In an announcement posted to Apple's developer portal on Friday, the notified app makers that all Mac App Store submissions will soon be restricted from using garbage collection in favor of the Automatic Reference Counting (ARC) compiler feature.
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An internal software security research team at Google has publicly revealed three of recently-discovered zero-day exploits in Apple's Mac OS X desktop operating system, though the severity of each vulnerability is unknown.
According to Apple analyst Gene Munster, these are the company's top-5 priorities in order of importance: iPhone iOS Apple Watch Mac Emerging What's missing? The iPad. "We believe that at this point, the iPad is largely just an offshoot...Show More Summary
Intel's chip launch schedule shows us what Apple's Mac launch plans could look like.
Legendary game designer Sid Meier is set to release his newest turn-based game later this spring with support for Apple's Mac and iPad, while Google's forthcoming Google Calendar app for iOS --?the first Google-designed native app for the web calendar service -- has been detailed in new, leaked screenshots.
Amid increasing chatter that Apple may consider migrating the Mac to its own in-house ARM processors, Intel CEO Brian Krzanich on Friday characterized the two firms' relationship as "strong" and reiterated Intel's strategy of competing for business based on performance, price, and reliability.
One month after receiving a first patent reassignment from Israel-based 3D mapping R&D firm PrimeSense, Apple on Tuesday was granted another property detailing possible software implementations to go along with previously outlined motion-sensing hardware.
According to its quarterly PC report for the fourth quarter of 2014, research firm IDC found Apple sold some 5.8 million Macs over the three-month period, bucking an overall negative trend for the market.
Apple saw an increase in its U.S. PC shipments during the recent holiday quarter, according to PC shipping estimates from Gartner. Apple shipped over 2.1 million Macs in 4Q14, up from 1.9 million Macs in 4Q13, marking an 11.5 percent increase. Show More Summary
Apple’s Mac operating system is generally considered to be secure, but German security researchers have discovered what appears to be an oversight in how OS X 10.10 Yosemite’s overhauled search feature, Spotlight, handles remote content loading in messages through the default Mail app. As Ars Technica reports, Spotlight search on OS X Yosemite appears to be overriding […]
One of the biggest advantages Microsoft's Windows platform has over Apple’s Mac operating system is its seemingly limitless choices. Windows laptops come in all different colors, shapes, sizes, and prices, while Apple doesn’t really offer a budget option for its customers. Show More Summary
Professional video editors and filmmakers have raved about G-Technology’s hard drives for over a decade. These users — day-one adopters of Apple’s Mac Pro and MacBook Pro computers — need a lot of hard disk space, fast interfaces, and above all else, reliability. Losing part or all of a project can kill a movie, so nothing is left to chance […]
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