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[3 Apr 2014 | No Comment | 280 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 | 329 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 | 721 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 | 532 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 | 1,368 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 | 769 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 | 1,578 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 | 1,731 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 | 2 Comments | 1,651 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 | 2 Comments | 1,442 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 | 1,287 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 | 11 Comments | 7,591 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 …

Mac, Rumors »

[25 Jun 2013 | No Comment | 1,537 views]

A busy and, at least initially, happy day for the Mac developer community — Apple has seeded OS X 10.9 13A497d. That said, a fair number of details are now known about Mavericks Preview 2 from a variety of reliable …

Mac, Rumors »

[21 Jun 2013 | No Comment | 1,065 views]

Although pretty much everyone is focussed on OS X 10.9 Mavericks and all of the good things it will bring, Apple continues to develop and release OS X Mountain Lion flavored updates. Behold OS X 10.8.5 12F9, which arrives with …

Mac, Rumors »

[19 Jun 2013 | No Comment | 1,364 views]

Before WWDC, it was rumored that a nearly complete OS X 10.9 beta would be delivered to developers. That indeed came to pass and the reviews so far have noted how polished Mavericks is. That said, Apple is now pushing …