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Digital resources: researchers need better access and more training

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A British Library report into research behaviour and information seeking habits finds that along with access to online resources, training in how to make best use of those resources, is lackingAlthough today's young researchers appear at ease in the digital world, a report published in 2008 provided early notice that...
Digital resources: researchers need better access and more training

Spring 2012 Mac SuperBundle: Roxio Toast 11 Titanium + 8 other apps – $49

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From 9to5Toys.com: The Spring 2012 Mac SuperBundle is one of the better Mac Software bundles we’ve seen.  If you want to burn DVDs or even Blu-rays on your Mac, you are getting Toast Titanium 11 for half its $99 list price and get 9 other solid apps to boot. . The Spring...
Spring 2012 Mac SuperBundle: Roxio Toast 11 Titanium + 8 other apps – $49

Apple employee photographs found on old Mac ROMs [Photos]

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NYC Resistor recently found an old Macintosh SE on a Brooklyn street and noticed an interesting easter egg buried in the ROM after doing some digital digging. According to NYC Resistor: While digging through dumps generated from the Apple Mac SE ROM images we noticed that there was a...
Apple employee photographs found on old Mac ROMs [Photos]

Distimo launches AppIQ, a hands-on analytics service for tracking rival apps

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App analytics provider Distimo has come out with a new data service, called AppIQ, that lets developers and analysts keep tabs on how multiple apps are doing in application stores around the world by tracking downloads, revenue and rankings. The company has also announced Distimo Leaderboard, which will monitor the...
Distimo launches AppIQ, a hands-on analytics service for tracking rival apps

RIP: “Get a Mac” Gets a Tribute [VIDEO]

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If you’ve been in “Get a Mac” withdrawal since the ad campaign bit the proverbial dust last week, you’re not alone. One More Thing Podcast has created a rather lengthy tribute video to the campaign of the decade.More than 100,000 people have already taken solace in this little vid,...
RIP: “Get a Mac” Gets a Tribute [VIDEO]

QUESTION: Why Are Apple Mac Sales So Blah?

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The one disappointing number in Apple's otherwise astonishing quarter was Mac sales. The company sold 4 million Macs, only 7% more than a year ago. Yes, this growth was faster than than the PC market as a whole, which means that Apple once again gained share. But it's still not...
QUESTION: Why Are Apple Mac Sales So Blah?

This is the Modem World: How did this happen?

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Each week Joshua Fruhlinger contributes This is the Modem World, a column dedicated to exploring the culture of consumer technology. My first computer was a Commodore VIC-20. My second was an Apple //e. Every computer after that was an Apple: Mac SE, PowerBook 100, PowerBook G3, PowerBook G4, MacBook...
This is the Modem World: How did this happen?

Hands-on demo and speed tests of new Apple Mac Fusion Drive (video)

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TLDToday put together a neat hands-on demo video of Apple’s new Mac Fusion Drive in a new Mac mini. The video walks through how the Fusion Drive is seen as a single volume in OS X. The drive’s speed is also compared to a 5400 RPM hard drive, and...
Hands-on demo and speed tests of new Apple Mac Fusion Drive (video)
Java-based cyberattack hits developers at Microsoft, Facebook, Apple

Windows 8 App Store Has 3 Times As Many Downloads As Apple's Mac Store, But Only One-Fifth The Revenues, Says Distimo

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Microsoft made a big push to ensure that when Windows 8 went live in October, the apps in its Windows Store would not disappoint, claiming it would have more apps than any other platform at launch, and then cracking 20,000 apps within the first month. Now, according to new figures from...
Windows 8 App Store Has 3 Times As Many Downloads As Apple's Mac Store, But Only One-Fifth The Revenues, Says Distimo

Stink different: New fragrance smells like Apple Mac

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Three artists in Australia team up with a scent marketer to create a fragrance based on the smell of a brand-new Apple product. Is the smell that distinctive? [Read more]...
Stink different: New fragrance smells like Apple Mac

Infected WordPress Blogs Blamed for Mac Flashback Trojan

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The source of the Apple Mac Flashback Trojan was probably a large clutch of compromised US-based WordPress blog websites hijacked to push visitors to malware....
Infected WordPress Blogs Blamed for Mac Flashback Trojan

How-to build a Hackintosh with Mac Pro specs for $1,148

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We’ve told you about our affection for Hackintoshs before. With the recent Mac Pro spec refresh disappointing many and not taking advantage of modern technology such as Thunderbolt, USB3, SATA3 or just about anything less than three years old, maybe it’s time to consider building one for yourself. Lifehacker’s Adam Dachis compiled a...
How-to build a Hackintosh with Mac Pro specs for $1,148

Only 9 hours left! Mac SuperBundle: Roxio Toast 11 Titanium + 8 other apps – $49

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From 9to5Toys.com: The Spring 2012 Mac SuperBundle is one of the better Mac Software bundles we’ve seen.  If you want to burn DVDs or even Blu-rays on your Mac, you are getting Toast Titanium 11 for half its $99 list price and get 9 other solid apps to boot. . The Spring...
Only 9 hours left! Mac SuperBundle: Roxio Toast 11 Titanium + 8 other apps – $49

Intel's Outgoing CEO Says He Passed On A Chance To Get Intel Chips Inside The First iPhone (INTC, AAPL)

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When Steve Jobs unveiled Apple's first Intel-powered Macs at a January 2006 event in San Francisco, Intel CEO Paul Otellini made a dramatic entrance, emerging onstage from a cloud of smoke wearing a "bunny suit," the protective outfit workers wear in Intel's semiconductor fabrication plants. Otellini didn't often engage in such bizarre...
Intel's Outgoing CEO Says He Passed On A Chance To Get Intel Chips Inside The First iPhone (INTC, AAPL)

Samsung chief strategy officer admits being an Apple user

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Samsungís Silicon Valley-based chief strategy officer has admitted in an interview with Trendsetter that he uses an Apple Mac, iPad and iPhone when at home. Young Sohn, who joined Samsung in August after a long stint with Intel, was highlighting what he called Appleís ëstickyí ecosystem, which he believed gives...
Samsung chief strategy officer admits being an Apple user

Tweetie 2 For Mac is Coming

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If you’re concerned that Twitter’s acquisition of the popular iPhone app Tweetie will halt development on Tweetie for Mac, don’t be.Amid concerns from Mac users, Tweetie developer Atebits responded on the MacHeist forums today:Hey all – first of all I apologize for any confusion, things have been a bit...
Tweetie 2 For Mac is Coming

Apple’s next big thing? Designer says he’s working on ‘revolutionary’ product

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A French designer has sparked a wave of new speculation after telling French media that he’s working on a “big project” with Apple. Mac news site Hardmac happened to catch the remarks of designer Philippe Starck, who told the France-Info radio program that he is working on a “revolutionary” project...
Apple’s next big thing? Designer says he’s working on ‘revolutionary’ product

2004: The year the Windows PC to Apple Mac sales ratio peaked

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It’s been falling ever since and is now approaching levels not seen since 1985 FORTUNE — In a chart posted on Twitpic Tuesday, Asymco‘s Horace Dediu shows that the multiple of PCs sold to Apple (AAPL) Macs sold has been falling steadily since it peaked in 2004 and is approaching the ratio...
2004: The year the Windows PC to Apple Mac sales ratio peaked

Typewriters: an illustrated guide and a debt of thanks | James Robinson

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News that the UK has apparently manufactured its last typewriter brings to mind some of its most glorious momentsThey say if you gave an infinite number of monkeys an infinite number of typewriters, one would eventually produce the complete works of Shakespeare. If you gave those same monkeys a laptop...
Typewriters: an illustrated guide and a debt of thanks | James Robinson

Week in Apple: Mac malware saga continues, Jobs interviews, and more

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Is the Apple world still talking about malware threats on the Mac? Yes, yes it is. Our most popular Apple posts from the last week were almost entirely focused on old threats, new threats, ongoing threats, and beyond. There were a couple breaks, though, to talk about some recently...
Week in Apple: Mac malware saga continues, Jobs interviews, and more
CHART OF THE DAY: Microsoft's Windows App Store Is Already Smoking Apple's Mac App Store (MSFT, AAPL)

Apple Mac Mini specs updated in two new flavors

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Apple's smallest desktop, the Mac Mini, is getting a spec update just one year after its last refresh. As per usual, Apple's rolling out a trifecta of Minis with varying storage and processing capabilities -- three new Minis with three different sets of specs and three different price barriers....
Apple Mac Mini specs updated in two new flavors

SeriTek/Q6G eSATA PCIe card available for OSX, Windows

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Serial ATA storage solutions developer FirmTek has revealed that the SeriTek/Q6G 4-Port eSATA host adapter is now available. The high performance SeriTek/Q6G is Mac OS X bootable, whether installed inside the Apple Mac Pro or a Thunderbolt PCIe expansion chassis, with and without SATA port-multiplication.......
SeriTek/Q6G eSATA PCIe card available for OSX, Windows

Java exploit: security experts warn of malware flaw

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Users warned to disable Java software in web browsers after discovery of flaw used to spread malwareSecurity experts are warning people to disable Oracle's Java software in web browsers, following the discovery of a zero-day flaw that has already been used to break into computer systems and spread malware.Web security...
Java exploit: security experts warn of malware flaw
2012 Refurb MacBook Airs now at Apple Store 15% off, start at $850

Vintage PCs on the set of The IT Crowd, season 4

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The curators of England's Centre for Computing History have been asked to supply a glorious array of vintage warhorses for the set of season four of The IT Crowd, Graham Linehan's kick-ass nerd sitcom for Channel 4. They've enumerate the lovingly selected items we can look forward to seeing this...
Vintage PCs on the set of The IT Crowd, season 4

Supreme Court won't hear Psystar's appeal against Apple

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Mac cloner Psystar won't be taking its case to the Supreme Court after all. The Court has denied (PDF) the company's request to appeal an earlier ruling in favor of Apple, effectively settling the issue of whether selling non-Mac machines with OS X installed is a violation of Apple's copyrights....
Supreme Court won't hear Psystar's appeal against Apple
Windows 8 Store hits 20,000 apps, but Microsoft still has a long way to go

IT Takes Wait-and-hope Approach to Apple Mac Mountain Lion

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Apple OS X Mountain Lion for Macs promises both benefits and costs for IT groups. Mac experts are looking forward to delving in....
IT Takes Wait-and-hope Approach to Apple Mac Mountain Lion
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