What to expect from the Core M Processor in the New MacBook — Apple’s new MacBook, to be released on April 10, is compact, low in weight and full of new features. But will that low-power Core M processor have enough computing punch for most users? John Martellaro tried to work it out. [The MacBook air uses a low-power CPU but in combination with a very fast Flash Drive, it works out.]
Don’t be fooled by April — Apple Matters on iStart.
Apple seeds OS X 10.10.3 Yosemite beta with tweaked Photos app — Apple has pushed out to developers and public beta testers a fresh OS X 10.10.3 version, building on recent releases introducing a new Photos app and APIs for MacBook Force Touch capabilities.
Apple to announce Q2 2015 earnings on April 27th — Apple today updated its investor relations page to confirm it will announce its quarterly earnings for Q2 2015 on Monday April 27th.
Tesla will announce a new product line on April 30th and it won’t be a car — Tesla BatteryTesla announced Monday that it will unveil a new product on April 30th. CEO Elon Musk tweeted that his company would unveil a new product line at 8:00 PM PDT at the Tesla Design Studio in Hawthorne, California. He made a point of stressing it wasn’t a car, and speculation is that it will be a stationary battery storage system.
Desk version 1.3 adds features, squashes bugs — Developer John Saddington is a very busy guy. About a month ago he released version 1.2 of his popular Desk text/Markdown editor for OS X (NZ$38.99) to the Mac App Store, and now he’s just finished version 1.3.
Apple Maps Connect services have branched out to Italy, Mexicoand Switzerland — Apple has expanded the reach of its Maps Connect service for small businesses to three more countries, namely Italy, Mexico, and Switzerland. The Maps Connect portal lets smaller companies submit and edit a Maps listing without having to enter into a complex arrangement with Apple. The goal has been to make Apple Maps more competitive with Google Maps in terms of helping customers find local shops and services. Other regions include Australia, Canada, France, Germany, Ireland, New Zealand, Singapore, and the UK.