A lot of new gestures have been made a part of Lion, the current generation of Mac OS X. Swipe with two or three fingers, and boom, things fly off or magically appear on your screen. Users simply love the new gestures which help them be more productive and finish tasks in a much more efficient manner. Apple has listed down most of the gestures on the “Features” page, but here are few gestures that Apple probably forgot to mention. Read More
A new beta version of Google+ for businesses will be coming sooner than expected, and the beta will be available to everyone says Christian Oestlien, Google’s Group Product Manager, on Google+. It appears that at the moment, Google+ is requiring businesses to associate a personal individual from their company who can share links. Google+ for Businesses will be a good move, and will go head on with Facebook’s Business Pages. Read More
XCode 4.1, the developers ultimate tool for creating ground breaking software has been released in the Mac App Store, and Apple has made the tool available for download for free.
Here is what’s new in XCode 4.1
What’s new in Xcode 4.1 for OS X Lion
– Includes SDKs for OS X Lion and iOS 4.3
– Interface Builder support for Auto Layout and new Aqua controls such as NSPopover
– Full screen support in workspace, project, and organizer windows
– Project modernization to identify and resolve out of date build settings
– Behaviors can be customized and assigned to unique key bindings
– Source control enhancements to pushing, pulling, and management of remote servers
– Assistant editor support for display of generated assembly and preprocessed output
– Additional bug fixes and stability improvements
If you’ve updated your Mac to Lion which was released yesterday, you might notice that the scrolling directions have changed. It’s all upside down now. Scrolling down goes up, scrolling up goes down. If you aren’t comfortable with these new gesture controls, here’s the fix. Read More
Along with selling Lion through the Mac App Store, Apple plans to also start selling the OS via a USB drive for $69 in August to increase adoption of the newer and better operating system for Mac.
Users who do not have broadband access at home, work or school can download Lion at Apple retail stores and later this August, Lion will be made available on a USB thumb drive through the Apple Store® (www.apple.com) for $69 (US).
Apple has released new versions of its thinnest laptop, Macbook Air. The 11 inch and the 13 inch MacBook Airs have been updated, and are now 2.5x faster, Thunderbolt compatible, Bluetooth 4.0, and include a backlit keyboard. The ultraportable notebooks have been updated in less than 9 months, and have been released along with new Mac Mini and OS X Lion. Read More
Today’s Google doodle is celebrating the 189th birthday of Gregor Mendel. Read More
Apple’s online store is down, folks. Excited? What can it be? Apple has already confirmed in yesterday’s earnings call that Lion is coming today, but why would the store be down for it? Maybe to promote the all new OS which can be bought from the App Store for $29.99. But let us forget that, and think about something more exciting. Read More
Apple has done it yet again. The second most valuable company in the world is growing like weed, and those billions just keep flowing in. On Tuesday, during Apple’s earnings call, the most valuable tech company in the world set records after hitting all-time highs with its quarterly profit and revenue, its stock price, and with iPhone and iPad sales. Read More
Google’s hottest new social network now works natively on the iPhone. Giving Android users first preference, Google released a native App for Android along with the web app itself, and submitted it to the Apple App Store a week ago. Apple has now approved the App, and it now resides in the App Store available for download for free. Read More