The Mac OS X Lion release was widely anticipated for this week, but alas, it wasn’t meant to be. Still, we have a guide on how to migrate to a new Mac with Lion without using Apple’s Migration Assistant and discussed Apple’s commitment to creative pros. That was in addition to plenty of rumors about next-gen MacBook Airs, Apple TVs, and even iTunes movies, which made up for a pretty diverse week in Apple news.
Yes to Lion, no to cruft: get a clean start with manual Mac migration: With every new Mac and every new Mac OS X version, the Migration Assistant dutifully copies all data from the old system to the new. But after almost a decade, the urge to make a clean start is too strong for our correspondent. Here’s how to do it—but it’s not for the faint of heart.
After Final Cut Pro debacle, does Apple still care about creative pros?: Apple’s contentious Final Cut Pro X release has created uneasy feelings among Mac professional content creators. Should they be concerned about their investment in the Mac platform as Apple goes mainstream? Dave Girard argues that it’s too early to hit the panic button.
New wireless-charging tech may be in store for future iPhone: If Apple adds wireless charging to a future iPhone, expect the technology to top current induction chargers with greater efficiency and a range of up to one meter.
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Week in Apple: migrating to Lion edition.