You’ve probably already seen our coverage of the first iBooks for Mac preview, released by Apple alongside OS X Mavericks Developer Preview 5 – we’ve even posted a visual tour of screenshots. However, for those of you that prefer a little more visual flair, developer Nick Pomes has just posted something even better – a complete hands-on guided tour!
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President Barack Obama today announced plans to limit the U.S. government surveillance programs that have come under criticism since leaks by a former spy agency contractor, pledging more transparency in such surveillance programs.
Do you ever get frustrated of going into Dashboard every time you want to access a widget with important information? There’s good news – with a simple Terminal command and the click of the mouse you can have any widget you like run outside of the Dashboard.
BlackBerry is reported to be giving a lot of thought to the idea of taking the company private, much as Michael Dell is attempting to do at computer maker Dell.
Friday is going to be a big day in court for Apple, as it will send its battalion of lawyers out in full force to deal with its numerous legal issues.
Wondering what’s new or different in the iOS 7 Beta 5 update Apple released to developers this week? It appears to be the most substantial update so far – and includes dozens of welcome changes!
AdAge reports that popular music platform Vevo is working on a channel for Apple TV. The channel will offer 24/7 music videos, and will most likely be ad-supported.
Samsung’s “tribute” to Apple’s Passbook app has debuted on the Google Play Store. The app gives owners of select Galaxy devices the ability to store tickets, coupons, and anything else Samsung got an idea to include while perusing the Passbook app.
Politco reports that President Barack Obama and technology executives, including Apple CEO Tim Cook, met this week to discuss the subject of government surveillance.
Microsoft continues to take desperate potshots at Apple’s popular iPad, releasing a new commercial comparing the Surface RT to the fourth-generation iPad. The ad highlights pricing and size differences between the two devices.
When running a copy of OS X using Parallels Desktop for Mac, it appears at first glance that the software prevents you from using one of the significant features of the OS – the Recovery partition! Fortunately, you needn’t worry about such things any longer – Parallels has got your back, and has posted a handy tutorial describing exactly how to boot into Recovery Mode using Parallels.
Analytics firm ForSee has released the results of their most recent customer satisfaction survey of streaming video services, and it shows Apple’s iTunes is still holding on to first place. Barely.
It’s no secret that Google’s Android platform has a serious fragmentation problem – there are such a massive number of factors in play that developers have to do one hell of a tap dance to develop and test apps for the platform. The folks at British network-testing firm OpenSignal have published a detailed new series of charts putting the matter in perspective.
While veteran smartphone owners are definitely all about the iPhone when it comes time to upgrade, first-time smartphone buyers just aren’t as drawn to Apple’s smartphone. A new study also shows that those that are late-comers to the smartphone ranks are more price-conscious and may hold on to their devices longer than long-time smartphone users.
The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit handed down a ruling in favor of Apple on Wednesday, reinstating the company’s complaint against Google-owned Motorola Mobility in reference to two patents Apple owns.
A court filing on Wednesday saw five major U.S. book publishers objecting to the penalties proposed by the Department of Justice against Apple’s e-book business. They say the penalties would change the terms of their own settlements with the government over the matter.