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A Parent's Guide to Safe, Simple Kid-Friendly E-Mail
The Internet can be a dangerous place for children, but it's an increasingly necessary evil. Here's how to set up e-mail for your young'uns while maintaining parental control.

A Single Infected PC Spawns Spam by the Millions

AVG 8.5 Free Antivirus Software

AVG Accidentally Harms PCs
Antivirus apps tells users to delete a core Windows file that they need.

AVG Internet Security 8.5

Advanced Antivirus

Alwil Avast Antivirus Home Edition Free Antivirus Software

Alwil Avast Professional Edition

AppleJack 1.5
As someone who's written books and many articles on Mac troubleshooting, one of my favorite utilities has long been The...

As Houston Recovers From Ike, Alsoft Gets Back Online
As the millions of people who call the greater Houston area home pick up from the devastation left in the wake of Hurricane...

Avira AntiVir Personal Free Antivirus Software

Avira AntiVir Premium Edition: Lacks Behavioral Detection

Avira Premium Security Suite 8.2 Security Software

Avoid the 'Microsoft Tax' with Free Security, De-crapifying Software

BBEdit 9.02
For the company's 15th anniversary, Bare Bones Software has produced BBEdit 9, a major release to its venerable text editor...

Big Mean Folder Machine 1.5.1
Despite the never-need-to-organize-files promise of Spotlight, there are times you want to organize your files. Perhaps you...

BitDefender Antivirus 2010

BitDefender Internet Security 2009 Security Software

Brace Yourself: Microsoft Readies Record-Setting Patch Tuesday

Browser Bug Report: Chrome Buggier Than Firefox or IE
A browser bug report suggests Chrome, IE, and Firefox are far from perfect when it comes to bugs. Which one is the best? Read on.

Can Two Security Suites Co-Exist?
Bob Carne wants to use Trend Micro Internet Security as added spyware protection, along with Norton 360. They don't play well together.

Can You Trust Free Antivirus Software?

CheckPoint ZoneAlarm Extreme Security 8.0

Clamwin Free Antivirus Software

Cocktail Utility Update Improves Performance
Multi-purpose OS X utility Cocktail has been updated, bringing the current version to 4.1.4.

Comodo Internet Security Free Antivirus Software

Comodo Internet Security Pro 3.8

Conficker Flaw Found: Security Experts Say Detection Now Easier

DHS Creates Conficker Worm Detection Tool

DiskAid 1.5
One of the most-common complaints about the iPhone and iPod touch is that, unlike other iPods, neither device offers Disk...

Docks Lets You 'swap' Docks in Leopard
Thoughtful Tree Software has introduced Docks, a new utility for Mac OS X 10.5 "Leopard." Docks costs US$14.99.

Drive Genius 2.1 Adds DriveSlim Feature
Prosoft Engineering on Tuesday announced the release of Drive Genius 2.1, an update to their hard drive management software. A...


Energizer Malware Keeps Going and Going

Is It Time to Ditch the Antivirus?

F-Secure Anti-Virus 2010: Cloud-Based Protection

F-Secure Internet Security 2009 Security Software

F10 Launch Studio 2.0 Adds Smart Search
Chronos LC on Thursday announced the release of F10 Launch Studio 2.0, a new version of its application launch utility for Mac...

Fearless New Year's Prediction: Computer Crime Escalates
In 2009 computer crimes will get worse, according to security adviser columnist Roger Grimes.

First Look: Microsoft Security Essentials

Five Password Utilities for Portable Freedom
Here are five free and paid tools that can help you manage your trove of passwords without leaving you tied to one PC.

FunctionFlip 1.1
A nifty feature of Apple's laptops, as well as the company's latest keyboards, is that the function keys (F1 through F12)...

G-Data Internet Security 2010

Hackers Use IE Bug to Taint Word Docs
ActiveX control in Word file downloads malware to unpatched PCs, says McAfee.

How to Safeguard Your Online Security
Use these tips to guard against security attacks related to your Facebook, MySpace, or Linked-In activity. Also, Bank of America's ShopSafe, Citibank's Virtual Card Numbers, and Discover's Secure Online Account Numbers make credit card-based shopping more secure.

ICalScreenSaver Displays ICal Appointments
Information Appliance Associates on Tuesday released PocketMac iCalScreenSaver, a screensaver for Mac OS X. It costs US$9.95.

Independent Tester: Security Essentials 'very Good'
Microsoft's free Security Essentials antivirus software identified 98% of over half a million malware samples, an accuracy rating an independent testing...

Is Microsoft's "Morro" Malware in Disguise?

Is Your PC Bot-Infested? Here’s How to Tell

Karelia Adds Live Updating to IMedia Browser
Karelia Software updated iMedia Browser to version 1.1.2 on Wednesday. The application adds the familiar media browser across...

Kaspersky Anti-Virus 2010: Loaded With Features

Kaspersky Internet Security 2009 Security Software

Kaspersky Unveils Antivirus for Mac

Keep Your Passwords Private--and Handy--With LastPass

Latest Kaspersky Suite Overloads on Security
Kaspersky Lab has pre-announced its latest all-in-one security suite with the lure that it has packed even more protection layers of into one software product.

Lavasoft Ad-Aware Pro 8.0.2 Anniversary Edition

Mac Malware, Jaunty Jackalope, and Video-On-Demand Blu-ray Players on PC World Podcast Episode 26

MacScan Update Enhances Spyware Protection
SecureMac updated its MacScan utility designed to help Mac users detect and remove spyware, keystroke loggers and trojans...

McAfee Internet Security Suite 2009 Security Software

McAfee VirusScan Plus 2010: Protection Issues

MercuryMover 2.0 Window Resizing Tool Released
After a public beta test period, Helium Foot Software has released MercuryMover 2.0, a utility that enables you to resize and...

MercuryMover 2.0
A couple years ago--it's difficult to believe it's been that long--I covered MondoMouse, a great utility that lets you move or...

Microsoft Antivirus Software: Like Fox Guarding Hen House

Microsoft Caps Free Security Software Downloads
Microsoft will limit the number of downloads for the beta of Windows Security Essentials, its new free antivirus software, when it posts the program later...

Microsoft Cleans up Bugs After Biggest Patch Release

Microsoft Finally Patches ActiveX

Microsoft Kills OneCare to Offer Freebie; So Long, Norton
Bundling a security app with the operating system is good news for users and bad news for standalone security suites.

Microsoft Knew About Bugs Two Years Ago

Microsoft, Mozilla Release Browser Fixes: Download Patches Here
It's been a week of browser security holes and patches. Here are links to the official patches to fix your Internet Explorer and Firefox browsers.

Microsoft Readies Flood of Patches

Microsoft Readies Free Antivirus App

Microsoft Security Essentials: Basic, Automatic Protection

Microsoft Security Patches Due Tuesday

Microsoft's Free Antimalware Program Debuts Next Week

Microsoft to Deliver 9 Security Updates on Tuesday

Mobile Phone Viruses on the Increase
Mobile phone users can expect to get hit with an increasing number of spam and virus attacks, according a report.

Most Parents Ignore Parental Controls for Kids

Mozilla Outpaces Microsoft in Patch Race

New Kaspersky Antivirus Protects Netbooks

New Microsoft Anti-malware Tool Due Tuesday
In the works for some time, Microsoft's free Security Essentials anti-malware software will be available for download on Tuesday, the vendor confirmed.

New Utility Offers IWeb Search Engine Optimization
RAGE Software on Tuesday announced the release of iWeb SEO Tool 1.0, a new utility for iWeb users. It's free to download and...

Norton Internet Security 2010 Beta: Different Approach, New Features, Some Glitches
Symantec's newly released beta of NIS 2010 showcases its new reputation-based approach to malware detection, along with several additional features. However...

Norton Online Family Gives Parents New Tools to Monitor Kids
Symantec's Norton consumer division Tuesday introduced the beta version of a product intended to let...

OmniOutliner Updated to Version 3.7.1
The Omni Group released updates for OmniOutliner and OmniOutliner Pro, the company's application for creating, collecting, and...

On Your Side: BitDefender Support Issues

PC Tools Antivirus Free Edition Software

PC Tools Internet Security

PC Tools Threatfire 4.5 Free Antivirus Software

PCalc 3.3 for Mac OS X Released
When TLA Systems released an updated PCalc iPhone app last month, the company said an updated version would be released for...

Panda Antivirus Pro 2010

Panda Cloud Antivirus (Beta) Free Software

Panda Internet Security 2009 Security Software

Path Finder 5.0.2
If you find yourself frustrated by some of the Finder's limitations, you're not alone. For example, while the Cover Flow mode...

Phishing Gang Dominates Online Devilment

PocketMac for IPhone Released
Information Appliance Associates has announced the release of PocketMac for iPhone, a new sync tool for iPhone users on the...

PopChar X Update Improves Compatibility With OpenOffice
Ergonis Software on Wednesday released an update for PopChar X, its utility allowing users to insert special characters into...

Promising Prospect: Fantasktik 1.1
A complaint I hear from many Windows switchers--and even some longtime Mac users--is that the Dock shows only programs, not...

Recover From a Misplaced Character Palette Window
Here's a situation you may run into if you occasionally use your Mac with an external monitor, and use the Character Palette...

Replace the Finder!
Are you frustrated by the Finder? Do you find it lacking in features for what you're trying to do? If so, you might want to...

Save Time When Editing Addresses in Address Book
As you may (or may not) know, Address Book in OS X lets you specify a country format for the Address field in each contact's...

Say It Ain't So: Apple Encourages Antivirus Software
After years of promoting Macs as safer than PCs, Apple is now quietly suggesting users run security software.

ScreenFlow Update Fixes Conflict With WireTap
Mac OS X screen recording application, ScreenFlow, has been updated fixing several issues with the application.

Search for 'Conficker' Could Lure Virus

Securing the Desktop: Eight Internet Security Suites

Security Firm Sees Alarming Rise in ‘Transient’ Threats
Anti-virus firm AVG says it's seeing an alarming jump in the number of website-based "transient threats."

Security Software Protects Mobile and Remote Mac, Windows Users
DeepNines Technologies Tuesday is unveiling a desktop security agent that works in tandem with its content-filtering and anti-malware gateway to protect mobile...

Security Software Sales Expected to Climb

Security Suites

Sophos Suite Combines Encryption, Antimalware for Windows Desktops
The Endpoint Security and Data Protection suite from Sophos includes full-disk encryption plus anti-malware, application control and intrusion protection.

Spanning Sync 1.2.1
Spanning Sync's eponymous utility is designed to perform just one task easily and efficiently: syncing event information...

Spanning Sync 2.0 Adds Contact Syncing
Synchronizing your calendars and contacts with Google just got a bit easier with the release of Spanning Sync 2.0.

Speed Download Adds AFP Integration
Yazsoft has released Speed Download 5.0.7 and SD Lite 1.0.4, new versions of its download manager software for Mac OS X. Speed...

Spring Cleaning 10 Boasts File, Image Sorting Tools
Smith Micro has updated its Spring Cleaning system-management utility, adding a number of tools aimed at cleaning up file...

Spyware Doctor With Antivirus: First Look

Symantec Norton AntiVirus 2010: A Polished Interface

Symantec Norton Internet Security 2009 Security Software

Symantec Warns of Worm's Return

Sync'Em to Sync Exchange, Google, Apple Contacts, Calendars
Derman Enterprises has announced the release of a new public beta version of Sync'Em, a new Mac utility that helps users...

TextExpander 2.5 Adds Date and Time Math Snippets
SmileOnMyMac released an update on Thursday for TextExpander, bringing the current version to 2.5.

Tidy Up 1.4.7 Improves IPhoto Compatibility
Hyperbolic Software updated Tidy Up, the company's application that searches a users hard drive looking for duplicate files.

Top Internet Security Suites: Paying for Protection

Trend Micro Antivirus + Antispyware: Lackluster Protection

Trend Micro Internet Security Pro 2009 Security Software

VirusBarrier Update Improves Performance
Utility software-maker Intego on Tuesday released an update for its Mac antivirus application, VirusBarrier.

Webroot Internet Security Essentials Security Software

What Free Security Programs Can Protect My PC?
Jorge Leal wants to protect his home PC from malware and other threats, and wants to know the best way to do that for free.

What's Keeping Me? 1.3
One of the most frustrating issues many OS X users experience is trying to unmount a disk image, hard drive, or network...

Will Microsoft Corner the Desktop Security Market?
The company's decision to offer a free antivirus product may not change the names of the security products on your desktop.

Will Microsoft's Free Antivirus App be Worth the Price?

WindowShade X Revisited
Over the many years we've been writing about great low-cost software, one of the most popular products--with both readers and...

You Control: Desktops Adds Leopard Support
You Software has announced the release of You Control: Desktops 1.3, a new version of their "virtual desktop manager" for Mac...

AOL Promotes Mobile Ads
Its new U.K. portal is the first step in its shift from an ISP to an advertising and content company.

AOL buys company to boost mobile ad business
AOL LLC has acquired Third Screen Media Inc. to strengthen its position in mobile advertising, a small component of online advertising expected to shoot up in coming years and become a multibillion dollar market.

AOL drops free Kaspersky AV, offers McAfee
AOL has quietly stopped offering its free Active Virus Shield software in favor of a competing alternative from vendor McAfee Inc.

AOL launches new mobile services
AOL LLC plans to unveil a number of new mobile services Tuesday, including the customizable MyAOL for mobile phones as well as a redesigned portal page for mobile phones.

AOL takes Truveo video search worldwide
AOL, which is trying to grow its online advertising business worldwide, has localized its video search site for eight countries and added two languages for its India portal, the company said Wednesday.

AOL tests local search service
AOL LLC opened up for testing a new local search service, finally adding a component to its search engine that many competitors have had for years.

AOL to launch mobile development platform
Developers can add another mobile open-application development platform to the mix, this time from AOL.

AOL to offer Google ads for its search sites
Businesses interested in advertising on AOL LLC's Web search engine will now be able to do it, thanks to an agreement between the Time Warner Inc. subsidiary and Google Inc.

AOL unveils programs to support business model
AOL LLC on Tuesday unveiled five new online programs in support of its revamped strategy to focus on deriving advertising revenue from original content served up on its portal.

Information from About Guides and partners relating to AOL

First Look: AOL's OpenRide Hits a Few Bumps
AOL's new browser and messaging software shoots for simplicity, but misses the mark.

Parsons: Time Warner to hold on to AOL
Time Warner Inc. wants AOL LLC to complete successfully its transition to an ad-supported business, and isn't mulling "structural" changes to it, such as selling it or spinning it off, Time Warner Chairman and CEO Richard Parsons said Tuesday.

'Apple Tax'? What a Load of Silly, Stupid Hogwash

Will Apple's First "Approved" iPhone Porn App Last?
Update: Popularity for the "Hottest Girls" iPhone nudity app crushes the development team's servers, leading them to temporarily remove the app from the App Store. Dev team promises its return, topless images and all.

1.6 Million iPhones Actived in First Quarter of 2009

15 Questions Prompted by Today’s Apple Event

5 Biggest Disappointments from Apple's Music Event

5 Takeaways From Apple's Shareholder Meeting

8 Ways Apple's App Store Can Stay on Top

A $1000 Apple Tablet? Let's Hope Not

AT&T Sets the Date for iPhone MMS. Whoopee?
AT&T has finally set the date for MMS availability on the iPhone -- but does that really warrant a celebration?

Add Folder Monitoring to iTunes 9
Can you believe it?! iTunes 9 still doesn't watch folders for new music! Well, at least there's that old standby: iTunes Folder Watch.

Advice for Apple: Grow the iPod Touch

Alternate Universe of Macworld News
Here's another take on Apple's announcements -- or what they should have been.

Amazon and iTunes' Variable Pricing is Screwy

Analyst: A $700 MacBook Is Just Around the Corner

Analyst: Apple Is Working on a Tablet, Not a Netbook

Analyst Predicts China Will Buy 5 Million iPhones

Analysts to Apple: Dump Exclusivity, Double iPhone Sales

And the Winner Is: '89 Mac Portable vs. MacBook Air

App Store Can Be a Thorn in Apple's Side

App Stores Are Not Democracies

Apple Acquires LaLa: A Sour Note?

Apple Ads Hold Off Microsoft's Promos
Responses to Microsoft's "I'm a PC" marketing campaign draw TV viewers and website hits.

Apple Anger: Our 5 Biggest iPhone Beefs

Apple App Store Needs Reality Check

Apple Asks Judge to Dismiss Psystar Lawsuit

Apple Asks Judge to Shutter Psystar's Clone Business

Apple Boosts Revenues With IPhone, IPod Touch
iPhone and 'runaway hit' iPod Touch take up the slack as profits jump 15%

Apple Breaks Silence, Responds to 'I'm a PC' Ads
"A PC is no bargain when it doesn't do what you want," Apple spokesman Bill Evans told BusinessWeek journalist Arik...

Apple, Bring Back the Butterfly Keyboard for Netbooks

Apple CEO Jobs Had Liver Transplant, Report Says

Apple Can Still Thrive, Sans Jobs
Analysts say Apple can still thrive in light of its iconic leader, Steve Jobs, temporarily stepping down.

Apple Can't 'Tarnish' Windows 7

Apple Claims Apple TV Is 'Still a Hobby' — Seriously

Apple Co-founder Wozniak Claims CEO Jobs Is Healthy

Apple Deals Another Blow to Psystar

Apple Event: September 9?

Apple: Exec Team, Not Jobs, to Deliver WWDC Keynote
Apple said today that an executive team will deliver the keynote at the Worldwide Developers Conference (WWDC) June 8, but didn't mention CEO Steve Jobs as...

Apple: Exploding iPhones Not Our Fault
Apple says it's not to blame for a series of exploding iPods and iPhones, according to a report published on Friday.

Apple Fans Uneasy Over App Store Management

Apple Has Grown Greener, Jobs Says
CEO Steve Jobs declares Apple has made inroads to addressing environmental concerns with its products.

Apple Has No Monopoly on Fruit Trademark

Apple IPhone 3G S Vs Nokia N97: The U.K. Perspective

Apple Introduces iPod Price Cut's Ahead Of Today's Event
Just hours before Apple takes to the stage to announce new iPod configurations the company drops the price of the current iPod line.

Apple: Jailbreaking Could Knock out Transmission Towers

Apple Job Listing Suggests Big Changes for IPhone Maps App

Apple Kills Hackintosh Netbooks with Snow Leopard Update

Apple Kills Two Suits with One Stone

Apple: Last Year at Macworld Expo, No Jobs Keynote
Apple on Tuesday announced that Macworld Conference & Expo 2009 will be the company's last. The company also said Steve Jobs would not speak at the 2009 event.

Apple Launches Internal University
Veteran of Yale, Harvard and Stanford business schools will head new 'Apple U' for in-house training.

Apple Likely to Introduce IPod Refresh at Sept. 9 Event

Apple Looking for Game Designer . . . for a Tablet?

Apple Looking to Design Its Own Chips

Apple Mac OS X 10.6.1 Snow Leopard Zaps User Data

Apple May Release $2,000 Tablet in 2010, Says Analyst

Apple May Unveil New Macs Soon — Analyst

Apple Mighty Mouse Caught in Trademark Trap

Apple Netbook? Never, No Way, No How!

Apple Offers IPhone 3G Gift Card
Apple this week began offering the new iPhone 3G Gift Card, redeemable for varying amounts and available online or at the retail stores.

Apple Patch Fixes Java Bugs -- Leopard Users Vulnerable

Apple Patches 18 Mac Vulnerabilities, Ships OS X 10.5.8
Apple on Wednesday patched 18 vulnerabilities in Mac OS X, including half a dozen that could let hackers hijack machines, and released Mac OS X 10.5.8...

Apple Preparing to Launch a Digital Camera?
Device would be similar to an iPod Touch, but with a good camera and lens.

Apple Pushes Unnecessary Software to Windows PCs
Apple again used its software update tool to push a program that was previously not installed on a PC, according to Computerworld tests early Monday.

Apple Rejects EFF App Over YouTube Parody

Apple Releases Mac OS X 10.6.2 Snow Leopard Update

Apple Repeat: Watch Jobs at Rock 'n' Roll Event

Apple Responds to Developers' Pleas

Apple: Rotten at the Core

Apple Rumor: $800 Tablet Due in October

Apple Rumors: Oldies but Goodies

Apple Security Update Fixes ITunes Vulnerabilities

Apple Ships New Jailbreak-Proof iPhone 3GS?
Apparently, Apple isn’t taking this whole iPhone jailbreaking hooplah too lightly. Last week, Apple began shipping 3GS iPhones with an updated bootrom (iBoot-359.3.2) that effectively blocks the current 24kpwn jailbreak exploit.

Apple Slapped With Multi-touch Lawsuit

Apple Still Mute to iPhone Complaints

Apple Stores Still Busy, but Fewer Are Buying
You wouldn't know there was a global economic crisis from stepping into an Apple Store.

Apple Sued Over iPhone Browser
Real estate developer says the way the iPhone navigates the Web infringes on his patent.

Apple Supply Can't Meet iPhone Demand -- Again

Apple Tablet: A Peek at Another Possibility

Apple 'Tablet' Coming in October — Maybe

Apple Tablet Coming to AT&T?

Apple Tablet Could Run on AT&T's Network

Apple Tablet Gearing Up for March 2010 Release

Apple Tablet Ready by Xmas, Served with Multimedia 'Cocktail,' Says Report

Apple Tablet Speculation Reignited by CNN Report

Apple Tablet by Spring 2010? Fine, Whatever

Apple Teases Us in Earnings Call

Apple: Throwing the Baby Shaker out with the Bath Water?

Apple Tries to Kill Steve Jobs Story in Sunday Times

Apple Trounces PCs in Customer Service Survey

Apple-Twitter Deal: Just a Rumor?

Apple Updates Finally Arrive to Fix Java Bugs

Apple Upgrades ITunes, Apple TV Software
Apple has introduced iTunes 8.0.1, ushering in bug fixes, improved performance and more.

Apple WWDC Dates Announced: Rumors Abound

Apple Wants to Get Greener

Apple Wish List: Five Smart Moves for the Coming Year

Apple Woos Windows 7 Pirates on Google (Maybe)

Apple Working On Fix for Snow Leopard Bug

Apple Would be Smart to Pick Blu-ray, Analyst Says

Apple and Cartier Resolve Legal Tussle Over iPhone App

Apple iPhone Has No Love for Adobe Flash

Apple iPod Sales Slow but iPhone Makes up for It

Apple's 10-Inch iPhone for Couch Potatoes

Apple's 40GB AppleTV Slinks Away in the Night

Apple's App Store: 100,000 Apps, But Most Are Unused
Apple's App Store has surpassed 100,000 apps -- but how many of them are actually in use? The number might surprise you.

Apple's Big 5 Security Failures

Apple's Big Event: A Scorecard

Apple's Clone Battle May End

Apple's Computer Sales Slide
Fourth-quarter sales are up from last year, although a dip from the previous quarter in a volatile market.

Apple's Digital Album Plan Sounds Familiar
Apple is reported to be working with major music labels on a plan to boost digital album sales. The concept, though, seems eerily similar to past industry efforts.

Apple's Duty (and How it's Failing)

Apple's Earnings Call: 5 Things I Learned

Apple's Hot Quarter Due to Lower Priced Macs, iPhones

Apple's Likely Strategy: What Would Steve Do?
Channeling their ill leader should get the company through the next six months, but will the details suffer without Jobs' iron-handed pickiness?

Apple's Logo Lunacy: 5 Previous Trademark Tiffs
Apple wants to keep Woolworths Supermarkets from putting an apple into its logo. Crazy? Maybe. But it's far from Apple's first image-driven fight.

Apple's Monthly TV Service May Mean Tablet's on the Way

Apple's Mysterious iProd Gets an Upgrade

Apple's New MacBooks: What They Got Right and What Else We Want
Where do Apple's new MacBooks live up to the hype, and where do they fall short?

Apple's New Patent Is Patently Crazy

Apple's Next Move: Tablet Mac or a Tablet iPod?

Apple's Plans Revealed in its Earnings

Apple's Profit Rises Despite Drop in iPod Shipments

Apple's Senior Director for iPhone Resigns

Apple's Sept. 9 Event: 5 Hot Bets

Apple's September 9 Event: A Crowdsourced Guide
What in the world is Apple planning for its September 9 event? Here's a crowdsourced guide to what might (or might not) occur.

Apple's Snow Leopard Beats Windows 7 on Price, Ship Date
Apple executives took potshots at Microsoft's Windows 7 on Monday as they trumpeted the September release of their company's own Snow Leopard operating system...

Apple's Snow Leopard Regains Top Two Amazon Sales Spots bestseller list today has pre-orders for packages of Apple's Snow Leopard Mac operating system ranked number 1 and 2.

Apple's Snow Leopard Update Zaps Bugs, Kills Hackintosh Netbooks

Apple's WWDC -- Few Surprises, Few Innovations

Apple's WWDC: 10 Things We Wanted But Didn't Get

Apple’s iPod Event: Just Another Snoozer

Apple to Add 3G Radios to MacBooks?
We’ve heard the speculation before; now we have evidence to back it up.

Apple to Allow Purchases from Within Free Apps

Apple to Developers: "Comply with iPhone OS 3.0, Resistance is Futile."

Apple to Microsoft: It's On

Apple to Offer Big Black Friday Discounts?

Are The Beatles Coming to iTunes in September?

As Apple Confab Nears, iGossip Heats Up -- A Lot!

Attempted Robbery at D.C.-Area Apple Store Leaves One Injured

Baby Shaker App Approved, Then Removed

Bad Apple: Five Classic Apple Marketing Tactics That Lock You In

Ballmer Is Right: Mac Users Do Pay Dearly for Apple Logo

Beatles Come to Apple -- No, Not that Apple

Beatles on iTunes? Not Just Yet
Here’s one thing we won’t be getting this holiday season: the Beatles on iTunes.

Big Profits from App Store? Maybe Not for Apple

Blogosphere Panic — Are iPhone Apps Spyware?

Bogus Jobs' Heart Attack Report Rattles Citizen Journalism
CNN's iReport website hosted a user-submitted story that claimed falsely that Steve Jobs had suffered a heart attack. The prank puts citizen journalism in the line of fire.

Breaking Apple's IPhone App Monopoly

Can Apple's iPhone 'Walled Garden' Continue to Thrive?

Cheaper Mac Laptops Expected

Cooked Rice Vocabulary Project
Making Freerice vocabulary learning more portable

Cool Retro Mac Mini Case Mod

Could Apple Seriously Kill Sirius XM?

Could a $3 iPhone App Change the Way Music is Delivered?

Deciphering Details about the Apple 'iProd'

Did AT&T Play a Part in Apple's Google Voice Drama?

Do Subscriptions Make Sense for ITunes?
Nobody, save for a few in-the-know Apple executives securely locked away in the company's Cone of Silence, knows with any...

Does Apple Own Touch Technology?
Apple's apparent patent on its "Multi-Touch" technology could challenge any product that uses touch technology.

Domestic Mac Sales Slump for the First Time Since '03

E-Mail from Apple: So?

Enough Already Apple: Bring Flash to the iPhone
Apple's resistance to adopt Flash for the iPhone may be the iPhone's undoing.

Exploding iPods Draw Scrutiny in Europe

FTC Says Google, Apple Probe Still on as Spotlight Shifts
Even though Google CEO Eric Schmidt resigned from Apple's board of directors, the FTC will continue its antitrust probe. Schmidt's move raised questions about...

Find Free Apps for Your iPhone
Believe it or not, some iPhone and iPod Touch apps go from fee to free. Here's an easy way to find them.

Fixing iPhone App Store User Reviews, And Why Apple Won't

Flawed but Hip iPods Still Draw Converts
Apple's latest iPod updates retain a "halo effect" that will tempt Windows users to switch to Macs, analyst says.

Four "Leaked" Apple Tablet Videos Now Available for your Judging, Skepticism

Google CEO Schmidt Steps Down from Apple Board

Google Chrome for Mac Is Speedy, A Bit Buggy

Google's Schmidt Worked for Perks and Swag

Grand Central: Apple Sells Multicore to the Masses

Happy First Birthday, Apple App Store!

Has Apple Nullified the iPhone/iPod Touch Jailbreak?

Hey, Apple, Why No Video Camera for the iPod Touch?

Hey, FCC: Leave Apple's App Store Alone

How Not to Get Accepted in Apple's iPhone App Store

How Snow Leopard Can Make Your Mac Greener

How to Avoid 6 Everyday iPhone Traumas

How to Recreate 13 iPhone 3.0 Features Right Now!

How to Unlock your iPhone 3G
The Dev Team has put out "yellowsn0w," the first official unlocking utility for iPhone 3Gs. Freeing yourself from AT&Ts shackles is but a few button-presses away. Here's how you do it!

IPhone Surpasses RAZR as Top Selling Handset
Apple's iPhone surpassed the Motorola RAZR as the leading handset purchased by U.S.-based adults in the third-quarter...

In-App Feature Could Keep More Apps on iPhone

Inside the Phone: What Makes It Tick?

Internet Applauds 25 Years of Apple Macintosh
Across the web, people are remembering the anniversary of the introduction of an "insanely great" machine that urged us to "think different."

Investors Suggest Steve Jobs Should Leave

Is Apple Hiding Problems with Fiery iPods?

Is Apple Sticking Its Head in the Sand?

Is This What the Next-Gen iPod Will Look Like?

Is an iPhone 3GS by Any Other Name Still the Same?

Is iPhone 3GS 8GB Coming Soon?

It's About Time: Apple to Update Mac Mini
The rumors are getting louder, but it appears the Nvidia Ion graphics processor will give a new boost to the Mac Mini.

It's Official: Jobs is Back to Work, Says Apple

Jersey Thugs Clear Apple Store in Seconds

Jobs' Departure Ignites a Firestorm of Opinion
Now that Steve Jobs has announced he will temporarily step down as CEO a massive amount of speculation has erupted online as to what is next for the company.

Jobs' Excuse for No-Camera iPod touch Doesn't Click

Jobs Has Been an Extraordinary Spokesman

Jobs Returns: Big News or Not Such a Big Deal?

Jobs Won't Attend Apple Shareholder Meeting

Latest Apple Spots Threaten Viruses and Crashes

Lies, Damned Lies, and Apple Netbook Rumors

Live Update: Apple’s Rock & Roll Event

Live Update: WWDC 2009 Keynote

Live Update: iPhone Software 3.0

Low Price Should Spur High Demand for Snow Leopard

MS Exec: Apple Complained About Laptop Hunters Ads

Mac OS X 10.6.2 Hack Gets Atom Support Back
The OS X 10.6.2 update dropped support for the hackintosh-friendly Intel Atom processor. Just two days after the update was released, it was hacked to allow the chip to be used once again.

Mac OS X Update Hiccups Rile the Mac Faithful

Mac vs. PC? More Like Mac and PC

Macworld Expo Loses Apple in 2010, Jobs in 2009
Apple's defection follows other vendors' withdrawal from the venerable Apple-focused conference. Steve Jobs has apparently given his last Macworld Expo keynote.

Magic Mouse Gets The Tear-Down Treatment

Magic Mouse Manual Suggests OS X Update is Coming

Maybe Apple Cares About Readers After All

Need Marijuana? Your iPhone Can Help.

Might Apple TV Morph into Games Console?

Need Medical Marijuana? Yep, iPhone's Got an App For That

Netflix Now Allows 'Watch Instantly' for Macs
For the first time Mac users can take advantage of Netflix's "Watch Instantly" feature.

New Apple Ads Ignore Price Wars, Focus on Business

New Apple Nano, Touch and Upgrades to iTunes
Here's the full coverage of Steve Jobs' announcements this morning on Apple's holiday product line upgrades by our sister pub Macworld.

New Apple iFrame Video Format May Hint at Tablet

New 'I'm a PC' Shopper Should Get a Refurbed Mac

New IPod Nano Praised for Aiding Visually Impaired
The American Foundation for the Blind (AFB) has applauded Apple's move to make iTunes and iPods accessible to blind and...

New iMacs and the Cheapening of Apple

New iPhone 3GS Bootrom NOT Jailbreak-Proof! With One Catch…
Despite recent reports, current jailbreak tools still work with the new stock of 3GS iPhones, though there is one major caveat that may make jailbreaking impractical for the time being.

New iPhone Design: Same as It Ever Was

New iPod Touch Holds Secret 802.11n Wi-Fi And Camera Slot

Newton Veteran Returns to Apple . . . to Market New Tablet?

No New iPhone This Year? Ha!

No, That's Not a Mac Netbook — Really

One More (Unexpected) Thing: No Video for iPod touch

Picture Apple on the Web — 26 Years Ago

Porn Stars Invade the App Store
Apple has just approved two "porn star apps" into its tightly controlled App Store. Yes, really.

Psystar: Apple Exec 'Unprepared' to Testify During Deposition

Psystar Beats Apple to Blu-ray on OS X Computer
Shrugging off its ongoing legal dispute with Apple, unauthorized Mac clone maker Psystar this week trounced Apple, introducing...

Psystar Stops Selling Mac Clones With Apple's OS
Mac clone maker Psystar has agreed to pay Apple nearly $2.7 million in a partial settlement approved today by the federal judge who has overseen the 17-month...

Ready, Aim, Fire: Man Shoots iPhone

Report: Apple Bailing on NVIDIA

Report: Mac Sales Dip Nearly 17 Percent

Report: Tiered iTunes Pricing Coming April 7

Rumor Check: Apple Layoffs on the Way?

Rumors of Apple Netbook Re-emerge

Schmidt May Remain on Apple Board, After All

Seinfeld Star Now Plugging Macs

Six Apple executives you need to know about
With Steve Jobs taking a leave of absence, these executives will become even more important.

Snow Leopard Bug Deletes All User Data

Snow Leopard Devours Tiger and Leopard

Snow Leopard Purring on a PC? New Application Promises Cross-Platform Breakthrough

Snow Leopard Update Nukes Atom Support — Bye, Hackintosh

Snow Leopard Update in Works Already

Snow Leopard Users' 4 Biggest Gripes

Snow Leopard vs. Win 7: Battle Begins August 28

Software Maker Casts Apple, Jobs As the 'New Big Brother'

Spending Is Down, But Apple Still Shines
Survey shows spending plans stable for Apple, but down for Dell.

Step by Step: Apple's App Store Approval Process

Steve Jobs Addresses Health Concerns in Open Letter
Apple's CEO addresses health concerns in an open letter to the Apple community.

Steve Jobs Returns to Work

Steve Jobs and Apple: A Reality Check
Here's why you shouldn't be too freaked out over Steve Jobs's medical leave of absence.

Steve Jobs at WWDC 2009? I Say Maybe

Steve Jobs to Step Down Temporarily as Apple's CEO for Health Reasons

Strong Sales Give Apple $1.14 Billion Profit
Apple on Tuesday reported a $1.14 billion profit for its fiscal fourth quarter, as the company enjoyed record quarterly sales...

Swine Flu Near You? iPhone App Will Let You Know

The Apple Tablet Is Dead

The Apple Tablet: Now Saving Newspapers Near You
Apple's still-sheathed Apple tablet will "redefine" newspapers and magazines, according to the latest rumor. Could a revolution be on the way?

The Beatles and iTunes: A Complicated History

The Beatles on iTunes: Don’t Hold Your Breath

The Cheapest Mac

The Mythic Apple 'Tablet': More Burning Questions

The iPhone 3G Unlock Chart: Will Your Carrier Work?
It's been two days since the release of the fabled iPhone 3G unlocking tool "Yellowsn0w" by The Dev Team. But all isn't well in the world of iPhone hackery. That's why we're giving you a full list of carriers and methods that have (or haven't) worked--check your unlocking potential today!

The iPhone 3GS Popularity Wars
Thanks to the release of Apple's iPhone 3GS availability utility, we can get a glimpse into which versions of this newest device are selling out like crazy... or staying on store shelves. Unless you live in Alaska, that is--you're always going to be 0 for 0 no matter what.

There's An App For That!? Track Your 'Movements' With 'Poop The World'

Tiger Users Can Get a Cheap Upgrade to Snow Leopard

Unseen Apple Mac Prototypes from Harmut Esslinger
Hartmut Esslinger's Apple prototypes.

Update: Snow Leopard Bug is a Doozy -- How Did Apple Miss It?

Users Complain as Apple Time Capsules Suffer Untimely Deaths

WWDC: Attack of the Apple 'Fans'

WWDC Predictions: PC World Editors Take Their Best Guesses

WWDC: The Day After

WWDC: Where Rumors Become Reality

Wait, TMZ is Stalking Steve Jobs Now?

Wet iPhone? No Sweat: Apple Now Has a Replacement Plan

What Backlash? iPhone 3GS Users Very Satisfied — Survey

What's the Deal With Apple's September Event?
Apple has allegedly scheduled a "keynote event" for September -- but what it involves all depends on whom you ask.

What to Expect at Wednesday's Apple Event

Where's My Apple iPod Shuffle Headphone Adapter?

Which will Appear at Apple's September Event: Tablet, Steve, or New iPod?

Who's to Blame for MacBook's Poor Battery Life Under Windows?
Users running Windows on Apple's MacBooks have long complained about how quickly they find themselves running on empty. Same story, however, using Boot Camp...

Why Apple Doesn’t Need a Netbook
Recession? What recession? Apple’s ship just keeps on sailing.

Why Apple's Grand Central Plan Misses the Mark

Why I Don't Want You to Buy a Mac

Why Steve Jobs will show up at WWDC

Why There Shouldn't Be an iPhone App for That

Will Apple Force You to Watch Ads?
And now, a word from our sponsor.

Will Apple IPhone Update Bring a Tablet Announcement?

Will We See Apple at CES 2010?

Will iPhones Get Tactile Feedback, Fingerprint ID?

Wozniak Dances Off

Wozniak Lobbies for 'Dancing' Votes

iPhone 3.0: What Happens to Your Jailbreak?
Once the newest iPhone firmware hits, there's going to be a flurry of activity surrounding hacked phones. Here's a hint of what you could expect and what you should watch out for!

iPhone App Helps Drunks Walk The Line

iPhone App Rejected? There's a Site For That
Apple's notorious App Store rejections now have a Web site all their own.

iPhone App Store 1 Year Later: Apple's Highs and Lows

iPhone App Store Hits 100K, Leaves Others in the Dust

iPhone Avoids Getting Shot in Apple Store

iPhone Halloween Costumes

iPhone Jailbreaking More Popular Than Ever

iPhone Rules -- Thanks to the Apps

iPod Touch 8GB Media Player

iTunes 8 Media Player Software
Apple iTunes 8 brings some interesting new features to the table, but it's far from a groundbreaking update.

iTunes 9 Breaks Palm Pre Sync (Again)

iTunes 9 Offers Genius Mixes

iTunes LP: An Extremely Strategic Move for Apple

iTunes Offers Major Network Shows in HD
TV shows from all of the major networks are available today for download from iTunes.

iTunes Sells 24% of All U.S. Music


Adobe Quietly Patches Reader
Users are urged to download version 8.1.2, which fixes undisclosed vulnerabilities.

Apple Patches QuickTime
Hackers could exploit media player during streaming to run malicious code.

Application Bugs
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Bug Opens Word to Attack
Microsoft describes unpatched flaw that could corrupt PC memory and allow intruders.

Critical QuickTime Flaw Discovered
Apple's media player leaves Windows and Mac users open to attacks from malicious Web sites.

Development model predicts chance of software flaws
Researchers from a German university have developed a model to predict programming errors in applications.

Expert finds 'stupid' vulnerabilities in Oracle 11g
The latest version of Oracle Corp.'s flagship database offers better security than earlier versions, but development errors have left vulnerabilities that attackers can use to steal data, an expert warned Monday.

Hackers Post Attack Code for Works Bug
Better install Microsoft's latest patches--hackers have posted attack code to exploit the flaws in Works.

Microsoft Warns of New Attack on Word
Hackers may be exploiting an unpatched hole to plant malicious code in Word docs and any system that opens them.

Microsoft investigates reports of new Office flaws
Security experts have discovered more vulnerabilities in Microsoft Word and other software, although hackers do not appear to be exploiting them yet. The flaws have been reported just as Microsoft Corp. releases its latest round of security patches.

Microsoft's December Patches Squash Security Bugs
Microsoft has issued critical bug-fixes for Internet Explorer, DirectX, and its Windows Media Format technology.

Microsoft's fixes nasty DNS server, Exchange flaws
Microsoft has released its May set of security patches, fixing critical bugs in Windows, Office and Exchange.

Microsoft warns of new Excel vulnerability
Attackers are exploiting a vulnerability that lies within several versions of the Excel spreadsheet program, Microsoft warned late Tuesday.

Oracle updates leave critical Windows flaw
Some Oracle Corp. customers using the Windows operating system will have to wait another two weeks to receive a critical software update to their database software, thanks to a glitch that came up in testing the company's latest patches.

RealPlayer, Helix Player vulnerable to attack
Users are being advised to upgrade to newer versions of the RealPlayer and Helix Player multimedia products because of a critical security flaw.

Security Hole Found in Windows Media Player
Microsoft is investigating a new vulnerability in Windows Media Player that could be used to run malicious code on a user's PC.

VMware bugs shine spotlight on virtualization security
A set of newly discovered flaws in components of VMware Inc.'s virtual machine software has called attention to some of the security risks associated with the practice of running virtual computers on a single system.

A Trouble-Free PC Is Just Four Short Steps Away
Use a safety OS, download security updates, keep your drivers fresh, anda??pleasea??back up!

Applications Tips
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3-D Animator Sees a Future in Security, Architecture
A leading Hollywood CGI company wants to move into new sectors with its "artificial life for animation" software.

A sensitive arm is the next big thing for robots
Making a robot laugh by tickling it may be fun, but robots could mean real business when they get arms and hands that mimic the dexterity and sensitivity of humans.

Artificial Intelligence
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Nissan adds a robot helper to its concept car
Imagine a passenger in your car that is never wrong with directions, keeps you in good spirits and will check your e-mail while you're driving. That vision of the future is being presented by Nissan Motor at the Tokyo Motor Show 2007, which opens to the public this weekend.

Robot Learns to Serve Tea
Honda showed off its Asimo robot's newest capabilities: pushing a cart and serving a tray of tea--graciously.

Robots will become part of daily life
Caring for an aging population, giving manual-labor jobs to illegal immigrants and keeping production costs down as worker wages rise sound like issues reserved for a political campaign. But panelists at a recent discussion at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology in Cambridge believe robotics will help solve these problems and others faced by society and businesses.

Toshiba Shows Prototype Home Management Robot
ApriPoco can control a range of devices in the home in response to voice commands.

Toyota premieres violin-playing robot
Toyota unveiled on Thursday the latest two creations from its robot project, including one that can play the violin, and said it is targeting the early 2010s for the development of a viable human-assistance robot.

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Adobe teams with Business Objects to fight Microsoft
Adobe Systems Inc. is teaming up with Business Objects SA to add business-intelligence capabilities to rich Internet applications (RIAs). The companies plan to announce a partnership at the Adobe MAX 2007 North America user conference, which kicks off Monday in Chicago.

Adobe to give designers visual tool with 'Thermo' project
Adobe Systems Inc. next year will release a visual tool for designers to help them more quickly and easily build RIAs (rich Internet applications) and work better with developers writing code on the back end.

Benioff promotes ' 2.0' platform
Everyone knows Inc. as the company that pioneered software as a service (SAAS) and survived the dot-com bust when many other application service providers (ASPs) didn't. Now, Chairman and CEO Marc Benioff said the company is ready to take on Microsoft Corp. as a leading development platform provider, a strategy he unveiled as " 2.0" in New York on Tuesday.

Fund to invest $25 million in startups Inc. has launched a US$25 million investment fund to encourage the development of new applications using its hosted development platform.

Gartner predicts strong interest in software as service
Software as a service is forecast by Gartner to grow at 22.1 percent until 2011 for the aggregate enterprise application software markets -- more than double the 9 percent growth rate expected in the market as a whole.

Microsoft Boosts Convergence
Partnerships to develop Dynamics enterprise apps highlight this week's conference.

Microsoft targets SAAS program
Microsoft Corp. has consolidated some of its efforts to help Web hosting companies offer software-as-a-service (SAAS) into a new program tailored for offerings to independent software vendors (ISVs).

SAAS is hitting its stride
Delivering software as a service (SAAS), accessed from the Internet rather than installed on a computer, is rapidly becoming the way for businesses to use software, said experts attending a conference Tuesday called SaaScon in Santa Clara, California.

Turn Sales Prospects Into Regular Customers
Highrise customer relationship management service helps you convert business prospects to customers.

Wiki Search Planned
'Wikiasari' search engine technology positioned as open-source alternative.

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Athlon XP
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At-Work Privacy
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Study: IT admins read private e-mail
IT staff routinely snoop on users, riffling through their e-mails and personal files, a newly released survey has found.

Auction Sites
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EBay Express Disappoints Sellers
Merchants say sales arm of popular auction site hasn't drawn expected online crowds.

EBay Plans Lower Fees, Tighter Seller Standards
EBay changes are designed to boost sales by making the shopping experience easier and safer.

EBay attempts to welcome back store owners
EBay Inc. is wooing store owners after a series of decisions by the online retail giant frustrated some merchants.

EBay launches Kijiji classifieds in U.S.
EBay Inc. launched its Kijiji International Ltd. classified advertising site in the U.S. Friday.

EBay settles patent dispute with MercExchange
EBay has settled a patent dispute with MercExchange that in 2006 was heard by the U.S. Supreme Court, which sided with the online auction house in what is considered to be an important ruling on intellectual property.

EBay store owners voice concerns
When Sandy Scarce began selling apparel on eBay Inc. three years ago, she planned to use the company's marketplace as her only sales channel, but today, deeply discouraged, she is moving away from it.

EBay to broker radio ads
EBay Inc. is getting into the radio advertising business, becoming a broker of ad spots and on its way to competing with Google Inc., which provides a similar service.

Jajah cries foul over eBay's block
Web-site buttons from Internet telephony startup Jajah Inc. that allowed eBay Inc. buyers and sellers to initiate phone calls have been banned by eBay, a move that Jajah charges is unjustified.

Judge says eBay can keep using 'buy it now'
A U.S. district court judge has ruled that eBay Inc. can continue to use its "buy it now" feature even though a patent infringement ruling against the feature continues to stand.

Laptop Selling Tips for eBay
Why you should be wary of inconsistent addresses--and other advice for securely selling your laptop on eBay.

More eBay Cautionary Tales
Two eBay laptop sellers--one of whom ended up without either his laptop or the buyer's money for it--share their experiences.

Report: EBay CEO Whitman Preparing to Retire
EBay CEO Meg Whitman is planning to step down from the company she has led for the past 10 years, The Wall Street Journal said today.

San Dimas, eBay's desktop app, enters public beta testing
EBay Inc. will significantly widen the beta test for San Dimas, its PC application designed to let buyers interact both offline and online with the company's marketplace.

Seattle man gets two years for eBay fraud
A Seattle man has been sentenced to two years in prison for selling computers and cameras on eBay but never actually delivering the goods.