15-inch Retina MacBook Pro Mid-2014 Review

Retina MacBook Pro

Apple recently refreshed the Retina MacBook Pro lineup with modest enhancements. The latest high-resolution MacBook Pro’s include Intel’s latest processors, boosting the CPU speed by a mere 0.2 GHz and 15 inch model with 256GB SSD now comes with standard 16GB RAM. I bought the 15-inch Retina MacBook Pro with 512GB SSD, 2.5GHz i7 quad-core processor and 16GB RAM on August 15th, … Read More

Ravin Mohindru15-inch Retina MacBook Pro Mid-2014 Review

How I Got iWork Keynote App for Free on My Old Mac

Keynote app for Mac

During the special keynote event yesterday Apple announced all new versions of their productivity and creativity apps for Mac and iOS. All new versions of iWork and iLife which includes Pages, Keynote, Numbers, iPhoto, iMovie and Garage Band are now free with purchase of new Mac or iOS device. These updates are also free for existing users who purchased the … Read More

Ravin MohindruHow I Got iWork Keynote App for Free on My Old Mac

Apple Adds Movie Support to iTunes in the Cloud in 11 New European Countries

iTunes in the cloud

With Apple’s iTunes in the Cloud service in over 115 countries, the Cupertino, California based company is consistently looking to expand. On Wednesday, Apple added movie support to the iTunes in the Cloud service for 11 new European countries. The new countries include, Belgium, Cyprus, Denmark, Finland, France, Greece, Luxembourg, Malta, Netherlands, Norway, and Sweden. Users in these countries who … Read More

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Apple Releases iOS 6.1 with New LTE Carriers and Fandango Siri Ticket Purchases

iOS 6-1

After releasing five betas to developers, Apple has finally released iOS 6.1 to the public, adding new LTE carriers for use on the iPhone 5 as well as the ability to purchase movie tickets with Siri through the new Fandango integration. Apple’s SVP of WorldWide Marketing commented on the update: iOS 6.1 brings LTE support to more markets around the … Read More

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Apple Releases iTunes 11, Delayed Due to Engineering Issues

iTunes 11

During this year’s September iPhone and iPod event, Apple also introduced iTunes 11. The Cupertino, Calif. based company released the newest update on Thursday, with a number of new features, such as a redesigned App Store, a mini player, and playback syncing. Other features include: – Completely Redesigned. iTunes makes it more fun to explore and enjoy your music, movies, … Read More

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Apple Inc. (AAPL) Acquires HTML5 Web App Startup, Particle

Particle Apple HTML5

On Wednesday, Apple Inc. (AAPL) acquired HTML5 web app company, Particle. AAPL has acquired other companies in the past in order to develop a key part of one of their projects or create an entirely new one. CNET initially reported that Apple acquired the San Francisco based startup and that they acquired the company for its talents in the industry … Read More

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Apple Gives Additional iCloud Storage to Old MobileMe Members

iCloud icon

Following the transition from Apple’s paid MobileMe service to the free iCloud service, the Cupertino based company provided users with an additional 20 GB of storage as a thank you for sticking around as a user. These users were expected to be downgraded back to the standard 5 GB of storage after their free complimentary year expired. Standard users receive … Read More

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iCloud Users Experiencing Unexpected Storage Boost Up to 25GB

iCloud Storage

It appears that Apple is being very generous or mistakenly applied a perks plan for its employees to thousands of its iOS users, upgrading them to the $40/year iCloud storage plan, which provides users with 25GB of storage. What’s interesting about this is that the plan is set to expire in the year 2050, leading users to believe that this … Read More

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Apple Offers Employees 50GB of Free iCloud Storage As a Perk

50gbicloud

Apple offers its employees a number of perks, for keeping the company’s retail stores operating smoothly on a daily basis. The latest perk Apple is offering is slightly odd, to say the least. The Cupertino company is offering their retail employees an upgrade to 50GB of free iCloud storage as opposed to the 5GB offered on a standard account. The … Read More

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OS X Mountain Lion Accounts for 3% of Total Mac Traffic

OS X Mountain Lion Share

On Friday, AllThingsD reported on new statistics about the widespread use of Apple’s newest OS X update, Mountain Lion. The report mentioned that roughly 48 hours after the public release of OS X Mountain Lion, about 3% of total web traffic is coming from the latest Mac software. Analytics firm Chitika conducted the research to come to this conclusion, estimating … Read More

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Firmware Update Activates Power Nap Feature in Mid-2011 MacBook Air

Power Nap Mac OS X Mountain Lion

Apple’s next version of OS X, Mountain Lion came out early Wednesday, adding over 200 new user features including Messages, Notification Center, Notes, and iCloud. Alongside some of the iOS like features introduced in the update, Apple also released a new feature via a firmware update in OS X 10.8 called Power Nap. PowerNap was previously announced at Apple’s WWDC … Read More

Kaled AliFirmware Update Activates Power Nap Feature in Mid-2011 MacBook Air

OS X Mountain Lion Now Available in Mac App Store

OS X Mountain Lion

Apple’s next version of OS X, 10.8 was released on Wednesday, adding over 200 new user features and bridging the gap between iOS and OS X. OS X Mountain Lion brought in a number of new features, but some of the more interesting and useful ones to note includes Messages, Notification Center, Notes, and iCloud. Some of the main features … Read More

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Apple’s iOS 6 Beta 3 Brings iCloud.com Email Addresses

iCloud icon

Apple recently released iOS 6 beta 3 and alongside it also introduced iCloud.com email addresses for accounts currently using iCloud. Currently any users who have a email account with Apple under iCloud still have the me.com suffix on their email address. Apple discontinued MobileMe, the cloud service prior to iCloud and integrated in the emails as well as contacts and … Read More

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AT&T To Launch Blocking Service for Stolen Phones and Tablets on July 10th

att-stolenphoneblocking

AT&T is reportedly planning to launch a blocking service that will allow users to report stolen phones and tablets, a service which of course, includes the iPhone as well. On Friday, The Verge reported based on a source that AT&T is in fact, looking to launch this blocking service on Tuesday, July 10th. According to our source, AT&T “will have … Read More

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Apple Updates iLife Apps for iOS with Minor Tweaks and Upgrades

iMovie for iOS

Over the past year, Apple added a number of new applications to its App Store and ported over some of its existing Mac applications over to the iOS platform, such as iPhoto, GarageBand, and iMovie. Late Tuesday, Apple posted updates for all of the following apps: iPhoto, GarageBand, iMovie, and Cards. iPhoto received a minor update for bug fixes and … Read More

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