While PCs are more prone to viruses and malware, Macs are not entirely safe from these threats either. Good news is, there are anti-virus software developed on Mac OS platform, and recently, Sophos has announced their free Mac anti-virus for the home users.
Google Instant was launched in September, providing users faster search results while they are typing in the search terms. And now, the service has been extended to the mobile devices: smartphones running Android 2.2 (Froyo) as well as iPhones and iPods running iOS 4. However, currently, it is only available for users in the U.S.
As the folks at BGR put it, despite the new MacBook Air models being the slimmest machines Apple has ever built, the manufacturer managed to find space to pack some bugs in them. Internal memos that were leaked documented two different display software issues, although there seems to be more than just these.
You might be scratching your head, wondering how ‘shouting’ and ‘entertainment’ can be remotely linked in any way. That was what we thought until we got wind about this game for the iPhone, which requires you to shout at your phone in order to take down the nasty boss. Here’s hoping you got a huge
Apple’s iPod Touch, iPhone and iPad may be the epitome of devices specially built from ground-up for the media consumer, but the latest dispute from the developers of the popular VLC media player app may put a stop to that. Apparently, it seems that Apple is in direct violation of the licence which VLC is
Everyone knows that the iPad will be the tablet to beat, and Microsoft is sparing no effort in trying to get its own OS out on the new breed of slates. But as much as Microsoft is going to fight tooth and nail against Apple in this particular segment, it appears that part of the
Apple has sued Motorola over patents infringement on the use of Multi-touch technology on their smartphones. According to sources, the suits mostly pertain to the touchscreen phones: Motorola Droid, Droid 2, Droid X, Cliq, Cliq XT, BackFlip, Devour A555, Devour i1, and Charm.1
The long wait is over. Microsoft has released Office 2011 for Mac – one of the most anticipated software on the Mac platform. This latest version of the Office suite aims to bridge the gap between the Mac and PC versions. So has Microsoft surprised us all with its latest Office incarnation, or did the
Today, Apple Singapore announces the new MacBook Air which comes in two models – 11- and 13-inch - which are lighter, smaller and use solid state flash storage. The company also showcased the iLife ’11 with upgrades to iPhoto, iMovie and GarageBand. On a separate note, from online sources, the company may be planning an integrated SIM for the next iPhone.
A forum member over at MacRumors recently discovered a security flaw in iOS 4.1: one can still make phone calls even when an iPhone has been secured with a passcode. Basically the whole dialer becomes exposed, giving access to things like the contact list and more… Update: Apple has responded that it will fix this
Malware? On the Mac? Barely a year ago, saying something like that to a Mac user would be akin to blasphemy of the walled Apple ecosystem. But now that a new Trojan has been found on OS X which has the potential to complete disable the OS’s access protection features, it seems like Mac users
PhotoFast unveils a SandForce SF1222 controller based Solid State Drive (SSD) upgrade for the new generation Apple’s MacBook Air models. Promising 30% improvement over the original, there is also a 256GB version of the kit for the smaller MacBook Air (which is otherwise sold with 64GB or 128GB of storage only). Best of all, the
Apple Inc has said it would delay the release of its white iPhone 4 again, this time pushing the expected availability date all the way into Spring 2011.
Remember how Microsoft raised some eyebrows when the company announced its plans to push out a Mac-compatible syncing client barely two weeks ago? It seems that the good guys over at Redmond were really serious about it, having released a beta for Windows Phone 7 Connector for OS X merely two weeks after the announcement.
VLC is one of the most popular media players for both Windows and Mac platforms, as it plays many multimedia file formats and streaming protocols. Some time back in September, VLC was successfully ported over to Apple’s iPad. And now, the latest update brings support for iPhone 4, iPhone 3GS and the recent iPod touches!
The Wall Street Journal has an Apple iPad app for users to get their latest news updates and market data on their wireless tablet computer, although it is only offered to the US readers. Well, it seems there’s good news after all. The daily newspaper will be offering the app to include regional editions for users in Asia and
We all know that Apple makes computers and consumer electronic devices which are jaw-droppingly beautiful and well-designed, and the recently-launched Macbook Air is probably the best proof of that. And thanks to the guys at iFixit, it seems that Apple also had a ‘extra’ agenda in mind when designing the 11-inch Macbook Air. And that
Apple may have launched patent infringement suits against the likes of HTC, but you can be sure that OEMs who have committed themselves to Google’s platform are not about to take Apple’s accusations lying down. In a move most would not have anticipated, Motorola has sided with HTC in its attempt to invalidate the patents Apple has used to sue the latter.
The act of Jailbreaking an iOS-powered device can often be likened to a game of cat and mouse played out by Apple and hacking community. Except that this time, the mouse is the ultimate winner of the game: a group of hackers have recently announced the the release of a new Jailbreak tool which exploits
Apple may be introducing a new subscription-based music streaming service on iTunes. From the various online sources, the company is in talks with music labels to roll out such service, and that the pricing could range from US$10 to US$15.