Can’t Open That File? Search The Mac App Store

The Mac App Store will be arriving on January 6th an already details are starting to trickle out. It looks the App Store may make opening pesky files a lot easier. When you try opening a file that Mac OS X doesn’t recognize, it gives you the option to select an App on your computer Read more…

Controversial WikiLeaks App Pulled From App Store

Controversial WikiLeaks App Pulled From App Store
WikiLeaks, which has made headlines recently for the distribution of thousands (and counting) of US cables between diplomats, arrived on the App Store in the form of an unofficial App. However, Apple has opted to pull the App which is no longer avilable to purchase. The $1.99 App was removed from the App Store without Read more…

Apple Closing Mac OS X Downloads Section

With the announcement of the Mac App Store it should come as no surprise that the historical downloads section on Apple’s website will be closed come January 6th. Apple sent developers an email about the change: Apple Developer ———————————– Dear [name], Thank you for making the Mac OS X Download site a great destination with Read more…

Original Mac UI Susan Kare Selling Limited Edition Prints

Susan Kare, one of Apple’s UI designers (and later a NeXT employee) is selling limited edition prints of her work. The prints starting at $90 feature icons from the original Mac OS such as the Happy Mac, Bomb and Alert popup. Susan’s work is notable and her work on the Mac’s original interface has helped Read more…

Mac App Store Launching January 6th

Mac App Store Launching January 6th
Announced during Apple’s Back To The Mac event in October, The Mac App Store has a set launch date: January 6th, 2011. During the October event, Steve Jobs gave a launch time frame of 90-days for the Mac App Store. While developers have been submitting their Apps for approval, rumors began to spread of an Read more…

Cydia Coming To The Mac

In response to the Mac App Store, the developer behind Cydia has announced will be coming to the Mac. Jay Freeman speaking at 360 MacDev said Cydia would be coming to the Mac and would support Apps and extensions not available from Apple. Whether Cydia will be web based or a downloaded App is unknown. Read more…

Apple To Use Intel Graphics For Smaller MacBooks

Apple To Use Intel Graphics For Smaller MacBooks
Sandy Bridge, Intel’s newest CPU architecture. will be launching next month and will inevitably power Apple’s MacBook family. While Apple will be using the newest CPUs from Intel for its MacBook family, it will be taking a different approach to graphics by switching to Intel’s Integrated graphics. Intel’s newest CPU architecture, Sandy Bridge, is set Read more…

PhotoFast’s MacBook Air SSD Upgrades Killed By Apple

PhotoFast, manufacturer of a SSD upgrade kit for the MacBook Air has stopped all production of the unit because of a request from Apple. PhotoFast’s kit which used a Toshiba X-gale SSD and came in 64, 128 and 256GB capacities is no longer in production according to Daily Tech. PhotoFast, which is part of Apple’s Read more…

Project Magazine For The iPad To Launch Tomorrow

Richard Branson’s magazine for the iPad is set to launch tomorrow according to Mashable. The magazine App, which is trickling out through the various iTunes stores of the world. The App itself is free but issues will be $2.99. We’ll be covering the magazine and review it as soon as it launches. Read more…

FingerPrint For The Mac Brings Back AirPrint Support

The newest Application from Collobos Software, FingerPrint, will have iPad users jumping for joy – it brings back AirPrint support to Mac OS X 10.6.5. FingerPrint is a simple application that tells your iPad the printer connected to your Mac is AirPrint compatible. This App bypasses the need for Terminal commands and other workarounds that Read more…