20 10, 2010

Apple introduces FaceTime for Mac (beta)

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One more thing from this morning’s press event: Apple’s bringing FaceTime to the Mac. This comes as no surprise due to the heavy integration of iOS design concepts in Mac OS Mufasa (Lion). FaceTime is video calling app that Apple added to the iPhone 4 and the 4th Generation iPod touch. It was pretty limited considering the fact that there aren’t many 4th Generation iOS devices in the wild… my wife doesn’t even have (or want) one. It’s nice to see it make it [...]

5 05, 2010

iPhone OS 4.0 Beta 3 now available

By |May 5th, 2010|Categories: Articles, Tech|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

For those of you who aren't "in the know," Apple has released its third beta of iPhone OS 4. If you've been messing with previous betas, you'll realize that the builds have been anything but stable... until now. Beta 2 had some weird issues with Wi-Fi and the Camera Roll: those appear to be fixed and Beta 3 is relatively stable. We haven't had any apps crash on us all day. Apple did run into a problematic issue with Xcode in the initial release of Beta 3 but that has since been resolved. We're r [...]

10 04, 2010

iPhone OS 4.0 beta access

By |April 10th, 2010|Categories: Articles, Tech|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , |

So, you want to run iPhone OS 4.0 beta on your device? As things progress with the Cocoa Touch Apps website, we're looking for more and more ways to help connect with our users. We're going to be trying out different applications that we'd like to use for reader interaction. In order to do that, we're going to need beta testers for our apps on iPhone OS version 4.0. We'd really prefer people with 3GS phones, but will allow 3G users as well. It is not currently available for the iPad. We do charg [...]