As the new OS is installed on more and more Macs tales of incompatibilities are starting to emerge.
Music’s long struggle with the web has been well documented. As consumers shifted from CDs to digital media, music labels, artists, and the RIAA have struggled with how to cope. While some have decided to sue consumers for $22,500 per song, others have found ways to embrace the web.
If you’ve been using iLife but feeling there was something missing that would really complete your user experience, it may well be that it’s there, you just haven’t found it yet. Did you know for example that you can embed Google adverts in your iWeb pages, or that GarageBand lets you place clickable web links into a podcast?
20 best new features in OS X 10.6 Snow Leopard So you think Apple’s new OS has little to offer? Think again,.
Apple’s updated OS ships with a number of 64-bit native applications, but Apple’s kernel itself defaults to 32-bit, unless the user holds down the ‘6’ and ‘4’ keys during boot time.
Reports of iPhones exploding, starting fires and killing people in cold blood have been around since the inception of the handset. They’ve also been relatively sporadic, seemingly short on evidence, and Apple hasn’t given complaints much credence or response.
This one caught us by surprise, but it comes from a source that has always been 100% reliable: Not only Apple may be working on a 10-inch tablet, but also in 13′ and 15′ models, one running Mac OS X.
Hilarious new iPhone commercial.
Reviewer Stephen H. Wildstrom (businessweek.com) calls Snow Leopard an “inexpensive and painless upgrade” that “also completes the transition from 32-bit to 64-bit computing, which enhances performance and allows the use of vast amounts of memory. Apple has pulled it off seamlessly.”
In a comprehensive Snow Leopard review, Michael Gartenberg (slashgear.com) writes: “Apple has evolved the OS in ways that change core infrastructure while preserving and refining the experience that has differentiated the platform over the years. The result is an elegant, modern OS with some new features that help it retain the status of best of breed in personal computing.”
Calling out significant new Logic Studio features such as flexible audio editing, streamlined audio production, expanded guitar amps and effects, and enhanced MainStage live-performance capabilities, reviewer Peter Kirn (macworld.com) awards it 4.5/5 mice. Writes Kirn: “The choice is easy: Logic Pro 9 should not be missed.”
Let’s be frank: We all know Apple’s hosting a September event, as it has for the past several years. But this year’s keynote is shaping up to be a bit more interesting than usual, thanks to the frenzy of iPod, iTunes and tablet rumors… plus, of course, the return of Steve Jobs. More: continued here
Led by a scientist at NASA’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory, an international group of researchers is hoping the same technology that could provide amputees an artificial arm could help blind people access the wireless world. More: continued here
A reporter at Chinese tech news site, cnBeta, says he was just chatting away when white smoke started coming out from behind his iMac, turning black just as he cut the power. Here’s the video he captured with his iPhone: More: continued here