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.
If you're already using Seesmic to keep simultaneous tabs on all of your social networks, you'll be thrilled to hear that the latest rendition of the popular desktop application is now available as a beta download. If you're not already using Seesmic, you're still going to want to pay attention.
Seesmic, for the uninitiated, is a one stop shop application for all of your social networking needs that allows for simultaneous aggregation of Twitter, Facebook, Google Buzz, and a ton of other social networks. In essence, it's a swiss army knife of social networks for your Mac.
College students have the same choices the rest of us do when it comes to picking a good notebook computer, but a recent survey shows that the majority of them are picking Apple -- and even more of them plan to in the future.
Sure, we received a new iPhone, totally new device in the form of an iPad, as well as countless other goodies this year from Apple. But what about our 'ol friend, Mac OS X? Well, a new job posting at Apple might give us some insight into what might be to come.
With all of the news flying back and forth about Apple’s various iDevices, it’s refreshing to discover that utilities for Mac OS X haven’t gotten lost in the shuffle. One such disk maintenance utility, the open-source AppleJack, has finally been updated to work with Snow Leopard.
Remember scrappy upstart Psystar and their pesky Mac clones? While the company was basically forced out of business at the end of last year by Apple’s legal maneuvering, Psystar filed an appeal, which Cupertino has finally responded to.
Summertime means longer days, temperate nights, and plenty of outside time. If you're not currently suffering from blazing hot temperatures or suffocating humidity, then you might be outside enjoying a ride on your bike or a leisurely stroll through the park. And chances are, you probably brought your iPhone along for the ride, too. Well, read ahead to grab hold of four free applications that can make your outside travels more pleasurable and productive.
Google may have been shut out from the iPhone with Google Voice, but a new video and screenshots appear to show an as-yet unreleased application for the Mac which seems to leverage the service with their Gizmo5 acquisition from late last year.
Last week, we were discussing writers as a tortured bunch, but maybe we jumped to conclusions. After all, isn't it the artists that are the tortured ones? No matter. As long as they've got the proper mediums to express themselves, the Internet will gladly receive any expression of their many, varied emotions. The tortured artist is nothing without his precious Macintosh. And here are a few applications (and a web app!) that will surely bring out that inner artist.