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[6 Jul 2015 | One Comment | 62 views]

Can you image using touch enabled OS X El Capitan on your iPad Air? Honestly, I can. However, running the full desktop Mac operating system might go over better on the long-rumored 12.9-inch iPad Pro.
Patently Apple, which tracks Apple’s various …

Mac, Rumors »

[12 Jun 2014 | No Comment | 3,011 views]

What is new and exciting in OS X 10.9.4, Apple’s upcoming Mavericks update? Aside from the usual bug fixes and feature tweaks, as well as fresh mentions of unreleased 2014 iMac models, not one heckuva lot.
To date, mention of three …

Hardware, Mac, Rumors »

[9 Jun 2014 | No Comment | 825 views]

Ever since Apple created and shipped the Retina MacBook Pro, the rest of us have been waiting for every other Mac to get the Retina treatment. Although no product’s real until ships, eagle eyed developers have spotted Retina iMac references …

Mac, Rumors »

[3 Apr 2014 | No Comment | 3,034 views]

Like many would-be 2013 Mac Pro buyers, Fairer Platform reader “Bob” ordered early and is still waiting. He lives in that space somewhere between Mac Pro supply and FedEx at his door.
Although he did go with a BTO D700 graphics …

Mac, Rumors »

[14 Dec 2013 | No Comment | 1,264 views]

Apple announced on October 22 that the 2013 Mac Pro ship date would fall in December. About a week ago, European reseller sources said that it would arrive on the 16th and/or 18th. Regardless, the month is rapidly slipping away …

Rumors, Software »

[2 Dec 2013 | One Comment | 1,379 views]

‘It’s been a long time, been a long time, been a long lonely, lonely…’ 20 months since Apple’s oft-forgot subsidiary last updated their namesake database app/platform. Yes, FileMaker Pro 13 is available for sale overseas, but for some reason can’t …

Apple luv, Mac, Rumors »

[1 Nov 2013 | No Comment | 3,222 views]

In the name of Ra, what is this? By Zeus, could it be true? One nation under Crom? Well, nothing is under Crom, but… A mathematician and logician got together to grind some equations, all of them symbolic, on a …

iPhone, Rumors »

[16 Aug 2013 | No Comment | 2,633 views]

Ming-Chi Kuo is being quoted across the web today, but those reports miss much of the meat. A leading Taiwanese tech publication fleshes out Kuo’s latest iPhone 5S spec and BoM predictions.
Differing levels of detail. Yes, the oft-cited Ming-chi Kuo …

Mac, Rumors »

[11 Jul 2013 | No Comment | 1,293 views]

Another week, another interim Mountain Lion update beta. As developers have come to expect, OS X 10.8.5 12F20 arrives with no known issues, but tipsters do have a few things to say about this particular seed. Step inside for the …

Mac, Rumors »

[9 Jul 2013 | No Comment | 4,377 views]

Call it OS X 10.9 Developer Preview 3, 13A510d or Beta 3 if you like, but it’s all the same to the rest of us. Whereas the previous beta, 13A497d, arrived chockablock with new features, tweaks and fixes, this particular …

Mac, Rumors »

[4 Jul 2013 | No Comment | 2,054 views]

What will be new and interesting in OS X 10.8.5? Meh, it’s an interim maintenance update that’s about bug fixes and, aside from what areas devs should focus their testing on, Apple is tight lipped about those changes, too.
Per established …

Mac, Rumors »

[3 Jul 2013 | One Comment | 2,568 views]

The sound of Siri’s voice is instantly recognizable. However, with the release of iOS 7, Apple will give users a choice of male and female voices that are new. That said, there are new voices in OS X Mavericks, as …

iOS, Mac, Mobile, Rumors »

[30 Jun 2013 | No Comment | 3,427 views]

Some people just wonder and others take it to the next level. Redditor “illusionmist” noticed that people were beginning to ask “What will the new iCloud.com look like” once Apple ships iOS 7 and OS X 10.9 Mavericks, and decided …

Mac, Rumors »

[27 Jun 2013 | No Comment | 1,540 views]

We’re just over the hump and developers are ready to say, “uncle.” Apple seeded OS X 10.9 13A497d on Monday and has now release a second OS X 10.8.5 beta. What’s new? The mothership isn’t saying and the rumor is …

Mac, Rumors »

[26 Jun 2013 | No Comment | 8,167 views]

What is the difference between OS X Mail 7 and the currently shipping version? As of this writing, not one heckuva of lot. We “know” this because a Fairer Platform informant has provided some details about what to expect in …