Yesterday, the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office officially gave its stamp of approval to 11 of Apple’s patent designs, covering everything from the MacBook Pro to the iPod classic and even elements of Mac OS X itself.
Santa may have been generous enough to bring you a new Mac for Christmas, but after firing it up and poking around a bit, you might be overwhelmed and not sure where to begin. Thankfully, MacLife.com is here with some ideas on how to spend Christmas Day (and beyond) with your new friend -- just consider us one of Santa’s friendly elves!
Maybe it was just our experience, but when FedEx showed up with our Apple Magic Mouse (ordered right after it was announced), the magic seemed to leave the room as quickly as it arrived. But now you can bring out the real sorcery in your Magic Mouse, courtesy of MagicPrefs.
We’re sure many Mac users have seen the Utilities folder inside of the
Applications folder and wondered what the applications contained inside
do. Maybe they control the weather or give you super powers. The
reality is bit less exciting, but still incredibly useful to even the
newest Mac user.
Scrappy upstart Mac clone maker Psystar was handed its marching orders in court on Monday, and already their controversial clones are “out of stock” on their website. But is the legal battle really over?
Proving that there’s no rest for the (not really) wicked, reports have surfaced today with evidence that Apple is already hard at work on the next version of Mac OS X, not even three months after the successful launch of 10.6 Snow Leopard.
When it comes to Microsoft, it pays to be careful what you say in public. That’s what Simon Aldous found out the hard way recently when he proclaimed that Windows 7 “borrowed” a little bit of the Mac mojo during a recent reseller’s conference.