Remains of the Day: Underbellies

We go under the hood of the MacBook Pro, the Beatles are now under Apple’s thumb, and the what’s that under the music of the new iPad mini ad? The remainders for Thursday, October 25, 2012 are under control.

MacBook Pro 13” Retina Display Late 2012 Teardown (iFixit)

Another new Apple product, another detailed teardown by the iFixit team. Somewhere, I picture the iPad mini sobbing and screaming “I don’t want to go!”

The Beatles’ Apple Corps Logo is now a Registered TM of Apple (Patently Apple)

Thanks to the agreement reached between Apple and Apple Corps in 2007, Cupertino now owns the famous logo of The Beatles company. The company also owns the rights to Ringo Starr’s career, lock, stock, and barrel, though it didn’t say when it might next release an update.

Watch Conan’s Parody of Apple’s First iPad Mini Commercial (Mashable)

You thought they were just playing “Heart & Soul” in the new iPad mini ad, didn’t you? Fortunately, a little audio analysis reveals something far more devious.

Product News

Logic Pro 9.1.8 and Logic Express 9.1.8 - The latest updates to Apple’s pro and prosumer audio editing apps fix a problem with a repeatedly appearing AirPlay dialog and resolve performance issues with graphic feedback plug-ins. Logic Pro also now correctly handles additional content downloads on Lion and Mountain Lion. Free.

Digital Camera RAW Compatibility Update 4.01 - Aperture 3 and iPhoto ’11 now support RAW images from the Canon EOS M, Canon PowerShot G15, Canon PowerShot S110, Canon PowerShot SX50 HS, Nikon D600, Nikon 1 J2, Panasonic LUMIX DMC-FZ200, Panasonic LUMIX DMC-G5, Panasonic LUMIX DMC-LX7, Sony Alpha NEX-F3, and Sony Cyber-shot DSC-RX100. Free.

OS X Mountain Lion 10.8.2 Update - Apple’s updated Mountain Lion for the new 13-inch MacBook pro with Retina Display, the 21.5-inch iMac, and the new Mac mini. It has specific system enhancements and fixes for those systems. Free.

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