Apple introduced a pair of new iOS software initiatives — Health and HomeKit — at this year's WWDC that would seem ready-made for new hardware, and now comes a new report claiming the Cupertino company may have designs on "smart home" hardware as well.
With any new operating system release, there's a certain amount of hand-wringing from users running an older version -- but for now, it seems as if the new OS X Mavericks will work on any Mountain Lion-friendly hardware.
Although Jonathan Ive gets most of the spotlight for his sleek hardware designs, it's senior vice president of hardware engineering Bob Mansfield who's tasked with the job of making them a reality in recent years -- but that era is coming to an end.
In addition to OS X Lion, Apple graced us with refreshed MacBook Air and Mac mini models last week, adding Intel Sandy Bridge processors and Thunderbolt I/O to the diminutive dynamic duo. But nothing is perfect, and there are a few things we’d like to change about the Mac mini in particular -- so read on and find out how.
One of the things many of us expected to be the surprise “one more thing” at the WWDC 2011 keynote was the introduction of new AirPort Extreme and Time Capsule units, perhaps with some sort of iCloud integration. While they still haven’t been announced, this week’s AirPort Utility update appears to have outed them.
Remember Apple’s controversial move from PowerPC to Intel processors? Ready for Cupertino to shake things up once again? A new rumor claims the company may be looking at a transition from Intel to ARM processors “in the not too distant future.”
Apple is holding a media event at their Cupertino campus on Wednesday, October 20 and based on the image of a lion peeking out from behind the company logo on their invitation, everyone is expecting a preview of the next Mac OS X 10.7, presumably codenamed “Lion.” But could new hardware also be on the horizon?