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Apple Releases Mac OS X 10.6.5; AirPrint Feature To Print Via Shared Printers Is Not Working

Apple has just released Mac OS X 10.6.5 via Software Update.

The fifth maintenance update for Snow Leopard includes number of bug fixes that enhance the stability, compatibility, and security of your Mac.

Many users are reporting that the AirPrint feature to print via shared printers on Macs and PCs using iOS 4.2 GM is not working, just as we had reported earlier.

Adobe Flash Causing Poor Battery Performance? Adobe CTO Attributes It To Misinterpreted Facts

The tussle between Apple and Adobe over Flash has so far been limited to its non-implementation on iOS devices. Apple however went a step further recently with its launch of the new Macbook Air.

Unlike the earlier models, Apple decided against offering a pre-installed version of Flash on the new model citing the need for users to keep their computers updated with the latest version of Flash. 

Apple Patent Reveals Scrollable Menus And Toolbars May Be Coming To iOS & Mac OS X

Apple Patent Reveals Scrollable Menus And Toolbars May Be Coming To iOS & Mac OS X

Folks over at Patently Apple have come across a new patent application from Apple submitted to the European Patent Office for a feature that might be seen in future iterations of iOS and Mac OS X Lion.

The patent reveals a user interface that offers scrollable menus and toolbars for applications with large number of menu options. The basic idea of the patent is to save screen real estate and provide easier access to these menus. 

Apple’s Dead Pixel Policy For iPhone, iPad Revealed

Apple’s Dead Pixel Policy For iPhone, iPad Revealed

If you have always been curious as to how folks over at Apple decide when to replace your Apple gadget affected by dead pixel, you might want to keep a copy of this article as a ready reckoner for future use!

Folks at Boy Genius Report have come across an internal Apple document that outlines the “requirements” that would need to be satisfied before they take in your Apple product either for repairs or for a full replacement when it comes to LCD screen related issues. 

Mac OS X 10.7 Lion Will Come With New User Interface Elements

Mac OS X 10.7 Lion Will Come With New User Interface Elements

Steve Jobs unveiled the new Mac OS X Lion platform last week that saw several iOS-inspired features being incorporated "back to the Mac".

Some of the features on the new OS X include the LaunchPad, Fullscreen apps and Mission Command Control.

Some eagle eyed users have been noticed that the new platform appears to come with many more changes in the interface. 

Apple Unveils New Macbook Air Models Inspired By iPad

Apple Unveils New Macbook Air Models Inspired By iPad

Steve Jobs unveiled two new Macbook Air models at today’s Back to Mac event.

Steve Jobs said that the new Macbook Air was the result if a MacBook and an iPad hooked up.

Some of the features of the new Macbook Air are inspired by the iPad such as instant on, great battery life, amazing standby time, Flash Storage, etc.

Apple Posts Guidelines For Mac App Store; Will Start Accepting App Submissions From November; Will Launch In 90 Days

Apple Posts Guidelines For Mac App Store; Will Start Accepting App Submissions From November; Will Launch In 90 Days

Apple had announced at today’s Back to Mac event that they will launch the App Store for Mac like the iOS App Store in 90 days.

Apple has also announced that it begin accepting app submission from November.

TUAW reports that Apple has just published guidelines for developers of the Mac Developer program.

Mac OS X Lion: Apple Brings Innovations From iOS Back To The Mac

Mac OS X Lion: Apple Brings Innovations From iOS Back To The Mac

Apple gave a sneak preview of the next version of Mac OS X at today’s Back to Mac event.

The next version of Mac OS X, which is the eighth major release of Mac OS X will be called Mac OS X Lion.

Mac OS X will get the features inspired by iOS on the iPad like multitouch gestures, App Store, App home screens with iOS 4 folders, full screen apps, auto save, apps resume when launched.

Apple Releases FaceTime For Mac; Allows Users To Make Video Calls From Mac To iPhone, iPod Touch Or Mac

Apple Releases FaceTime For Mac; Allows Users To Make Video Calls From Mac To iPhone, iPod Touch Or Mac

Steve Jobs has just announced at today’s Back to Mac event that FaceTime – Apple’s video calling feature that was first introduced on iPhone 4 and later on the new iPod Touch 4G will be available for Mac users.

This means that now Mac users will be able to make FaceTime video calls to iPhone 4, iPod Touch 4G and other Mac users.