We’re already two months into 2011 and nary a word has been heard from Apple regarding Mac OS X 10.7 Lion, the next major version of the operating system which the company plans to ship this summer. If rumors are to be believed, the new iOS-inspired Lion could soon be seeding to developers, complete with an overhaul of the user interface.
It’s not likely that existing AT&T iPhone 4 owners were too jealous when Verizon announced they were getting the device -- at least not until the company showed off the new Mobile Hotspot feature. As it turns out, if you happen to be running a beta of iOS 4.3, you can access it from AT&T as well.
Hot on the heels of the release of the third beta of iOS 4.3, a potential bug could put a damper on the excitement for those able to update already. The bug could cause one to lose all of their folder arrangements upon updating applications through the App Store update tool. Ouch.
Remember that possible intriguing feature of iOS 4.3 that included multitouch gestures? Well, according to the second beta of iOS 4.3 that was released today, Apple clarified that it was just for developers to give it a test drive, and would not be a part of the initial public release. Rats.
If your Apple mobile device is rocking iOS 4.2 and you still haven't had a chance to show everyone how cool Airplay is, it's time to step up your game. Why? Apple has released a beta version of iOS 4.3 to developers, meaning that your current load of iOS hotness will soon become a steaming pile of obsolete news.
Apple released a new version of Mac OS X 10.6.6 to developers on Thursday night which could be a potential gold master, while notifying Mac App Store developers that they’ll have to host their own demos, trials and betas.
There are plenty of RSS readers for iOS, but one of the most beloved is Reeder, available in versions optimized for the iPhone/iPod touch as well as the iPad. Now the developer is taking on the Mac with a slick new beta.
Okay, okay, it's a beta and we all know betas tend to have glitches big and small. Users poke, prod, and discover issues and the results of our testing trickles back to the software developers who squash bugs for a living. That's the drill, but this seems a biggie to let slip out the door.
Apple CEO Steve Jobs followed up a preview of the new iLife ’11 suite by introducing FaceTime for the Mac, bringing millions of computer users to the FaceTime party currently limited to only the iPhone 4 and the fourth-generation iPod touch.