Alongside Apple's picks for the best iOS apps of 2012, the company on Thursday crowned the best apps for OS X, with cross-platform journaling software Day One taking the top spot while first-person shooter/role-playing game Deus Ex: Human Revolution was declared the Mac's best game.
In conjunction with its Create NOW event, Adobe on Monday released an update to all users of Creative Suite 6 that brings support to HiDPI screens like the Retina displays found in Apple's top-of-the-line MacBook Pros.
Twitter rolled out updates to its official iOS and Android apps on Monday, adding new image editing features including Instagram-like image filters after Instagram halted support for in-app photo viewing on Sunday.
Two days following an update to its iWork line of products, Apple on Thursday released OS X Server v2.2 for Mountain Lion, bringing a new Caching service and numerous bug fixes to its server software for Mac.
Apple on Tuesday issued an incremental update for the Admin and Client versions of Apple Remote Desktop, each of which brings the usual stability and performance improvements to the remote computer management software.
Alongside the release of iTunes 11, Apple released a bevy of software updates on Thursday, including an upgraded iOS Remote app, version 2.0 of the iCloud control panel for Windows and digital RAW support for a number of cameras.
Google on Wednesday rolled out updates for the iOS versions of its Chrome web browser and Google Drive cloud storage solution, each bringing notable enhancements like Passbook support and spreadsheet editing.
An announcement on Adobe's website regarding the company's upcoming "Create Now Live" contains a video that appears to show a Retina display MacBook Pro running Photoshop CS6, suggesting the photo editing software will finally be getting native high-resolution screen support.