Tag: mac

  • Twitter 3.0 for Mac brings in-line photos, detailed tweets and full profiles

    Engadget reports that Twitter has released version 3.0 of its Mac app. There are some of the new features: In-line photo preview for supported services Expanded tweets with full conversations Full user profiles with more emphasis on visuals While the second and third are not completely new to Twitter, they are new on the Mac […]

  • Facebook runs giant stacks of Mac Minis

    WIRED.com reports that Facebook employs Mac Mini farms in its data centres. Facebook’s iOS app is so complex — designed to run on so many mobile devices across the world, and built with code written by so many Facebook engineers — that the company needs an enormous network of machines to test it. “We run […]

  • Google uses over 40,000 Macs

    9to5Mac reports on how Google use over 40,000 Macs. While Google mentioned during the presentation that it supports four desktop OS platforms (OS X, Windows, Linux, and Chrome OS) internally, it also said these days employees that want to use a platform other than Mac OS X “have to make a business case” to do […]

  • OS X Mavericks review after one month of usage

    Ars Technica reviews OS X Maverick after a month of use. Responsive scrolling only works on apps that implemented it. When Mavericks’ new responsive scrolling feature is working as designed, it draws sections of your window that aren’t yet on-screen so that they show up more quickly when you scroll down (or up). In apps […]

  • About the new iWork for Mac

    Apple’s support document regarding iWork for Mac. In rewriting these applications, some features from iWork ’09 were not available for the initial release. We plan to reintroduce some of these features in the next few releases and will continue to add brand new features on an ongoing basis. Good to know that they have not […]

  • AppStorm reviews Numbers 3 for Mac

    AppStorm with a detailed review of the new Numbers for Mac. If you look at Numbers 3 from a newcomer point of view, like someone who has never used Numbers on OS X before, and/or uses its iOS version, and/or comes from more “traditional” softwares like Microsoft Excel or OpenOffice Calc, you should be happy […]