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Another Downer for RIM: Hit With $147.2 Million Verdict in Patent Lawsuit

Posted on 16/07/2012 by Chris Hauk


Research in Motion has taken another hit during its current downward spiral. A northern California jury has directed RIM to pay $147.2 million in damages over a remote management system for wireless devices, says an attorney for the plaintiff, Mformation Technologies Inc.


Apple Taking Action Against ‘Free In-App Purchase’ Hack

Posted on 16/07/2012 by J. Glenn Künzler

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Following last week’s report that a Russian hacker had discovered how to cheat developers out of payment for In-App Purchase items, Apple has now begun taking action to permanently disable the hack.


New Apple Barcelona Store Features a Unique Logo

Posted on 16/07/2012 by Chris Hauk


The construction barriers that surround the soon-to-open Apple retail store in Barcelona have an unique company logo that was custom made to fit into the neighborhood where the store is being constructed.


OS X Mountain Lion Likely to Launch on July 25

Posted on 16/07/2012 by J. Glenn Künzler


There’s good news this morning for those of you excited about Apple’s forthcoming release of OS X Mountain Lion. Apple has scheduled an overnight update with its employees on the 24th of July, suggesting that the release might drop on the 25th.


How to Password Protect Files or Folders On Your Mac

Posted on 15/07/2012 by J. Glenn Künzler

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We all have secrets. Some of us keep those secrets on our Macs – but how do you keep prying eyes away from those secrets? We’ll show you how to password protect your files to keep them safe!


12 Interesting Facts About Apple

Posted on 14/07/2012 by Guest Author


Apple has produced a lot of iconic products over the years, including some of the most popular products available today – but there are a few things you might not know about Apple! Here’s a list of 10 little-known facts about our favorite “fruit company!”


Wallpaper Weekends: Celebrating Olympic Games Host, London!

Posted on 14/07/2012 by Jim Gresham


Wallpaper Weekends is a series that works to bring you stunning, high quality wallpapers for your iPad, iPhone, and/or iPod Touch. The world is quickly preparing for the 2012 London Olympics and we at MacTrast are too!


Apple Responds to Hack Enabling ‘Free’ in-App Purchases

Posted on 13/07/2012 by J. Glenn Künzler

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Following an earlier report that a hacker had managed to circumvent Apple’s in-app purchase system, allowing users to download in-app content without paying, Apple has now begun investigating the matter.


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