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September 30, 2006

Mac OS X 10.4.8 update released

Apple released Mac OS X 10.4.8, an update to its Mac OS X 10.4 "Tiger" operating system that is recommended for all users. The 10.4.8 Update is recommended for all users and includes general operating system fixes, as well as...
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September 29, 2006

iLife ’06 iWork ’06 update

Apple has released updates to iLife ’06 and iWork '06, mainly to add the support of Aperture 1.5 as we mentioned three days ago. The new versions for iLife '06 are: iWeb 1.1.2, iPhoto 6.0.5, iMovie HD 6.0.3, iDVD...
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Greenpeace does not like Apple

Greenpeace does not like Apple, and they mock an Apple homepage to against (or to change Apple for the better, as they claim). What was the problem? Greenpeace said Apple products full of toxic chemicals inside. However, isn't that in...
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September 28, 2006

Messenger for Mac 6.0 released

Microsoft has released Messenger for Mac 6, an update to Messenger for Mac 5.1 which was released in March 2006. Messenger for Mac 6 is the first Universal Application released by Microsoft's Macintosh Business Unit (MBU). New features include the...
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iTunes 7.0.1 released

Apple released iTunes 7.0.1 today. iTunes 7.0.1 addresses stability and performance issues with Cover Flow, CD importing, iPod syncing, and more. iTunes 7 was released on 13th September 2006. Download iTunes 7.0.1. Join our discussion at SillyDog701 Message Centre....
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September 27, 2006

Apple previews new .Mac webmail

A good news for .Mac members, Apple has made the new .Mac webmail interface available for preview. The overall UI has been refined, and it looks similar to Mail.app's interface. The current .Mac webmail has been the same interface...
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September 26, 2006

Aperture 1.5 released as free update

Apple today released Aperture 1.5, a major update to the all-in-one post production tool for photographers. Aperture 1.5 delivers a powerful new open library, seamless iLife ’06 and iWork ’06 integration, XMP metadata support, powerful new adjustment tools and an...
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September 22, 2006

StuffIt 11 released

Before Mac OS X, StuffIt was the default compression tool for Macintosh systems, it was even bundled with the system. Today, Smith Micro Inc. released version 11 of StuffIt. StuffIt is a popular tool for .sit compression used mainly in...
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AirPort Update 2006-001 and Security Update 2006-005

Apple has posted AirPort Update 2006-001 for Mac OS X v10.4.7 and Security Update 2006-005 for Mac OS X 10.4.7 and 10.3.9. The update is recommended for all users and improves the security of AirPort. According to MacWorld, the update...
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September 20, 2006

Mac Pro firmware updated

Apple has posted an EFI Firmware Update and an SMC Update for Mac Pro users. Apple has also released Firmware Restoration CD 1.1 for Intel-based iMacs, Intel-based Mac minis, MacBook Pro, MacBook, Mac Pro users if the Firmware update was...
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new Parallels Desktop adds Vista support

According to Parallels' official blog, Parallels, Inc. has released Parallels Desktop build 1898 that substantially improves Mac Pro and 64-bit iMac performance and eliminates kernel panics and major bugs as well as adds new support for Windows Vista (RC1)...
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September 18, 2006

creating OS X apps with Microsoft Visual Studio

Yes, it's possible, and we will tell you how. Since .NET Framework uses Common Language Infrastructure (CLI) Virtual Machine, all we need to do is to install equivalent of .NET Framework for OS X, and all applications written for...
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September 16, 2006

Apple releases Boot Camp 1.1.1 beta

Apple has updated Boot Camp to version 1.1.1 beta. According to the Boot Camp web page, the update adds support for the latest Intel-based Macs, drive partition presets for popular sizes, built-in iSight and microphone support, Right-click support for the...
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September 13, 2006

new iPod, new iPod nano, new iPod shuffle

Apple announced updates to its iPod, iPod nano and iPod shuffle products at the "It's Showtime" media event on Tuesday. new iPod, brighter, more storage space The revamped fifth-generation iPod features a 60 percent brighter display and up to 20...
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iTunes 7, new feature; movies from iTunes Store

Apple today announced iTunes 7, with a number of enhancement to the world’s most popular music jukebox and online music and video store since it debuted in 2001. iTunes 7 delivers stunning new features such as the new album...
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QuickTime 7.1.3 released

Apple released QuickTime 7.1.3 together with the release of iTunes 7. What's new in QuickTime 7.1.3 QuickTime 7.1.3 is an important release that delivers numerous bug fixes and addresses critical security issues. This update is recommended for all QuickTime...
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RAZR V3i joins iTunes compatible phone

News from The iPod Observer, Motorola and Apple have released a third iTunes compatible mobile phone after ROKR and SLVR. Motorola's new RAZR V3i is an iTunes-compatible version of the ever popular RAZR flip phone, and Apple is featuring...
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September 9, 2006

RapidWeaver 3.5 released

Realmac Software, has released version 3.5 (final) of web design programme RapidWeaver. Similar to Apple's iWeb and Karelia's Sandvox, RapidWeaver is a next-generation web design application to help you create professional looking websites in minutes. No knowledge of complex...
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September 7, 2006

OmniWeb 5.5 released

The Omni Group released final version of version 5.5 of web browser software - OmniWeb. OmniWeb 5.5 is based off a slightly customised version of WebKit. This means greatly improved website compatibility, speed and stability. WebKit is the rendering engine...
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Apple updates Mac mini

Apple has updated Mac mini line. Mac mini has also gotten a speed bump, from 1.5GHz Intel Core Solo and 1.66GHz Intel Core Duo processors to 1.66GHz and 1.83GHz Intel Core Duo processors, respectively. Price remains the same, as...
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new iMac with Core 2 Duo, and 24-inch iMac

Apple has released new iMac line now features the new 64-bit Intel Core 2 Duo processor, delivering up to 50% faster performance than the previous iMac. A new 24-inch iMac with a brilliant 24-inch widescreen display joins the 17-...
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September 2, 2006

EyeTV 2.3.1 with better Front Row menu

Elgato has updated EyeTV, a popular software for watching analogue and digital TV on Mac, to version 2.3.1. It contains improved Full Screen Mode (Front Row) with updated graphical interface. A problem with stuttering DVB-T playback in the United...
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September 1, 2006

CrossOver Mac beta released

Owners of Intel-based Mac will have one more way to run Windows applications, and no Windows needed. CodeWeavers Inc. has released a beta version of CrossOver Mac, allowing users to run Windows applications on Intel-based Macs. The difference between...
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