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Apple Back To School Freebie Is iTunes Card, Not iPod?

06/14/2011, Traditionally Apple has been giving away iPods as part of their back to school promotions whenever a customer purchases a Mac computer, but if 9to5Mac has got it right, it looks like this time Apple will instead be giving away a $100 iTunes gift card....

Samsung Kies for Mac Beta is now a reality

06/03/2011, Take a look at what handset’s in your pocket – wait a minute, you’re reading this on your phone already, so why not improvise that by looking at the logo of the phone. Is it a Samsung smartphone? If you answered “Yes”, then...

Apple sends developers new build of Mac OS X 10.6.8

05/19/2011, If you’re a Mac OS X developer, then chances are pretty good that you have already received the second beta build of Mac OS X 10.6.8 – and it is said that this beta build does not come with any known issues, pointing towards a high chance of...

Mac Defender malware plagues some Mac users

05/19/2011, Apple’s machines with the Mac OS environment have long been touted for their immunity to viruses, often being made a selling point when one is undecided between choosing a PC or a Mac. Since viruses and trojans are different, the emergence of Mac...

Parallels Transporter makes moving from Windows to Mac a breeze

05/18/2011, If you’ve decided to give up your Windows desktop for a Mac computer there might be quite a lot of files that you still want from your old computer. So how do you transfer them over to your shiny new Mac computer hassle-free? That’s where...

New MacBook Air to arrive in June/July?

05/17/2011, Industry insiders, DigiTimes, believe that a refresh to the MacBook Air will be arriving this year in a couple of months – according to their sources. Apparently the Taiwan-based supply chain for Apple products will begin shipping new 11.6″ and...

Elgato HDHomeRun turns every computer in your house into a TV

05/16/2011, Elgato has just released a dual network tuner that allows users to watch HDTV wirelessly on a Mac or a PC. Called the HDHomeRun, all users have to do is attach the device to a TV antenna or digital cable and it’s ready to wirelessly stream content...

Microsoft launches anti-Apple campaign, doesn’t get it

05/05/2011, Microsoft has launched its “do the math” page, in which the company shows why it makes more financial sense to buy a PC, save a load and go on a vacation — versus buying a Mac. With hard number on hand and clear side by side...

Macs users targets of DIY crimeware kit

05/03/2011, Apple seemed to be immune to the world of viruses and malware for the longest time, but perhaps the company has chinks in its once vulnerable armor? Perhaps that is because of the mantra where obscurity is the greatest security defense a platform can...

Apple launches new iMac computers

05/03/2011, The Apple Store was down earlier today, and as usual people predicted that it was time for a new iMac to hit the store. They were right. Apple has officially announced the arrival of their next generation iMac all-in-one desktop. The new iMac features the...

OS X Lion to bring iOS-style uninstalls for Mac apps

05/03/2011, If you thought that the iOS method of uninstalling apps was awesome, you’re going to love OS X Lion. The latest developer version of the operating system revealed that it features the same uninstalling method as iOS for apps purchased from the Mac...

Study: Mac People Like To Throw Parties, Be Perceived as Unique

04/25/2011, Hunch.com has a very nice “Mac person vs. PC person” survey in which 388,315 of their users did contribute. The results are very interesting and to some extent, they match certain stereotypes that one could have about both user communities....

Windows 7 finally overtakes Windows XP’s desktop OS market share

04/08/2011, According to the latest results of the desktop OS market share in the US for April 2011 collected by StatCounter, it looks like people are finally leaving Windows XP behind and getting an upgrade to Windows 7. For the first time since it became the most...

Microsoft Office for Mac SP1 arriving next week

04/06/2011, Folks who use Microsoft Office on their Macs will be pleased to know that its first service pack will be available starting next week. In an announcement today, Microsoft mentioned the features that SP1 will bring to their productivity suite: increased...