Shortly after upgrading to Mac OS X Yosemite, David Gewirtz' maxed-out iMac became unusable. This article details the not-so-uncommon problem he encountered and the steps taken to restore his machine.
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The evidence is overwhelming: The opportunities to attack Mac users are plentiful, but nobody bothers. It's still too easy to get at Windows users. This has been obvious for some time and well-understood in the security community.
The vulnerabilities, rated "critical," have been fixed for Windows, Macintosh, Linux and Solaris OS users.
The forthcoming Windows 8 operating system release from Microsoft should prompt SMBs to reevaluate OS investments, and reconsider the value of Apple's Macintosh.
Mac OS X Lion's orphaning of the Rosetta PowerPC emulation technology has put many users' workflows in a bind. Popular but older versions of programs, such as Quicken for Macintosh, wouldn't work under Lion. Some developers decided against providing backwards support for older hardware devices such as printers or scanners, directing customers to newer, compatible packages, while some upgrades have arrived slowly. This has been true for color calibration calibration packages.
In a surprise move on Thursday, Intuit said it will offer an update to Quicken 2007 for Macintosh compatible with Mac OS X Lion.
Got an iMac? Got Mac OS X 10.7 Lion? Apple has an update for you.
On a gut level, Lion evokes some of the same feelings my original Macintosh did back in 1984. The first Bondi blue iMac struck me this way as did the first iPod, iPhone and iPad. A guest blog by Bob Snow
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Apple has released updates for its iMac and MacBook Pro ranges that will address a number of issues with the devices.The update for the newly released iMac includes general operating system fixes for Snow Leopard — Mac OS X 10.
Apple has introduced updated versions of its 21.5-inch and 27-inch iMac desktop computers with Intel's Sandy Bridge chip and Thunderbolt data transfer technology
In a concession to growing marketshare for the Macintosh operating system, power management software company Verdiem has extended its flagship product to support the OS with Surveyor 5.5.
A new Trojan horse malware that affects Mac OS X has been uncovered by Macintosh Security site SecureMac.
Last week, a friend of mine pointed me to an online promotion for some software for the MacBook that I own. It was a suite of 12 security-related programs designed specifically to protect the Mac OS.
Feeding Snow Leopard with juicy Office 2008 discs caused a few problems for our New Zealand correspondent.
As a registered Microsoft developer, I had early access to the final release version of Windows 7, which I installed on my 17-inch MacBook Pro. I chose the 64-bit version of Windows 7 Ultimate.
I suffered one year of sleep, hibernate and boot problems with my Sony Vaio VGN-AR69GU laptop. The last time I applied a Windows Update, it caused my laptop to hang for 30 minutes while booting up, which is unacceptable for my work.
Researchers from ParetoLogic are reporting on a newly discovered Mac OS X malware variant posing as fake video ActiveX object found at a bogus Macintosh PortTube site.The use of fake video codecs is a social engineering tactic exclusively used by malware targeting Windows, and seeing it used in a Mac OS X based malware attack proves that successful social engineering approaches remain OS independent.
Miami-based Apple clone maker Psystar may be planning to sell a netbook pre-configured with Mac OS X.A year after entering a headline-grabbing legal battle with Apple's legal department over its Mac-compatible Open Computer, Psystar is still selling its Macintosh clones pre-loaded with Mac OS X.
There's a world of difference between a 1984 Macintosh and a 2009 iMac. Dialogue Box compares the specs and summarises its findings in the currency it knows best: the price of a pint of beer