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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 …

MacBook Pro Supplies Run Low Ahead Of Redesign MacBook Pro Supplies Run Low Ahead Of Redesign

Stocks of the 15-inch MacBook Pro are starting to dwindle as the rumored release of an updated version of Apple’s popular notebooks approaches. Reports began circulating in late February that the MacBook Pro line was getting a redesign in April. …

Free Tools Remove Flashback Trojan From Macs Free Tools Remove Flashback Trojan From Macs

Last week we brought you news of the Flashback botnet, a particularly nasty piece of malware that infects users’ computers by way of a Java vulnerability that allows it to be installed just by visiting an infected website. Shortly after …

Mac Virus: Keep Calm And Use Backup Mac Virus: Keep Calm And Use Backup

Mac fans everywhere have felt the pain of Windows users recently with a lovely little virus–the Flashback botnet–which affects a vulnerability in Java. It’s the second hit in just a few months for Apple lovers, coming after the arrest of …

Apple Updates Java Again Following Flashback News Apple Updates Java Again Following Flashback News
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Yesterday we brought you news of an alarming piece of malware targeting Macs. The Flashback trojan uses a vulnerability in Java to install on users’ computers without the user’s knowledge or consent. While nearly all malware designed to attack Macs …

Flashback Botnet Infects Over Half A Million Macs Flashback Botnet Infects Over Half A Million Macs

In the perennial Mac vs. PC debate, Mac users have always been able to cite one incontrovertible fact as an argument for their side: the Mac is far less susceptible than a Windows-based PC to viruses and other forms of …