Posts Tagged ‘OS X’
  • iLife ‘09
    by Mike
    Posted January 6th, 2009 at 1:17 pm
    On behalf of Engadget at Macworld, the long list of goodies: iLife '09 $79 single user/ $99 family pack is introducing many new features.  Ill get right to it. (Quick run through) iPhoto Faces.  It uses face detection technology and will automatically organize pictures by determining if they are the same person using face detection.  A prompt will ask you if the guess was correct or not as to avoid albums full of unorganized chaos. Places. Instead of organizing photos based off of fac...
  • Microsoft brings up the “Apple Tax”…again.
    by Mike
    Posted January 5th, 2009 at 9:42 pm
    It's all common knowledge that Microsoft isn't having the greatest sales results lately.  Between the Vista flop, various other OS issues, as well as just a rather dated looking product line across the board and your have the formula for disappointing sales.  You know Microsoft is digging through to the bottom of the barrel when they start re-iterating the notion of the "Apple Tax".  It's also no secret that Apple products come with a premium.  Not only are you paying for the product, y...
  • Google finally releases Picasa for Mac…Yes, it’s a beta
    by Mike
    Posted January 5th, 2009 at 7:06 pm
    Are you a Mac user who doesn't like flickr, could care less for iPhoto and just feel like your life in pictures is completely disorganized?  If you answered yes, I'm sure you're not alone.  Google has finally released Picasa for Mac OS X.  All you need is 10.4 or higher.  And it wouldn't be a Google release if it didn't have that beta tag at the end starring back at you!  OS X is the last of the major three desktop OS's to get Picasa support.  Now if only they would hurry along the OS...
  • 17″ Macbook Pro going unibody?
    by Mike
    Posted January 4th, 2009 at 12:52 pm
    Back in September when the Macbooks and 15" Macbook Pro were refreshed, the 17" was curiously left out of the lime light.  At the time, the only refresh it received was some updated processors.  Many have speculated since then the reason behind the delay.  Apple themselves said it was due to "manufacturing and design issues".  So what is the real reason?  We still don't know.  But what is believed to happen is an announcement of some sort at Macworld highlighting the 17" Macbook Pro fi...
  • Pystar…”Lawsuit? What Lawsuit?”
    by Mike
    Posted October 29th, 2008 at 1:56 pm
    Being sued by a multi-million dollar company that could potentially put you out of business means that you should continue selling the products that got you in hot water in the first place.  Scratch that, take it one step further and release updated models of said product.  Pystar is apparently putting the lawsuit they're currently in with Apple in the backs of their minds as they have now announced updated desktops with OS X, the "Big Bag of Hurt" formerly known as Blue-Ray, and Nvidia 9800 g...
  • “Let’s Rock”
    by Mike
    Posted September 10th, 2008 at 6:03 pm
    Yesterday, Apple held their now annual "September iPod event".  Much of what Apple announced on Tuesday had been leaked in the last few weeks leading up to the event, although, there were several surprises revealed yesterday.  A quick recap of announcements: iPod nano: New Colors Accelerometer from first gen iPod touches and iPhone Updated UI Slimmer case with rounded edges like the iPhone iPod Classic 160gig dropped in favor of slimmer 120gig for $249 iPod Tou...
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