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We've reached the portion of the OS Acceptance Cycle where we can more realistically evaluate what Lion is and isn't good for. In this episode Kirk McElhearn and Chris Breen focus on the value of some of Lion's features.
Apple may be up for bringing back some of MobileMe's soon-to-be-discontinued features at a later date, if consumers barrage them with feedback. Elsewhere, a profile of Tim Cook's successor, an ultra luxury car with an Apple twist, and who made HTC the latest barometer of cool, anyway?
Apple on Monday released MacBook Air EFI Firmware Update 2.1, aimed at addressing various issues with mid-2011 MacBook Airs.
iOS 5 has a possible ship date, though we'd guess it was picked with a dart and a calendar. Elsewhere, enjoy the rabid secrecy that kept the original iPad cloaked in mystery, hear one architectural critic take on Apple's new campus, and read up on Amazon's plans to potentially offer an all-you-can-eat book buffet.
The kids are back in school. Football season is underway. That can only mean one thing: We haven't found ourselves stuck in a frozen timeless vortex of agony and despair. Let's celebrate our good fortune with another edition of the Weekly Wrap.
Apple on Friday released Security Update 2011-005, which addresses fraudulent Web security certificates issued by DigiNotar.
A security researcher criticized Apple for what he called "foot dragging" over the DigiNotar certificate fiasco, and urged the company to quickly update Mac OS X.
The Beatles are on iTune--oh, wait. That was last year. Well, they're on iTunes again. Also, Apple may be planning yet another social-networking service (because its previous ventures have just been gangbusters), and the authorities admit they did sorta kinda help look for a misplaced iPhone prototype.
One in six Macs now runs Apple's latest operating system, a Web metrics company said this week.
It's easier than ever to install Lion, Apple's newest version of Mac OS X. But just because it's easy to get doesn't mean you should dive in head-first. If you'd like a little extra help, check out Macworld's in-depth guide to the installation process, available on the iBookstore and Amazon Kindle.
The alleged iPhone prototype thieves are arraigned in court. Elsewhere, a suggestive icon might shed some light on the iPhone 5, Apple wants children to learn, and one cable network has starz in its eyes.
It's a mega-giganta-humungo edition today, as we cover everything from Apple losing yet another prototype iPhone, to a neighborly Steve Jobs, to Tim Cook's email habits.
A programming glitch in Apple's OS X operating system is making it hard for Mac users to tell their computers not to trust digital certificates.
Snow Leopard may be getting support for iCloud, one runner shows his appreciation for Steve Jobs by thinking...different, and this wedding came complete with iPad support.
We figured we'd spend the week sharing Lion tips, app reviews, and the latest Apple news. We did all that, of course, but we didn't see Steve Jobs's resignation coming. As the east coast battles severe weather, and the rest of the nation, you know, doesn't--curl up with another edition of the Weekly Wrap.