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Apple drops Windows XP and Vista iTunes Store support

Apple announced recently that it would introduce security changes to the iTunes Store on May 25, 2018, which prevent PCs running Windows XP or Windows Vista from using the store. Windows XP […]

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Microsoft Garage releases Outings travel discovery app

Microsoft Garage released Outings a new travel discovery application for Google Android and Apple iOS devices recently. Outings: Discover Beautiful Places serves two main purposes: first, as a travel discovery app to […]

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The Apple iPad Pro is not the ultimate PC replacement

If you have followed Apple's -- rather uninspiring -- event yesterday you may know that the company announced a new 9.7 inch iPad Pro, a smaller version of the IPad Pro released […]

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Camino browser finally calls it quits

Chrome, Firefox, Internet Explorer, Opera and Safari seem to own the web browser market, but that does not mean they are the only choices -- Torch, for instance, is up and coming […]

Top patent applications from the companies you love [October 2012]

Welcome to this new monthly series here on Ghacks. Each month I'll be looking through all patent applications submitted by Apple, Google and Microsoft to find the most interesting applications from a […]

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Apple removes Java support from Safari

I have removed Java from my system some time ago and never looked back. I understand that some of you need Java for certain web activities, like online banking, but I think […]

Apple Ping closes its door. Facebook takes its place

Remember the Ping network that Apple integrated into its iTunes software? No? Then you are not the only one. Introduced in iTunes 10 in 2010 Ping was Apple's attempt to create a […]

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Safari for Windows discontinued?

With Apple's latest update for Mac OS X came Safari 6, an update to the default system web browser.  And just like Microsoft does with Internet Explorer 9 and Internet Explorer 10, […]

Microsoft and Apple working on Secret Anti-Google Cloud OS

Nobody really foresaw the rise of Google as an operating system maker and though it's not all been successful for the company (got a Chromebook anyone?) on tablets and smartphones nobody can […]

Apple Reveal the all-time Biggest App Downloads

To mark the download of the 25 billionth app from the Apple App Store the company has released a series of all-time top 25 lists for app downloads.  Unsurprisingly games are at […]

What would make me touch a Mac

2012 or early 2013 will be the time I finally take the plunge and buy an Apple iMac.  This might surprise those of you who know me as, being a Windows MVP […]

Are the Terms of Apple's New iBook Author Program Anti-Competitive?

Apple's terms and conditions for using its new iBooks author program have now been revealed and Dan Wineman of Venemous Porridge has picked it apart to find a few clauses that could […]

iMacs were one in three of all-in-one PC sales in Q3 2011

So what is the future form factor of the PC?  If Intel are to be believed then the ultrabook is the computer we will all want, and I'm waiting on one or […]

App downloads jumped by 60% over the Holidays

Christmas was a good week for all of us, but a great week for apps with analytics firm Flurry reporting a 60% leap in app downloads on the previous week.  The figures […]

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How to Get an iPad or iPhone out of Recovery Mode

iOS devices are a wonder. This article is being typed on one right now. Sometimes, however, these robust and snappy little things go “boink.” One of the more common issues a user […]

Apple Dominates Kids Christmas Wish Lists

When I was young I remember looking at the pre-Christmas toy advertisements on the TV and wanting the latest Six-Million Dollar Man action figure in the Action Man range, the latest new […]

Apple Finally Patents the Bleedin' Obvious!

Those of you who know me will know that I'm not a fan of the ongoing patent wars in which, rather than try and either beat competitors with innovation, outstanding product design […]

Has Steve Jobs left a Four Year Plan at Apple?

Steve Jobs famously was Apple.  He ignored focus groups in favour of his own gut instinct and, as such, the latest rumour doing the rounds could well turn out to be completely […]