In the News: 2012-02-18

Written on:February 18, 2012
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Mac News: Back to the iPad: What Apple should take from OS X Mountain Lion and give to iOS 6
Apple is clearly bringing the best parts of the iPad to the Mac, but how about bring iOS some of the best parts of OS X as well? Yesterday Apple released the OS X 10.8 Mountain Lion developers preview, and like OS X 10.7 Lion before it, front and center was a drive to take what worked best in iOS in general, and the iPad in specific back to the Mac. To make an Apple experience that’s more consistent across their two platforms.
Read full story => iMore

Technology News: BrailleTouch keyboard allows typing on a phone without looking
A group of researchers at Georgia Tech have created a new piece of software called BrailleTouch that allows users to type on a smartphone without looking at the screen. It takes advantage of gestures and multitouch interaction to support a chorded typing system that is modeled after Braille keyboards.
Read full story => ars technica

Programming News: MacRuby & MountainLion + what you can do to help the project
A few of you asked me privately and publicly what was going on with MacRuby releases and what was the plan now that Apple clearly said that ARC is the future and that the GC will be deprecated in MountainLion.
Read full story => macOSforge

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