If the kind of internet memes that pop up on Reddit are your thing, and you know your Depression Dog from your Foul Bachelor Frog, you’ll be pleased to hear that a Mac app named iMakeMemes designed specifically for creating them has just launched. Read more
The Grand Theft Auto Trilogy (Grand Theft Auto III, Grand Theft Auto: Vice City and Grand Theft Auto: San Andreas) hit the Mac last year but it’s now got even easier to grab the games.
RockStar has started bringing Grand Theft Auto to the Mac App Store with Grand Theft Auto III now available to download. Grand Theft Auto: Vice City will follow on August 25 with Grand Theft Auto: San Andreas dropping on September 1. They’ll set you back £10.49 each and you’ll need a Mac running OS X 10.6.6 to relive the classic car jacking capers.
Out now | £10.49 | Mac App Store
OnLive, the online gaming service that lets you stream PC and console games through your existing kit, is hitting the UK on September 22. But what does it need to do to compete with the gaming big boys already here?
We’ve made a five point plan for success – OnLive, heed this and you can’t fail.
Though Mac OS X Lion didn’t launch this week as many, including us, had speculated, the first apps with support for the new OS have started to appear in the Mac App Store. Apple put out its call for Mac OS X Lion apps at the beginning of this week.
OS X Daily News discovered popular Mac word game, WordCrasher, had been updated to add Mac OS X Lion-only features including fullscreen mode, Resume and Versions. MacStories also spotted a clutch of other apps hitting the store with new Mac OS X Lion friendly builds.
The consensus is now that Mac OS X Lion should roar into view next week but we’ll reserve judgment until Apple tells us for sure. Find out about all the new features with our Mac OS X Lion guide
Out this month | £20.99 | Apple
Apple has emailed developers with a call to get their Mac OS X Lion apps submitted to the Mac App Store quick smart. The message suggests rumours that Mac OS X Lion could arrive this Thursday might not be far off the mark. While Mac App Store submissions tend to take around a week to be approved, Apple has sped up its process ahead of launches in the past.
Apple pushed the Gold Master version of Mac OS X Lion to developers on July 1. Provided no major hiccups are found, that should mean the final version of the release should be ready this week. We’ll be keeping a close eye on the Mac App Store where the new OS will be released into the wild.
Out TBC | £20.99 | Apple
The next generation of video editing is but a click away. Apple has announced Final Cut Pro X, the software that will reinvent video editing thanks to a magnetic timeline, is live in the Mac App Store.
Priced at £179.99, Final Cut Pro X has been completely rebuilt from the ground up as a 64-bit app. Doing so allows the software to take full advantage of the latest Mac software and hardware, resulting in faster edits even when working with 4K video.
So much tech news, so little time. In today’s US Update we cover the latest on the HTC Desire Gingerbread saga, look at Samsung Smart TV sales, unveil Apple’s new back-to-school promo, confirm the Motorola Pro UK release date, track down HP Pre 3 pre-order news and wrap up with the latest on Nokia’s first Windows Phone handset.
The HTC Desire will receive the highly-coveted Android Gingerbread update several months in the making. The catch: HTC will remove select apps from the release to meet the Desire’s storage criteria. Could this mean the HTC Desire will run vanilla Android Gingerbread?
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