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  • Apple Macs, iPads, iPhones vulnerable to new malware November 6, 2014

    Bangalore: Cyber security software maker Palo Alto Networks said it discovered a new family of malware affecting Apple's OS X desktop and iOS mobile operating systems. The new family of malware, dubbed WireLurker, "marks a new era in malware across Apple's mobile and desktop platforms," the company said in a statement. WireLurker...
  • Microsoft promises to release a new version of its Office software package for Macs next year November 1, 2014

    San Francisco: After a long wait, Microsoft says it plans to release a new version of its popular Office software package for Mac computers - but not until next year. Microsoft did release one component, the Outlook email program, through the company's Office 365 subscription service, which costs $100 a year....
  • Ideas that Apple stole for its Macs, iPods, iPhones, iPads, OS October 27, 2014

    Apple co-founder Steve Jobs is widely credited for revolutionising personal computing, but then not all of the tech visionary's revolutionary ideas were original. The list of the ideas that Apple stole from others is long and it covers many of the leading products that the Cupertino technology giant has produced....
  • Apple's new Mac operating system OS X Yosemite now available as a free download October 16, 2014

    New Delhi: Apple made its new Mac operating system, Yosemite, available as a free download starting Thursday. Apple's Mac operating system Yosemite, named after the national park, gets a new design and better ways to exchange files. The new Mac OS lets users search for content on the computer and on...
  • Apple's thinner, lighter iPads coming on October 16: What we know so far October 16, 2014

    Cupertino: Apple expected to unveil new iPads at an event Thursday, as the company tries to drive excitement amid slowing demand for tablet computers. Apple may also announce a new Mac operating system and possibly new Mac computers. Watchers also await a possible launch date for Apple Pay, the company's...
  • Apple sends out invites for October 16 event, new iPads, Macs expected October 9, 2014

    San Francisco: Apple on Wednesday sent out invitations to an October 16 event expected to spotlight updates to its line of iPad tablet computers. The gathering is set for an auditorium on Apple's main campus in the Silicon Valley city of Cupertino and comes on the heels of a major launch...
  • Mac users not at risk from the 'Shellshock' computer bug: Apple September 27, 2014

    Boston: Apple said the vast majority of Mac computer users are not at risk from the recently identified "Shellshock" computer bug, which security experts have warned affect operating systems, including Mac's OS X. "The vast majority of OS X users are not at risk," Apple spokesman Bill Evans said late Thursday...
  • Apple to launch new iPad, iPad mini, OS X Yosemite on October 21 September 18, 2014

    Apple is set to launch two new iPads and release the next version of its Mac operating system at its next event on October 21, a Daily Dot report said, citing sources familiar with the matter. The company plans to unveil the sixth generation of its iPad and the third edition...
  • Yosemite: 20 breathtaking photos of the national park the latest Apple Mac OS X version is named after June 3, 2014

    The next Mac operating system will be called Yosemite, after the national park, now that Apple is naming it after California locales rather than cats. The Yosemite National Park covers an area of 3,026.87 square kilometres in the central eastern portion of the US state of California. These images are...
  • Apple's iOS 8, Mac OS X Yosemite bring Macs, iPhones, iPads closer June 3, 2014

    San Francisco: Apple on Monday unveiled new operating software it hopes will create a seamless experience for users flitting between its coveted mobile devices and popular Macintosh computers. A next generation operating system called Yosemite and new iOS 8 software for iPads, iPhones and iPod devices were unveiled before 6,000 developers...
  • Apple WWDC 2014: What to expect at Apple's big event today June 2, 2014

    New Delhi: Apple on Monday kicks off its developers conference, where the focus will be on software in iPhones, iPads, iPods and Macintosh computers with scant hope for the next big thing. In trademark style, Apple has remained mum about what it will unveil at the keynote presentation opening a soldout...
  • Apple issues fix for security flaw on Mac computers February 26, 2014

    San Francisco: Apple Inc has issued fixes for a security flaw in its Macintosh computers that allows hackers to intercept data such as email, patching a major and embarrassing glitch that came to light several days ago. The security update for users of Apple's OS X computer operating software follows a...
  • Apple promises fix 'very soon' for Macs with failed encryption February 23, 2014

    San Francisco: Apple Inc said it would issue a software update "very soon" to cut off the ability of spies and hackers to grab email, financial information and other sensitive data from Mac computers. Confirming researchers' findings late Friday that a major security flaw in iPhones and iPads also appears in...
  • Watch Steve Jobs demo the first Apple Mac back in 1984 January 27, 2014

    It's been 30 years since Apple unveiled its first Macintosh, which is believed to introduce realworld metaphors such as using a trash can to delete files, fonts and other tools once limited to professional printers. Most importantly, it made computing and publishing easy enough for everyday people to learn and...
  • Apple's Mac turns 30: On January 24, 1984 Apple sparked a computing revolution January 24, 2014

    New York: Look around. Many of the gadgets you see drew inspiration from the original Mac computer. Computers at the time typically required people to type in commands. Once the Apple Macintosh came out 30 years ago Friday, people could instead navigate with a graphical user interface. Available options were organised...
  • Apple starts taking orders for its allnew Mac Pro December 19, 2013

    New Delhi: Apple announced the allnew Mac Pro will be available to order starting December 19. The allnew Mac Pro features the latest Intel Xeon processors, dual workstationclass GPUs, PCIebased flash storage and ultrafast ECC memory. The Mac Pro, long considered a work horse among graphics and film professionals, is now...
  • JPMorgan's $5 billion settlement doesn't end its troubles October 26, 2013

    Washington: The $5.1 billion that JPMorgan Chase has agreed to pay hardly ends its legal troubles over mortgage securities it sold. It's merely a down payment. JPMorgan still faces heavy financial burdens. The bank has set aside $23 billion to cover legal costs and it may need it all. In a statement...
  • Apple's OS X Mavericks review: Offers much more you won't see, but might feel October 24, 2013

    San Francisco: There isn't one thing that jumps out with Apple's new Mac operating system, known as Mavericks and that's a good thing. Mavericks has plenty of modest refinements that add up to a system well worth the upgrade even if Apple weren't giving it away for free. Many...
  • Border dispute not 'easy issue' to tackle, says Indian PM October 22, 2013

    Asserting that the commitment of the Indian and Chinese leadership to maintain peace on the frontiers is an important guarantor for progress, Prime Minister Manmohan Singh has said the border dispute is not an "easy issue" to tackle and will take time to resolve. "This is not an easy issue and...
  • Apple sends out October 22 iPad event invites; iPad 5, iPad Mini 2 expected October 16, 2013

    New Delhi: Apple is holding an event in San Francisco on October 22 to announce new products likely updated iPads. The company announced its most recent iPads around this time last year. The announcement included a smaller version, called the Mini, for the first time. Invitations sent to the media...
  • Nelson Mandela responding to treatment, says Jacob Zuma September 3, 2013

    Ailing former South African president Nelson Mandela was responding to treatment although he remained critical, said President Jacob Zuma on Tuesday. Mandela, who was discharged from hospital on September 1, had reached a point of progress that allowed him to receive treatment at home, Zuma told media persons. However, Zuma acknowledged that...
  • South Africa: Mandela in critical condition, says presidency June 24, 2013

    Johannesburg: The South African presidency said the health condition of Nelson Mandela has become critical. The office of President Jacob Zuma said that the president had visited the 94yearold antiapartheid leader on Sunday evening and was informed by the medical team that Mandela's condition had become critical in the past...
  • Apple WWDC highlights: iOS 7, OS X Mavericks, iTunes Radio June 11, 2013

    New York: The software running Apple's iPhones and iPads is getting a new look and several new features. The Mac is borrowing more functionality from mobile devices. New MacBook Airs are out, and a new Internet radio service will be coming this fall. Apple announced these offerings and more during...
  • Apple unveils iOS 7, OS X Mavericks, new Mac Pro, iTunes Radio June 11, 2013

    New Delhi: Apple made as many as six major product announcements at the opening keynote of its annual developers conference. The new Apple releases and announcements include iOS 7, OS X Mavericks, iTunes Radio, iWork for iCloud, new MacBook Air and an all new Mac Pro. iOS 7 Apple says the iOS...
  • Apple's new OS X Mavericks announced; coming this fall June 11, 2013

    New Delhi: Apple released a developer preview of OS X Mavericks, the 10th major release of Apple's OS X. With more than 200 new features, OS X Mavericks brings Maps and iBooks to the Mac, introduces Finder Tags and Tabs, enhances multidisplay support for power users. It also includes an all...
  • Mandela responds to treatment, breathing 'without difficulty' March 30, 2013

    Johannesburg: Revered antiapartheid icon and former South African President Nelson Mandela was "breathing without difficulty" after being treated for pneumonia, the Presidency said on Saturday as the 94yearold leader spent a third day at an undisclosed hospital. "Doctors advise that due to the lung infection former President Mandela had developed...
  • Hackers who targeted Facebook attack Apple, infect Macs February 20, 2013

    Boston: Apple was recently attacked by hackers who infected Macintosh computers of some employees, the company said Tuesday in an unprecedented disclosure describing the widest known cyber attacks targeting Apple computers used by corporations. Unknown hackers infected the computers of some Apple workers when they visited a website for software developers...
  • Apple blocks Java on Macs due to security threat February 1, 2013

    New York: Some Mac users were taken by surprise on Thursday as their computers stopped running programs written using the Java programming language after Apple blocked Java due to security problems. Java allows programmers to write a wide variety of Internet applications and other software programs and run them on most...