Does the iPhone need more multitasking support? Absolutely, but what does “multitasking” actually mean in the context of the iPhone? Adam explores that topic in depth. Also this week, we look at the release of Aperture 3.0.1, report on a survey showing strong support for the Mac in multi-platform enterprises, and note that YouTube and other Google services will be dropping some support for ancient Web browsers. Jeff Carlson explains how to prevent Apple Mail from auto-completing incorrect addresses, and Matt Neuburg shares his enjoyment in using the Clipperz password management Web site. Notable software releases this week include Digital Camera Raw Compatibility Update 3.1, PDFpen 4.6 and PDFpenPro 4.6, Keyboard Maestro 4.1, and Camino 2.0.2.
A quick update to the just-released Aperture 3 improves stability and fixes problems with memory usage, the Faces and Places features, and more.
The Mac continues to make inroads into the enterprise, with 66 percent of IT administrators in multi-platform businesses expecting to increase the number of Macs in their organizations in 2010. Read on for more details from the Enterprise Desktop Alliance's 2010 Survey.
YouTube users who rely on Firefox 2.0 or Safari 1.3 for Mac OS X 10.3.9 Panther won't have access to newer features after 13 March 2010. Other older browsers are also being deprecated.
In an attempt to be helpful, Apple's Mail application can substitute an email address that you don't mean to use. Here's how to work around the problem.
When do you need access to your online passwords? When you're online, of course! But can a browser-based password manager be secure? It can if it's Clipperz.
A common complaint about the iPhone OS is that it doesn't allow multitasking. But the situation isn't that simple, since the iPhone OS does have some forms of multitasking, and even the term "multitasking" has many different meanings. Adam explores all the possibilities, and the likelihood of seeing support for them in the future.
Notable software releases this week include Digital Camera Raw Compatibility Update 3.1, PDFpen 4.6 and PDFpenPro 4.6, Keyboard Maestro 4.1, and Camino 2.0.2.
Our Web explorations this week ranged among many different topics, including Apple acknowledging iMac display issues, more on Macworld Expo and Google Buzz, the winner of Apple's iTunes Countdown to 10 Billion Songs, a survey suggesting that the iPad may prove initially more popular than the iPhone, how Apple interacts with external suppliers, a look back with one of the Mac's earliest developers, and Wal-Mart buying the Vudu video service.