In a July 24, 2010 slideshow at InformationWeek, Thomas Claburn states, "We picked ten worthy Mac applications, that are tops here and now." Noting that much of the hype these days is centered around Internet-based applications, InformationWeek takes the position that "there's still a lot of great software to be downloaded and installed."
On July 20, 2010, software company McAfee rolled out revamped security products for Mac users, McAfee Internet Security and McAfee Family Protection for Mac. McAfee Internet Security empowers consumers to surf the web safely, while McAfee Family Protection allows parents to filter inappropriate content while their children are online.
Autodesk has announced that Autodesk Maya 2011 will add 64-Bit support for Apple's Mac OS X operating system. Autodesk Maya is a 3D modeling, animation, rendering, and visual effects software. Autodesk Maya has been used on Oscar-winning for Best Visual Effects since 2001 as well as on numerous games.
In a blog posting at the Netflix website, it was hinted that Mac users will soon be able to use the "Watch Instantly" feature. The statement was as follows: