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[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 …

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[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 …

Mac, Rumors »

[25 Jun 2013 | No Comment | 2,212 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 | 1,260 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 | 2,476 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 …

Mac, Rumors, Software »

[13 Jun 2013 | One Comment | 3,240 views]

Apple has received a lot of deserved criticism for ignoring the needs of its pro user base — a core customer constituency since the ’80s. At WWDC 2013, the company has attempted to right many of those wrongs by not …

Mac, Rumors »

[10 Jun 2013 | No Comment | 11,743 views]

Apple today made OS X 10.9 Mavericks [13A476u] available to developers. For the rest of us, the question of the hour is “Can my Mac run OS X 10.9 Mavericks?” Surprisingly, if your Mac is OS X Mountain Lion compatible, …

Mac, Rumors »

[10 Jun 2013 | One Comment | 1,816 views]

Don’t think of this as a rumor, let alone a leak. Rather, think of it as a harmless Sunday evening night diversion, which comes to us via Lou Borella, proprietor of the We Want a New Macpro Facebook page — …

Mac, Rumors »

[6 Jun 2013 | No Comment | 679 views]

Very, very little is known about OS X 10.9. However, a backhanded leak indicates that whatever Apple’s cooking up for the Mac desktop operating system might well be nearly complete when developers get their hands on it next week at …

Mac, Rumors »

[25 May 2013 | No Comment | 6,636 views]

To paraphrase Harry Truman, ‘The only thing new in the world are the Apple secrets you do not know.’ Well, here is a small dent in that deficit courtesy of the publicly knowable sources about what’s inside OS X 10.8.4 …

Mac, Rumors »

[9 May 2013 | No Comment | 1,539 views]

Tuesday came, went and left the developer community with a fresh interim Mountain Lion beta release. Apple has seeded OS X 10.8.4 12E47, which arrives with “no known issues” and request for devs to focus their attention on Safari, Wi-Fi …

Mac, Rumors »

[6 Mar 2013 | No Comment | 4,096 views]

Dev guys and gals, still there? Apple has just pushed out OS X 10.8.3 12D76, the thirteenth beta release of this Mountain Lion maintenance release — our canine informant is pretty sure that’s some kind of new record. Anything remarkable …

iPhone, Mac, Rumors »

[27 Feb 2013 | One Comment | 7,070 views]

Especially in comparison to iOS 6’s “little” icons. What’s it all about? Regular Fairer Platform readers are familiar with Peter Zigich and his 2012 Mac Pro renders, who’s back with iPhone 6 vs iPhone 5 vs iPhone mini mock ups …

Apple luv, iPad, Mac, Rumors »

[15 Feb 2013 | No Comment | 1,310 views]

And by “yep,” we mean a Staples retail associate “confirmed” that Apple’s iPad and, pretty sure, MacBooks will soon be on sale at the office supply stores. Good news for folks that don’t live within driving distance of an Apple …