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  • 1984 Mac cover for iPad
  • Mac OS X Lion Available Today From the Mac App Store
  • Apple Introduces New Mac Mini Models
  • Apple Introduces New MacBook Air Models
  • Apple Releases iTunes 10.4 (64 bits, full screen, designed for Lion)

Apple Launches New MacBook Pro with Thunderbolt

    Apple today updated its MacBook Pro with new processors and graphics, high-speed Thunderbolt I/O technology, and a new FaceTime HD camera. The new Macs feature dual-core and quad-core Intel Core processors. The configurations are the following :
    • 13" 1280x800 Display. 2.3GHz Dual i5. 4GB RAM. 320GB HD. Intel HD Graphics. $1199
    • 13" 1280x800 Display. 2.7GHz Dual i7. 4GB RAM. 500GB HD. Intel HD Graphics. $1499
    • 15" 1440x900 (1680 option) Display. 2.0GHz Quad i7. 4GB RAM. 500GB HD. AMD 6490M 256MB. $1799
    • 15" 1440x900 (1680 option) Display. 2.2GHz Quad i7. 750GB HD. AMD 6750M 1GB. $2199.
    • 17" 1920x1200 Display. 2.2Ghz Quad i7. 4GB RAM. 750GB HD. AMD provacyl ingredients 6750M 1GB. $2499

    The new MacBook Pro have a new port called Thunderbolt. Created by Apple and Intel, the Thunderbolt technology is - according to Apple - more than 12 times faster than FireWire 800 and up to 20 times faster than USB 2.0. The connector is the same as the mini display port.  The Thunderbolt port will give you plug-and-play performance with Thunderbolt peripherals, as well as with the Apple LED Cinema Display and other Mini DisplayPort peripherals. You can daisy-chain as many as six devices, including your display. Current VGA, DVI, and DisplayPort adapters are also supported.

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    Icon Pallet 2.0 is available in the Mac App Store

      Carnation Software today announced Icon Pallet 2.0, its program and document launcher for OS X just released in the Mac App Store. With Icon Pallet, you can quickly switch between apps, launch documents and folder items. Drag files, folders and documents to the pallet.

      Icon pallet offers the following features:

      * Drag an icon of any file, folder or program to a blank square to install the link on Icon Pallet.

      * Drag a document to one of the application icons on Icon Pallet to open the dragged document within that application.

      * Hold the control key down while clicking on an icon on Icon Pallet (or right-click if you have a two-button mouse) to open a document within a folder, or to see menu options for each icon.

      * Control-click (or right-click) on a blank square to select from a list of common Mac apps.

      * Hover the mouse over an icon on Icon Pallet to see the file name. Hold the command key down while hovering to see the full path name showing where the original file, folder or program is located.

      * Drag icons around in the window pallet to organize them.

      System Requirements:
      * Mac OS X 10.6.6 or later
      * 1.1 MB

      Pricing and Availability:
      Icon Pallet 2.0 is $4.99 USD (or equivalent amount in other currencies) and available worldwide exclusively through the Mac App Store in the Productivity category.

      Carnation Software
      Icon Pallet 2.0
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      Ambrosia Software, Inc. Releases WireTap Anywhere version 2.0

        Ambrosia Software announced today the release of WireTap Anywhere 2.0. This professional, low latency audio tool lets you take the audio output from any combination of Mac applications or hardware input devices, and route it into your favorite audio processing applications. The new 2.0 version of WireTap Anywhere layers new features :

        • Create virtual input devices with an arbitrary number of channels of audio.
        • Discretely map audio channels from software applications and hardware devices in any combination you choose.
        • Adjust audio levels on a per-channel basis both pre- and post-mix.
        • Preview your audio mix before you ever hit the record button.

        WireTap Anywhere is a Universal Binary, and requires Mac OS X 10.5 or later.

        Ambrosia Software
        WireTap Anywhere 2.0
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        Apple Releases Safari 5.0.3 for Leopard and Snow Leopard and Windows.

          Apple today released Safari 5.0.3 for Mac OS X Snow Leopard and Leopard, as well as Windows 7, Vista, and XP. The new version brings several bug fixes and improvements. The main features of the update are the following :

          - More accurate Top Hit results in the Address Field
          - More accurate results in Top Sites
          - Fixes an issue that could cause content delivered with the Flash 10.1 plug-in to overlap webpage content
          - More reliable pop-up blocking
          - Improved stability when typing into search and text input fields on netflix and facebook
          - Improved stability when using JavaScript-intensive extensions
          - Improved stability when using VoiceOver with Safari

          The update is available from Apple's web site or through Software Update.


          The Beatles Finally Come to iTunes

            The Beatles finally go digital and they come to the iTunes Store to do so. That was today's big surprise that Apple advertised yesterday. We were expecting something more cloud related, but music fans should be happy. You can now buy the Beatles Box Set, offering a total of 256 songs and an iTunes LP mini-documentary and videos for $149.00.
            Individual albums are also available for $ 199.99 or $12.99. They feature enhanced iTunes LP. Individual songs can also be purchased for $1.29 each.