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Time Warner CEO wants Apple to release a television set

After years of rumors, we'd like to think the Apple TV set is a reality, and so would Time Warner Cable's CEO. Speaking at Business Insider's IGNITE conference this afternoon, Time Warner CEO Jeff Bewkes believes Apple has what it takes to change the television market. When asked about the company delivering the Apple TV set, Bewkes said, "I hope they do. I think Apple is a great device company. They bring good interface and navigation skills."

This isn't the first time we've heard Time Warner talk about the Apple TV. In September, COO Rob Marcus said the company would be willing to give up control of the user interface, though he wants to keep the "customer relationship." We've noted before the difficulty Apple will face to get cable companies to relinquish control of the user interface and user experience.

Recently, analysts have pegged the Apple TV set launch for the 2013 holiday season, but that's not without timeframe misses in the past. Analyst Gene Munster said the HDTV size will be between 42- and 55-inches, priced between $1,500 and $2,000.  At any rate, it looks like we'll have to wait a while longer to get official word — if ever. In the mean time, check out a solid Apple TV concept.

Source: Business Insider
Image: The Verge

Photoshop CS6 Retina Display Support Coming on December 11?

Macotakara notes that Adobe's promotional materials for its upcoming Create Now Live event on December 11 appear to show a 15-inch Retina MacBook Pro running Photoshop CS6 in high-resolution Retina mode.

Adobe announced in late August that it would be bringing Retina display support to Photoshop CS6 "this Fall", with the company's other applications also receiving updates "over the next few months". Several of those updates have already appeared, but Photoshop will be the most popular of the company's applications to receive the upgrade to Retina resolution.

Intel Reports Fix Coming for Flickering on Monitors Connected to 2012 Mac Mini via HDMI

Following last month's launch of new Mac mini models, a number of users in the MacRumors forums and Apple's support forums have cited issues with flickering on external monitors connected to their machines via HDMI. Connections via Thunderbolt/Mini DisplayPort are not affected.

The issue seems to be a known one related to the Intel HD 4000 graphics used in the Mac mini, and Intel has now acknowledged the issue in the Mac mini and indicated that a fix is on the way. A timeframe for a fix delivered through Apple is, however, so far unknown.
We are aware of the flickering issue, and there will be a fix provided in the future. The overall flicker issue is also being addressed here;

Your OEM (Apple) will provide the driver with the fix when they are done configuring our driver (that has the fix). An ETA on this is currently unknown.
Apple has begun developer seeding of OS X 10.8.3 with an emphasis on graphics drivers, but it seems to be unclear at the present time whether the current beta version of OS X 10.8.3 contains the specific fix for this issue.

Olloclip Releases 3-in-1 Photo Lens for iPhone 5 [iOS Blog]

olloclip has released a new version of its 3-in–1 photo lens solution, which has been redesigned for the iPhone 5. The lens set comes in three different colors, red, black, and white, and features three lens types in a single accessory.

The fisheye lens captures photos with a 180 degree field of view, while the wide-angle lens doubles the iPhone's normal field of view and the macro lens applies a 10x macro magnification.

olloclip's fisheye lens is also designed to work with Apple's new Panorama camera feature, which was introduced with iOS 6. With Panorama 360 Plus, the lens is able to capture a 360 degree image with both a wider and taller field of view than the standard iPhone 5 camera can produce.

As with the olloclip for the iPhone 4 and 4S, olloclip for the iPhone 5 snaps on to the upper right corner of the phone over the camera and allows for the quick changing of lenses.

Steven Sande of TUAW recently released a review of the olloclip for the iPhone 5.
I was impressed with the olloclip both for the quality and ease of use. If you're in the aftermarket for some creative lenses for your iPhone 5 (or the 4/4S), it's definitely worth buying one of these little gems.
The olloclip 3-in–1 lens system for the iPhone 5 costs $69.99 and is available for purchase