Desktop App Store heading for Macs

Desktop App Store heading for Macs

By Ben Parfitt

October 21st 2010 at 10:01AM

Next iteration of Mac OS X to bring iPhone-like digital content to Apple's home PCs

The status of the Apple Mac in the world of desktop gaming has boosted on news that, alongside the release of the next version of OS X, Apple will for the first time bring the App Store to the desktop brand.

Though there will no doubt be releases in the future that are universal across Apple's many platforms, there will initially at least be fundamental differences, MCV reports.

Speaking at the Apple press conference last night, Apple CEO Steve Jobs went as far as saying that "touch surfaces want to be horizontal", dismissing the potential of the tech on traditional home displays.

More detail on this story can be found over at MCV