Some Lion users get bitten by a bug with the Mountain Lion update process, Apple products are hallmarks of the lifestyles of the rich and famous, and you may soon be able to actually listen to podcasts on your iOS device. The remainders for Wednesday, July 25, 2012 are twice shy.
Apple Reissuing OS X Mountain Lion Up-to-Date Codes “not recognized as valid code” or “already redeemed” (MacRumors)
Eager beavers who tried to grab a redemption code for Mountain Lion’s Up to Date program before its official launch may have ended up with an invalid code. Apple Care is apparently looking into the matter, as are the ChronoGuard.
Apple is the top smartphone and tablet brand among wealthy (Los Angeles Times)
In shocking news, a research firm reports that, of “mass affluent investors,” 46 percent own an iPhone, with just 34 percent owning an Android phone. Furthermore, 53 percent own iPads, while just 16 percent have a Kindle Fire. And the higher the net worth of the people surveyed, the higher the percentage that own Apple products. Of course, if you consider that Apple products are clearly more valuable than those of their competitors, that seems a bit like a truism.
Apple Expected to Update Buggy Podcasts App Later Today (AllThingsD)
According to AllThingsD, Apple is planning an imminent update for the Podcasts app it released last month. Such an update might finally patch some of the bugs with the app—for example, its sheer atrociousness.
BusyCal 1.6.3 released – Version 1.6.3 of BusyMac’s calendaring app for Mac adds support for Mountain Lion’s Gatekeeper system and the Daylite CalDAV server, and fixes a pair of bugs. $50 for a new license; free upgrade.
Fantastical 1.3.2 – Flexibits’s calendar utility for OS X has gotten a new update that brings compatibility with both Apple’s latest software, Mountain Lion, and its latest hardware, with Retina compatible graphics. On sale for $10 per new license; free update to existing customers.