Apple today released a special 90-sec Mac anniversary video titled ’1.24.12′ to celebrate the 30 years of mac. The entire video is shot with iPhones. The original Macintosh turned 30 on January 24. Unseen videos of its first demo also came out recently.
Apple releases the fourth OS X Mavericks 10.9.2 beta with build 13C48 to registered developers. This comes a week after the third beta update for the free OS X Mavericks. Apple also suggests the update will be made public in the near future.
Steve Jobs’ first Macintosh public demonstration video comes out after a period of 30 years. The video shot in January 1984 shows young Jobs demonstrating the Mac at the monthly general meeting of the Boston Computer Society.
30 years ago today, Apple introduced the first Macintosh computer. Apple therefore celebrates the 30th birthday of Mac with a special ‘Thirty Years of Macintosh‘ section on their website along with a ‘Mac 30′ video describing the Mac’s technological advantages over the years.
Apple made the new Mac Pro upgradable. Released this October, the new Mac Pro is considered to be the most future proof Mac because of its being completely upgradeable. Users can upgrade the CPU, GPU, RAM as well as the HDD. These first wave of orders of these new Mac Pros will be shipped by December 30.
Apple announces the Mac Pro shipping date to be December 30th for the very first wave of booked orders. Mac Pro was launched on the October Event but the online booking started on December 19th. Reports claim several thousands of Mac Pro orders already made as yet.
MacBook Pro price drop at Best Buy for a 24-hour Holiday Gifting Sale event. Best Buy is offering discounts on the entire lineup of Apple’s MacBook Pros. These deals are for the MacBook Pros with Retina Display models only which were recently launched at Apple’s iPad event.
Despite the new OS X Mavericks is supposed to increase the battery life of Mac machines, some users are experiencing a ‘horrible’ battery drain issue after upgrading to OS X Mavericks.
Apple’s technical forum supporters suggested to wait for the Spotlight to fully index, however, many people are still having the same issue even after waiting for days, and calibrating the battery.
However, a battery test performed by Ars Technica claimed that Mavericks will improve the battery life, although, instead of battery life improvements, they are noticing a very noticeable decrease of battery efficiency.
The exact working solution is not yet found, but some Apple assistance suggested to reset the SMC.
Apple’s new MacBook Pro graphics performance increases over 65% than its predecessor because of the new Intel Iris Pro graphics processor. Released at the iPad event, the new MacBook Pro is many times efficient and powerful than its predecessor because of the new series Haswell processors, which was also the only major change brought in the devices.