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Next Mac operating system officially named OS X Yosemite - and it looks like iOS 7

Next Mac operating system officially named OS X Yosemite - and it looks like iOS 7

By 2 June 2014

Apple has unveiled the next version of its operating system for its huge Mac userbase and, as guessed by many a couple of days ago, it's called OS X Yosemite. The name was originally suspected when a banner was seen being erected at Apple's Worldwide... >>

Group video calling made free for Skype on desktop and Xbox One, coming for all soon

Group video calling made free for Skype on desktop and Xbox One, coming for all soon

By 28 April 2014

Skype is now a little more compelling for those of you who love to video chat with multiple friends but don't have much cash to spare. There's no shortage of video-calling services these days, and that means companies like Microsoft-owned Skype need to... >>

Apple shuns Super Bowl to screen 1.24.14 ad online, shot entirely on iPhone 5S in one day

Apple shuns Super Bowl to screen 1.24.14 ad online, shot entirely on iPhone 5S in one day

By 3 February 2014

Instead of jostling with the rest of the super funny, but too-many-to-get-noticed adverts during the Super Bowl last night, Apple has posted its latest advert online. The 87-second short film was directed by Jake Scott, son of Ridley, who himself directed... >>

Apple CEO Tim Cook jokes about iRing in interview with ABC

Apple CEO Tim Cook jokes about iRing in interview with ABC

By 25 January 2014

It's not often Apple executives sit down for an interview, but to celebrate the Mac's thirtieth anniversary on Friday, Apple CEO Tim Cook talked candidly with ABC News. It's a rare look inside such a secret company.  Cook, along with Apple executives... >>

iFixit creates great 80s Macintosh 128K teardown video for Mac's 30th anniversary

iFixit creates great 80s Macintosh 128K teardown video for Mac's 30th anniversary

By 24 January 2014

With every big new hardware release you can bet the iFixit team are all over it like grannies at a buffet. But what about the long lost gadgetry? And more specifically, what about the 1984 Macintosh 128K that started the whole line-up of Apple computers... >>

Google Now desktop integration lands for Chrome browser Canary build

Google Now desktop integration lands for Chrome browser Canary build

By 16 January 2014

Google Now cards and notifications are now available for the Chrome browser. Kind of. To further merge your desktop and mobile experience together, Google has added its Google Now service to the latest Mac and Windows build of Chrome Canary. That's a... >>

Knock app literally lets you knock your iPhone to unlock a Mac

Knock app literally lets you knock your iPhone to unlock a Mac

By 5 November 2013

Lovers of the Apple ecosystem now have a new way to unlock their computers, without password and Touch ID, because there's a new app that lets them literally knock their iPhone to unlock a Mac. For just $3.99 (£2.49), the Knock app for iPhone will unlock... >>

Skype for Mac updated: Now lets you share specific screen windows and more

Skype for Mac updated: Now lets you share specific screen windows and more

By 25 September 2013

Skype has updated Skype for Mac to version 6.9, improving screen sharing so Mac owners can now share a specific window with another Skype user rather than their entire screen.  It's not a huge update, but it's definitely an interesting one for people... >>

Google Chrome apps become more meaningful thanks to native Windows functionality

Google Chrome apps become more meaningful thanks to native Windows functionality

By 5 September 2013

Google has released a substantial update to Chrome apps with a new "For your desktop" feature. First available on Windows and Chromebooks, Chrome apps will no longer feel like they're a web app, carrying a native feel instead, if the developer chooses... >>

Parallels Access for iPad arrives, letting your PC and Mac apps run like iOS apps

Parallels Access for iPad arrives, letting your PC and Mac apps run like iOS apps

By 28 August 2013

Parallels on Wednesday opened the gate for Parallels Access, enabling iPad users to fully experience their Windows and Mac apps directly from their tablet in a “native” way. "Now people can enjoy native iPad gestures even in applications not optimised... >>