The Mac App Store is Live

By  |  Thursday, January 6, 2011 at 7:56 am

Apple’s Mac App Store has launched. (You’ll need to download OS X 10.6.6 to get it.) I wrote about it for Techland and will be back with more thoughts once I’ve had a chance to use it a bit. (First impression: “Wow, this really is virtually identical to the iOS App Store experience.”)


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3 Comments For This Post

  1. Michael Says:

    Gee, I wonder why? Ofc it is, lulz.

  2. Stilgar Says:

    The biggest news about the App store IMO is that you can buy Apple's own apps at discounted prices (Aperture for $79 instead of $199 for example) and the licensing terms say you can "use the Apple Software only on Apple-branded computers that you own…" with emphasis on the S in computers.

  3. dholyer Says:

    what do you do if you are more likely to sleep with someone with AIDs than use MAC stuff, And I feel about the same as using these social sites. But if you are on the other side of the fence, I could see how this might make you go dancing in the streets with happiness. And good luck trying to retain your personal privacy status.