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Apple issues Firmware Updates, Thunderbolt Software Update, More

Apple issues Firmware Updates, Thunderbolt Software Update, More | Macintosh | Scoop.it

Apple has issued a number of updates this week, in addition to iPhoto 9.2.1.

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Bloomberg TV+ App streams Live TV to the iPad

Bloomberg TV+ App streams Live TV to the iPad | Macintosh | Scoop.it

On Thursday, Bloomberg TV released its new Bloomberg TV+ app, providing a 24-hour live broadcast of its television programming, and more.

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Conde Nast sees iPad Subscription Boom with Newsstand

Conde Nast sees iPad Subscription Boom with Newsstand | Macintosh | Scoop.it

Publisher Condé Nast is reporting that subscriptions for the digital editions of its titles have jumped 268 percent since Newsstand was released on October 12, 2011.

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New Trojan Horse uses Your Mac to Attack

New Trojan Horse uses Your Mac to Attack | Macintosh | Scoop.it

Another Mac Trojan horse is on the loose. This one uses your Mac to attack websites.

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Why Google and Microsoft Hate Siri

Why Google and Microsoft Hate Siri | Macintosh | Scoop.it
Don’t think of Siri as just a voice UI. Rather, think of it as the gatekeeper to natural language searching of diverse databases and search engines that Apple will link to an ad model that I believe will eventually make Apple the third major search company in the world someday.
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Apple releases Apple TV Update 4.4.2

Apple releases Apple TV Update 4.4.2 | Macintosh | Scoop.it

After pulling the previous Apple TV update, 4.4.1, after many users reported issues, Apple has returned with Apple TV Update 4.4.2 on Monday afternoon.

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The Impact of the iPod

The Impact of the iPod | Macintosh | Scoop.it

On the tenth anniversary of the iPod, we analyze the unprecedented influence of Apple's portable digital music player.

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Siri Co-Founder Kittlaus Departs From Apple

Siri Co-Founder Kittlaus Departs From Apple | Macintosh | Scoop.it

Dag Kittlaus — the co-founder and CEO of the company that created the Siri voice control feature, which Apple launched to much acclaim recently — has left the company, according to sources.

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The Birth of the iPod

The Birth of the iPod | Macintosh | Scoop.it

The destiny of Apple changed drastically 10 years ago with the release of a deceptively simple digital music player.

 

On October 23, 2001, Apple lifted the curtain on the very first iPod, which packed 5GB of music storage into a sleek white box no bigger than a deck of cards.

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The Complete Guide to iOS 5’s New and “Hidden” Settings

The Complete Guide to iOS 5’s New and “Hidden” Settings | Macintosh | Scoop.it

Want to know about every (almost every?) iOS 5-specific option contained in the Settings app? This article is what you’ve been seeking.

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Western Digital extends Suspension of Operations in Thailand

Western Digital extends Suspension of Operations in Thailand | Macintosh | Scoop.it

Western Digital said its primary manufacturing facility in Thailand was flooded over the weekend, with its secondary site also at risk, raising the possibility of a global shortage of hard disk drives.

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iPhone Sales dip Last Quarter largely Due to Rumors

iPhone Sales dip Last Quarter largely Due to Rumors | Macintosh | Scoop.it

iPhone revenues and unit sales for Apple's last quarter dropped significantly compared to the previous quarter. During the recent quarterly earnings call, CEO Tim Cook and other Apple executives confirmed the main cause of the decline: rumors.

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Apple re-releases Apple TV 4.4.1 Update

Apple re-releases Apple TV 4.4.1 Update | Macintosh | Scoop.it

Apple re-released the Apple TV 4.4.1 update late on Tuesday with a fix that corrects a problem where some users were left with non-functional Apple TVs after installing the new software.

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"Steve Jobs - One Last Thing" Premieres on PBS Wednesday, November 2

"Steve Jobs - One Last Thing" Premieres on PBS Wednesday, November 2 | Macintosh | Scoop.it

PBS announced today that "Steve Jobs - One Last Thing" has been added to the primetime lineup. Through interviews with colleagues and others who knew the creative genius whose innovations transformed the lives of millions, "One Last Thing" provides an inside look at the man and the major influences that helped shape his life and career.

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Pixelmator 2.0 gains Drawing Tools, lots of Features

Pixelmator 2.0 gains Drawing Tools, lots of Features | Macintosh | Scoop.it

The Pixelmator team released a major upgrade on Thursday to its flagship image editor for the Mac.

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Apple Ship-to-Store begins in San Francisco

Apple Ship-to-Store begins in San Francisco | Macintosh | Scoop.it

Online shoppers in the San Francisco area will see an option during checkout that'll let them select a store instead of a home address for shipping. The pilot program went live in San Francisco first and will extend to other stores in the greater Bay Area over the next week. It will eventually roll out to stores nationwide.

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Will Siri change the Rules of the Search Game?

Siri doesn’t replace search, but in many cases it circumvents it by directing users straight to integrated partner services. By skipping the search engine and going straight to a designated source there is no place to insert advertising.

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Twelve South releases updated BassJump 2 Subwoofer

Twelve South releases updated BassJump 2 Subwoofer | Macintosh | Scoop.it

Mac accessory maker Twelve South released on Tuesday BassJump 2, an updated version of its original, USB-powered subwoofer.

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Apple quietly bumps MacBook Pro Processors, Graphics

Apple quietly bumps MacBook Pro Processors, Graphics | Macintosh | Scoop.it

Apple on Monday slightly bumped the specs on its MacBook Pro line, offering better processors and more graphics power without raising prices.

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Macworld Expo unveils New Name, Focus

Macworld Expo unveils New Name, Focus | Macintosh | Scoop.it

When it kicks off on January 26, 2012, Macworld Expo will have a new name -- Macworld|iWorld -- to emphasize its focus on the entire range of Apple products and technology. Registration for the conference and expo opened Tuesday.

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10 Years of the iPod: A Design Retrospective

10 Years of the iPod: A Design Retrospective | Macintosh | Scoop.it

Apple's iPod is now 10 years old, but today's iPods are a far cry from what they were ten, seven, or even five years ago. Ars leads you through 10 years of iPod designs that brought us where we are today.

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Make Custom Tones for your iPhone

Make Custom Tones for your iPhone | Macintosh | Scoop.it

While Apple would probably prefer you buy alert sounds from the Tones section of the iTunes Store, with a little time and know-how you can make your own custom tones from any song or sound. Here’s how.

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Apple claims 180 Million iBooks Downloads

Apple claims 180 Million iBooks Downloads | Macintosh | Scoop.it

Apple said on Tuesday that the company has had 180 million downloads from its iBooks ePub book store. The news came during Apple’s quarterly conference call with analysts, and served to highlight Apple’s ongoing success with iTunes.

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Fantastical adds Event Editing, iCloud Support

Fantastical adds Event Editing, iCloud Support | Macintosh | Scoop.it

Flexbits announced the immediate availability of Fantastical 1.1 on Tuesday. The update for the natural language event creation app for iCal added support for editing and deleting events, and support iCloud calendars, too.

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Steve Jobs' Biographer on 60 Minutes

Steve Jobs' Biographer on 60 Minutes | Macintosh | Scoop.it

Steve Kroft sits down with historian Walter Isaacson for the first look at the authorized biography of Steve Jobs.

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