Apple

Known as one of the top companies for electronic products, Apple has left a big impression in the tech industry. In this section, you’ll find broadcasts of its latest updates where they relate to new features, tools, and apps for PC and mobile.

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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 […]

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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 […]

Apple Founder Steve Jobs Dies aged 56

Apple co-founder and the man responsible for making the company so successful in recent years has died at the age of 56.  Jobs had been suffering from pancreatic cancer since 2004.  He […]

Is the Desktop Dying Out?

When Microsoft unveiled Windows 8 yesterday they said what most people were expecting them to, that a new tablet-friendly interface would be the default way to interact with the new version of […]

Steve Jobs Resigns as Apple CEO

It's being reported, and this news is coming in live as I type this, that Apple founder and Chief Executive Officer Steve Jobs has tonight resigned as the head of the company.  […]

Apple tries to ban Samsung, is "Patent Tennis" going too far?

If you ever wondered who Apple consider its biggest rival the answer probably lies in the dutch judicial system with an injunction the company has brought against Samsung. In the documents reported […]

Apple's new mothership HQ gets visualised

The first glimpses of Apple's new proposed Cupertino HQ appeared the other month, but now more images have appeared courtesy of Techcrunch The new building, known as Campus 2, will take up […]

Windows 7 Enterprise Security is better than OS X

Researchers at Black Hat have said that they've found Windows 7's Enterprise security to be better than that of Apple's OS X operating system. The problems for OS X seem to stem […]

Apple to pioneer USB Drive Software

I'vee been waiting patiently for this moment for years and it comes as no surprise to me that it's Apple leading innovation in the software sales market.  The company launched their new […]

iPad Passes 1% of all Browsing, Can Apple's Rise Ever be Halted?

The iPad's rise and rise has now surpassed 1% of all web browsing, according to figures released by NetMarketShare. While Internet Explorer, in its various guises, has dropped again in market share to […]

Which Tech Company are you most Aligned to?

The computing industry is unlike any other in the way that it divides people into one camp or another. People sometimes become fanatical about the way they follow one company, and they […]

Apple Drops Black MacBook Air for Being Disgusting

Apple last year had problems making its black iPhone 4 white, and now it appears the company has also had issues making it's lovely silver Macbook Air black. It's been rumoured for […]

Apple's iCloud Service Not Supporting Windows XP

Apple introduced their new cloud hosting and synchronization service iCloud two days ago. We have covered Apple's iCloud service on the date of announcement, but we have looked at the features mostly. […]

Is OS X Lion hinting at a Mac Tablet?

Yesterday Steve Job's unveiling of a host of new Apple products and services was very well received, including the official product tour for the next version of OS X on the Mac […]

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Apple To Patent Anti Piracy Technology

Have you ever seen people at concerts holding an iPhone up in the air, trying to record the live performance (and probably uploading it somewhere later on as well)? But they usually […]

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Apple’s Growing Up and Getting Big Boy Scareware

A couple of weeks ago word started spreading to Apple forums that there was malware installed on some systems. Discussion has continued to grow, and even security companies have reported that there […]

Watch out! The Future is Coming!!

There's been so much news in recent weeks about stuff that's going to turn into our computing future that I'm hardly surprised most people have failed to join the dots. If you […]

Steve Jobs Official Biography Coming in 2012

Publisher Simon & Schuster have announced that the first official biography of Apple supremo Steve Jobs will be published early in 2012. "iSteve: The Book of Jobs" from Walter Isaacson marks the […]

Nothing Important Happened Today

I took delivery of my new Windows 7 Tablet today, an ExoPC Slate, on the day ironically when Apple unveiled the iPad 2 to the world.  It's thinner, lighter and has two […]

Does Apple show how Shadow Copy is supposed to be done?

Tech blogger Long Zheng has today published an article directly comparing the Previous Versions feature in Windows 7 to the Versions function in OS X Lion, the forthcoming update to Apple's desktop OS. He […]

Are Apple Prepping LightPeak for the Next iMacs?

When Intel first announced its new LightPeak device connection technology the sweaty masses got very excited indeed.  This replacement for USB would be based on fibre-optic technology and offer gigabits of data […]

Apple Considers Cheaper iPhone

It's been the question that people have now been asking for a couple of years.  Why do Apple just have one iPhone on the market at a time?  If you look at […]

Apple Shareholders Want Jobs Succession Plan

A proposal from Apple shareholders has been backed by the influential US investor advisory firm, Institutional Shareholder Services (ISS).  The proposal wants Apple to lay out a succession plan for the company […]

Apple's Retina Display is Perfect, Stop Trying to Beat it!

I'm not known for applauding Apple so I'll give you a moment to pick yourself off the floor before I get into the thrust of this article.  I genuinely believe though that […]

Steve Jobs to Take Leave of Absence from Apple for Health Reasons

It's been announced by Apple that CEO Steve Jobs will be taking a leave of absence on the advice of his doctors. He will remain in the position of CEO and continue […]

iPad 2 Features Leak

Update: Apple in the meantime released new versions of the iPad. At the time of writing this update, 4th generation iPads are available including an iPad Mini. Suggested features for the iPad […]

Apple personal computer sells for $210,000 (and it's not even a new one)

Okay, so I might poke fun at the price Apple charges for its computers, but this one is truly antique.  One of the very first Apple personal computers, first sold as a […]

iOS 4.2 arrives as the iPad gets multi-tasking

The latest version of Apple's iOS operating system has been released today and it brings with it several welcome enhancements, not the least of which is multi-tasking for the iPad, iPhone (3G, […]

Steve Jobs - The Action Figure

Update: The action figure is not available anymore. You find other Steve Jobs toys on sites like Amazon for example. There you find Steve Jobs Lego figurines for instance. It was only […]

Is Apple about to kill MP3?

It's long been rumoured that Apple will launch a streaming music service to rival (erm... their rival) Spotify.  Now the company is talking up "an exciting announcement from iTunes" tomorrow with the […]

How the Microsoft Kinect Tech Almost Went to Apple

Update: Microsoft has since then integrated Kinect system in the recently released Xbox One gaming system and also made it available for computers running Windows as well. Update 2: Since Kinect raised […]


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