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Ashton Kutcher (You Know, Steve Jobs) Reportedly Eyeing Lenovo Gig Ashton Kutcher (You Know, Steve Jobs) Reportedly Eyeing Lenovo Gig

Remember those “I’m a Mac and I’m a PC” ads? Well, replace both John Hodgman and Justin Long with Ashton Kutcher and insert the new line “I’m here to sell you a PC, and also a movie about the guy …

Apple Hacked with Same Attack That Hit Facebook, Will Release Anti-Malware Tool for Infected Macs Apple Hacked with Same Attack That Hit Facebook, Will Release Anti-Malware Tool for Infected Macs

Facebook isn’t the only high-profile tech company reporting that hackers have targeted them. This time, it’s Apple. According to Reuters, Apple was hit with the same Java exploit that targeted Facebook employees last month (although the company didn’t release that …

Origin For Mac Alpha Client Released

EA today announced that the Origin client for Mac is coming along, and an alpha test of the software has begun. Gamers with a Mac can download the alpha today, though it will be available to only “a few thousand …

Google Seems To Prefer Macs To Chromebooks Google Seems To Prefer Macs To Chromebooks
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Google put out a video today showing “uncut” footage from inside one of its search quality meetings. This is interesting in and of itself, but I couldn’t help but notice that a lot of the Googlers in the meeting were …

Time Warner Cable Brings Streaming App To PCs And Macs Time Warner Cable Brings Streaming App To PCs And Macs
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In an attempt to stay relevant with the kids, Time Warner is bringing its streaming service to PCs and Macs. The service was originally only available for the iPad and iPhone. The software is currently in beta form and works …

Google Chrome For Mac May Hit Beta In December

Mac users who’ve been feeling left out since the introduction of Google Chrome (which occurred way back in September of 2008) may finally be set to receive a sort of nod of inclusion.  A Mountain View-based product manager has indicated that a beta version of Chrome for Mac will launch in December.

Skype Rolls Out New Features For Mac Users

Skype has released a new version of its VoIP software for Mac users.

The new version, Skype 2.8, allows callers on Skype to share what is on their screen by calling another Skype users and showing all or part of their screen to the other person.

"Screen sharing is all about bringing people closer together and having conversations around what people want to share," said Neil Stevens, Head of Consumer for Skype.

Apple Sells 2.2 Million Macs
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Apple said it shipped 2.2 million Macs in its second fiscal quarter of 2008, increasing sales by 51 percent over the same quarter in 2007.

Globally, Apple sold 856,000 desktops during the quarter, and 1.4 million notebooks-year-to-year increases of 37 percent and 61 percent respectively.  The total of 2.29 million Macs was just below the record 2.32 million sold in the last three months of 2007