Well it was bound to happen sooner or later. Apple has officially given up developing Aperture and basically conceded defeat to Adobe Lightroom. There will be no further development and Apple is expecting everyone to move to the Cloud and the Photos App. Adobe is of course overjoyed and promising compatibility with all future Apple … [Read more…]
Apple Brings Vibrant Colors & iSight Camera to Most Affordable iPod touch Model iPod touch Lineup Now Starting at $199 CUPERTINO, California—June 26, 2014—Apple® today announced its 16GB iPod touch® is now available in vibrant colors and equipped with a 5 megapixel iSight® camera for just $199. The entire iPod touch lineup features the 5 … [Read more…]
There was a time when the low end iMac computer meant, the mid range iMac from the last version. There also was a time when low end meant under US$1000, but I guess $1,099 is the new $999. I checked to see if the real target was the educational discount recipients, but no they only … [Read more…]
Apple Introduces 13-inch MacBook Pro with Retina Display SAN JOSE, California—October 23, 2012—Apple® today introduced an all-new version of its popular 13-inch MacBook® Pro featuring a stunning Retina™ display and all flash storage in a new compact design. At a mere 0.75 inches and 3.57 pounds, the remarkably portable 13-inch MacBook Pro with Retina display … [Read more…]
I’m not really a big fan of iPhones, but this is very nice looking phone and should help Apple make more historic sales figures in the remaining months of this year. My main objections to the iPhones are the never ending war with Google (I want my Google maps and Google search) and Samsung (really … [Read more…]
The new iPod touch includes a 5 megapixel iSight camera with autofocus, support for 1080p video recording with video image stabilization, face detection and an LED flash, and the new panorama feature that lets you capture gorgeous panoramic photos by simply moving the camera across a scene. Every new iPod touch comes with a color-matched … [Read more…]
CUPERTINO, California—July 25, 2012— Apple® today announced that OS X® Mountain Lion, the ninth major release of the world’s most advanced desktop operating system, is available as a download from the Mac® App Store?. With more than 200 innovative new features, Mountain Lion includes iCloud® integration, the all new Messages app, Notification Center, system-wide Sharing, … [Read more…]
I’m currently using a mid-2010 13-inch MacBook Pro and a mid-2011 Mac mini, so I am not in immediate need of a new computer, but I do appreciate the updates that have just been made to the MacBook family of Apple laptop computers. Apple Updates MacBook Air and Current Generation MacBook Pro with Latest Processors … [Read more…]
I’m not sure if I will be buying an iPad this year, but if I do it will have to be the new version that was released today. The updates on the telephone side don’t really do anything for me, but the higher resolution screen, higher resolution camera and the simultaneous release of iPhoto for … [Read more…]
Apple TV Ad – iCloud Harmony. A simple but effective TV Ad for Apple’s iCloud services. I found the last Apple TV ad for Siri (Call me Rock God) pretty annoying but this one for iCloud is pretty clever.
The following information is from a new page on the Apple website. “A study by Analysis Group found that Apple has directly or indirectly created 304,000 U.S. jobs.* These jobs — spread across all 50 states — include thousands of jobs in numerous industries, from the people who create components for our products to the … [Read more…]
App Store – Bill Atkinson PhotoCard – Postcards Bill Atkinson made the following announcement on Google+ today. “Bill Atkinson PhotoCard 5 is now available free from the the iTunes App store. With it you can make custom postcards using my nature photos or your own photos, and send them via email or by post using … [Read more…]
Apple released updates to the MacBook Pro line today.
Apple Store – University Village, Seattle. George Lienemann Photography.
This is of course a personal viewpoint, because I can not really know what being a Macintosh user means to anyone else but myself. For me the beginning of my relationship with Apple Macintosh computers started in Bangkok about 25 years ago, when I needed a better way to communicate with a typesetter who kept … [Read more…]