Apple’s Mac App Store officially opens doors

By on January 6, 2011 at 8:53 AM.

Apple’s Mac App Store officially opens doors

If you’ve been waiting for Apple’s Mac App Store to open its door, the wait is over. Apple has release Mac OS X 10.6.6, which, among other things, adds the company’s much anticipated desktop application store. “With more than 1,000 apps, the Mac App Store is off to a great start,” said Apple’s CEO, Steve Jobs. “We think users are going to love this innovative new way to discover and buy their favorite apps.” The full press release is after the break, enjoy. More →

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Apple unsurprisingly only allowing full apps in Mac App Store

By on December 3, 2010 at 6:59 PM.

Apple unsurprisingly only allowing full apps in Mac App Store

Any developers out there that thought they’d be able to submit trial or demo versions of their applications for inclusion in Apple’s Mac App Store are going to unfortunately out of luck. Not unexpected, Apple has chosen to only offer full apps in the upcoming computer-focused application portal. Apple’s suggestion for those of you that still want to distribute beta, trial, or demo versions of your applications? Well, just keep on truckin’ and continue making those versions available on your website for direct distribution. With Mac OS X 10.6.6 just possibly around the corner, we might be browsing Apple’s latest App Store sooner than later (Apple promised a release by mid-January). More →

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Apple releases new build of OS X 10.6.6 to developers

By on December 3, 2010 at 8:04 AM.

Apple releases new build of OS X 10.6.6 to developers

Apple released a new beta of its Snow Leopard operating system to developers on Thursday. OS X 10.6.6 beta 2 comes almost a month after the first beta release of the OS, and it is listed as a Gold Master edition for developers accessing it through the Mac App Store developer program. In addition, “developer support for fetching and renewing App Store receipts,” is among the listed changes. This could mean that a public release of OS X 10.6.6 and the Mac App Store are imminent. More →

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