Mediamakers rejoice. Today Apple introduced a new version of Final Cut Studio, which includes Final Cut Pro 7, Motion 4, Soundtrack Pro 3, Color 1.5, and Compressor 3.5. DVD Studio Pro had an incremental update from 4.2.1 to 4.2.2, and no, it does not yet have Blu-ray support (though Blu-ray disks can be burned directly […]

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In Tuesday’s Q3 earnings announcement, Apple crushed the Street like King Kong crushes bananas. Apple earned $1.35 per share, up nearly 12% year over year (having earned $1.19/share in Q3 2008). The company generated $8.34 billion in revenue, booking $1.3 billion in profit. Apple now has over $31 billion in cash on hand (up $2.2 […]

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This Saturday, July 11, the App Store turns one year old. To date, well over 1 billion apps have been downloaded from the App Store (Apple celebrated that milestone in April 2009). In Apple’s own words: Light a candle and cue the music. Okay, forgive us for sounding like doting parents, but we’re just so […]

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A few weeks ago, we posted an article about a critical security vulnerability in Java on Mac OS X. Morgan Aldridge wrote “It’s a couple of vulnerabilities that can be taken advantage of to run commands outside of the browser as the user that launched the browser.” Read the original post by clicking here. The […]

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At WWDC today, Phil introduced Bertrand Serlet to talk about the Mac OS. He announced that Snow Leopard will be available in late September for Intel Macs with either OS 10.4 Tiger or 10.5 Leopard. FEATURES Apple highlighted many of the features, including speed, refinements and support for other software. Faster installation process: 45% faster […]

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Just the facts, ma’am. From Apple’s Snow Leopard specs page: As mentioned earlier, Snow Leopard is Intel only. Snow Leopard has an Apple Up-to-Date Program. If you purchased a qualifying Mac on or after June 8, 2009, that does not include Mac OS X Snow Leopard, you can upgrade for $9.95. To upgrade from Mac […]

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Today Apple updated the specifications on the base model white MacBook: Processor speed upgraded from 2.0 GHz to 2.13 GHz. RAM bumped from 667 MHz to 800 MHz (same as aluminum MacBooks). Click to read about this RAM Hard drives increased from 120 GB to 160 GB. It’s now possible to custom order a white […]

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Happy Cinco de Mayo, Apple! In Consumer Reports’ upcoming June issue, Apple tops all three categories for notebook computers. In the 13in category, the Unibody MacBook beat out 5 other notebooks—though the list included both the MacBook Air Solid State Drive and the plastic-cased MacBook in the #2 and #3 spots! In the 14-16in category, […]

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Say it with me: “NAH – HAY – LEM” Today Apple introduced an all-new Xserve line that reportedly delivers up to two times the performance of the previous generation while providing enhanced energy efficiency. Based on next-generation Intel “Nehalem” architecture, the new Xserve features a single-die quad-core architecture, a fully shared 8MB L3 cache design, […]

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With the introduction of the iTunes App Store some time ago, the iPhone and iPod Touch became even more useful devices. Anyone could be an iPhone developer and get their software onto the App store, and thousands of people have done just that. My iPod Touch has five pages of Apps ranging from Pandora, for […]

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