With the announcement of Mac OS X 10.8 Mountain Lion today, Apple also released a beta of their brand new chat client called Messages. This completely replaces iChat, but it offers something we’ve all been waiting for: iMessage support.
We go through a lot of apps here at Mac.Appstorm. We review a ton of applications and we research and test even more. A fair amount of time is spent on trolling the App Store as well as the web searching for applications worth a review.
One of the new features in Mountain Lion is Gatekeeper, which can restrict users to running Mac apps from the Mac App Store and trusted developers. Developers had both positive and cautious things to say about the idea.
Frat House: The Perfect Score HD (Free) by Big Fish Games, Inc is an iPad-only time management game with a “frat boy” theme. Impress the ladies and earn your right to party with the Alpha Sigma Sigma house.
Today, Apple apparently ended a brewing controversy on how a user’s contact list data is accessed. Surprisingly, recent research indicates that unauthorized, jailbroken apps are better at respecting private information than Apple-approved apps.