Apple’s WWDC18: An executive summary of every new feature announced on day one

Apple’s annual four-day Worldwide Developers Conference kicked off today and while no new flashy hardware was revealed during the opening keynote, the tech giant focused on improving the quality of its software with

Published on: June 4th, 2018 Mandy Kovacs

The Apple outage: What you need to know

Apple is having issues today with many of its cloud services including the App Store, iTunes Store, Mac App Store and iCloud. If you're an Apple user, you've probably realized this already. I

Published on: March 11th, 2015 Mat Pancha

Flixel launches moving picture tool for Mac

Two years ago, Flixel Photos Inc. was riding the wave of consumer photo apps and social sharing. Like many other startups out there, it wanted to create the next big Instagram – so

Published on: February 14th, 2014 Candice So

Apple’s iPhone 5S a bright spot in overall earnings decline

Apple Inc. has released sales numbers for the fourth quarter of 2013, saying it has sold 33.8 million iPhones, 14.1 million iPads, and 4.6 million Macs. Compared to the same period last year,

Published on: October 28th, 2013 Candice So

Using an iPad as an extension of a Mac (or Windows PC)

I'm a recent convert to the Mac universe and have been taking some geeky delight in setting up my new MacBook Pro and tweaking OS X to suite my personal computing habits and

Published on: September 6th, 2013 Brian Jackson

Why the Surface Pro converted me from being a dedicated Mac user

My family and I, from grandpa to grandson,  have been Apple fans – starting out with the Apple and onwards through the various Mac, iPhone, & iPad generations. But from a law practice

Published on: July 17th, 2013 Lou Milrad

Windows 8 buying intentions tepid: survey

While Microsoft Corp. has been trying to build the hype around its new Windows 8 operating system, a new survey from a security vendor shows it might not be working. While 56 per

Published on: October 26th, 2012 Brian Jackson

Caffeinated brings Google Reader experience to Macs

I'm a creature of habit. No matter how many times I try to make a Google Reader client for Mac part of my daily routine, I always seem to go back to Google's

Published on: July 6th, 2012 Frank Tisellano

Apple challenges ultrabooks with MacBook Air price cut

Apple did something very unusual Monday: It cut prices.As part of its long-awaited notebook refresh, Apple dropped the priceof three of the four models in its signature MacBook Air line by $100,representing cuts

Published on: June 12th, 2012 Gregg Keizer

Apple updates Mac OSX Lion to 10.7.4

Apple yesterday patched 36 vulnerabilities in Mac OS X, most of them critical, plugging a hole that revealed passwords used to encrypt folders with an older version of FileVault.p>Both Mac OS X 10.7,

Published on: May 10th, 2012 Computerworld Staff

One in five Macs harbour PC malware

A recent security scan of 100,000 Apple Macs found that almost three per cent were infected with Mac-capable malware including the recent Flashback Trojan, security company Sophos has reported. All told, 2,700 machines

Published on: April 25th, 2012 ITBusiness Staff

Two new Flashback bugs no cause for a Mac panic attack: experts

Following the outbreak of the Flashback Mac Trojan, security researchers have spotted two more cases of Mac OS X malware. The good news is most users have little reason to worry about them.Both

Published on: April 16th, 2012 Jared Newman and Lex Friedman

Canadian machines hit by massive Mac botnet

A Mac trojan horse spotted by security analysts since last year has infected more than 600,000 Apple computers, says Dr. Web, a Russian antivirus vendor. More than 56 per cent of the infected

Published on: April 5th, 2012 Daniel Ionescu

Avira releases free Mac antivirus, Android tracker

German security company Avira has released free antivirus software for Apple Macs, joining a host of security software providers offering protection for OS X.Avira said Apple's market share for computers has increased, which

Published on: March 28th, 2012 Jeremy Kirk