One relatively common problem people have with Mail is that the program will seem to collect messages in its Drafts mailbox. While not an intrusive issue, and definitely one that can be fixed by deleting the messages in this mailbox, some people have found the drafts are continually and permanently saved every time they compose new messages.… Read more
Did you miss out on attending Apple's Worldwide Developers Conference this year? Not to worry. If you are a registered developer, you can now download all the session videos from apple.com for free. With more than 100 sessions available in HD or standard definition as well as presentation slides, you will be able to get all the information.… Read more
Brian Tong takes a look at the latest in news and notes from the world of Apple. This week, he responds to viewer emails regarding a possible new iPod touch, new iLife and iWork, and how to better find great Apps and manage music using iTunes.
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Apple announced that the MobileMe Web site, me.com, will be down for scheduled maintenance on Thursday, June 17, from 10 p.m. until midnight Pacific Time. The outage will affect all MobileMe Web applications at me.com, but it is not expected to affect any other MobileMe services on desktops, notebooks, iPads, iPhones, or iPods.… Read more
Apple's Mac OS X 10.6.4 update Tuesday contained several additions of note to serious photographers: support for several cameras' raw image formats and for tethered shooting with Canon cameras in the company's Aperture software.
Apple, like photography software rival Adobe Systems, is on a constant treadmill supporting new cameras' raw formats. The proprietary file formats offer higher quality and greater flexibility, but each camera has its own format for software companies to decode.
Apple has released the much anticipated OS X 10.6.4 update. This update addresses a number of specific issues with the OS, including compatibility with Adobe CS3, SMB networking, VPN connections, and trackpad issues on MacBook systems.… Read more
Apple's hardware is by no means inferior to the offerings from other manufacturers, and the OS capabilities are definitely there for high throughput calculations. Despite this, gaming on the Mac has had relatively lackluster performance, as was exemplified in the release of Steam for the Mac. While titles are increasingly being developed for the platform, the performance of various games can sometimes be half that of the same title running on similar hardware in Windows.… Read more