Aperture 3.2.1 and iPhoto 9.2.1 Released

Aperture 3

Today, Apple released updates to its consumer image management application, iPhoto, and its professional image management application, Aperture. Both of these updates fix bugs in each software package.

MacBook Pro Speed, Graphics, and Storage Upgraded

MacBook Pro 17

Today, Apple silently upgraded processors, graphics cards, and storage options in its MacBook Pro lineup. The improvements are fairly minor and represent incremental upgrades to the lineup based on additional processor releases from Intel. The upgrades cover the 13-inch, 15-inch, and 17-inch models.

Coincedence that “Steve Jobs” by Walter Isaacson and “One Click: Jeff Bezos and the Rise of Amazon.com” Coming out a Few Days Apart?

Steve Jobs Book Cover

Do you think it is a coincidence that the biography of Steve Jobs and the story of Amazon.com are coming out a few days apart? I think not! It’s been sixteen days now since Steve Jobs has passed away and it is still fresh in many of our minds. A good friend of mine asked me point blank, “did you cry?”

Mac OS X 10.7.2 Lion Update adds iCloud Support and Safari 5.1.1; Lion Recovery Update 1.0

Mac OS X 10 7 2 Update

As anticipated, Apple has just released the Mac OS X Lion 10.7.2 update which brings full iCloud support to Lion. iCloud is set to replace some of the functionality of MobileMe and add additional features.

iTunes 10.5 Released with iOS 5 and iCloud Compatibility

ITunes 10

Yesterday, Apple released the latest version of iTunes in the form of iTunes 10.5. This release is essential in order to support both today’s upcoming release of iOS 5 and iCloud. In addition to these major changes there are some slight cosmetic improvements as well to indicator icons.

VMware Fusion 4 Released as the Second Product to Offer Lion Virtualization

VMware Fusion 4

Today, VMware released VMware Fusion 4 for Mac. The biggest new features are full support and integration with Mac OS X Lion, performance and graphics optimizations, and Lion virtualization. In order to achieve these new features and performance, VMware Fusion 4 is now a 64-bit Cocoa application.