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The Mac App Store’s future of irrelevance – Marco.org

The Mac App Store’s future of irrelevance – Marco.org: Apple can never require an App-Store-only future and all of the simplicity and security benefits that it could bring, if that was ever their goal. And with reduced buyer confidence, fewer developers can afford to make their software App Store-only. This even may reduce the long-term […]

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Apple

What’s Next For The Mac?

The past two releases of Mac OS X, Lion and Mountain Lion, were both focused around the changes they made to make the desktop more like iOS. Their changes affected how apps can notify users to updates, included day-to-day applications like Notes and Reminders which are synced across all devices, and more. Two more big […]

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iCloud Storage: Many Shallow Ponds

In five years we’re going to look back at the way we’ve been managing our documents and feel silly. We may even feel silly for managing our documents in the first place. The Classic File System I realized after studying iCloud on Mountain Lion that the system we’ve been using to save personal documents is […]

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The Desktop Is Done, Think Like iOS

It’s time to think of the desktop operating system as outdated. And if we’re going to continue using iPads and iPhones, then the way we think about and use OS X needs to change as well. The idea of bringing features from iOS to the Mac isn’t new, but with the release of Mountain Lion […]

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New Start Screen in Chrome 15 (dev). This bottom bar is a nice addition to the latest Dev build of chrome I have. It splits up the new tab window into three screens, in a very iOS sort of way. The screens are: Most Visited, Apps, Bookmarks. In general I really dislike it when these swipe-able screens […]