Apple reinvents textbooks with iBooks 2

As expected, Apple’s “education announcement” in today’s event gave us – and certainly several students – something to cheer about with the introduction of a new category in the iBookstore called “textbooks”. And this, in fact, is iBooks 2! With iBooks 2 you can display books with videos as well as other interactive content, though the … Continue reading “Apple reinvents textbooks with iBooks 2”

Apple boasts 500,000+ apps for App Store, 100+ million downloads from Mac App Store

Apple has just issued a Press Release this morning announcing that the Mac App Store has now surpassed over a hundred billion downloads, and that the App Store now has over half a million apps under its banner since its inception with over 18 billion downloads, growing at the rate of more than a billion downloads … Continue reading “Apple boasts 500,000+ apps for App Store, 100+ million downloads from Mac App Store”

Adobe Premiere Elements 10 and Photoshop Elements 10 arrive on Mac App Store

Two of Adobe”s latest products, Premiere Elements 10 and Photoshop Elements 10, both of which launched about 2 months ago, have now made it to the Mac App Store, costing $79.99 each. From Adobe: New Facebook features allow you to auto analyze your images to identify people and tag them based on your Facebook friends. … Continue reading “Adobe Premiere Elements 10 and Photoshop Elements 10 arrive on Mac App Store”

OS X Lion available on the Mac App Store for download; USB flash drive for those with slow net connection

As promised, Apple has today launched Mac OS X Lion, the first major upgrade to its operating system software in two years, through the Mac App Store. Costing $29.99, the download weighs in at 3.74GB (though the Mac App Store calculates it as a 3.5GB download). To those that are blessed with high net speeds can … Continue reading “OS X Lion available on the Mac App Store for download; USB flash drive for those with slow net connection”

Final Cut Pro X coming next week?

Final Cut Pro X (or FCP X) has been a pretty hot topic on Firstain recently, probably owing to the critical information given on that link: a June release date and a $299 price tag. While users have been eagerly anticipating the FCP X since some time now, we have received a big heads up … Continue reading “Final Cut Pro X coming next week?”

Amazon launches Mac Download Store

Despite the presence of Apple’s own Mac App Store, Amazon has tried to divert some attention towards itself by opening a Mac Download Store, offering you various softwares and games for your Mac. And if you hurry, you can avail a discount of 5% by entering coupon code SAVE5MAC in the Promo box. Hurry!

Mac app store to open on January 6

On 20.10.2010 we first told you about the new Mac app store and later we also told you that it would open soon. Then we informed you that it might miss out on key features to start with. And today we finally confirm the arrival of the Mac App Store. The Mac App Store will … Continue reading “Mac app store to open on January 6”

Will The Gaming revolution Begin in The Mac?

Until now to be frank gaming has been poor on the Mac and a lot of gamers have shifted from Mac to Windows for gaming. I don’t really know the reason why Developers and Gaming Companies have not yet invested in making games for the Mac. Maybe they did not find it profit oriented or … Continue reading “Will The Gaming revolution Begin in The Mac?”