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What You Gain - and Lose - by transitioning from MobileMe to iCloud

What You Gain - and Lose - by transitioning from MobileMe to iCloud | Macintosh | Scoop.it

Existing MobileMe users can switch to iCloud any time between now and June 2012. But some features are going away, so you'll want to weigh the pros and cons before making the switch.

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12 Ways iOS 5 will change the Way You use Your iPad

12 Ways iOS 5 will change the Way You use Your iPad | Macintosh | Scoop.it

Apple is launching its latest mobile operating system, iOS 5, today. While most of the focus has been on the new features it will introduce on iPhone, the latest iOS will actually change the way many iPad owners use their devices. Here's a look a some of the new features and changes that stand out.

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Apple offers AirPort Utility for iOS

Apple offers AirPort Utility for iOS | Macintosh | Scoop.it

Apple on Wednesday surprised many with the release of AirPort Utility for iOS. The software runs on iPhones, iPods and iPads, but requires iOS 5.0. It’s free.

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How to transfer Your MobileMe Account to iCloud

How to transfer Your MobileMe Account to iCloud | Macintosh | Scoop.it

iOS 5 and iCloud have just been released and MobileMe users are finally allowed to transition their accounts from MobileMe to iCloud. The process is easy, but there are some steps along the way.

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Aperture 3.2, iPhoto 9.2 add iCloud, iOS 5 Support

Aperture 3.2, iPhoto 9.2 add iCloud, iOS 5 Support | Macintosh | Scoop.it

Apple on Wednesday released iPhoto 9.2 and Aperture 3.2, updates to its consumer and professional photo organizing software, respectively. Both updates supports compatibility with iCloud and iOS 5, according to Apple.

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Apple releases AirPort Utility for iPhone, iPad

Apple releases AirPort Utility for iPhone, iPad | Macintosh | Scoop.it

Apple rolled out AirPort Utility for the iPhone, iPad and iPod touch on Wednesday. The app lets users manage their AirPort Extreme, AirPort Express and Time Capsule base stations without requiring a desktop or laptop computer.

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iOS 5 reviewed: Notifications, iMessages, and iCloud, oh my!

iOS 5 reviewed: Notifications, iMessages, and iCloud, oh my! | Macintosh | Scoop.it

The long-awaited public release of iOS 5 for iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch is now in our grubby little hands. Thanks to better notifications, a new way to avoid texting, and a new focus on cloud sync, it's one of the best iOS updates yet.

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Apple releases OS X 10.7.2, introduces iCloud, updates Safari

Apple releases OS X 10.7.2, introduces iCloud, updates Safari | Macintosh | Scoop.it

Apple has released an update to Lion, bringing it to OS X 10.7.2. Apple recommends the update for all users and says it fixes stability, compatibility and security. It also adds support for iCloud, Apple’s new cloud-based storage and data synchronization system.

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iPhone Theft Suspects enter No-Contest Plea

iPhone Theft Suspects enter No-Contest Plea | Macintosh | Scoop.it

Two men pleaded no contest today to theft of lost property in a case involving last year's errant iPhone 4 prototype, which Apple claimed was so valuable that a price could not be placed on it.

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comScore: iPad, iPhone dominate Mobile Browser Use

comScore: iPad, iPhone dominate Mobile Browser Use | Macintosh | Scoop.it

ZDNet: The iPad accounts for a whopping 97.2% of tablet traffic in the US and 46.8% of all mobile web traffic. iPhone accounts for 42.6% of mobile web.

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Apple planning a Celebration of Steve Jobs Life

Apple planning a Celebration of Steve Jobs Life | Macintosh | Scoop.it

Tim Cook: "Although many of our hearts are still heavy, we are planning a celebration of his life for Apple employees to take time to remember the incredible things Steve achieved in his life and the many ways he made our world a better place."

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Netflix cancels Qwikster Spinoff

Netflix cancels Qwikster Spinoff | Macintosh | Scoop.it

Netflix's leadership has decided not to follow through with a plan to spin off the company's DVD-by-mail operations.

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AT&T sold 200,000 iPhones in 12 Hours

AT&T sold 200,000 iPhones in 12 Hours | Macintosh | Scoop.it

AT&T sold more than 200,000 of Apple Inc's latest iPhone in the first 12 hours and said it had seen "extraordinary demand" for a gadget unveiled a day before the death of Apple co-founder Steve Jobs.

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Up Close with iOS 5: Safari

Up Close with iOS 5: Safari | Macintosh | Scoop.it

...with iOS 5, Apple has added even more features inspired by the Mac version of Safari, and while the result still doesn’t match the full-featured experience of a desktop Web browser, you no longer feel as though you’re sacrificing quite as much when moving from your Mac to your iPhone or iPad.

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Apple releases Find My Friends

Apple releases Find My Friends | Macintosh | Scoop.it

Apple today released Find My Friends, a new iCloud-based application that allows users to locate their friends on a map, and share their location with them.

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GraphicConverter 7.4

Lemkesoft has released GraphicConverter 7.4, a new version of its graphic conversion and editing utility that comes with a number of new features.

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Cards App is available: Hallmark Beware!

Cards App is available: Hallmark Beware! | Macintosh | Scoop.it

The app you've all been anxiously waiting for since the "Let's Talk iPhone" event on October 4th, Cards, is now available as a free download on the App Store.

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Apple TV 4.4 adds NHL, Photo Stream, Wall Street Journal

Apple TV 4.4 adds NHL, Photo Stream, Wall Street Journal | Macintosh | Scoop.it

Apple released Apple TV 4.4 on Wednesday, an update for the company’s settop box that adds new content and support for iCloud’s Photo Stream feature.

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Apple iOS 5 Mobile Review

Apple iOS 5 Mobile Review | Macintosh | Scoop.it

It seems like every time a major software revision comes along, it’s described as the “biggest ever.” In the case of iOS 5, though, that might not be hyperbole—there’s hardly a part of Apple’s mobile operating system that isn’t altered in some way by the latest update.

 

Don’t think that this is just change for change’s sake, however. By and large, iOS 5’s changes are for the better, spackling a number of shortcomings and gaps in functionality that have existed since day one.

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Apple's Find My Friends and Airport Utility Apps Arrive

Apple's Find My Friends and Airport Utility Apps Arrive | Macintosh | Scoop.it

Ahead of releasing iOS 5 to users today, Apple released two new universal iOS apps: one for keeping track of other friends with iOS devices, and another for setting up and managing the company's wireless networking equipment.

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How International is the iPhone 4S "World Phone?"

How International is the iPhone 4S "World Phone?" | Macintosh | Scoop.it

One of the most interesting wrinkles in the iPhone 4S—which I review at length elsewhere—is its status as a “world phone.” Unlike previous generations, it supports both CDMA (Verizon, Sprint) and GSM (AT&T, the rest of the world) wireless technology right out of the box. But there are some interesting quirks to this product that may please savvy international travelers.

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Apple releases iTunes 10.5

Apple releases iTunes 10.5 | Macintosh | Scoop.it

Apple on Tuesday released iTunes 10.5, an update widely expected prior to Wednesday’s introduction of iOS 5. iTunes 10.5 is available for download from Apple’s Web site and through the Software Update system preference.

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iPhone 4S is Cheaper, more Profitable than 4G Droids

iPhone 4S is Cheaper, more Profitable than 4G Droids | Macintosh | Scoop.it

At $199 with a two-year contract (and $649 unlocked), the iPhone 4S is roughly the same price as the 3G handsets that run Google's (GOOG) Android OS, and an average of about $60 less than 4G-based phones such as the Samsung Galaxy S 11 ($229 with contract), Droid Bionic ($299) and HTC Thunderbolt ($249).

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iPhone 4S Pre-Prders top 1 Million in 24 Hours

iPhone 4S Pre-Prders top 1 Million in 24 Hours | Macintosh | Scoop.it

Apple’s iPhone 4S has broken the previous single day pre-order record of 600,000 set by the iPhone 4. According to Apple, the iPhone 4S has been pre-ordered over one million times in just 24 hours.

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3.5 Inches

3.5 Inches | Macintosh | Scoop.it

This is an example of one of those design decisions that you don’t usually notice until you see someone doing it wrong. It’s one of the things that makes Apple products Apple products.

 

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