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Apple issues incomplete OS X patch for Shellshock

Apple has issued a software update to protect Macintosh computers from being bitten by a recently discovered Bash bug seen as a threat to internet-linked devices, but it does not fix all known Shellshock exploits.

September 29, 2014

Apple granted 'iTime' patent

Apple has secured a patent from the United States Patent and Trademark Office for a device referred to as 'iTime', revealing some of the features that may be included in the company’s highly anticipated watch device.

July 22, 2014 by

Apple's software ju-jitsu

Apple is reportedly ending Aperture, its high-end photo app, merging its functionality into a single new, free Photos app. This continues a longtime Apple strategy of cutting software prices to, in many cases, free. Why?

June 30, 2014 by

Apple orphans Aperture, imaging pros unhappy

According to reports, Apple is stopping work on Aperture, its professional photo-editing application and will instead focus efforts on the forthcoming Photos software due with the OS X Yosemite. Some content professionals aren't pleased with the news.

June 29, 2014

What OS X Yosemite says about the future of the PC

If a lot of what Apple announced at this week's WWDC seems familiar, that shouldn't be a surprise. Increasingly, the owners of big computing platforms are building features designed for a multi-device world. And in that world, PCs and Macs are no longer at the top of the food chain.

June 2, 2014 by

Samsung Galaxy S5 review: Top-notch specs, less software bloat

Samsung has done a good job with the Galaxy S5. Software bloat has been pared down and a few useful new features added, while the technical specifications are superb and battery life is good. Design purists may bemoan the plastic chassis, but the Galaxy S5 is still a worthy successor to last year's model.

May 16, 2014 by

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