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Apple has released updates to the iLife apps for iOS. The company says the updates to iPhoto and iMovie address compatibility issues, while the update to GarageBand addresses minor issues related to general performance and stability. The "compatibility issues" may or may not relate to iOS 7, which...

September 3rd 2013 at 5:30pm 0 Comments
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As writer John Paczkowski notes in an AllThingsD article today, iTunes was originally "conceived as a low-margin 'break-even' operation intended to drive hardware sales" -- in particular sales of iPods. Now that the iTunes Store is used to sell more than just songs and videos, it's turning into...

March 25th 2013 at 11:00am 0 Comments
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2012 was a pretty good year for Apple. It released two versions of the iPad; a totally new iPad mini; a completely redesigned iPhone and iPod touch, as well as iPod nanos; super-thin MacBook Pros with Retina displays; and an incredibly designed new iMac. The company also had a few low-points, n...

December 29th 2012 at 2:00pm 0 Comments
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Missing today from Apple's exciting Mac announcements was any mention of updates to the in-house apps that power those devices. In particular, many Apple fans had hoped for a long-awaited update to iTunes -- not just an update, but more of a total rewrite to reflect the fact that the app is for...

October 23rd 2012 at 3:30pm 0 Comments
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Apple's Apple Store app for the iPhone was recently updated with a new feature that'll let customers order a new Mac with the iWork applications pre-installed. New Macs usually ship with the iLife suite of apps installed for free, but now customers using their iPhone to make a purchase can choo...

August 3rd 2012 at 5:00pm 0 Comments
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Apple has released updates to iWork, iPhoto and Safari, each offering compatibility with Mountain Lion, which shipped today (our review). The iWork suite (Pages, Keynote and Numbers) now offers iCloud & Retina MacBook Pro support. iCloud support will let users begin working on one device, st...

July 25th 2012 at 11:30am 0 Comments
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Filmmakers in New York will want to be sure to stop by the West 14th Street and Soho Apple stores beginning April 20th through April 28th. The company is offering a series of filmmaking talks and workshops at the two locations in honor of the Tribeca Film Festival. The Apple Store, West 14...

April 17th 2012 at 12:00pm 0 Comments
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Apple told Jim Dalrymple of The Loop that iPhoto for the iPad and iPhone reached one million users within ten days of the launch. Dalrymple points out that these are actual users, not downloads, which could be inflated by one person downloading copies to multiple devices. If you're interested i...

March 22nd 2012 at 8:15am 0 Comments
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Apple has released iPhoto for iOS, a $4.99 version of the consumer-grade Mac photo management app. While the Apple marketing gears it toward the iPad, it can definitely be used on the iPhone. This completes Apple's porting of the iLife apps to its mobile platforms, and it's arguably one of the str...

March 7th 2012 at 9:45pm 0 Comments
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Considering that the Lion release today (which has gone swimmingly) was a vote of confidence, Apple has moved to get most of its boxed software out of the Apple Store completely, sending a notice out to retailers to discontinue titles like iWork '09, iLife '11, Aperture 3, and most of GarageBan...

July 20th 2011 at 2:00pm 0 Comments