Day: December 3, 2013

Apple launches Darwin 1.0

Apple launches Darwin 1.0 Apple announced the release of Darwin 1.0 Open Source, the development application for the system core that drives OS X, at Internet World. The release will allow Darwin developers to begin work modifying and extending Apple software, including the BSD (Unix) layers of Mac OS X. The open source Darwin Streaming Server, an alternative to Apple’s QuickTime Streaming Server software, was also announced and will be available in May. Non-Mac OS versions of the server are also promised. Phil Schiller, Apple’s vice president of worldwide product marketing, said: “The core of Mac OS X is...

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Apple updates Logic Express, Logic Pro to 9.1.4

Apple updates Logic Express, Logic Pro to 9.1.4 In the wake of last week’s Pro Apps update, Apple pushed out a pair of additional updates for users of Logic Express and Logic Pro on Tuesday. The updates, which bring both applications to version 9.1.4, primarily serve to add compatibility with projects created in GarageBand for iPad; in addition, a bunch of small issues with performance, stability, 64-bit, automation, audio editing, control surface support, and preferences have been addressed. If you’re inclined to know what specifically was addressed, you can read the full release notes for Logic Express and Logic...

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Guardian app relaunches with subscription fees

Guardian app relaunches with subscription fees The Guardian has relaunched its news app for iPhone with an eye towards running its business.  The Guardian for iPhone 2.0 is now ad-supported in the United States, but in the United Kingdom, it interestingly utilizes Apple’s in-app purchase system to charge a regular subscription fee. The refreshed news app “now forms a major part of the way we deliver content to our mobile audience,” the paper said in an unsigned column explaining the changes. The Guardian reaffirmed its commitment to providing content for free on and its mobile site, but admitted that “in...

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