Apple fixed a critical security issue in Macintosh computers with an automatic and "seamless" update on Monday Given that the bug could have potentially allowed hackers to get control of a Mac remotely, Apple pushed the fix with itsShow More Summary
At next week's Chaos Communication Congress in Germany, a researcher will demonstrate a method in which a malicious actor could use a specially-crafted Thunderbolt device to inject a bootkit -- which could survive nearly any attempt to remove it --?into the EFI boot ROM of any Mac with a Thunderbolt port.
While Apple has again chosen to forgo offering discounts on its products this Black Friday in favor of offering iTunes Gift Cards, many Apple Authorized Resellers and big-box retailers are competing aggressively for the business of Apple shoppers. Here's how to quickly and easily find the lowest prices anywhere on your iPad or Mac of choice.
The iOS App Store drove the iPhone and iPad to unprecedented success, but porting the concept to the Mac hasn't gone so smoothly. Chalk it up to good timing, but hardly anyone expected serious problems for Apple's Mac App Store when it opened its doors in early 2011. Read Full Story
Apart from thinning to reflect the miniaturization of technologies inside, Apple’s Macs are timeless—their aluminum bodies complement or upgrade even modern offices. If you’re looking to accentuate your Mac’s near-future leanings, Nimbus Lighting’s Force One LED Floor Lamps ($2,200 and up) offer some luxurious options. Show More Summary
Apple’s Mac marketshare hit record highs during the third calendar quarter of 2014, according to research firm IDC. Official numbers from the firm’s quarterly PC tracker show that Apple’s Q3 shipments topped 2.34 million Macs moved during the quarter in the U.S., giving it 13.4 percent market share and putting it in third place behind HP and Dell. That’s the best… Read More
Mac App Store users browsing the software shop tonight are starting to notice a few aesthetic changes, as seen in the screenshots above and below. Like the recent iTunes Store facelift, the Mac App Store redesign features lighter fonts, a sparse white background, and thin gray separators. The updated design is currently showing on the […]
Microsoft's upcoming wearable fitness tracker was accidentally leaked online Wednesday when the company's first-party syncing app was posted to Apple's Mac App Store, disclosing a few key features of the unannounced device.
In an effort to extend the useful life of the iconic aluminum-bodied Apple Power Mac G5 (2003-2006), designer Klaus Geiger has created BENCHMA[®]C, a line of furniture made out of Power Mac G5 cases. To convert the computers into furniture, Geiger first removes the internals. He then adds drawers to the cases, and pairs the […]
Last week, we saw Apple unveil their newest Mac mini and now that the device is out, the true analysis can begin. We’re going to learn a lot more about benchmarks, teardowns and bill of materials over the next little while. (...)Read the rest of Apple’s Mac Mini Has Soldered RAM Chip © Coolest Gadget […]
5.5 million OS X machines hauled in more fruity cash than fondleslabs Peak tablet In case you'd forgotten that Apple is making money hand over fist, the company announced on Monday yet another record financial quarter – thanks to its iPhones and Macs, but no thanks to its iPads.…
The Apple Power Mac G5 was an iconic computer — but, launched back in 2003, it’s since been superseded by the Mac Pro. So what better way to celebrate its long and useful life than using its bold looks elsewhere in the office? More »
The new Mac mini is more powerful than before, now starting at just $500, and can be configured with a 1TB SSD for $700.
Major Apple accessory maker Belkin on Tuesday announced the Thunderbolt 2 Express Dock HD, a Thunderbolt 2-equipped successor to the company's original Thunderbolt Express Dock that allows users to connect up to eight additional devices to their Mac with a single cable.
From the BBC:The flaw has been found in a software component known as Bash, which is a part of many Linux systems as well as Apple's Mac operating system. The bug, dubbed Shellshock, can be used to remotely take control of almost any...Show More Summary
At just under two years since its last update, the Mac mini seems to have become the forgotten part of Apple's Mac lineup, with a number of fans of the small desktop waiting for any word of a potential update. As they typically are with...Show More Summary