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Regent Street, Quicken 2017, racer, Photolemur, Australian Apple Store employee transgressions

The Apple Store in Regent Street, London has reopened.
The Apple Store in Regent Street, London has reopened.

London’s renovated Regent Street Apple Store interior shown off in photos — After a year of renovations, the Regent Street Apple store in London is opening on October 15, and members of the press were given a sneak peek of the interior prior to the big day.

Quicken 2017 available for macOS (and iOS, Windows, Android OS) — Quicken 2017 is now available for Mac and Windows system. The new product line offers users a revamped interface, a mobile app that’s iPhone/iPad compatible, and new investment, reporting, and bill pay capabilities. The products have been re-designed to work optimally on high resolution displays.

You’ll want to take GRID 2 Reloaded Edition for the Mac for a (fast) spin — Vivid graphics and realistic gameplay make GRID 2 Reloaded Edition for the Mac a racing game you should definitely take for a spin. Much of its appeal is due to the TrueFeel handling system that emphasizes each car’s unique features such as torque and weight distribution. With it you can adjust your driving style to each auto when you slip behind the wheel.

Photolemur beta for Mac coming next week: AI photo enhancement that will amaze you — There’s a difference between photos that are OK and those that really pop. Usually, the ones that are most impressive have been enhanced somehow behind the scenes to make them more vivid, get rid of haze, straighten the horizon, and so on, all by someone who has spent a lot of time learning how to make those enhancements. Photolemur is a new Mac app that will be arriving in public beta next week. If you want to sign up for the beta, this is where; you have to follow the site on social media, apparently.

Apple investigation of employee-led photo sharing ring finds no purloined customer data — Apple’s investigation of allegations levied against employees at an Australian Apple store has determined that no customer data had been stolen, but the employees said to be at the centre of the photo-stealing ring aren’t off the hook for other misdeeds.

13-inch MacBook Pro review, Skylake CPUs, Regent Street Apple Store, San Francisco

Apple may be about to change its Mac and iOS display font to its own San Francisco, which is used on Apple Watch
Apple may be about to change its Mac and iOS display font to its own San Francisco, which is used on Apple Watch

Macworld’s review of the latest 13-inch MacBook Pro — The 13-inch MacBook Air changes are relatively minor, but its standing in Apple’s lineup is what changed the most. While the MacBook Air is still an ultra portable laptop, there’s a newfound emphasis on its value – the four recently-refreshed models make up the affordable end of Apple’s laptop lineup.

Intel may be prepping next-gen Skylake chips for August debut, may curtail Broadwell sales — Chip giant Intel is reportedly targeting August of this year for the initial rollout of its next-generation Skylake microarchitecture, a timeline that likely means Apple’s high-end Macs will skip the oft-delayed Broadwell line.

Regent Street Apple Store to undergo major renovations for more light, street visibility — Apple is planning a major renovation of its flagship Regent Street store in London, one which will radically impact the interior and exterior appearance of the building.

Do you need to care if Apple changes its system font? — 9to5Mac has reported that Apple may switch out the system font used in OS X and iOS from Helvetica Neue to San Francisco, the font it developed in-house for the Apple Watch. And that has half the Apple community bellowing denunciations that this is a stupid idea, and half yelling that OS X 10.11 and iOS 9 (when the switch is rumoured to happen) can’t come soon enough. [Can’t wait – I really dislike boring, personality-free, grossly-overused Helvetica.]
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