You're gettin' old, Mac.
Itching for the good old clackety clack clack typerwriter days when typing actually was a coveted skill and profession for budding white collar workers? Now you can replicate the annoying keyboard sounds on your computer without any hardware modifications.
Without a doubt, the MacBook Pro with Retina display and iOS 6 were the high points of WWDC, but Apple also made a few announcements that it didn't deem were worthy of stage time. Here's six things you most likely missed if you were only following Apple's major keynote announcements.
One great thing about the wonderful world of apps is it lets developers create basically anything they can dream up. Fart apps? Sure. Angry Birds? OK. But physically shaking your Mac to undo mistakes? That's a new one.
The iPhone 4 and fourth-gen iPod Touch have Retina Displays. The iPad 3 is rumored to receive the super dense screen with high pixel count, so why not the Mac? Code tucked within Apple's Xcode for OS X Lion contain hints to potential Retina Display Macs in the future.
That steampunk plasma speaker that popped up earlier today isn't too shabby of a DIY project, but we think we've already found a new steampunk king: Wozniak's Conundrum — a fully functional Mac with a Remington typewriter keyboard from 1897 wired up to its brains and a mouse built from an old Morse Code telegraph key.
It's official, the Mac App Store is coming on January 6. On that day, Apple will try to replicate the success it has had with its iOS App Store, but on its Macs. With over 300,000 apps in the iOS App Store, Apple would be a fool to ignore the ecosystem that a Mac App Store equivalent would bring.
Facetime first allowed you to video chat between iPhone 4's. Then Apple added iPod Touch's to the mix. Now? The Mac got on board, allowing you to video chat between any iPhone, iPod Touch and Mac.
Amazon's Kindle has sworn off its own hardware before, releasing apps for both the iPhone and the PC. Now, arriving on the Mac, it seems the holy trinity is complete, and it really makes you wonder why you'd ever really...
We've talked about OnLive before, and the service impressed us with its seemingly impossible promise: to stream console and computer games to your TV or PC (or Mac) on demand without having to install them. On the console side of...