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Apple engineers are hard at work attempting to bring AirPlay Mirroring and iMessage support to future versions of OS X Lion, according to 9to5Mac. AirPlay Mirroring, which is currently available for iPhone and iPad users running iOS 5, allows users to wirelessly broadcast cotent through an Apple TV. Since AirPlay mirrors everything on screen, not just video content, the option is also useful for presentations or slideshows. Besides mirroring, rumor has it that iChat will…

Apple has quietly refreshed its line of MacBook Pro laptops. The Cupertino based company has introduced improvements in performance, storage, and graphical capability for its 13 inch, 15 inch, and 17 inch models, according to CNET. Apple’s entry level model now comes paired with a 2.4GHz processor and a hard drive capacity of 500GB, more than 150GB of additional space. The previous 13 inch laptop sported a 2.3GHz chip and 320GB of storage. The $1,499…

The Macbook Pro line gets an update roughly every 7 months, and according to a report from AppleInsider, it must be that time of year again. The report states that Apple will be giving the Macbook Pro a speed bump with the inclusion of an updated processor for 2011, but there are no other changes expected. According to people with proven insight into Apple’s future product plans, the late-2011 MacBook Pro refresh will deliver marginal…

Tapscape has been informed that the new Apple 27″ Thunderbolt displays are shipping to stores and resellers this week. The glossy widescreen LED-backlit displays replace the old Apple HD Cinema displays, and feature a 2560 x 1440 resolution with Thunderbolt technology, which allows data transfer speeds up to 10x faster than Firewire. The 27″ displays come loaded with two Thunderbolt ports, three USB ports, one Firewire 800 port, one Gigabit Ethernet port, a 2.1 speaker…

Apple have sent out a letter to developers today letting them know that the new cloud-based music service iTunes Match, is now officially in beta. iTunes Match will allow users to download or stream their music to any iOS-enabled device with an internet connection. Developers who want to take advantage of the offer must download a new beta version (6.1) of iTunes 10.5, in order to access iTunes Match. iTunes Match stores your complete music…

We’re taking this rumor with a decent-sized grain of salt, but Japanese Apple blog Macotakara is reporting that Apple has plans to introduce a brand new Mac to the existing product line-up. Roughly translated, the product is said to be slated for release before the end of the year. According to anonymous source in Asian supplier company, Apple seems to be preparing project to release new Mac line-up which is absolutely different from current products…

Apple’s latest Mac operating system release, OS X Lion is now available for purchase from the Apple online store – in hard copy. For all those users who do not have a broadband connection, or would like to have an official back-up of the new OS X that they can hold in their hands, a USB thumb drive is now on sale for $69.00. OS X Lion is available as a digital download from the…

Apple has just recently launched a new low-cost $999 iMac for educational institutions, available now on the Higher Educational online store. The new $999 iMac’s will not be available for individual purchase. The specs are lower than the standard iMac: • 3.1GHz Intel Core i3 Dual-Core • 21.5-inch LCD • AMD Radeon HD 6750 with 256MB • 2GB RAM • 250GB Hard Drive • SuperDrive • OS X Lion A higher-spec model is also available…

Apple has officially opened up iCloud to registered developers. The new service, which was previously rumored to run users $25 per year, will allow iOS users to store their music, contacts, documents, and other data online. The service will additionally store a history of apps you download from the App Store, allowing users to redownload purchased items at any time. Anyone with an Apple developer account can log into iCloud.com to kick the tires. In addition…

Matt Richman, a 15 year old still in high school, isn’t exactly known for being an analyst. That may change soon enough. The teen posted a series of calculations on his Tumblr page that compared Apple and Hewlett Packard computer sales over the last two quarters. The results? Stunning, to say the least. The average selling price of a Mac increased 5.71% over the last two quarters. If we apply that growth rate to NPD’s…

httpv://youtu.be/Z9crEF_QVNU The popular iOS FPS shooter N.O.V.A 2 (Near Orbit Vanguard Alliance – aka Halo) from Gameloft is now available on the Mac App Store. The game comes with 13 single player missions and a fully-fledged online multiplayer mode. Other features include: AN EXTENSIVE ACTION-PACKED SINGLE-PLAYER CAMPAIGN: – 13 chapters taking you through hostile, yet amazing environments of various Orbitals – Varied gameplay: Run, shoot, fall, drive a motorbike, pilot a giant mech, and blast…