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Linus Torvalds Loves His Macbook Air

Posted on 24/04/2012 by Henry Taylor-Gill

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Linux inventor Linus Torvalds has revealed in an interview with TechCrunch that he adores his Macbook Air, calling it ‘special’.

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New Flashback Strain Showing Up on Macs

Posted on 24/04/2012 by Chris Hauk

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A new strain of Flashback, the malware that was found earlier this month infecting hundreds of thousands of Macs, has spawned a new strain, dubbed “Flashback.S”, it is being distributed in the wild. Like it’s elder sibling, it takes advantage of a vulnerability in Java that Apple has already patched.

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Proview/Apple iPad Settlement ‘Likely’

Posted on 24/04/2012 by Chris Hauk

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Comments from a Proview Technology lawyer shows that the company thinks it’s “likely” to make an out of court settlement with Apple over the iPad trademark dispute currently before the Guangdong High Court in southern China. A Proview attorney told the Associated Press that the company always expected to settle with Apple.

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Apple Releases OS X 10.7.4 Build 11E52 to Developers

Posted on 24/04/2012 by J. Glenn Künzler

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Apple has seeded a new pre-release version of OS X 10.7.4 to developers – the next incremental update to OS X Lion. As with previous build, this build lists no known issues, suggesting that Apple may be getting close to a public release.

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G-Male and Siri: A Love Story (Video)

Posted on 23/04/2012 by J. Glenn Künzler

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A new YouTube clip takes the Siri fun to a new direction, asking what would happen if Siri and Google’s own voice assistant feature met and fell in love.

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Microsoft Releases SkyDrive for Mac

Posted on 23/04/2012 by J. Glenn Künzler

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Following the recent release of SkyDrive for iOS, Microsoft has now released a new SkyDrive app for Windows and OS X Lion, bringing Dropbox-like file storage and management to their cloud storage service.

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Unlock Any Jailbroken iPhone in 12 Easy Steps (Video)

Posted on 23/04/2012 by J. Glenn Künzler

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A new workaround has been discovered that can unlock any jailbroken iPhone in 12 easy steps, allowing customers to switch between carriers at will regardless of whether or not they paid the full retail price for their iPhone.

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Analyst: Apple Likely to Discontinue 17-inch MacBook Pro

Posted on 23/04/2012 by Chris Hauk

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Analyst Ming-Chi Kuo, who has in the past accurately predicted Apple’s Mac product roadmap, published a report today saying that Apple may be getting ready to drop its 17-inch MacBook Pro from its lineup. The reason? Weak sales.

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