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iCloud Drive takes on Dropbox, OneDrive and other cloud services for OS X Yosemite users

iCloud Drive takes on Dropbox, OneDrive and other cloud services for OS X Yosemite users

By 2 June 2014

Apple has announced iCloud Drive, a new cloud based storage service that looks to take on Dropbox, OneDrive and Google Drive.  The new feature, which will be available in OS X Yosemite, the new version of the company's desktop operating system, will... >>

Resetting your eBay password, here's some strong password tips

Resetting your eBay password, here's some strong password tips

By 21 May 2014

With Ebay asking all of its 233 million users to reset their passwords following a data breach, the time for all of us to look at the passwords we use on the internet is highlighted once again. Although Ebay is saying that all of the data is encrypted,... >>

Apple OS X beta opens to everyone, try the latest tweaks in Mavericks early

Apple OS X beta opens to everyone, try the latest tweaks in Mavericks early

By 23 April 2014

Apple, in a surprise move, has introduced a new OS X Beta Seed Program for Mac users keen to try the latest version of OS X without having to worry about becoming a developer. Up until now, users of Apple's desktop operating system have had to sign up... >>

Windows 8.1 Update: What's new

Windows 8.1 Update: What's new

By 8 April 2014

The Windows 8.1 Update was released on 8 April. The first update to Windows 8.1 brings a number of changes and new features to enjoy, but also get used to. Your operating system has changed after that first reboot, but what is new, what do you get, and... >>

Windows 8.1 Update available now, here's how to update your computer

Windows 8.1 Update available now, here's how to update your computer

By 8 April 2014

The Microsoft Windows 8.1 Update was released 8 April, bringing with it a host of new features for Windows 8.1 users. Better task switching and a more keyboard friendly Start Screen are just two. The update is free and available to anyone running Windows... >>

Facebook closing @facebook.com messaging service after small usage

Facebook closing @facebook.com messaging service after small usage

By 24 February 2014

Facebook is closing its @facebook.com messaging/email service, which has been available since 2010. "We’re notifying people who use their @facbook.com email that the feature is changing," a spokesman told Pocket-lint. "When someone sends you an email... >>

Nuance Dragon Naturally Speaking 12.5 Home/Premium

Nuance Dragon Naturally Speaking 12.5 Home/Premium

By 6 December 2013

Typing away and mousing about are fine, but there's a more convenient, hands-free way of working with a PC that involves no more than speaking. Speech recognition continues to grow in popularity through its adoption on smartphones and mobiles, but its... >>

OS X Mavericks tips and tricks: Here's what your Mac can do now

OS X Mavericks tips and tricks: Here's what your Mac can do now

By 25 October 2013

You've just installed OS X Mavericks on your shiny MacBook Air, MacBook Pro, iMac, or even Mac Pro (you lucky thing) and now wondering what new tricks you get, what tips are best to get the most out of the new operating system, and how you can become... >>

Apple OS X Mavericks review
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Apple OS X Mavericks review

By 23 October 2013

The latest Apple OS X operating system, version 10.9, better known as Mavericks, has arrived. And it's a free upgrade to anyone running OS X Snow Leopard and above. Not only does Mavericks kill off the animal-based naming system, it also promises a host... >>

OS X Mavericks release date and price: Available now and it's free

OS X Mavericks release date and price: Available now and it's free

By 22 October 2013

OS X Mavericks, Apple's new PC operating system, is now available to download from the App Store. And it's free. The new operating system adds a number of features, including a focus on battery life and a range of optimisations to make your Mac hardware... >>