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[21 Jun 2013 | No Comment | 1,093 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 …

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[19 Jun 2013 | No Comment | 1,493 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 | 2 Comments | 2,516 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 …

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[10 Jun 2013 | No Comment | 10,289 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, …

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[10 Jun 2013 | One Comment | 1,578 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 — …

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[6 Jun 2013 | No Comment | 520 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 …

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[25 May 2013 | No Comment | 5,692 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 …

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[9 May 2013 | No Comment | 1,345 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 …

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[6 Mar 2013 | No Comment | 925 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 | No Comment | 3,199 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 | 938 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 …

iOS, Mac, Rumors »

[7 Feb 2013 | 3 Comments | 1,682 views]

No known issues and the focus areas for OS X 10.8.3 12D65 are the same. Nothing new? Apple doesn’t mention it in the seed notes, say sources, but the File:/// bug is fixed with this beta.
Knowledgeable canines say that little …

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[25 Jan 2013 | One Comment | 1,024 views]

Reliable canine informants report that Apple has seeded OS X 10.8.3 12D58 to developers, the third beta release of this Mountain Lion incremental update in as many weeks, an indication that a public release could be imminent. With iOS 6.1 …

iTunes, Rumors »

[23 Jan 2013 | 2 Comments | 1,161 views]

Ladies and gentlemen, please begin speculating wildly… now. Apple is telling developers that iTunes Connect will be down for a few hours on Saturday, January 26. Given the imminent release of iOS 6.1, it’s easy to leap to the conclusion …

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[17 Jan 2013 | 2 Comments | 1,517 views]

Reliable informants report that Apple has seeded OS X 10.8.3 12D54 to developers, the second beta release of this Mountain Lion incremental update in a week, an indication that a public release could be imminent. With iOS 6.1 also nearing …