Smile Software announced the immediate availability of TextExpander touch 1.2 on Tuesday. The update for the abbreviation auto-expander for the iPhone, iPad and iPod touch added the ability to sync snippet libraries via Dropbox.
Brooklyn certainly isn’t the Apple of Steve Jobs’ eye, and his latest snub has the borough’s biggest booster seeing red. "I seriously just don’t get it," Borough President Marty Markowitz said today. He said the computer giant and its CEO "won’t reach the big-time until Apple finally opens a store" in Brooklyn.
“Steve Jobs: A Biography,” written by Walter Isaacson, was originally scheduled for release in March 2012, but Simon & Schuster, the book’s publisher, said Monday that it would now be available on Nov. 21, 2011.
The essence of the claim is that these publishers, in coordination with Apple, conspired to nix the low price e-books that Amazon launched in 2007. Amazon wanted to quickly gain market share with its Kindle, the court filing observes, the first version of which sold out in less than a quarter of a day.
Users who don't know what to do with old iPhones and iPads can now trade them in for Apple gift cards as part of the company's changes to its electronics recycling program. Additionally, Apple says it will now accept computers or displays from any manufacturer for free recycling, even if you're not buying a new Mac to replace your old junk.
Less than a month after releasing Lion, Apple's rolled out its first update. In a software update that went out this afternoon, the company released OS X 10.7.1, a download that fixes a handful of bugs left by the initial release.
Kagi, a popular payment processor for independent software developers, recently began selling a $5 Lion-compatibility patch for the discontinued-in-2008 VisualHub video converter that the original software’s developer says he didn’t authorize—and isn’t getting paid for. Kagi defends the move, arguing that it’s merely helping less tech-savvy customers that the developer abandoned.
Adobe has unveiled Muse, a new Web design program that lets print-oriented graphic designers create and publish standards-based websites without having to write code or work within restrictive templates.
If you can’t beat the rules, go around ‘em. That seems to be the idea behind Amazon’s new Web-based Kindle Cloud Reader, a transparent attempt to give iPad readers direct access to both their Kindle books and the Amazon bookstore without cutting Apple a 30-percent slice of the pie.
Apple on Monday began to offer a 21.5-inch iMac computer tailored specifically for educational institutions. The model cuts a bunch of features available in the base model iMac, which is priced $200 more at $1199 ($150 more with the education discount).
The latest attempt from digital wrongdoers to infect your Mac has been spottedtaking on the look and feel of Adobe's Flash Installer.Despite your feelings on whether you like Flash on your Mac, this Trojan poses a fairly serious threat to those unsuspecting users who may think they are simply updating Flash Player.