Apple Releases OS X Lion 10.7.1

One step closure to 10.7.2, which will deliver iCloud compatibility to your mac, you can enjoy the latest bug fixes. 10.7.1 doesn't add any new features but does solve major issues including missing admin accounts, and video play back freezing in Safari. Check Apple Software Update to download.

Migration Assistant Update for Mac OS X Snow Leopard Released


With the launching of OS X Lion, Apple has released a new Migration Assistant Update for OS X Snow Leopard. As pictured above it issues the following fixes:

This update addresses an issue with the Migration Assistant application in Mac OS X Snow Leopard that prevents transfer of your personal data, settings, and compatible applications from a Mac running Mac OS X Snow Leopard to a new Mac running Mac OS X Lion

This is saying its a critical update for anyone running Snow Leopard on their current Mac but planning on moving all there data over to OS X Lion.

Final Cut Pro X, Motion 5, Compressor 4 Now Available


This morning, June 21, 2011 Apply announced that Final Cut Pro X, Motion 5 and Compressor 4 are available on the Mac App Store. Final Cut Pro X has been rewritten from the ground up, with a whole new UI, background rendering, and just a ton of more features. Final Cut Pro X is available now for $299.99, while Motion 5 and Compressor 4 are available today for $49.99 each. Get it while it’s HOT!

Apple Releases Third Developer Build of OS X 10.7 Lion

Apple has just released the 3rd build of OS X Lion via Software Update that is 1.22GB. Apple gave no details about what changes or any fixes that come in the latest build since it is not the full-fledged 'Preview 3'. From tests the updated features include snappier Finder, better UI for deleting apps from Launchpad, and many more design tweaks then the previous DP(Developer Preview) builds. Also included in the update is an update to Xcode 4.1 Developer Preview 4. Mac OS X 10.7 Lion is set to release this summer(not that far off) and will likely show many of its features at WWDC 2011 in San Francisco which starts on June 6th.

Apple's WWDC 2011 Event Scheduled For June 6

The Apple WWDC 2011 event will be held on June 6 in San Francisco. Will the iPhone 5 be released at the event? There are many speculations saying yes since the iPhone 4 was released at this time one year ago. As always, Engadget will be there live to cover the event.

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Apple Releases Mac OS X 10.6.5 Update


The next maintenance update to Mac OS X Snow Leopard is here after a very long wait. Around 5 months to be exact. You can expect the usual bug fixes, speed increases and general tidying up in this update alongside some big improvements with the reliability of Microsoft's Exchange servers, image processing operations in iPhoto and Aperture and this update addresses stability and performance of graphics applications and games. The update is available now within Software Update

Full changelog below:

General fixes and improvements

Improves reliability with Microsoft Exchange servers.
Addresses performance of some image-processing operations in iPhoto and Aperture.
Addresses stability and performance of graphics applications and games.
Resolves a delay between print jobs.
Addresses a printing issue for some HP printers connected to an AirPort Extreme.
Resolves an issue when dragging contacts from Address Book to iCal.
Addresses an issue in which dragging an item from a stack causes the Dock to not automatically hide.
Resolves an issue in which Wikipedia information may not display correctly in Dictionary.
Improves performance of MainStage on certain Macs.
Resolves spacing issues with OpenType fonts.
Improves reliability with some Bluetooth braille displays.
Resolves a VoiceOver issue when browsing some websites with Safari 5.
Improves Bluetooth pairing with Magic Trackpad.
Resolves performance issues with third-party displays that use InstaPort technology.
Add SSL support for transferring files with iDisk.
Resolves an issue when opening 4-up Photo Booth pictures in Preview.
Addresses keyboard responsiveness issues in the Dock when Spaces is turned on.
Resolves an issue syncing Address Book with Google.
Fixes an issue when replying to a Mail message sent by a person whose name contains certain characters such as é or ü.
Improves performance for users bound to an Active Directory domain.
Improves reliability of Ethernet connections.
Systems with a Mac Pro RAID Card (Early 2009) installed can now be put to sleep. For more information, see Mac Pro RAID Card (Early 2009): Enabling system sleep.
Improves reliability of fibre channel connections, resolving a potential Xsan volume availability issue.
Adds RAW image compatibility for additional digital cameras.
Security improvements; for information about the security content of this update, please visit this article.
Additional Information
This update also includes the improvements found in the Mac OS X v10.6.1, 10.6.2, 10.6.3, and 10.6.4 updates.

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Mac OS X 10.7 Lion Announced, Coming Summer 2011


Well here it is folks, the new version of Mac OS X, code named Lion, this new version brings many things that you see in iOS. Like even more multi-touch gestures, not touchscreen support that was rumoured to be in Lion. Other iOS features in Lion are a Mac App Store which launches in 90 days for Snow Leopard, Launchpad which is a grid of apps and folders like on an iPad, and a whole new experience called Mission Control, which combines Expose, Dashboard and full screen apps into one place. Unfortunately, we will have to wait until next summer for this update.



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