Mac App Store archive

  • Twitter for Mac updated with Retina display support
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    Twitter for Mac updated with Retina display support

    By 25 April 2013

    The folks at Twitter have finally released an update  thtoeir beloved Twitter for Mac app, bringing long-awaited features to the platform.  Most notably, you'll find the addition of Retina Display support now on Twitter for Mac, bringing it up to par...

  • EA launches Origin game marketplace on Mac to take on Steam
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    EA launches Origin game marketplace on Mac to take on Steam

    By 8 February 2013

    EA has announced that its Origin game distribution platform for Mac is now available for the masses, weeks after being made available in alpha. Origin hopes to take on Steam in providing a marketplace for Mac-compatible games and social features for...

  • APP OF THE DAY: Cobook review (Mac)
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    APP OF THE DAY: Cobook review (Mac)

    By 18 June 2012

    Easy access to your most important information is one of the benefits of modern devices, be it a smartphone or computer. Smartphones, thanks to their light take on things, often offer a solution that surpasses some of the more cumbersome desktop equivalents. ...

  • Sonos Controller updates for Mac and PC coming next week
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    Sonos Controller updates for Mac and PC coming next week

    By 15 March 2012

    You asked - they listened. Apparently. Yep, we're talking Sonos and its Mac and PC Controller apps, which have both gone under the surgeon's knife and will be launching in sparkly new form next week. The apps, according to their maker: "Will make it easier...

  • OS X Mountain Lion will be Mac Store only, Apple tells us USB key will not be available
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    OS X Mountain Lion will be Mac Store only, Apple tells us USB key will not be available

    By 16 February 2012

    Apple has confirmed that the next version of its desktop operating system, OS X Mountain Lion, will be available to customers only via the Mac App Store when it comes out this summer. The new update, which is released as a developer preview on Thursday...

  • APP OF THE DAY: iBooks Author review (Mac OS X)
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    APP OF THE DAY: iBooks Author review (Mac OS X)

    By 19 January 2012

    Over in New York at the Guggenheim Museum, the mystery of Apple's education event was put to bed today with the tech giant unleashing iBooks 2 - "a new textbook experience for iPad." But it was the iBooks Author Mac app part of Phil Schiller's presentation...

  • Mac App Store hits 100 million downloads
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    Mac App Store hits 100 million downloads

    By 12 December 2011

    Apple loves to throw a few numbers about to make us all go "ooh and aah". This time it's the turn of the Mac App Store to get the official Apple pat on the back as the Cupertino-based company has revealed that downloads within the platform have surpassed...

  • Grand Theft Auto trilogy hits Mac App Store
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    Grand Theft Auto trilogy hits Mac App Store

    By 18 August 2011

    Grand Theft Auto, the car thieving, crime ridden funfair of a gaming classic has decided to grace the Mac App Store with its presence.  Nearly all the PS2 favourites are set to arrive on the Mac. This means GTA3, GTA Vice City and GTA San Andreas. Unfortunately...

  • First Adobe product hits Apple app store
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    First Adobe product hits Apple app store

    By 21 July 2011

    Adobe has set its first ever product free in the Mac app store; Photoshop Elements 9 Editor. The £54.99 application is a downloadable photo editing suite not unlike the standard Elements.  It is designed to compliment iPhoto by adding more complex edit capabilities but...

  • APP OF THE DAY: Braid review (Mac)
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    APP OF THE DAY: Braid review (Mac)

    By 20 July 2011

    If there is one app you download today to test out on your brand new OSX Lion powered machine make it Braid. The indie developed game is currently priced in at £2.99 in the app store, making it one of the most affordable and best gaming experiences currently...

  • Amazon Mac Download Store open for business
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    Amazon Mac Download Store open for business

    By 27 May 2011

    Not content with opening an Android app store to rival the official Google platform, Amazon has only gone and launched its own Apple-centric software hub - the Mac Download Store. The Mac App Store competitor is live in the US now, and offers Mac users...

  • Windows Phone 7 Connector drops beta tag, lands in Mac App Store
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    Windows Phone 7 Connector drops beta tag, lands in Mac App Store

    By 16 February 2011

    The Windows Phone 7 Connector app has gone live in the Mac App Store, shaking off its beta shackles and offering you the chance to get your Microsoft devices playing nicely with your Mac. Windows Phone 7 Connector will (if you want it to) automatically...

  • Mac App Store tops a million downloads on day one
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    Mac App Store tops a million downloads on day one

    By 7 January 2011

    Apple loves blowing its own trumpet. The Cupertino tech company has just sent out a press release boasting just how successful the Mac App Store has been already. It states that over one million apps were downloaded from the Mac App Store in its first...

  • Mac App Store hacked already
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    Mac App Store hacked already

    By 7 January 2011

    First off, we have to point out that we don't approve of this sort of naughtiness. But, if the Mac App Store has been hacked already then we feel it's our duty to report on it. So, if you do decide to follow the steps put forward by Logan over at Appinsect,...

  • Angry Birds flies into the Mac App Store
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    Angry Birds flies into the Mac App Store

    By 6 January 2011

    There were always going to be a few apps that would cause a commotion when the Mac App Store opened its doors for business (which it has just done) and the one that was always going to cause the biggest flap (see what we did there?) was going to be Angry...

  • Mac App Store now open
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    Mac App Store now open

    By 6 January 2011

    Well, we was expecting it a bit later on, but Apple has confirmed that the Mac App Store is open....now! “With more than 1,000 apps, the Mac App Store is off to a great start,” said Steve Jobs, Apple’s CEO. “We think users are going to love this...

  • Mac App Store all set to open its doors
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    Mac App Store all set to open its doors

    By 6 January 2011

    Apple may not be taking part in CES, but that doesn't mean that the world's biggest tech company is going to just sit back and let its rivals bask in the news coverage limelight. The Mac App Store is set to open its doors for business today (6 January)...

  • 2010: A year in review, October
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    2010: A year in review, October

    By 30 December 2010

    After the IFA-fuelled mayhem that was September, we thought perhaps that there may be a bit of a lull in the tech industry whilst we all tried to catch our breath after the Berlin blitz. But no, the major players all had other plans with huge launches...

  • Apple's Mac App Store opens for business 6 January
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    Apple's Mac App Store opens for business 6 January

    By 16 December 2010

    The pre-Christmas launch never materialised, but app-loving fanboys won't have to wait too much longer for the latest Apple foray into the app market. The world's biggest tech company has just confirmed the official live date for the Mac App Store - 6...

  • Mac App Store set for 13 December launch?
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    Mac App Store set for 13 December launch?

    By 6 December 2010

    Rumours are circulating that Apple is all set to unleash the Mac App Store as early as next week. Sources have been quoted as saying that Jobs wants the store live before Christmas and that it could open its doors on 13 December. However, it's not all...

  • Mac App Store: Just the apps you need in your iLife
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    Mac App Store: Just the apps you need in your iLife

    By 21 October 2010

    If you love editing your pictures and making movies using iPhoto and iMovie within Apple's iLife productivity suite, but have no use for GarageBand because you're about as musically talented as James Blunt, then a solution could be coming your way. The...

  • Apple to bring App Store to the Mac
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    Apple to bring App Store to the Mac

    By 20 October 2010

    One of the biggest things to come to the new version of Mac OS X , dubbed Lion, is a version of the Apple App Store. It won't quite be the same as the iTunes version, but it will allow users to download applications in as easy and simple a way. "App Store...