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iPad propels Apple to top of PC market as growth stalls without tablets

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Apple is the king of the PC heap, as long as you consider the iPad among those devices. Research firm Canalys does, and its most recent look at client PC sales, focusing on the fourth calendar quarter of 2011, shows the PC market growing, but mostly as a result of...
iPad propels Apple to top of PC market as growth stalls without tablets

Meet Ms.Mac 2012: "The average female Mac user is pretty hot, if awkwardly dressed"

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Turns out 18 percent of female Mac users have an unusually large head, more than half of them have freckles, and only 9 percent wear skirts. That is at least according to BlueStacks, a Silicon Valley company that enables Android apps to run on Windows and Mac computers. The ‘Ms.Mac...
Meet Ms.Mac 2012: "The average female Mac user is pretty hot, if awkwardly dressed"

Apple will invest $100 million to bring Mac production back to the US next year, says Tim Cook

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Apple CEO Tim Cook has said that the company will invest $100 million to bring production of its Mac computers back to the US, by way of partnerships with local suppliers, he revealed in an interview with Businessweek. When pressed about Apple’s commitment to manufacturing its products locally, Cook said:...
Apple will invest $100 million to bring Mac production back to the US next year, says Tim Cook

Apple customers protest factory worker abuse, will present petition tomorrow

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Apple customers are protesting the company’s role in factory worker abuse by bringing a 250,000-signature petition to the Apple store at Grand Central Station in New York City tomorrow and elsewhere around the globe. In particular, the petitioners are asking Apple to make the iPhone 5 its first product...
Apple customers protest factory worker abuse, will present petition tomorrow

Excerpts of Apple Executives' Senate Committee Testimony on Tax Policy

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Three Apple executives, CEO Tim Cook, CFO Peter Oppenheimer, and head of tax operations Phillip A. Bullock, appeared in front of the U.S. Senate Permanent Subcommittee on Investigation earlier today, testifying about Apple's tax policies. MacRumors has a rough transcript of the hearing, while the full event is viewable on...
Excerpts of Apple Executives' Senate Committee Testimony on Tax Policy
Juicy rumor: Apple looking to split up with Intel
Valve to offer non-gaming software through Steam starting September 5th

USB Power Delivery spec upped to 100W, aims to make proprietary power connectors obsolete

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The battle between Thunderbolt and USB 3.0 has only recently begun in earnest, what with mobo's finally emerging to give non-Mac computers access to the 10Gbps interface. While USB 3.0 can't match Thunderbolt in terms of data throughput, it now has the upper hand in power capabilities, as last...
USB Power Delivery spec upped to 100W, aims to make proprietary power connectors obsolete

Java-based Web attack installs backdoors on Windows, Linux, Mac computers

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A new Web-based social engineering attack that relies on malicious Java applets attempts to install backdoors on Windows, Linux and Mac computers, according to security researchers from antivirus vendors F-Secure and Kaspersky Lab....
Java-based Web attack installs backdoors on Windows, Linux, Mac computers

Apple releases OS X 10.8 Mountain Lion Developer Preview 2

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Apple on Friday released OS X 10.8 Mountain Lion Developer Preview 2 to OS X developers. According to TheNextWeb, the Cupertino-based company also posted an extensive list of known issues and bugs within the latest operating system. This second OS X 10.8 release comes exactly one month after Apple announced Mountain Lion,...
Apple releases OS X 10.8 Mountain Lion Developer Preview 2
Apple approves Mac app with ‘Retina graphics’

The Samsung-Apple patent showdown isn’t over yet

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Despite just having agreed to send their CEOs and chief lawyers for an in-person sit-down to talk possible settlement options in their long-running, multi-country mobile patent dispute, Samsung and Apple aren’t quite done flinging patent-related accusations at each other. Late Wednesday, Samsung filed court documents in California, claiming Apple is...
The Samsung-Apple patent showdown isn’t over yet
Apple rumor roundup: 'Earpod' headphones, 'Lightning' dock connector, iTunes 11 and more
Home Inventory Updates Its Mac- And iPhone-Based Approach To Keeping Tabs On Your Worldly Possessions

Screen Hero enables easy screen sharing and simultaneous collaborative work with two cursors

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Screen sharing functionality has lagged behind other developments on our PCs, but the new Screen Hero app is making progress with its clever solution that offers two mouse cursors and easy sharing. Screen Hero, a free app for Windows (7 and 8) and OS X (10.6+), bills itself as “Google...
Screen Hero enables easy screen sharing and simultaneous collaborative work with two cursors

MIT turns the laws of special relativity into an interactive 3D game

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The Massachusetts Institute of Technology has released a first-person game that helps showcase science with entertainment. Called A Slower Speed of Light, this visually-stimulating game centers around the player going after orbs that will reduce the speed of light in increments as each one is collected. Available for both Windows...
MIT turns the laws of special relativity into an interactive 3D game
Apple's switch away from Intel 'not likely anytime soon'

Gadgetwise Blog: Live-Blogging Apple's Conference Keynote

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Updates from Apple's keynote presentation at its Worldwide Developers Conference, where it is expected to introduce upgrades to its mobile operating system, iOS, including a new map service that does not rely on Google. The company may also talk about new Mac computers and features for its next Mac operating...
Gadgetwise Blog: Live-Blogging Apple's Conference Keynote

Though risks are minimal, one in five Mac computers found to contain Windows malware

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Security firm Sophos on Tuesday indicated that a surprisingly high level of malware has been found on Mac computers — the firm’s research revealed that one in every five Mac computers is harboring some kind of Windows malware. Of the 100,000 customers sampled through Sophos’s antivirus offerings, 20% of...
Though risks are minimal, one in five Mac computers found to contain Windows malware

A New Variant of Malware Takes Aim at Mac Users

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On Monday, researchers discovered that a type of malware continued to attack Apple computers through a security hole in Java software. It appears to be a new variant of Flashback, the malware that infected more than half a million Mac computers....
A New Variant of Malware Takes Aim at Mac Users
Google acquires popular third-party iPhone and Mac email client Sparrow

GigaOM Chrome Show: New hardware hints and a Skype on the web letdown

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This week’s Chrome podcast kicks off with news that Google is testing Chrome OS on Intel’s fourth-generation chips, which aren’t due out until June. That opens the possibility for more high-end Chromebooks that will have much better battery life. Chris shares his experiences with Chrome OS so far and we...
GigaOM Chrome Show: New hardware hints and a Skype on the web letdown

Apple’s Call Brings Insights, From China To Appliances

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Apple Inc.’s upside surprises Tuesday showed once again that Wall Street investors and analysts don’t necessarily see the whole picture of the company’s business. The gadget maker’s shares have risen 9.2% Wednesday to $611.52 after Apple said its profits nearly doubled to $11.6 billion in its second quarter, bolstered largely...
Apple’s Call Brings Insights, From China To Appliances

TweetDeck 2.0 review

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More than a year after its acquisition by Twitter, popular social media management application TweetDeck has a whole new look and a very useful new feature. Twitter has rolled out a new version of TweetDeck that sports a more flexible layout and the option for a brighter new design....
TweetDeck 2.0 review

Google's Motorola files new suit against Apple

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Google's Motorola Mobility division has filed a lawsuit against Apple alleging that features in the Cupertino, Calif.-based company's devices infringe on its patents. According to Bloomberg, the company filed the lawsuit with the International Trade Commission and it includes a request for a ban on imports of the iPhone, iPad...
Google's Motorola files new suit against Apple

Apple releases OS X 10.8.4 with fix for iMessage

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Apple releases OS X 10.8.4 with fix for iMessage: Matthew Panzarino: Apple has released OS X 10.8.4 for Mac computers today, and it fixes a host of things, including an annoying iMessage bug which caused entries to come in out of order in the Messages app. The "finally" joke actually...
Apple releases OS X 10.8.4 with fix for iMessage
New details emerge about the hack on Facebook

Apple Releasing Malware Removal Tool After Being Hacked

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Apple is releasing a malware removal tool after a number of Mac systems were infected by computer hackers. The admission by Apple of a widespread cyber-security breach comes the week after Facebook revealed it had been the victim of a similar attack. Unknown hackers infected the computers of some Apple...
Apple Releasing Malware Removal Tool After Being Hacked

Leap Motion Controller to start shipping May 13th

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The Leap Motion Controller will start shipping to customers on May 13th, Leap has announced. The accessory works with Windows and Mac computers, and lets users control software using 3D hand and figure gestures. Leap opened up pre-orders for the Controller in May 2012, with a $70 pricetag; as of...
Leap Motion Controller to start shipping May 13th

Apple ‘iTV’ details emerge from source claiming to have seen a prototype

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Apple’s upcoming high-definition television is real, and it will reportedly feature an aluminum construction, Siri, FaceTime video calling and more. An anonymous source speaking with Cult of Mac claims to have seen a prototype of Apple’s upcoming “iTV” in action, and a number of details have been reinforced as...
Apple ‘iTV’ details emerge from source claiming to have seen a prototype
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