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Apple After Steve Jobs Isn't Missing a Beat

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It's been a year since Jobs' last 'Stevenote'. And the Apple team is running smooth and strong. It's going to be a few years before we really see how Tim Cook does things his way at Apple. But what the company showed off Monday at its annual Worldwide Developers Conference...
Apple After Steve Jobs Isn't Missing a Beat
OS X global market share passes Windows Vista

Sparrow Hits The Mark (Plus A Giveaway!)

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One of the common complaints you hear from iOS users is the lack of an adequate Gmail solution. Sure, the native Mail app provides very basic integration with Gmail, like archiving and starring, but what if you want to get beyond that and work with your Priority Inbox? You’re out...
Sparrow Hits The Mark (Plus A Giveaway!)
Windows 8 adoption reportedly growing more slowly than Windows 7

Apple Forced Google's Hand On Android

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Tilde and Ember.js co-founder Tom Dale argues that Apple's biggest problem is that "Google is getting better at design faster than Apple is getting better at web services."  The irony is that it's a problem entirely of Apple's own making.  By exercising rigid, end-to-end control of the iPhone and iPad...
Apple Forced Google's Hand On Android

Google's latest Chrome OS: You now have a desktop, but...

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Google’s latest Chrome OS for developers looks a bit like Windows, Ubuntu and Mac OS X. Is that enough?...
Google's latest Chrome OS: You now have a desktop, but...

The Real Problem With The Windows 8 User Interface - And It Isn't Touch

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I just finished setting up my second Windows 8 computer. The first one, a Lenovo Yoga ultrabook/tablet, has a touchscreen. The second one, a Lenovo desktop tower, is hooked up to a standard Dell flat-panel LCD monitor that I bought a few years ago. While I installing the last piece...
The Real Problem With The Windows 8 User Interface - And It Isn't Touch

China Surpasses U.S. iOS and Android Activations For First Time

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Mobile analytics company Flurry reports that activation of new iOS and Android devices in China has surpassed the U.S. for the first time. February, Flurry calculated that China surpassed the United States in monthly new iOS and Android device activations for the first time in history. China is now the...
China Surpasses U.S. iOS and Android Activations For First Time
Rabbit raises $3.3M to turn video chat into truly social communication
Mac Software: Microsoft Office Student: $70, Dragon dictation: $25, StoryMill: $25, Hulu Plus free for 2 months more

Gadgetwise Blog: Q&A: Breaking the Bluetooth Bond

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You can easily manage your connected Bluetooth devices in the Mac OS X Bluetooth preferences box.    ...
Gadgetwise Blog: Q&A: Breaking the Bluetooth Bond

Here's A Step-By-Step Guide To Jailbreaking Your iPhone Or iPad (AAPL)

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The day has finally come where we can now jailbreak iPhones and iPads running the latest operating system, iOS 6. That means iPhone 5 and iPad Mini owners can jailbreak for the first time. Jailbreaking gives you access to a special app store called Cydia, which is full of alternative...
Here's A Step-By-Step Guide To Jailbreaking Your iPhone Or iPad (AAPL)

New iPad Runs About 10 Degrees (F) Hotter than iPad 2

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Both in our forums and Apple's Discussions, there have been observations and complaints that the new iPad runs warmer than the previous generation. The phenomenon was noticed in TechCrunch's review of the new iPad where they said: One other slight downside which I have to assume is related to either...
New iPad Runs About 10 Degrees (F) Hotter than iPad 2

G-RAID with Thunderbolt an impressive performer

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G-Technology's G-RAID with Thunderbolt is a preconfigured RAID 0 storage device that houses two 7200-rpm Hitachi drives in an all-aluminum enclosure. While it's configured as a striped RAID (RAID 0), it can be reconfigured to a mirrored RAID (RAID 1) for data protection by using the Mac OS X Disk...
G-RAID with Thunderbolt an impressive performer

Amazon Cloud is great, but not for business

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Amazon added a new element to its Cloud Drive service this week that expands it usefulness. The new Cloud Drive Sync app keeps files in sync across different devices and platforms, and pits Amazon Cloud Drive head-to-head against rivals such as Google, Microsoft, and Apple. However, businesses should steer...
Amazon Cloud is great, but not for business
With Windows Blue, Microsoft looks to take a page out of Apple's Mac OS X playbook

Apple Says It, Too, Was Attacked by Hackers

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Apple said Tuesday that a small number of its employees’ computers were hacked through a vulnerability in the Java browser plug-in, but said none of its internal data was compromised. “Apple has identified malware which infected a limited number of Mac systems through a vulnerability in the Java plug-in for...
Apple Says It, Too, Was Attacked by Hackers
Retickr Raises $1.5M For A Social News Reader That Learns What You Like
Bob Mansfield, Apple's SVP of hardware engineering, will remain with company in new role

Apple Officially Drops 'Mac' Name from OS X Mountain Lion

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With the launch of Mac OS X 10.7 Lion in the middle of last year, Apple was clearly trending towards dropping the 'Mac' From 'Mac OS X', which has been the name of the Macintosh operating system for more than 10 years. Though it still used the 'Mac OS X'...
Apple Officially Drops 'Mac' Name from OS X Mountain Lion

The iPhone 5 Isn't The Only Apple News Today - Your Mac Will Get An Update Soon Too (AAPL)

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Last night Apple seeded an update of its operating system for Macs, called Mountain Lion to developers. It has a bunch of updates, including: Facebook integration: Mountain Lion will soon have Facebook integration just like OS 6, the soon-to-be released operating system for iPhones and iPads. That means you'll be...
The iPhone 5 Isn't The Only Apple News Today - Your Mac Will Get An Update Soon Too (AAPL)

You can download Firefox 17 for Windows, Mac, and Linux right now (official launch tomorrow)

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Firefox 17 isn’t due to launch until Tuesday, the latest version is already available for Windows, Mac, and Linux. You can grab it now from Mozilla’s FTP servers here: ftp.mozilla.org/pub/mozilla.org/firefox/releases/17.0. If you prefer to wait for the official launch, keep your browser pointed to Firefox.com. You may also want to...
You can download Firefox 17 for Windows, Mac, and Linux right now (official launch tomorrow)

Apple updates Mac OS X Server to 2.2.1 with new features and old bug fixes

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Click to view slideshow. Apple tonight quietly updated Mac OSX Server to version 2.2.1. The once stand-alone $500+ OS is now just an app and that app is distributed through the Mac App Store for a very reasonable $19.99. Today’s update includes some updates around the Caching Server to allow Mac...
Apple updates Mac OS X Server to 2.2.1 with new features and old bug fixes

Apple releases Java update for OS X to protect users against vulnerability used in its hacking

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Apple has today released an update for Mac OS X users that delivers improved security for those that are running Java on their machines. This update repairs a vulnerability used to hack into Apple employees’ systems. The update is available under the Software Update section in the Mac App Store...
Apple releases Java update for OS X to protect users against vulnerability used in its hacking

Adobe releases emergency patch for Windows and OS X systems

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Adobe recently released an emergency update for Flash Player on all platforms after two zero-day bugs were discovered in the wild targeting Windows and Mac OS X computers. The vulnerabilities allowed hackers to hijack both Windows PCs and Macs. Adobe recommends all users to update their systems as soon...
Adobe releases emergency patch for Windows and OS X systems

Boot up: Google 'tracked iPhones', why Mac OS X Mountain Lion's Gatekeeper is important, and more

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Plus Apple is granted patent on slide to unlock 'even though it existed two years before they invented it'A quick burst of 10 links for you to chew over, as picked by the Technology teamGoogle Tracked iPhones, Bypassing Apple Browser Privacy Settings - WSJ.comGoogle apparently disabled the code when contacted...
Boot up: Google 'tracked iPhones', why Mac OS X Mountain Lion's Gatekeeper is important, and more

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

Apple Flashback Malware Removal Includes Innovative Approach to Reducing Risk for Macs

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Better late than never? Apple has released the third Java update in a week for Mac OS X, and this one contains the tool to remove the Flashback malware from infected systems. Beneath the belated fix to help users eradicate the threat, Apple has introduced a proactive approach to reducing...
Apple Flashback Malware Removal Includes Innovative Approach to Reducing Risk for Macs

DealNN roundup: 2.2GHz MacBook Pro, drops to $1639

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Today's deals from DealNN include discounted MacBook Pros, iPad cases, and more. Macmall.com has recently lowered the cost of the 15.4-inch, 2.2GHz MacBook Pro, sporting a quad-core Intel-Core i7 processor, 750GB hard drive, 4GB of RAM, and Mac OS X Lion operating system. Currently featured at DealNN, the MacBook Pro...
DealNN roundup: 2.2GHz MacBook Pro, drops to $1639

Oracle finally releases first Java Developement Kits for Mac OS X

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When Apple confirmed in 2010 it would no longer be supporting Java for OS X  it announced shortly after an agreement with Oracle to include OS X support in future versions of its OpenJDK Project, providing Java SE 7 implementation on OS X. Over a year later Oracle has now...
Oracle finally releases first Java Developement Kits for Mac OS X
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