At the end of July, a Kickstarter was initiated for the Modbook Pro X, a device that puts a touchscreen and a bit more portability to a regular Mac. The Kickstarter has officially concluded, but Modbook is opening up another window for those who want to support the device.
Following the launch of Parallels 10 for Mac last month,Â rival virtualization software maker VMware has launched VMware Fusion 7 with support for OS X Yosemite and improved compatibility with Windows 8.1. The state-of-the-art virtualization software allows Mac users to use Windows as an operating system within an operating system, without needing to reboot.Â
According to DigiTimes, citing Taiwan-based supply chain sources,Â Apple will launch a thinner MacBook by late 2014 or early 2015.Â The report claims that Apple manufacturing partners haveÂ began production of components for the next-generation MacBook in small volumes as the launch of the notebook approaches.Â
Apple has just released OS X Yosemite Public Beta 2 (build number – 14A329r).Â It most probablyÂ changes and improvements included in OS X Yosemite Preview 6, which was released earlier in the week.
With the release of the iPad Air 2 (and next-generation iPad mini with Retina display), one of the most common rumors is the inclusion of Touch ID. Now, a new patent could outline Apple’s broader plan for their secure feature.
There have long been rumors about a 12-inch Retina MacBook Air, and Intel today said that the 14nm Broadwell chip, a key component of the rumored device, would ship in time for the holiday season.
Following a reference to a mid-2014 model Mac mini that was recently uncovered on an Apple support page for Boot Camp, and later removed, it has now been reported that a mid-2014 model 27-inch iMac was also briefly listed on the same page. Apple has yet to release a new Mac mini or 27-inch iMac this year, hinting that updates could be on the horizon.Â