When you talk Chromebook, you usually hear it doesn't have a real OS compared to Macs or Windows PCs. That's true, and for many that's the big advantage of Chrome OS.
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Thunderbolt Networking allows two computers to connect to each other directly without having to first create a network. It's available now in Thunderbolt 2 Macs running Mavericks and a Windows driver is due by the end of June.
The survey of more than 200 IT decision makers also found that 95 percent of the businesses that don’t currently provide Macs would be more likely to offer employees Macs if they had a single central management system for both Windows PCs and Macs.
25 vulnerabilities are addressed in the new version 11.1.4. 24 of them affect only the Windows version of iTunes.
My ZDNet colleague, Adrian Kingsley-Hughes, has aired his grievances about Windows PCs and has decided to switch to Macs. But I reckon the root cause of his mid-life computing crisis runs deeper than just the OS.
The compatibility picture with Thunderbolt on Macs running Windows is complicated and will continue to be so, according to one storage engineer.
Macs running Windows under Boot Camp may encounter some trouble when it comes to Thunderbolt niceties — in other words, the Mac experience.
Apple used its Worldwide Developer Conference to announce OS X Mavericks, iOS 7, iTunes Radio, and new MacBook Air, Mac Pro and AirPort hardware.
The Chrome Remote Desktop app is a free web app for Chrome that can be used to run Windows PCs and Macs from Chrome. This video shows a Chromebook Pixel controlling a Windows 8 touch system.
A Java flaw warning announced by Homeland Security this weekend concerns mostly Windows users, as usual. However, some Macs may be vulnerable. Apple and Oracle moved to address the flaw.
Apple's slow but consistent progress -- getting Macs into more and more homes and businesses -- has finally nudged its worldwide market share to a point where it beats Microsoft's Windows Vista.
Absolute Manage allows IT administrators to inventory, secure, provision and manage Android, Windows phones, Apple iOS devices, PCs, Macs and Windows computers.
A second cross-platform Trojan downloader has been discovered that detects if you're running Windows, Mac OS X, or Linux, and then downloads the corresponding malware for your platform. Unlike the first one, which supported PowerPC Macs, this one does Intel x86 Macs.
Malware isn't just for Windows anymore. As the number of Macs rise, the economic incentive for criminals to build cross-platform attacks rises. And so do the stakes.
The best way to remotely control Macs and Windows systems from the iPad 2 just got better, and free.
Which posts were most popular among this site's visitors in 2011? Well, you care a lot about speeding up Windows 7, you're curious about Windows 8, and you know that security issues affect Macs and PCs. Here's my year-end review.
Apple patches 79 gaping security holes in the iTunes for Windows software.
A pivotal moment in Apple's history, CEO Steve Jobs announces iTunes for Windows on October 16, 2003. Jobs stated at the time, "It's probably the best Windows app ever written." The release was also considered a good strategic move by Apple because, for the first time, Windows users could buy music from Apple's online store, giving them a feel for the Apple user experience.
Splashtop Remote Desktop is a good method for remotely accessing Windows PCs and Macs using the HP TouchPad. It turns these remote systems into a touch-optimized system on the tablet.
Macs are more vulnerable to a specific flaw than Windows machines, and "enterprise customers should steer clear", according to one security firm.
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