The New York Times reports that Mac computer users at Apple and Facebook were most likely infected by malware when they visited an online forum for software developers.
Apple has disclosed that it was attacked by the same Chinese hacker group that targeted Facebook, and also said that an upcoming software update of OS X will protect users from the same type of attack.
Apple has just released iOS 6.1.2. Apple says the update addresses the Microsoft Exchange bug we reported last week. The update is available as an Over the Air update.
Apple’s recent job postings indicate that the company is still working to expand its team to address issues around its in-house Mapping system in use in its iOS 6 operating system.
As rumors abound that Apple is working on the next-generation iPad mini with Retina Display, some are estimating that adding the hi-res panel to the smaller tablet could raise the total parts cost for the device by 30%.
Taiwanese newspaper Economic Times is reporting that Apple is getting its ducks all in a row with suppliers for its next-generation MacBook Air.
Apple was the 3rd-largest consumer technology retailer in the U.S. for 2012, accounting for 20% of all domestic consumer technology sales.
Currently, Apple’s Lightning connector doesn’t transfer data at USB 3.0 speeds, even though it’s believed to be capable of doing it. Now, a recent listing on Apple’s jobs site could be hinting that the iOS device manufacturer is looking at adding USB 3.0 support for it’s new port.
Gizmodo has highlighted this awesome interactive map, which features every Apple part manufacturer worldwide. Based off Apple’s suppliers list, it also tells you where most of them are located (surprise, surprise, China).
Apple scaled its lobbying efforts in Washington D.C. back 13% in 2012. The company spent a mere $2 million, a fraction compared to rivals Google and Microsoft.
A new report from the Chitika ad network says there is close to a 50/50 split when comparing the North American web traffic share of Apple’s iPhone 5 and Samsung’s Galaxy S III, with iOS devices still accounting for the majority of the market.
In the latest Apple Store break in, the Boulder store was robbed after a ‘hooded bandit’ smashed the glass front with rocks before grabbing an estimated $64,000 worth of gear.
Apple released two new television spots for the iPad and the iPad mini over the weekend.
Today, we talk to Eric Pargac, co-producer and director of The Digressions. Pargac and his team have used Final Cut Pro Xvto develop the entirety of their web series and MacTrast is excited to get the details.
Claims by Inside Apple author Adam Lashinsky that Apple has an interesting “initiation” process, in which new hires are put to work on fake products in order to prove they can be trusted, are most likely untrue.
TechCrunch’s MG Siegler has a little bit more fuel to add to the Apple TV fire. Seigler reports that Apple seems to be moving much closer to pushing into the television industry, and that they are likely planning to bring third-party app support to the Apple TV some time this fall.