After releasing OS X Mountain Lion and a slew of supporting application updates on Wednesday, you'd think Apple would have taken a break -- but instead, new MacBook Air owners received a firmware update to enable the new Power Nap feature.
It's hard to believe that Apple hasn't released a completely new version of its iWork suite since the 2009 edition, but we're at least getting an update this week that brings OS X Mountain Lion support.
There are likely to be a tidal wave of Mac updates coming soon now that OS X Mountain Lion is about to arrive, but some have already made the necessary arrangements, which includes menu bar calendar app Fantastical.
Another July day and still no OS X Mountain Lion? Well, the wait appears to soon be over, which means developers should step up releasing updates to support Apple's latest big cat, and we've got one of them in today's recap, Mountain Lion Cache Cleaner. But enough of our yakkin', let's get straight to the news for this terrific Tuesday, July 24, 2012!
Although many feared that the Mac App Store might crush those sweet software bundle deals, it seems like there's more of them than ever before. One of the biggest has to be the iStack Mac Bundle, which nets buyers $926 worth of awesomeness for a mere $49.99 -- not to mention a chance to win one of those sweet MacBook Pros with Retina Display.
It's been just over a month since Apple blessed us with some sweet, sweet Retina Display love on its new 15-inch MacBook Pro, during which time the online shipping estimates slipped to as long as four weeks. That situation is finally improving, but only by a little.
Although we haven't noticed this problem on our own MacBook Pro with Retina Display, InDesign users have been filling up Adobe's online forum with crashing problems since the Ivy Bridge-era notebooks were released in mid-June.
Seems as if any time a notable iOS developer makes the leap to the Mac, it's worthy of headlines -- and that's certainly true with the alpha version of Tweetbot for Mac introduced today. If you've already sworn your allegiance to Tweetbot on the iPhone, iPod touch or iPad, it's pretty much of a no-brainer. So let's not waste any time here, you'll want to read all about it so you can get to downloading that much quicker on this Wednesday, July 11, 2012.
A pair of Mac apps received updates over the weekend, adding high resolution updates for the new MacBook Pro with Retina Display and in the case of the latter, a whole big list of other changes as well.
While the jury is still out on how Microsoft did introducing its Surface tablets on Monday, the folks in Redmond appeared to fare much better with today's introduction of Windows Phone 8, the latest and greatest version of their smartphone operating system which will be released this fall. However, there's a bit of bad news for owners of existing Windows Phone 7.5 handset owners -- so read on and find out all about it as well as everything else making news for this Wednesday, June 20, 2012.