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WWDC 2012 rumors: iOS 6, new Mac hardware, and more
The Boy Genius Report: iPad mini, iMac and the Microsoft Surface

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]

'Hundreds' of Cablevision iO TV on-demand rentals now last 48 hours, procrastinators rejoice

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Last we heard from Cablevision, it was bringing its Optimum Online live TV streaming to Windows and Macs. Shifting directions to its more "traditional" cable offerings, the company now has good news for folks who've been generally bummed out about the 24-hour viewing window allotted with movie rentals on...
'Hundreds' of Cablevision iO TV on-demand rentals now last 48 hours, procrastinators rejoice

Review: Parallels Desktop 8 vs. VMware Fusion 5

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When Apple switched to Intel processors, Windows switchers as well as Mac users who needed to run the occasional Windows app rejoiced. That's because the chip switch was soon followed by the release of virtualization software that would let those users run Windows as if it were just another...
Review: Parallels Desktop 8 vs. VMware Fusion 5

Sorry, Apple Fans, No More New Product Launches For Longer Than Anyone Can Even Imagine...*

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Those who draw some self-esteem from being the first of their friends to get new Apple gadgets are going to have to find a new source of identity for a while. Why? Because unless Apple pulls a rabbit out of a hat next winter in the form of a...
Sorry, Apple Fans, No More New Product Launches For Longer Than Anyone Can Even Imagine...*

Building and dismantling the Windows advantage

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When the Macintosh was launched in 1984, computers running the MS-DOS operating system were nearing a dominant position in the market. Having launched in 1981 as the IBM PC, they were quickly cloned and four years later “PCs” were selling at the rate of 2 million/yr.  The Mac only...
Building and dismantling the Windows advantage

Apple's edtech play, iTunes U, reaches 1B content downloads

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Apple doesn’t really talk much about iTunes U, its educational content service powered by iTunes on iOS devices, but that doesn’t mean it’s not a success. Apple announced today that iTunes U has reached 1 billion content downloads, a sign that schools around the world are embracing Apple’s edtech...
Apple's edtech play, iTunes U, reaches 1B content downloads

Microsoft Bullies Users Into Office 365 Services

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Microsoft has confirmed Office 2013 licenses will be locked to one PC and one PC only, halting transfers of the office suite software to replacement computers and perhaps forcing users to use its new Office 365 services. If you install Office 2013 on any PC, that licensed copy belongs to...
Microsoft Bullies Users Into Office 365 Services

Backup service Backblaze triples its hard drive restore program limit to 3 TB

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Backblaze, a Silicon Valley backup service provider, has announced that it is upgrading its drive restore package. Beginning today, customers can receive large hard drives containing copies of their files should the need arise. For just $189, instead of receiving a 1 TB hard drive, customers now will be shipped...
Backup service Backblaze triples its hard drive restore program limit to 3 TB

Snapseed launches on Android with Google+ integration, now completely free

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While this shouldn't come as a huge surprise, today Google put to rest any lingering doubts about keeping Snapseed alive and well. After acquiring Nik Software last September, Google's just launched Snapseed for Android and refreshed the existing iOS app. The Android version features seamless Google+ integration (complete with...
Snapseed launches on Android with Google+ integration, now completely free
Has Apple caught up to Windows in the 'post-PC' era?

The New Office is Here; Those Pesky iOS Apps Aren't

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That Microsoft is working on iPad versions of its Office apps is one of the worst kept secrets in technology. The company has nearly said as much several times. In one of many statements last year, Microsoft said that a forthcoming version of “Office Mobile will work across Windows Phones,...
The New Office is Here; Those Pesky iOS Apps Aren't
Logitech Finally Outs OS X Support For Its Alert Security System

Fruux, the iCloud for everyone, rolls out new calendar-sharing feature and Pro accounts

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We first covered Fruux way, way back in 2008, when it was just a “small and convenient system preference pane, that syncs your Address Book between different Macs.” At the time, we called Fruux a (free) alternative to MobileMe, and it seemed Apple agreed…and thus refused to feature it as...
Fruux, the iCloud for everyone, rolls out new calendar-sharing feature and Pro accounts

Delete Dropbox Cache to Recover Drive Space

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I use Dropbox to sync files across my Macs, but also to collaborate with others using shared folders....
Delete Dropbox Cache to Recover Drive Space

How Mobile Apps Are Changing Desktop Software

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First, they revolutionized smartphones. Now, app stores for Macs and Windows PCs are changing the way we work on laptops and desktops--for better and for worse....
How Mobile Apps Are Changing Desktop Software
Just in time for WWDC, here’s a hack for iOS programming on non-Macs

San Francisco to Block Most Municipal Mac Purchases Following Apple's EPEAT Withdrawal

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Following last week's news that Apple had pulled all 39 of its qualifying Macs from the Electronic Product Environmental Assessment Tool (EPEAT) registry, it was suggested that Apple would lose business with federal, state, and local governments in the United States. Many agencies require that most or all computer purchases...
San Francisco to Block Most Municipal Mac Purchases Following Apple's EPEAT Withdrawal

Apple's iPhone 5 Integrated Touch Display Technology Comes to Light and it loudly Screams it's Coming to all Macs Eventually

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During Apple's iPhone-5 event in September 2012, Phil Schiller introduced Apple's new, highly advanced "Integrated Touch" display that was one of the upgrades that made the iPhone 5 so much lighter than previous generations. Today, Apple's In-Cell patent application has come to light. Yet perhaps the real story here is...
Apple's iPhone 5 Integrated Touch Display Technology Comes to Light and it loudly Screams it's Coming to all Macs Eventually

iOS 6 to Add Safari iCloud Tabs, VIP Mail Recipients, 'Do Not Disturb' Mode?

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Back in March, we noted that Apple had activated Safari tab syncing through iCloud in OS X Mountain Lion Developer Preview 2, with the feature designed to allow users to sync open browser tabs across Macs and presumably iOS devices. Now in a new report from 9to5Mac outlining several OS...
iOS 6 to Add Safari iCloud Tabs, VIP Mail Recipients, 'Do Not Disturb' Mode?

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
iPhoneDevSDK Details What Led to Apple, Facebook Hacking

Michael Gartenberg: With Mountain Lion, Macs, iPhones and iPads can all get along

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Apples new Mac operating system is all about the ecosystem....
Michael Gartenberg: With Mountain Lion, Macs, iPhones and iPads can all get along

ZAGG intros a pair of Bluetooth keyboard cases for the iPad, three pairs of gaming headphones

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Sometimes at trade shows we see funky-looking Windows 8 devices, other times we see bags filled with a morphing rainbow colors and sometimes we see things whose importance falls somewhere in the middle. That's the situation ZAGG finds itself in this week, as it tries to win attention at...
ZAGG intros a pair of Bluetooth keyboard cases for the iPad, three pairs of gaming headphones

Office 365 For Business Is Here. Good Luck Figuring Out What It'll Cost You

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Office 365, Microsoft's cloud-based office suite, is moving the turf war against Google Docs to the business world with today's announcement of business-ready subscriptions. But you'll need a spreadsheet to figure out which of six different options you'll need - not to mention what it'll cost. It's easier to first explain...
Office 365 For Business Is Here. Good Luck Figuring Out What It'll Cost You

Hands-on with five antivirus apps for the Mac

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So Mac invulnerability to malware is a myth, at least according to security researchers from Kaspersky Lab. And although such a blunt statement may be a blow to the ego of some Mac users, it remains true. Security researchers from all walks have long argued that it was only a...
Hands-on with five antivirus apps for the Mac

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

Office for Mac 2011 SP2 is out, again

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Good news, Mac users, the second Service Pack for Office for Mac 2011 is out, yet again. Microsoft pulled the original edition after it caused issues on some machines. The problems were mostly clustered in Outlook, and ‘Mac database.’ Microsoft put out a workaround for the effected users, and pulled...
Office for Mac 2011 SP2 is out, again

OS X Mountain Lion Bringing Automatic App Downloads to Mac

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As noted by 9to5Mac, the latest developer build of OS X Mountain Lion released last week sets the stage for bringing iOS-like automatic app downloads to Mac App Store purchases. Like on the iPhone and iPad, when you buy and install an app on one of your Macs, all of...
OS X Mountain Lion Bringing Automatic App Downloads to Mac
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