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Bluestacks brings Android apps to the Mac

06/27/2012, If you love Android apps, then you are probably familiar with Bluestacks. Bluestacks is actually a platform that will allow users to download and play Android apps on your PC. Early this year, Bluestacks beta was released for Windows. I myself use the...

Travel website Orbitz claims Mac users spend more than PC users

06/27/2012, Let’s face it, Apple’s brand of computers cost more than what you would pay for a Windows version with the same specs, but yet there are people out there who would rather own an Apple product. Perhaps its the ease of use of OS X, or maybe it’s the...

Fantastical Mac Calendar app updated with iCloud reminders

05/30/2012, Mac users will probably agree that Fantastical is one of the best apps on the Mac. In fact, I know a few Windows users who envy this feature. Of course, Windows users have Outlook, but it’s kinda robust and old. Fantastical on the other hand, is...

OS X Mountain Lion to feature Siri-like Voice Dictation? [Rumor]

05/23/2012, Rumor has it that Apple will be bringing the Siri-like voice dictation feature of the new iPad to the Mac. When Siri was first introduced along with the iPhone 4S last year, voice dictation technology immediately became a potent weapon in Apple’s...

Symantec Says Purpose for Flashback Botnet was Profit

05/01/2012,   The Botnet called ‘Flashback’ which infected over 600,000 Mac computers a while back is believed to have been created to net its authors as much as $10,000 a day. According to a blog post by Symantec, the primary motivation behind the alleged...

Deus Ex: Human Revolution Ultimate Edition for Mac

04/26/2012, Square Enix has announced that Deus Ex: Human Revolution Ultimate Edition for Mac is now available for those living in the US for $49.99 a pop. Yes, this goes to show that the Mac is not exactly the platform you would want to stick to if computer gaming...

One out of five Macs has malware… Windows malware [research]

04/25/2012, Sophos, a world-leading developer and vendor of security software and hardware, said on Tuesday that a high level of malware has been discovered on Mac computers. Based on the research conducted by the Sophos team, one in every five Mac computers has...

Hackstore for Mac now available for download

04/25/2012, Earlier this month we reported on the Mac Hackstore which is essentially what Cydia is to jailbroken iOS devices. The good news for those who were intrigued by the Hackstore is that it is now available for users on Apple’s OS X computers for download....

F-Secure rolls out Flashback removal app for affected Mac computers

04/12/2012, While Apple is busy trying to come up with a software of their own to remove the Flashback trojan from Mac computers, other third party software companies have since released solutions to address the problem. One of them is F-Secure who was amongst the...

HackStore to deliver Cydia experience on Macs

04/05/2012, We humans are seemingly adept at changing the way we think or work in order to “go along with the flow”, so to speak, and in the case of the App Store for iOS, an alternative marketplace came into existence as jailbreakers looked for a...

Skype 5.6 for Mac released

03/06/2012, Great news for Skype users on Mac computers – Skype has announced the release of a new update for its VoIP client. The update brings Skype up to version 5.6 and introduces a bunch of new features such as: automatic updates (you no longer have to...