Best Ultrabooks 2014: Apple 13-inch MacBook Air

The 2010 version MacBook Air could be considered to be the first Ultrabook since it is the notebook that inspired Intel to create the Ultrabook category for Windows notebooks. While calling the MacBook

Published on: June 27th, 2014 Alex Davies

Leaving Windows for Mac, but taking its best features with me

After recently witnessing my work laptop die after less than 15 minutes of being unplugged, I sent that e-mail to my IT administrator that many an office worker is tempted to write when

Published on: September 3rd, 2013 Brian Jackson

Apple to kill MobileMe on Saturday

Apple has again warned MobileMe subscribers that it will pull the plug on its sync and storage service at the end of this month.In an email to MobileMe subscribers on Saturday, Apple reminded

Published on: June 25th, 2012 Gregg Keizer

Facebook gets boost from new iOS 6 and WordPress integration

Apple's announcement that it's integrating Facebook into its operating system software should be welcome news for a social network that's taken a lot of hits in recent weeks."Facebook is a company that could use some

Published on: June 12th, 2012 IDG News Service

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

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

Why Apple’s OS X is a resource and security nightmare

The Mac is back in the enterprise. Last year sales of Apple's flagship computer to business jumped substantially, growing 44 per cent compared in Q3 with a paltry 5.3 per cent increase for

Published on: March 9th, 2012 Mark Everett Hall

Microsoft reveals Lion’s share of Office for Mac problems

Microsoft last week confirmed that customers running Office for Mac will experience problems with the suite on Apple's new Lion operating system.The most serious of the bugs crashes Communicator when Office for Mac

Published on: July 25th, 2011 Gregg Keizer

A Mac pro’s 5 minute Lion configuration

By Christopher Breen Reader David Mitchell delves into the personal with this question about Lion. He writes: I'm planning to buy Lion and was curious about what pros like you do when you

Published on: July 20th, 2011 IDG News Service

10 ways Apple could improve Mac App Store

It’s been a week since the Mac App Store flung open its virtual doors, giving Mac users another avenue to shop for and download software for their computer. Apple hopes to emulate the

Published on: January 17th, 2011 Macworld Staff

Apple to launch Mac App Store Jan. 6

Apple today announced that it would open its Mac App Store on Jan. 6, 2011, beating its self-imposed deadline by several weeks. Earlier reports had incorrectly pegged the opening to Monday, Dec. 13.

Published on: December 17th, 2010 Gregg Keizer

8 online backup services that save your data … and bacon

But what about when the worst happens? When fire strikes, a lightning bolt fries your computers and backup drives, or a burglar runs away with the goods? A drive stored offsite helps--but the

Published on: November 16th, 2009 Glenn Fleishman

Ten ways to turn your Mac into a lean, mean, agile machine…right now

Apple Inc. hasn't done much talking about Snow Leopard, the next-generation update to Mac OS X that's due to be released in 2009 (possibly within the first quarter of the year).But in what

Published on: December 15th, 2008 Ryan Faas