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Apple’s second OS X 10.6.7 beta now available for developers

January 26th, 2011

Just four days after Apple seeded its last Snow Leopard beta to developers, the company on Monday made a new version of OS X 10.6.7 available. Both the standard version and the server version of OS X 10.6.7 build 10J846 became available last night, and no official change log was provided. As with Apple’s last …

Apple seeds OS X 10.6.7 beta to developers

January 21st, 2011

Apple on Thursday seeded the first beta build of its OS X 10.6.7 software to developers. OS X 10.6.7 build 10J842 comes exactly two weeks after Apple’s public release of 10.6.6, which brought the Mac App Store to Apple’s computer lineup. Apple later announced that the Mac App Store had served over 1 million downloads …

Mac App Store serves over 1 million downloads in first day

January 7th, 2011

Amidst some controversy, Apple announced Friday that its newly launched Mac App Store topped 1 million downloads on opening day. Apple launched the Mac App Store on Thursday as a central location for developers to distribute OS X software. The idea mimics the company’s iOS App Store, of course, which is responsible for the current mobile …

Twitter for Mac launching in Mac App Store tomorrow

January 5th, 2011

Longing for an updated version of Tweetie for Mac? Well, come tomorrow — rumored to be exactly at noon ET when the Mac App Store launches — Tweetie for Mac will be rebranded as Twitter for Mac and immediately available. The screenshot up top was dug up by Razorianfly, and the new Twitter application should …

AT&T MiFi 2372 review

December 14th, 2010

In the week or so that I have been testing the AT&T MiFi 2372 by Novatel Wireless, it has already saved no less than three lives. First, it saved my cable guy’s life. You see, Time Warner Cable provides the worst home Internet service I have ever experienced. I can’t even think of a close …

Mac App Store to launch December 13th?

December 6th, 2010

A new rumor cites an anonymous “inside source” in suggesting that Apple plans to launch its Mac App Store one week from today, on December 13th. According to the rumor, Apple CEO Steve Jobs wanted to launch the new App Store today — and developers were reportedly told to have submissions ready by today — …

Apple releases new build of OS X 10.6.6 to developers

December 3rd, 2010

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 …

BGR Breaks It Down: How to use AirPrint with any printer

November 29th, 2010

Apple’s latest iOS update finally adds AirPrint to iOS devices, bringing wireless printing capabilities to the iPhone, iPad and iPod touch. That’s the good news. The bad news is that in order to use AirPrint, you need a compatible printer. Since very few printers are compatible at this point in time, odds are pretty good …

MacBook Air bugs addressed by OS X 10.6.5

November 19th, 2010

Earlier this month, BGR exclusively confirmed that Apple was working on fixes for a string of troublesome MacBook Air bugs. The issues were widespread, and they involved a variety of problems with display flickering, fading and discoloration when affected notebooks woke from sleep. Internal documents revealed by BGR suggested that the problems would be addressed …

OS X 10.6.5, iTunes 10.1 may be released tomorrow; iOS 4.2 on Friday

November 9th, 2010

If rumors circulating today are to be believed, Apple is set to have a pretty big week in terms of software updates. It’s no mystery that Apple has several new software builds in the works but as always, the company has not announced specific release dates. A new report claims to peg dates for three …