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Apple Q3 2011: Record $7.31 Billion Profits & $28.57 Billion Revenue

Apple has announced the third quarter financial result of the year (Q3 2011) and it’s a new record with profit of $7.31 billion and revenue of $28.57 billion. As for unit sales: • 20.34 million iPhones up 142% from last year’s quarter • 9.25 million iPads up 183% from last year’s quarter • 3.95 million Macs up 14% from last ...

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NotifyMe Brings iOS Reminder Service to the Mac [Review]

In a previous post I reviewed NotifyMe for iOS and we have seen and experienced the great functionality combined with easiness and clean design. On the 13th of July 2011 the developing team at PoweryBase has released the Desktop version of NotifyMe for Mac OS X covering your reminder needs from iPhone, iPad to the computer. The app allows for ...

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Apple Updates iMovie, iPhoto, GarageBand, iWeb, iDVD for Mac [updated]

Apple has updated its iLife ’11 apps today. The updated apps are iPhoto (image manager), iMovie (video editor) and GarageBand (audio editor). These apps are available with new Macs as part of iLife ’11, they are also available in the Mac App Store for $14.99 each: iPhoto, iMovie and GarageBand. Update: Apple has also updated iDVD and iWeb. TUAW notes ...

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Java 1.6.0_26 Updates for Leopard and Snow Leopard

Apple has released Java updates for Mac OS X Leopard and Snow Leopard. For Snow Leopard: Java for Mac OS X 10.6 Update 5. Notes about the update: Java for Mac OS X 10.6 Update 5 delivers improved compatibility, security, and reliability by updating Java SE 6 to 1.6.0_26. Please quit any web browsers and Java applications before installing this ...

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Apple Releases Thunderbolt Firmware Update and Cable

Apple has released a firmware update for Macs with a Thunderbolt connection. Thunderbolt allows for data transfer speeds up to 10 Gbps and is available in new MacBook Pro and iMac computers. Thunderbolt Firmware Update provides Thunderbolt performance and stability fixes. Please follow Apple’s installation instructions: When your computer restarts a gray screen will appear with a status bar to ...

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Apple Releases Mac OS X 10.6.8 and Leopard Security Updates

Apple has released Mac OS X 10.6.8 update for Macs running Snow Leopard. The company also released Security Update 2011-004 for Macs running Leopard (10.5). Mac OS X 10.6.8 includes the following fixes: • Enhancements to the Mac App Store to get your Mac ready to upgrade to Mac OS X Lion. • Resolves an issue that may cause Preview ...

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Apple Updates Lexmark and Epson Printer Drivers

Apple has released new Mac printer drive updates for users of Lexmark and Epson printers. The updates install the latest software for a Lexmark/Epson printer or scanner. To install the update click the Apple logo then choose Software Update. The drivers are available for download on Apple’s website as well: • Lexmark 2.5 Printer Driver • Epson 2.7 Printer Drivers ...

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Apple Releases AirPort Utility 5.5.3 Update

Apple released AirPort Utility 5.5.3. AirPort Utility is a tool (on Windows and Mac) to manage Apple’s wireless devices (AirPort Extreme, AirPort Express and Time Capsule). The update addresses the following issue: Resolves an issue that caused the AirPort Utility to unexpectedly quit during setup To install the update click the Apple logo then choose Software Update. Or “Check for ...

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iTunes 10.3.1 Updated Fixes Unknown Error -50

Immediately after the release of iTunes 10.3 Apple released a new update. iTunes 10.3.1 fixes unknown error (-50) that might appear during a sync after enabling Automatic Downloads. To install the update click the Apple logo then choose Software Update. Download links: iTunes 10.3.1 for Mac and Windows. Windows 64-bit can download this version. You can find the author of ...

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Winners of Apple’s Awards for best Mac, iPhone, iPad Apps

Apple has announced the winners for this year’s Apple Design Awards during WWDC 2011. The awards “recognize outstanding achievement and excellence in iPhone, iPad, and Mac app design. Each year, winning products set new standards for the developer community to follow. Read about what made this year’s winners stand out above the rest.” Apple Design Awards for 2010 did not ...

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