Apple held the Worldwide Developers Conference on Monday as scheduled and had a bundle of announcements for its products, including upcoming changes to iOS.
Stanza seems to be running again since its “demise” about a year ago. Good thing, too, as it gives you more choices in reading books on iOS, though development on the app seems to be frozen up to now.
There are, of course, many ebook readers on the iOS app store for the iPhone, the iPod Touch, and the iPad, including Apple’s very own iBooks app.
The following are some of the best, free ebook readers for iOS. Note that while the apps are free, many books need to be purchased from an ebook seller. Free books are available online on Project Gutenberg and other websites.
If you’re addicted to desktop pictures, you may want to try this free app from the app store called Wallpaper Wizard Lite. It’s a free wallpaper changer that can access high resolution (2,880 by 1,800, retina display ready) HD wallpapers from various online sources.
You can get Wallpaper Wizard Lite for free on the Mac App Store.
Latest OS for the Mac, OS X 10.8 Mountain Lion, is now available for on the Mac App Store. You can get it for USD 19.99. If you had bought your Mac on June 11, 2012, or later, then you most probably qualify for a free upgrade to Mountain Lion.
OS X 10.8 Mountain Lion was released today, July 25.
OS X 10.8 adds several enhancements to the OS, including greater integration with iPads, iPhones, and other iOS devices.
OS X 10.8 Mountain Lion is about 4 GB. It can be installed on computers running OS X 10.6.8 or later, so that’s good news for those running OS X Snow Leopard or Lion.
Apple wants to put laptops with thinner keyboards in your hands. A patent application dug up by Apple Insider points to plans by Apple to make keyboards as thin as .02 mm. These keyboards would be thinner, lighter, and more quiet than keyboards being manufactured today.
The patent says the new keyboards could be made of glass, wood, stone, or, believe it or not, polished meteorite (material that’s, you know, out of this world).