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VideoLAN announces VLC 2.0, introduces new UI for Mac OS X, Blue-ray support, native full screen for Lion users.
VideoLan will soon launch a new version of its popular open-source media player, the VLC 2.0 and will introduce a bevy of new features to all platforms.
Windows version will include a 64-bit edition, while Lion users are given a new fullscreen mode support. Mac OS X platform users, on the other hand, will get a new UI that looks similar to iTunes and support for Blu-ray media playback. VLC 2.0 will also include a new subtitle manager and support for multiple files inside RAR files.
The new version is slated to launch sometime this week for Mac OS X, Windows and a variety of Lunix/Unix platform.Read the rest of the article »
Apple just rolled out its latest build for Mac OS X Lion - Build 11C55 - which incorporates iCloud functionality.
Last Sunday, Apple seeded a new version of the OS X 10.7.2, dubbed as Build 11C55, to developers. The build notably incorporates the iCloud functionality for the first time, which came nine days after the previous OS X Lion Build 11C48 seed.
The company continues to list no known issues with the latest build, and asks developers to focus on AddressBook, GraphicsDrivers, iCal, iCloud, Mac App Store, Mail, MobileMe, Safari, Spotlight and Time Machine.
Just last Friday, Apple seeded new developer builds of iTunes 10.5 and iWork as part of continued testing for iCloud compatibility. In addition to this, the company also seeded iPhoto 9.2 builds to support the photo stream component of iCloud. Apple also continuously seeds iOS 5 build, leading to the public launch the next-gen mobile OS.
More Apple updates are sure to come, so just keep it posted here at All We Like.View Article Source »
Mac OS X Lion's bug is still at large. Oh no!
While Apple’s iconic leader has left the building, the month-old Mac OS X Lion bug apparently hasn’t. Reports has it that a glitch enabling users to authenticate LDAP without a password has not been fixed by the company yet. Identified late last month, the LDAP or Lightweight Directory Access Protocol is commonly used in business IT environments. It access such directories as corporate email lists.
H-Online said that Apple was successful in replicating the Mac OS X Lion bug. However, some users are reporting that they can still launch LDAP sessions with just a valid username alone. Others who attempt to resolve the issue have led to LDAP authentication being broken entirely. According to H-Online, the only solution for the glitch – though it is not much of one – is to “deactivate LDAP authentication for critical services.”
InfoWorld’s Ted Samson believes that Apple’s sluggish response to fix the bug may be due to the fact that LDAP is not a default setting for Mac OS X Lion. Regardless, the Cupertino-based company is definitely feeling in heat because of their vulnerabilities being targeted by cyber criminals.View Article Source »
Safari on Apple's Mac OS X Lion is showing font glitches on various sites. Read on to learn the solution.
After Apple’s release of Mac OS X Lion, there came a report that fonts on websites were shown incorrectly with the OS’ Safari web browser. A couple of letter appear as square blocks with letter ‘A’ inside. While this issue might be limited to a number of websites, observers indicated that there may be a problem with the rendering of a specific styling code using the Mac OS X Lion.
The observers also pointed out that there is a possible clash between the system fonts in the said OS. That said, users are advised to clear up their system cache or validate their fonts through the Font Book app. To check if their general maintenance procedure worked, users are advised to reboot their system and revisit the website they’re having font issues with.
Apple’s Font Book app can be used to manage Mac OS X Lion’s system fonts for any possible conflicts. Once the app is launched and the fonts were validated, users will see if any problems occurred in relation to the fonts.View Article Source »
Apple releases the fifth beta version of iCloud and Mac OS X 10.7.2 test build, but to address glitches.
Last Saturday, Apple rolls out the fifth beta version of iCloud with the initial external beta of Mac OS X 10.7.2 for testing. However, the big fruit necessitates developers to install Mac OS X 10.7.2 build 11C26 to use the iCloud beta 5. The move is quite odd since the company is yet to reveal the test build information for Mac OS X 10.7.1.
According to people familiar with the OS X 10.7.2 release, the operating system will not address the glitches found in the market release of OX S Lion last Wednesday. It is also reported that the company will run a separate beta test for 10.7.1 in the coming days or weeks.Read the rest of the article »
The currently released Mac OS X Lion was downloaded for more than a million times in one day after its release.
According to Apple, Mac OS X Lion was downloaded for more than one million times since its release. The Lion is the first Mac OS X that was released and only available on the Mac App Store. It is selling faster than any other OS that was released in Apple’s history.
The Mac OS X Lion costs $29.99, and offers several new features like multi-touch gesture support, auto-save, auto resume features, updated performance and usability features. This week is said to be very successful for Apple. Not only on the company’s report record earnings, but also on their releases of updated versions of the Macbook Air, Mac Mini and the Apple Cinema Display.View Article Source »
Missed the Apple keynote at WWDC 2011? Fret not, because All We Like wrapped up the event for you.
As promised, Apple’s keynote at the WWDC 2011 discloses all the details for Mac OS X Lion, iOS 5 and iCloud. And although nothing was mentioned about an upcoming hardware like iPhone 5, the WWDC 2011 is still a huge step forward for the company when it comes to software.
That said, All We Like wrapped up the highlights and everything you need to know about Apple’s WWDC 2011 keynote after the skip.Read the rest of the article »
After a vulnerability was caught, Apple's Mac OS X Lion now includes a do-not-track tool for its Safari web browser.
With the exception of Google, Apple has joined the makers of major web browsers to support the do-not-track feature. This feature sends a message to websites and advertising networks requesting not to track users. However, this tool requires cooperation from marketers and website owners to function properly.
The do-not-track tool, backed by Mozilla, has not yet been included in Mac OS X Lion’s pre-release version of Safari as a preference option. However, it can be activated from the Develop contextual menu.Read the rest of the article »
Open your account on a computer remotely with Mac OS X 10.7 Lion's Screen Sharing feature.
Apple’s Mac OSX 10.7 Lion features a built-in Screen Sharing, enabling remote users to log into a separate account from a computer that is currently open. Simply put, while a user is logged into a Mac computer, a second user can open his account on the same machine remotely. That said, any users that can perform screen sharing with a Lion system can continue working in a separate graphical session parallel to the logged in user.
This new feature means that Mac OS X Lion is now capable of multiple, simultaneous graphical shells from remote users.Read the rest of the article »
"This update adds new email options to iPhoto '11. It also improves overall stability and addresses a number of other minor issues." ---Apple on iPhoto 9.1.1
Apple released the iPhoto 9.1.1 with a generous amount of minor (but new) features and fixes to Apple’s consumer-grade photo editing and management application included in iLife 11. Significant features include new email options for using third-party email programs, new themes for photo emails and the ability to easily resize photos when attaching them into emails.
This update adds new email options to iPhoto ’11. Improving the overall stability and addresses a number of other minor issues. The fixes include:
– Adds a preference allowing photos to be emailed using an external email application
– Adds “Classic” and “Journal” themes to email.
– Photos attached to an email can now be sized to Small, Medium or Large
– Improves reliability when upgrading a library from an earlier version of iPhoto
– iPhoto now correctly preserves the sort order of Events after upgrading a library
– Event titles displayed in headers can now be edited in Photos view
– Addresses a problem that could cause duplicate photos to be added to a MobileMe album
– Scrolling overlay now correctly displays ratings when photos are sorted by rating
– Photos are now sorted correctly when a rating is changed and photos are sorted by rating
– Fixes a problem that could cause text formatting controls to become inaccessible when editing a calendar
Apple has released the iPhoto 9 last March as a part of iLife 11 last October. After a week they released the iPhoto 9.0.1 the following week to address issues of consumers. In November, Apple released iPhoto 9.1 to give support for photo calendars that had gone missing in the first version.
iPhoto 9.1.1 weighs in at 62.09 MB and requires Mac OS X 10.6.3 or later.View Article Source »
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