The identification of the "Meltdown" and "Spectre" vulnerabilities in Intel- and ARM-based processors -- including chips used in Apple's Macs, iPhones, and iPads -- can be credited almost entirely to a Google security researcher in his early 20s, Jann Horn.
Apple's Mac shipments grew 7.3 percent year-on-year during the December quarter, pushing marketshare from 7.7 percent to 8.2 percent -- outpacing the PC industry as a whole.
Apple's Mac password troubles aren't over yet. Users have discovered that it's possible to change Mac App Store preferences in macOS High Sierra using any password. You do need to login as an administrator, which is supposed to unlock...Show More Summary
Both Intel- and ARM-based processors can be susceptible to various hacks, known as Meltdown and Spectre, affecting Macs, iPhones, iPads, and even Apple TVs. Apple has already implemented some fixes, with more to come, but there's a lot to unravel. AppleInsider is here to explain the situation in our latest video.
Apple this evening has officially released a statement on the Meltdown and Spectre bugs affecting ARM and Intel processors. In a new support document, Apple says that ‘all Mac systems and iOS devices are affected’ by the vulnerability, but that there are no known exploits impacting customers right now… more…
Preservationists have extracted the source code and some launch software for Apple's Mac predecessor, the Apple Lisa, and are intending to make it available from the Computer History Museum after Apple examines and releases it for publication.
How do you set up, configure, and use your Apple AirPods with iPhone, iPad, Apple Watch, Mac, Apple TV, and more? Like this! AirPods are the future of headphones, at least as far as Apple is concerned. Each one has a W1 chipset thatShow More Summary
Advanced Micro has a chance to boost its margins through a better mix of product in 2018, including its "Epyc" server chip and its GPUs for graphics in Apple's Mac, among things to look forward to, according to a report this morning from Macquarie's Srini Pajjuri, who raised his rating to the equivalent of Hold from Sell.
It seems like Apple’s Mac product line is nearing its end. Rumor has it that Mac will be phased out and will be replaced by iPads. People are speculating that Apple is dropping hints in the latest iPad Pro commercial. In the commercial,...Show More Summary
Well-connected KGI analyst Ming-Chi Kuo told investors Apple is aiming to bring the liquid crystal polymer circuit boards found in iPhone X and iPhone 8 devices to the Apple Watch and Mac, 9to5Mac reports. Kuo claims Apple is working...Show More Summary
Market research firm Gartner today is out with its latest data compiled during the third quarter of 2017. The data shows the overall PC industry continue to decline, with Apple also falling and facing increasing competition… more…
Following the downward spiral of the overall PC market, Apple's Mac sales continued to atrophy in the third calendar quarter of 2017 to put the company at fifth place among fellow vendors, according to fresh estimates from research firm Gartner.
The latest version of Apple’s Mac operating system, High Sierra, was released last week and includes a ton of new features and performance enhancements. It’s full of tweaks to essential apps like Safari, but the remarkable stuff is under-the-hood: a brand-new file system, as well as the groundwork for virtual-reality experiences. Show More Summary
The snow leopard (the large cat, not Apple’s Mac OS) has officially been downgraded from “endangered” to “vulnerable.” Preservation efforts are paying off, according to the International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN), […] The post Snow Leopards No Longer Endangered, Still Threatened appeared first on Geek.com.
Two years ago I was lousy at organizing web bookmarks. If I found an article I wanted to read later, a recipe or anything else I couldn’t attend to right then and there, it went into Dock in Apple’s Mac … Continued Post written by David Caolo
Intel today has announced its newest workstation class processors with the Xeon W family. The new processors replace the previous E5 series that was used in Apple’s Mac Pro and could be used in Apple’s upcoming modular Mac Pro. more...
Intel's next-generation processor lineup goes from Kaby Lake to Coffee Lake, Ice Lake, and Cannon Lake — but what do those names mean and what improvements will they offer? Intel CPUs have been at the heart of Apple's Mac laptops and desktops since the switch from PowerPC back in 2006. Show More Summary
Apple’s Mac sales could use a shot in the arm. While a small group of die-hards are eagerly waiting to snatch up the $5,000 iMac Pro and whatever Apple has in store for the Mac Pro next year, the majority of Mac users are opting to spend their money on iPads or new iPhones instead. Show More Summary