the App Store two months after it was approved for sale.


Microsoft has no plans to release Office for Mac 2013

07/18/2012, 08:07 pm

When Microsoft recently announced an Office for Mac 2011 update was in the works it also confirmed that OS X users would not be able to take advantage of the newer Office 2013 as the software suite is reserved for Windows 7 and Windows 8 machines only.


Adobe rolls out fix for InDesign crashing bug

07/16/2012, 08:07 pm

Adobe on Monday issued a ZIP file complete with instructions to manually fix an API bug that would crash the company's InDesign professional layout software on Intel Ivy Bridge-equipped MacBooks.


Apple iPhoto update brings fix to album migration issue

07/12/2012, 06:07 pm

Apple on Thursday updated iPhoto to version 9.3.1 to address an issue regarding an album migration problem as well as an instance that would cause the program to freeze.


Adobe acknowledges InDesign crashes with Apple's 2012 MacBooks

07/11/2012, 01:07 pm

Users running Apple's latest MacBooks featuring Intel Ivy Bridge processors are experiencing system crashes with Adobe's popular InDesign software.


Apple Configurator update brings new preferences to iOS deployment tool

07/02/2012, 08:07 pm

Apple on Monday released version 1.1 of Apple Configurator, bringing improved installation of apps purchased through the Volume Purchase Program and new preferences to help with managing a multitude of iOS devices.


Apple reminds customers that will shutter July 31

07/02/2012, 11:07 am

With MobileMe officially retired, Apple's next online service set to go dark is, and the company sent out an e-mail on Monday reminding customers to download their documents by July 31.


Apple shutters MobileMe, keeps data available for 'limited time'

07/01/2012, 01:07 pm

Apple lived up to its word on Sunday by closing down its MobileMe service, though it is allowing users to move their accounts to iCloud or download photos and files for a "limited time."


Apple releases minor Aperture update, printer drivers

06/28/2012, 10:06 pm

Apple on Thursday released a minor fix for its Aperture software and a batch of printer drivers for OS X.


Apple reportedly looking into 3D iOS UI elements based on ambient light

06/26/2012, 07:06 pm

A future version of Apple's iOS could employ unique graphical user interface features that use input from a mobile device's ambient light sensor to cast shadows on app icons thus creating the illusion of a three-dimensional workspace.


Blizzard further optimizing 'Diablo III' for MacBook Pro Retina display

06/21/2012, 02:06 pm

Though the blockbuster game "Diablo III" currently runs on the new MacBook Pro at the native resolution of its Retina display, developer Blizzard has indicated it is working on further improvements to the title specific to Apple's latest notebook.


Apple's second developer preview of Safari 6 fixes crashes

06/21/2012, 01:06 pm

Apple this week supplied developers with its second preview build of Safari 6, fixing an issue that would cause the pre-release software to crash.