The latest version of Parallels Desktop for Mac, released on Wednesday, now includes an internal option to download Windows 10 Technical Preview and Office Preview for Windows 10.
Synology, well-known for their full-featured, geek-targeted Network Attached Storage servers, has lowered the barrier to entry with their new BeyondCloud offering. Best described as a significant update to their setup software, BeyondCloud gets users up-and-running with essential packages right out of the box.
Apple has released Mac OS X 10.10.3 to developers, and its primary feature is the inclusion of the Photos app first seen at WWDC 2014. For those who mostly use iPhoto or the Photos app on iOS it won't be a big change. Aperture users however, are in for a bit of a shock.
Lots of discussion went around about the Leatherman Tread when it was announced. Kelly lives in Leatherman Land (also known as Portland) and got the opportunity to get her hands on one of the prototypes in person. Find out what she discovered about the future plans for a product that hasn't even been released yet.
Apple released iOS 8.2 Beta 5 to developers on Monday. The update includes only minor bug fixes to previous developer seeds—iOS 8.2 as a whole focuses on the addition of WatchKit for Apple Watch, improvements and changes to HealthKit, changes with Notification Center, and more.
Bryan Chaffin met with the folks at Peri this week to check out their Duo Case. This device is an iPhone case with a built-in 2,500mAh battery for charging your iPhone. It also has two speakers built into the back of the case, making it the most portable of speakers. But what really got him excited is its support for Wi-Fi Audio, which sets this product apart.
Apple rolled out iTunes 12.1 on Thursday with a new feature just for OS X Yosemite users: a Notification Center widget. The widget lets iTunes users play and pause songs from their personal music library or from iTunes Radio, skip ahead, and purchase streaming songs from the iTunes Store.
Apple released Apple Remote Desktop 3.8 on Wednesday, the first update for the remote Mac administration app in more than a year. The update improved OS X Yosemite compatibility, refreshed the user interface, and more.
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Apple still supports ARD? We thought they forgot about it since its last update was pretty much just an OS X Mavericks compatibility release.
Apple released Apple TV 7.0.3 Tuesday. Apple hasn't yet released patch notes for the update, but the company did send out security patch notes. Apple TV 7.0.3 squashes some 16 security bugs, including several that could allow the bad guys to take over your device.
Along with iOS 8.1.3, Apple released OS X Yosemite 10.10.2 on Tuesday. The update for the Mac operating system fixed a WiFi connection issue that was plaguing many users, and added support for browsing iCloud Drive content in your Time Machine backups.
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