Intel’s Broadwell chips for Macs delayed until early-to-mid 2015

Intel’s Broadwell chips for Macs delayed until early-to-mid 2015

Intel has previously said that its next-generation lineup of 14-nanometer Broadwell chips, expected to be used in future models of the MacBook Air, MacBook Pro with Retina display and iMac, would be ready by the holiday season. According to a new Chinese report out this morning, however, the processors could be pushed back until early-to-mid 2015 because of multiple delays. 

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How Mac app icons might look in OS X Yosemite

How Mac app icons might look in OS X Yosemite

Apple unveiled OS X Yosemite last month with an all-new design, continuing the trend of flat design the company started with iOS 7. We’ve seen a radical shift in icon design from iOS 6 to iOS 7, and we’ll likely see a similar shift when developers start updating their Mac apps for OS X Yosemite.

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iMovie for Mac updated to version 10.0.4, offers stability improvements

iMovie for Mac updated to version 10.0.4, offers stability improvements

Apple’s been busy today. In the waning hours of the day, another Apple product has been given the official update to a new version, but the update list isn’t all that long this time around.

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Tweetbot for Mac updated, now features multiple image uploads and more

Tweetbot for Mac updated, now features multiple image uploads and more

The popular Twitter client for Mac, which is based off the app for iOS, Tweetbot for Mac, has officially been updated to offer plenty of new features, many of which have been commonly asked for by users.

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OS X 10.9.4 finally fixes annoying bug that prevented Macs from connecting to known Wi-Fi Networks and more

OS X 10.9.4 finally fixes annoying bug that prevented Macs from connecting to known Wi-Fi Networks and more

Alongside iOS 7.1.2, Apple also released an update to OS X Mavericks this morning. The OS X Update 10.9.4 brings a number of bug fixes and stability improvements as well as Safari 7.0.5.

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Apple stops development of Aperture and iPhoto, to replace them with Photos for OS X

Apple stops development of Aperture and iPhoto, to replace them with Photos for OS X

Apple today said that it is stopping the development of Aperture for OS X, its photo editing and management app targeted at pro users. Photos for OS X, briefly previewed at WWDC, will replace Aperture next year.

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Mac OS X Mavericks 10.9.4 Build 13E25 seeded to developers

Mac OS X Mavericks 10.9.4 Build 13E25 seeded to developers

It has only been five days since Apple seeded the last Beta build of Mac OS X Mavericks 10.9.4, but that hasn’t stopped the company from releasing another build to developers.

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Entry-level iMac gets a short-term price drop at Best Buy, plus an educational discount

Entry-level iMac gets a short-term price drop at Best Buy, plus an educational discount

Apple recently introduced an iMac that’s meant to work as a gateway desktop into the Mac ecosystem, with an enticing price tag and reasonable specs. Best Buy’s offering a limited price drop for the machine, and if you’ve got an active educational email account, you could pick up the entry-level computer for quite the discount.

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How to Find out if your Mac supports Bluetooth 4.0 Low Energy (LE) for Handoff

How to Find out if your Mac supports Bluetooth 4.0 Low Energy (LE) for Handoff

Handoff is a really cool feature introduced in iOS 8 and OS X Yosemite that lets you seamlessly switch between the two devices, and pick up right where you left off. The feature, however, requires inbuilt Bluetooth 4.0 Low Energy support, and may or may not be compatible with your Mac. Here’s how to find out.

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Handoff feature still incompatible with older Macs, even with Bluetooth LE adapters

Handoff feature still incompatible with older Macs, even with Bluetooth LE adapters

Earlier in June, Apple unveiled a treasure trove of new features for not only iOS 8, but also for their Mac lineup, all bundled together in Mac OS X Yosemite. Depending on the person, though, some of the individual features may be worth most of the fuss, including things like Continuity, or Handoff. With the latter, users of iOS 8-based devices will be able to start an email on their mobile gadget, and then continue right from where they left off on their Mac. It may not be limited to emails, but it looks more and more like there might be one very large limitation to Handoff right out of the gate.

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