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Apple acquires and shutters podcasting app Swell

Summary: Earlier this week Apple acquired presumably for its fabulous Swell app for iOS. While I was hoping that Apple would keep Swell alive post-acquisition, my worst fears have...

published 2 days ago by Jason D. O'Grady

Apple: Why the big-brother attitude with peripherals?

Summary: Cupertino is marching into the peripherals space with its purchase of Beats. However, what kind of a peripherals vendor sells products that may or may not work with your Mac?

July 27, 2014 by David Morgenstern

An updated guide to deciphering Microsoft's financials

Summary: Microsoft's fourth quarter 2014 earnings will be the first to factor in impact from the Nokia devices and services business Microsoft acquired in April. Here's how the company's reporting...

July 22, 2014 by Mary Jo Foley

Don't be a bonehead: Run antivirus on your Mac

Summary: Choosing not to run antivirus on a Mac is a boneheaded move that people choose to make based on nothing more than fanboy idealism, and has no place in the real world. Doubly so if...

July 9, 2014 by Adrian Kingsley-Hughes

Siri setback for Apple in China patent ruling

Summary: Lower court in China rules against Apple and says a Chinese company has the patent over a similar intelligent assistant.

July 8, 2014 by By Liu Jiayi for View from China | July 8, 2014 -- 23:51 GMT (16:51 PDT)

Hands-on: Solving my home network problem

Summary: Mix wired and wireless networking in a four-floor home, add a lot of inertia to be overcome, and you get a rather interesting case study.

July 8, 2014 by By J.A. Watson for Jamie's Mostly Linux Stuff | July 8, 2014 -- 09:00 GMT (02:00 PDT)

Q&A: Switching from Windows to Mac

Summary: I've written a lot about my switch from the Windows platform to Apple's Mac operating system, and that has resulted in an influx of questions from people who have questions about making...

July 8, 2014 by Adrian Kingsley-Hughes

Surface Pro 3 vs. MacBook Air: For most a clear choice

Summary: With the introduction of the newest tablet from Microsoft, conversation has turned to discussions of which is better, the Surface Pro 3 or the MacBook Air. The choice is clear for most.

July 7, 2014 by James Kendrick

Acronis True Image for Mac review

Summary: The most original Mac backup product in years is out from Acronis, a leading Windows backup vendor. But is different better? Here's what I found.

June 25, 2014 by Robin Harris

Six tried and tested remote access software tools

Summary: Want access to your desktop PC when away from your desk? Fear not, here are a handful of apps to help keep you work like you're in the office when you're actually away somewhere else.

June 20, 2014 by Adrian Kingsley-Hughes

How Microsoft's Surface Pro 3 marketing push backfired

Summary: Can the Surface Pro 3 replace your Windows laptop? Probably. Can it replace a MacBook Air for a professional writer whose workflow is built around that device? Probably not. Unfortunately,...

June 19, 2014 by Ed Bott

Inside Apple's new cheaper iMac

Summary: The new iMac is powered by a 1.4GHz dual-core Intel Core i5 processor, and this is backed up by 8GB of RAM, a 500GB hard drive, and uses the Intel HD Graphics 5000 GPU -- but are you...

June 18, 2014 by Adrian Kingsley-Hughes