iTunes Update Improves Mac Photos Compatibility

2:30 PM, Apr. 9th, 2015 · · News

Apple released iTunes 12.1.2 on Thursday following Wednesday's release of OS X Yosemite 10.10.3 and the new Photos app for the Mac. Apple's release notes say the iTunes update improves import and syncing support from the iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch into Photos.

LinkedIn Buying Lynda.com in $1.5B Deal

11:22 AM, Apr. 9th, 2015 · · News

Business networking site LinkedIn is buying the online learning company Lynda.com in a US$1.5 billion deal. The two companies announced the deal on Thursday saying they expect to wrap up the transaction during the second quarter.

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Lynda.com and LinkedIn teaming up sounds a lot like the beginning of new job training service.

Apple Watch Sales Online Only During Launch

8:59 AM, Apr. 9th, 2015 · · News

If you're thinking about visiting an Apple Store on April 24 and walking out with an Apple Watch, think again. You can try on Apple's brand new smartwatch, but all sales will be handled online through the company's website.

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Apple either has a seriously limited Apple Watch inventory, or demand is far exceeding expectations. Either way, it looks like getting ahold of one is going to be pretty hard.

Apple Adds new Emojis, More in iOS 8.3 Update

3:07 PM, Apr. 8th, 2015 · · News

Along with OS X Yosemite 10.10.3, Apple released iOS 8.3 on Wednesday. The release notes for the iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch update say it includes performance improvements, bug fixes, and a redesigned emoji keyboard—none of which comes as a surprise since the 8.3 update has been available as a public beta.

Apple Releases Photos App for Mac and OS X 10.10.3

1:07 PM, Apr. 8th, 2015 · · News

Apple Releases Photos App for Mac and OS X 10.10.3

Apple released OS X 10.10.3 on Wednesday, an update that includes the long-awaited Photos app. Photos replaces Apple's popular iPhoto software, as well as the company's professional software, Aperture. The update also includes new Emoji characters, adds Spotlight suggestions to Look Up, improves Wi-Fi, and more.

Karelia’s Sandvox 2.10 Breaks New Ground With Easy Web Hosting

11:20 AM, Apr. 8th, 2015 · · News

There are several, perhaps daunting, tasks to building a website. One, which the Sandvox OS X app makes easier, is the the design and structuring of a website without knowing much (or any) HTML. Underappreciated, however, is the messy mechanics of setting up a domain and managing access to the site behind the scenes. The new Sandvox 2.10 addresses that beautifully—in Applesque fashion.

Apple Watch Early Review Roundup [Update]

10:47 AM, Apr. 8th, 2015 · · News

With Apple Watch pre-orders starting this Friday, April 10, the early reviews are starting to come in. Overall, the big publications seem to be liking Apple Watch, but it isn't coming across as the coolest-OMG-buy-it-now device ever. TMO rounded up the early reviews for you and it's looking like bridging the gap between tech and fashion isn't the easiest thing for some people to do.

AP Photos Review Says OS X 10.10.3 Coming Wednesday

9:29 AM, Apr. 8th, 2015 · · News

We've known OS X Yosemite 10.10.3 is coming soon, and thanks to an Associated Press review of the new Photos app, we may finally know when to expect it to hit: today. The AP review specifically says Photos, which will be bundled with the OS X 10.10.3 update, is "available Wednesday."

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Either the Associated Press made a bad assumption about the release date for OS X 10.10.3 and the new Photos app, or they tipped Apple's hand. We'll know for sure within a few hours.

HBO Now Live on Apple TV and iOS Today

6:54 PM, Apr. 7th, 2015 · · News

HBO Now on Apple TV

HBO Now went live on iOS and Apple TV Tuesday. The standalone service allows users to get HBO content without a cable or satellite TV subscription. It was announced on March 9th for a premier in April, and that day in April is at hand—just in the nick of time for Game of Thrones season 5.