07 November 2011
Posted in Apple
It's been a while, but Winamp has reared its ugly head again — and this time, it's on the Mac. Preferred by many Windows for music playback, Winamp (now for the Mac) was released a few days ago, mostly to enable music syncing to Android phones using the Winamp for Android app, by allowing Winamp for Mac users to sync their iTunes library, something that some similar apps also do.
Apple may want to kill off the Mac Pro, and BareFeats have compared the Mac Pro (now a few revisions old) to the current iMac to see how the two machines stack up in terms of performance when using pro apps. The gap is definitely closer with the latest Intel CPUs, but it's probably worth noting that a big part of the Mac Pro appeal is its expandability — four hard drive bays goes a long way when thinking about upgrades.
Apple has granted its top executives $60 million worth of retention stock bonuses, intended to keep Apple executives like Bruce Sewell, Jeffrey Williams, Phil Schiller, Peter Oppenheimer, Rob Mansfield, and Scott Forstall working for Apple until at least 2016.
The PlugBug by Mac accessory specialists Twelve South seems like something someone should have thought of a long time ago. It's an accessory that adapts into the standard Apple power adapter that allows you to charge your iOS device at the same time as your Mac.