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.
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.
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.
Some users who have downloaded Apple's recently-released Thunderbolt 1.2 software update are finding boot-related problems that can cause Mac instability to the point where the computer becomes unusable.
Apple's Aperture team is looking for managers, user interface engineers and software coders who have experience operating in the iOS environment, possibly signaling that the company is developing an iDevice-centric version of the high performance photo editing program.
Adobe on Friday launched Creative Cloud, a service that allows users subscription-based access to the company's media creation and editing tools, as well as two "touch apps" for iOS and the Muse HTML5 web tool.
Rounding out Wednesday's collection of software updates, Apple rolled out new Apple Remote Desktop 3.5.3 (Client), Client and Server Security Update 2012-002 for Snow Leopard and Server Admin Tools 10.7.4.