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Apple Hires Kapersky Labs To Test Mac Security Apple Hires Kapersky Labs To Test Mac Security

The Flashback malware threat that recently plagued Mac computers opened a lot of eyes to the fact that Apple’s computers may not be secure as their users have always believed. The Flashback malware attacked users’ Macs by means of a …

Diablo III Starter Edition Gives You A Taste Of Hell Diablo III Starter Edition Gives You A Taste Of Hell

I’m sure many gamers around the world are all going to call in sick tomorrow. Fun fact for bosses: They’re not sick, they’re just playing Diablo III all day. For those people who don’t already have it pre-ordered, chances are …

MacBook Pro Getting Retina Display? MacBook Pro Getting Retina Display?

There have been rumors for some time now that Apple’s MacBook Pro line would be getting an update sometime this year. While earlier reports suggested April, that obviously didn’t happen. Given how deep we are into May, a launch this …

Apple Releases Security Updates For OS X Snow Leopard, OS X Lion, And Safari Apple Releases Security Updates For OS X Snow Leopard, OS X Lion, And Safari

Yesterday Apple rolled out OS X 10.7.4 Lion along with updates to OS X 10.6 Snow Leopard and Safari. The main focus of these updates is security. Numerous security issues present in both operating systems are fixed, and Safari now …

OS X Mountain Lion May Be Coming In June OS X Mountain Lion May Be Coming In June
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The release of OS X Mountain Lion may be sooner than initially expected, according to recent reports concerning Apple’s latest hiring push. Until recently the only clue anyone had to the release date was Apple’s statement that it would be …

iPad Getting Multi-User Support Soon? iPad Getting Multi-User Support Soon?
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One of the most requested features of the iPad since its launch in 2010 has been the ability to set up multiple user accounts on it, just like on a computer. Apple, however, has continued to regard the iPad in …

Apple To Release $799 MacBook Air Next Quarter? Apple To Release $799 MacBook Air Next Quarter?
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Apple’s MacBook Air computer will be getting an update and a big price reduction in the third quarter to compete with the next generation of ultrabooks, according to a recent report. Citing “sources in the upstream supply chain,” DigiTimes is …

Bug In OS X Lion Stores User Passwords In Clear Text Bug In OS X Lion Stores User Passwords In Clear Text

A recently discovered security flaw in OS X Lion causes users’ login passwords to be stored in unencrypted plain text files. The files are accessible to anyone with the computer’s admin password. What’s more, with a little effort, someone who …

The Elder Scrolls Online Trailer Reminiscent Of Skyrim The Elder Scrolls Online Trailer Reminiscent Of Skyrim
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I’m just starting to get over the announcement of The Elder Scrolls Online yesterday and I’m beginning to accept it. While I still don’t think it’s a good idea to move an established single-player franchise into the MMO space, ZeniMax …

Elder Scrolls Online Announced, Coming To PC And Mac Next Year Elder Scrolls Online Announced, Coming To PC And Mac Next Year
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I’m going to be honest here – I hate MMOs. I find that they are derivative experiences that largely appeal to the lowest common denominator and more often than not tarnish a brand. That’s why I’m fuming today with the …

Blizzard Needs Players To Test StarCraft II Balance Tweaks Blizzard Needs Players To Test StarCraft II Balance Tweaks

A highly competitive game like StarCraft II needs to be careful about how it changes the core of the game. There are definitely exploits that need to be fixed and balancing that needs to be implemented, but you do so …

Flashback Malware Infection Dropping By 100,000 Macs Per Week Flashback Malware Infection Dropping By 100,000 Macs Per Week

Infection rates of the Flashback malware that was on over 650,000 Macs at the beginning of April have been in steep decline, according to the organization that discovered the malware in the first place. What’s more, thanks to the proliferation …

OS X Mountain Lion Developer Preview Gets Update, “Do Not Disturb” Feature OS X Mountain Lion Developer Preview Gets Update, “Do Not Disturb” Feature

Apple has released an update to the developer preview of their next operating system, OS 10.8 Mountain Lion. The new update doesn’t appear to add much in the way of features, but it does bring the OS one step closer …

Flashback Malware Netted Creators $10K Per Day Flashback Malware Netted Creators $10K Per Day
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The Flashback malware that infected over 600,000 Macs at the beginning of April netted its creators somewhere around $10,000 per day, according to recent data. The Flashback variant was discovered at the beginning of April and was one of the …

Mac App Store Hits 10,000 Available Apps Mac App Store Hits 10,000 Available Apps

When Apple launched the Mac App Store early last year, the goal was to bring to the Mac the same kind of simple, centralized software marketplace that is available on the iOS platform. While the Mac App Store (unlike the …

iMac Touch Gets The Concept Video Treatment iMac Touch Gets The Concept Video Treatment

We tend to take the touchscreen technology in the iPhone (and other iOS devices) for granted these days. When the original iPhone launched in 2007, though, it was a pretty big deal. What’s more, it sparked all manner of speculation …

One Of Every Five Macs Has Malware, Report Says One Of Every Five Macs Has Malware, Report Says
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Malware on the Mac has been a hot topic in recent weeks, thanks to the discovery at the beginning of the month of a variant of the Flashback botnet that was able to install on users’ computers without their knowledge …

Diablo III Open Beta Weekend Begins At Noon Diablo III Open Beta Weekend Begins At Noon

Can you believe it, Diablo III is almost upon us. The game comes out on May 15 and it’s looking to be a great comeback for the classic franchise as well as a great entry in the action RPG genre. …

Flashback Malware Still Infects 140,000 Macs, Not Dead Yet Flashback Malware Still Infects 140,000 Macs, Not Dead Yet

Tools to remove the Flashback malware variant that has been discovered on Mac computers this month have been effective, but the Flashback is not quite dead yet, according to a recent report. The malware, which originally infected upwards of 600,000 …

Google Drive Going Live Next Week Google Drive Going Live Next Week

Back in February we brought you news that Google was working on their own cloud storage service to compete with services like Dropbox. Subsequent rumors have consistently placed the service’s launch in April, though the initial target date of the …

Apple Releases Java Update To Remove Flashback Apple Releases Java Update To Remove Flashback

Earlier this week we brought you news that Apple was working on its own tool to detect and remove the recently discovered Flashback malware from the over 600,000 Macs that were infected. Today, Apple rolled out a new update to …