Microsoft released a pair of updates today for its Office for Mac suites – both Office for Mac 2008, and Office for Mac 2011. The updates address “critical security issues” within the suites, and also improve security overall. Notably, it even includes a fix for a particularly nasty bug that could allow an attacker to overwrite files on your Mac.
We reported last week that Staples would begin selling Apple accessories in its stores. Now there are indications that they’ll be selling a broader range of products, such as Macs, iPads, and iPhones.
Despite the increasing number of competing cloud storage platforms available, Dropbox remains one of the most popular by far – and today, they’ve released a completely redesigned version of their desktop app to make the service even better! Dropbox 2.0 features an all-new drop-down interface, improved file sharing, the ability to accept or decline shared files from your menu bar, and more.
Skateboarding, rollerblading, anything involving wheels underfoot for me at least is a big no-no. So while this skateboard made out of PowerMac G5 carcass looks pretty cool, it’s probably an absolute death trap for a noob like me.
Apple has added the mid-2007 Macbook and the 2005 PowerMac G5 to its list of ‘vintage’ machines, which means that Apple will no longer service them, except in California.
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I’m simply going to show you two photos, then you can make your own mind up about the ‘influence’ the Macbook Air had in the Chromebook.
There haven’t been a lot of real rumors regarding the next version of Apple’s beastly, goliath-like Mac Pro, other than a statement from Tim Cook claiming something of the sort would launch in 2013 – but an unconfirmed report from Bright Side of News may have provided the first tangible details about the next-gen desktop.
Apple quietly released a new, updated version of their 21.5-inch base-level iMac today, with a cheaper $1099 price tag ($200 less than the consumer base pricing). The machine is specifically targeted towards educational institutions, and uses a less expensive Intel Core i3 processor, and an integrated Intel HD Graphics 4000 chip rather than the usual discrete GPU.
Here’s something you don’t see every day. A new Mac Pro video card! AMD is showing off a Mac version of the Sapphire HD 7950 graphics card at the CeBit trade show in Hannover, Germany.
It appears that Apple is finally catching up with demand for their ultra-thin new iMacs, despite facing initial production issues and supply constraints for the devices. After recently updating their iMac ship times to 1-3 days, Apple has now improved their estimates once again to reflect 24-hour ship times in their North American online stores.
Apple has once again taken it upon themselves to fix Sun Microsystems’ Java plugin for OS X, releasing yet another update to correct security issues in the plugin. Interestingly, Apple’s update only patches Java SE 6, while a separate update direct from Sun Microsystems is also available to patch issues in the Java 7 runtime.
Building a Hackintosh – a non-Apple computer that runs Mac OS X – has gotten progressively easier over the years, thanks to tools like UniBeast and others (which do most of the hard work for users). A company called Quo Computer aims to make the process even easier with a new custom motherboard called Project Q.
Shipping times for the 21.5-in iMac had slipped to 2-3 weeks back in January, and 27-in iMac supplies have been tight ever since its November debut, but shipping times improved over the weekend, with both models showing shipping times of 1 – 3 days from Apple’s online store.
We’ve been extremely excited about Leap’s gesture-based controller since we first heard about it in May of 2012 – and after almost a year of waiting, Leap Motion has announced that the revolutionary new gesture controller will finally hit shelves at Best Buy on May 19th.
Yup, there’s another Java vulnerability you should know about. Researchers from security firm FireEye are warning users of yet another new Java zero-day vulnerability.