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April 15, 2017
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Apple’s Mac, iPad dodge an ugly new NSA hacker bomb targeting majority of Windows PCs globally

A series of previously unknown Windows hacking tools used by the U.S. National Security Agency has been leaked, enabling "zero day" exploits to be used against millions of Windows PCs to deface websites, lock up systems to demand a ransom … Continue reading

April 30, 2016
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Developer hacks Apple Watch to boot and run Windows 95

Developer Nick Lee has managed to hack a working version of Windows 95 onto his Apple Watch. The utility of this is close to zero — but it is hilarious to watch. It highlights how smart wristwatches like Apple Watch are now as powerful as … Continue reading

January 17, 2016
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Microsoft developing iPhone version of its Swype-like Word Flow keyboard for Windows Phone

Microsoft appears to be planning to port its Windows Phone keyboard called Word Flow to the iPhone as a third-party keyboard, according to WinBeta. The company is currently reaching out to enlisted software testers to recruit iOS users with iPhone 5s … Continue reading

August 19, 2015
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Parallels 11 now available w/ support for Windows 10, El Capitan, & always-on Cortana

Parallels, the company behind the popular virtual machine software, has today released the latest iteration of its popular Mac app. Parallels 11 ($ 79.99 retail, $ 49.99 upgrade) is available now with many of the features that were accidentally leaked by … Continue reading

August 4, 2015
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iPhone gains US platform share at expense of Android, Windows, BlackBerry

The iPhone grew as a platform in May to 43.5 percent of the U.S. smartphone market, encroaching on Android, which shrank slightly to 52.1 percent, according to comScore research data released on Monday. AppleInsider – Frontpage News

April 29, 2015
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Microsoft Announces Cross-Platform Add-Ins for Office Apps, Plans to Bring iOS Apps to Windows 10

Microsoft held its annual BUILD conference for developers this morning, where it made several announcements that may be of interest to Mac and iOS users. First off, the company announced cross-platform add-ins that will deeply integrate third-party apps and services … Continue reading

March 21, 2015
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Apple discontinues Boot Camp support for Windows 7 on latest MacBook models

Apple’s latest MacBook Pro and the upcoming MacBook will not support running Windows 7 through Boot Camp according to a support document for the software. Starting on the newest machines, users will need to upgrade to Windows 8 or later … Continue reading

March 21, 2015
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Apple Stops Supporting Windows 7 in Boot Camp on New MacBook Pro, MacBook Air Models

Apple’s newly refreshed MacBook Air and 13-inch MacBook Pro models no longer support running Windows 7 with Boot Camp, according to Apple’s Boot Camp support document. Boot Camp on the new notebooks only works with Windows 8 or later, so … Continue reading

July 23, 2011
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OS X Lion Raises Bar on security, however Battery Firmware Vulnerability Surfaces

The Register reviews on one of the crucial new security improvements in OS X Lion, with researchers calling the adjustments a “major overhaul” that goes far past the minor safety tweaks Apple made going from Mac OS X Leopard to … Continue reading

July 21, 2011
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‘internet recovery’ Lets New Macs set up OS X from clean exhausting power

Newly-offered Macs — namely Mac minis and MacBook Airs introduced these days — have a brand new function referred to as “web restoration” that downloads and installs OS X Lion despite the fact that your Mac has a failed or … Continue reading

July 21, 2011
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Adobe Suggests Disabled Hardware Acceleration for Flash participant in OS X Lion

TUAW experiences that Adobe has posted a list of identified concerns for its products operating on OS X Lion. The list is sadly extensive, but the firm’s dialogue of Flash participant issues stands out for the revelation that OS X … Continue reading

July 21, 2011
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Apple Releases iTunes 10.four As 64-Bit Cocoa App For Lion

Apple this morning launched iTunes 10.4 with make stronger for Lion’s Full-reveal Apps feature and, extra importantly, iTunes is now a 64-bit Cocoa software beneath Lion. that you could now use iTunes with OS X Lion’s new Full-display App capability, … Continue reading