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OS X Security Flaw Can Allow an Attacker Root Access to Your Mac

Posted on 29/08/2013 by Chris Hauk

A bug that was discovered in Mac OS X five months ago, and is still as yet unaddressed , can allow attackers to bypass the usual authentication process by tweaking specific clock and user timestamp settings, giving the intruder almost unlimited access to the Mac’s files.

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Parallels Access: The Easy Way to Run Mac or PC Apps on your iPad!

Posted on 29/08/2013 by J. Glenn Künzler

Parallels, makers of the popular Parallels Desktop virtual machine software, has launched a brand new iPad app called Parallels Access. The app, which requires am $80 per year subscription service, might be one of the most unique new apps we’ve seen in a while, allowing iPad users to run Mac or Windows apps on their device almost as if the apps were native.

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Twitter iOS App Updated With ‘Conversations’ Redesign

Posted on 28/08/2013 by Chris Hauk

Twitter has updated its iOS app, bringing it up to version 5.1. The update brings a redesign of the look of Conversations within the app. Conversations should now be easier to find, as they are now indicated with a blue line in the Twitter timeline.

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Apple Acquires Swedish Data Compression Startup

Posted on 28/08/2013 by Chris Hauk

Apple has reportedly acquired AlgoTrim, a Swedish startup that specializes in data compression, specifically JPEG compression techniques to allow faster processing of images on mobile devices.

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