Developers were up in arms on Thursday when Apple posted documentation indicating that Java won’t have a place in future versions of Mac OS X. One such developer pinged CEO Steve Jobs for a response on the matter.
Apple’s “Back to the Mac” invitation left little to the imagination, featuring the face of a lion peering from behind a tilted version of the company’s iconic logo. Today, CEO Steve Jobs took the stage to give the wold a sneak preview of the next Mac OS X -- codenamed Lion 10.7.
Everyone is expecting at least a glimpse at the next Mac OS X 10.7 at Wednesday’s “Back to the Mac” event held at Apple’s Cupertino campus -- and a new report claims that at least some of the traditional Mac OS X user interface elements may now get merged with iOS.
News travels fast, and by now it should be painfully obvious that Apple is hosting a media event next Wednesday, October 20 at the Cupertino campus, what with all of the rumors circulating on various technology blogs, ours included. The company’s invite touts “Back to the Mac” with the image of a lion peeking out from behind the infamous Apple logo, but what does it all mean?
No one but Steve Jobs and Company knows for sure just yet, but the focus is clearly back on the desktop computer, most likely a first peek at the next Mac OS X 10.7, which many believe will be code-named “Lion” in keeping with the “big cat” theme of past OS updates. We put on our thinking cap and came up with some theories as to what software Apple might have in store for our future.
Gross looking worm right? Well imagine if that gross looking "worm" got into your Mac OS X? Not good. Well, hopefully you won't have to worry about such a situation with the latest security update for the Mac OS X that Apple released today.
Here's a piece of silliness that should definitely put a smile on your face, though we warn you that there are spoilers ahead.
If you've seen Inception, you know the ridiculousness that is idea of a meta dream world. But if you can't seem to wrap that concept around your head, then perhaps this explanation will lay it out for you in laymen's terms. Jonah Ray, host of the Web Soup, posted a nifty graphic in his Tumblr explaining the many levels of Inception's dream hierarchy using Mac OS X folders. It's a pretty clever way to unravel the mystery behind the movie. Check it out for yourself after the cut.
While Twitter is a great tool for keeping up with breaking news, product updates and celebrity chatter, the more people you add, the more “noise” that you wind up trying to filter through to get to the stuff you want. Enter Hibari, the new Mac client for Twitter that lets you easily keep your tweet stream clutter-free.
Cue up the Rocky montage music and get ready for your Apple devices to strut their stuff. It's hard enough being in a competitive market with PC evangelists and Android users, so why not download a couple of apps that could really showcase your Mac and iOS device's true capabilities? Your technology has fast processors, video games and multitasking, too (the iPad is getting there…hold your horses!). Here are a couple of apps that can really show what your Mac, iPhone and iPad are made of.
While Apple may have turned their back on Adobe’s Flash technology, the same cannot be said for Adobe turning their back on Apple. After a lengthy beta period, Flash Player 10.1 is finally available and promises hardware-accelerated decoding and other goodies for recent Macs.