Category: Apple/Macintosh

How to Hack iPhones and iPads in Less Than 60 Seconds 0

How to Hack iPhones and iPads in Less Than 60 Seconds

At the Black Hat USA 2013 conference, three Georgia Tech hackers showed everyone how to hack iPhones and iPads with malware imitating ordinary apps in less than 60 seconds using a “malicious charger.” Here...

Five Reasons for not purchasing an iPhone 5 0

Five Reasons for not purchasing an iPhone 5

Apple’s new iPhone 5 is out and once again there are questions if investing in the new iPhone 5 is really worth it. I haven’t used the new iPhone so I can’t pretend to...

Should You Buy an iPhone or an Android? 0

Should You Buy an iPhone or an Android?

Computer scientist, author and lecturer David Gewirtz wrote an interesting article today on ZDNet. He compares iPhone 4S to Android and expresses pros and cons of both platforms. Here’s the gist of his article...

Office 365 for Enterprise Service Descriptions 0

Office 365 for Enterprise Service Descriptions

Office 365 for Enterprise is a suite of Internet-based cloud services offered by Microsoft. There are a dozen different services that Microsoft offers. Here is an overview of these services. The detailed description documents...

Operating System Market Share 0

Operating System Market Share

According to netmarket.com, here is the latest operating system market share breakdown. If it weren’t for Mac’s 5% market share, Windows (91.09%) would pretty much be the only OS used around the world. With...

Is iPhone 4 Apple’s Katrina? 2

Is iPhone 4 Apple’s Katrina?

Apple has been on the hot seat lately with the iPhone 4 fiasco. I have written about iPhone several times lately and explained how Apple has publicly admitted that their signal bars on all...

Apple & AT&T Security Breaches…..Again! 0

Apple & AT&T Security Breaches…..Again!

I recently read an article by MVP Susan Bradley titled “iTunes account theft strikes close to home.” In her article Susan explained how someone used her credit card to make a purchase and Apple...

Apple Publicly Admits that iPhone Signal Bars are Fake 0

Apple Publicly Admits that iPhone Signal Bars are Fake

Today, in an open letter to public Apple finally admitted that the problems that iPhone users are experiencing are real. But Apple’s explanation is rather strange. They essentially say that although they know about...

Is iPhone 4 a Lemon? 0

Is iPhone 4 a Lemon?

Today I read Jason O’Grady’s review of his iPhone 4 on ZDNet titled “My iPhone 4 is a lemon, oh my!” With all the horror stories about Apple’s iPhone, from being notorious as one...

Linux infection proves Windows malware monopoly is over 0

Linux infection proves Windows malware monopoly is over

For some reason Apple and Linux users have a tendency to believe that their computers are immune from viruses and malware. I am not sure who spread this rumor (some people suggest it was...

Highly critical flaw found in Microsoft Excel 0

Highly critical flaw found in Microsoft Excel

Microsoft’s Excel application contains a vulnerability that could allow a remote attacker to gain access to a system. The flaw affects multiple versions of the spreadsheet software, including Excel 2000, 2002 and 2003, as...

Funny commercials from Apple 0

Funny commercials from Apple

Saw these 15 Apple commercials on youtube. You’ve probably seen most of them on TV but in case you missed them :).

iPhone Hacked 0

iPhone Hacked

By the time excited consumers were unwrapping their brand new iPhones, hackers had already found ways to hack into the iPhone. While AT&T had a nightmarish time dealing with activation problems, hackers are claiming...

Security managers: beware the iPhone 0

Security managers: beware the iPhone

Over the past one or two years, security professionals have attempted to raise awareness of the dangers associated with connecting smartphones, PDAs, iPods, and other devices to business network-connected endpoints. Some vendors stepped up...

Apple’s Safari browser now available for Windows XP/Vista 0

Apple’s Safari browser now available for Windows XP/Vista

Apple is offering it’s browser for Windows platform for the first time. The Safari 3.0.2 for Windows is in beta. The download is about 8.0MB. The default option downloads Safari with QuickTime so if...

Secure Your Data on Macs with PocketMac 0

Secure Your Data on Macs with PocketMac

PocketMac SecureNotes is an add-on Mac software that allows users to store encrypted data. It’s a database-driven tool that acts as a safe deposit box for Macintosh users. PocketMac SecureNotes allows Mac users to...

Running Windows XP on a Mac 0

Running Windows XP on a Mac

Just like people have always wanted to travel to the moon (and finally made it), people seem to have a fascination with running Windows XP on a Macintosh. The human race has finally conquered...

iTunes 7 Let’s You Download Movies 0

iTunes 7 Let’s You Download Movies

Apple has released the latest version of iTunes. Among other new features, iTunes version 7 now lets you buy Disney films from the iTunes Store. You can download the movies, watch them on your...

Microsoft Shelves its Virtual PC for Mac 0

Microsoft Shelves its Virtual PC for Mac

Microsoft is putting a halt to a version of its Virtual PC software for Intel-based Macs. The move comes after start-up Parallels introduced its own virtualization software for running Windows on a Mac, and...

Apple Announces Patches for 26 Major Security Flaws on Macs 0

Apple Announces Patches for 26 Major Security Flaws on Macs

Not Again! On May 11, 2006 Apple Computer announced 43 Mac OS X and QuickTime security patches (Security Update 2006-003). This included 31 flaws in the Mac OS X, most of them serious enough...

Run Your Favorite Windows Apps on Macs 0

Run Your Favorite Windows Apps on Macs

CodeWeavers’ latest Windows-compatibility product is on its way. Intended for Intel Mac OS X machines, CrossOver Mac will allow Mac users to run their favorite Windows applications seamlessly on their Mac, without the need...

Parallels Workstation 2.1 Beta2 for Mac OS X 0

Parallels Workstation 2.1 Beta2 for Mac OS X

Parallels has launched a new beta program, the first virtualization solution specifically designed to work with Intel-powered Apple computers. Parallels Workstation 2.1 Beta2 for Mac OS X is NOT simply a “dual-boot” solution; rather,...

Hacker Gets XP to Run on Inel-based Mac 1

Hacker Gets XP to Run on Inel-based Mac

A video, published online by Narf, shows an iMac booting into various stages of the WindowsXP installation and directly to the desktop. The video is somewhat edited in that you don’t have to sit...