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Thursday, 24 April 2014
Apple patches Heartbleed for base stations — OS X Beta Seed program now open to all — Before Macintosh there was Lisa and its incredible demo video — Really cheap software bundle... read more
Wednesday, 23 April 2014
Apple Store logo leaves start going green in honour of Earth Day — Apple offers free recycling of its products worldwide — Apple pushes OS X security update, Safari 7.0.3 — SimCity 4 Deluxe Edition reigns supreme on Mac — Leaked technical data indicates 40 Gbps transfer rates coming with Thunderbolt 3.0 — New tactical shooter on the Mac — 1Password for Mac updated... read more
Tuesday, 22 April 2014
Apple renewable energy use grows from 35 to 95 percent in less than 4 years — Ahead of earnings, analysts anticipate uptick in Mac sales and slight downturn in iPad sales... read more
Monday, 21 April 2014
Apple adds med star to its staff — A roundup of recent hardware reviews on TUAW... read more
Sunday, 20 April 2014
Even more Earth-like planet — Putting your money on the future of tech — Wind monster in Scotland — Scientists to power homes with toilet flushes — Magic material is both a reflecting mirror and a see through window... read more
Saturday, 19 April 2014
Apple offering chance to buy unclaimed WWDC tickets — John Sculley regrets ousting Steve Jobs — Sketch 3 makes a great design tool even better — OmniOutliner 4 Pro review: top-notch Mac outliner gets a new interface — Pixelmator on sale, and getting new repair tool... read more
Thursday, 17 April 2014
When iPhoto isn't enough — Mac Pro still hard to get — Data swiped from LaCIe — Death of Steve Jobs prompted Samsung’s U-turn on Apple attack ads... read more
Wednesday, 16 April 2014
Mac Desks — And the opposite: a Mac graveyard — Cut and paste between Mac and iDevice — Apple antitrust compliance efforts slow, but picking up, monitor says — Microsoft’s new cheaper 365 subscription is Office on one (not 5) Mac & iPad... read more
Tuesday, 15 April 2014
Auburn University honours Tim Cook — Sid Meier's Civilization: Beyond Earth coming to Mac this year — Digital design app Sketch 3 released for Mac — Microsoft OneNote for Mac review: Compelling but not yet ready to compete with Evernote — Heartbleed and 1Password — TypeStatus beta tweak for Mac puts iMessage typing indicators in your menu bar... read more
Monday, 14 April 2014
Tim Cook versus discrimination — SimCity 4 Deluxe Edition incorporates Rush Hour expansion, exclusively in Mac App Store — Apple releases iMovie for Mac 10.0.3 with new sorting options, improved titles, more — Apple says Heartbleed security flaw did not affect its software or services — Connecting two Macs using Thunderbolt — Apple takes over hydroelectric plant project near its Oregon data centre — Apple hires new marketing muscle — Apple updates standalone FaceTime app for Snow Leopard users with connection bug fix — ... read more