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Did Apple Sherlock BlackBerry In iOS 8?

Apple debuted some amazing features in iOS 8 last night, including predictive keyboards, updated messaging capabilities and new photo features. A few features in particular are interesting on iOS 8, mostly because of who inspired them: BlackBerry. It got Sherlocked.


How Did Apple's Australian iCloud Hack Happen?

Apple users were rightly mystified this week by some iPads, iPhones and Macs being compromised, remotely locked and held to ransom. Security experts have weighed in on the possible cause, and their recommended solutions.


Aussie iPhones, iPads And Macs Hijacked, Held To Ransom

Some iPhone, iPad and Mac users are reporting their devices have been compromised, with a message appearing that locks owners out and demands a US$100 ransom be sent to the hackers over PayPal. While the cause of the vulnerability hasn’t yet been established, there’s one common factor: it looks like every hacked device was sold in Australia.


Steam's In-Home Game Streaming Is Now Available To Everyone

If you have a powerful gaming PC hidden away in one corner of your house, but want to knock out a quick game of Crysis or Dark Souls II on your laptop or home-theatre PC, you’re officially in luck. Valve has made its In-Home Streaming service available to any Steam customer.


Dell Made An Ad For A Combined Windows 8/Mac OS X Laptop

Come on, guys. Really? A cheap-looking, pie-in-the-sky Hackintosh? People are going to hate this thing. That’s what anyone with common sense should have been saying to Dell’s marketing team when they decided to release a clip of a combined Mac OS X/Windows 8 machine, but nope, it made it onto the internet anyway.


OS X Mavericks First Impressions: A Little Good Going A Long Way

Mavericks is the first OS X release since Snow Leopard that doesn’t constantly make you stop, consider a new feature that has just made your life worse in some incomprensible way, and then hope very hard that this is a bug, because it cannot possibly be an intended feature. And because the world is essentially a good place where people (like software engineers) do not deliberately inflict things like Launchpad on good, hardworking people.


OS X Mavericks Wallpaper Could Mean Retina iMacs And Cinema Displays

With Apple’s announcement of OS X Mavericks came a brand new shiny desktop background featuring a glistening wave, downloadable from the Apple website. The most intriguing thing about the new wallpaper though, is the resolution, which could indicate a coming upgrade to Apple’s desktop displays.


Here's The List Of Macs Compatible With OS X Mavericks

Yesterday’s announcement of OS X Mavericks unveiled some pretty cool new features coming to your Mac — but Cook and co forgot to explain just which computers would support the new OS. Fortunately, Apple Insider has chatted with people familiar with the Mavericks Developer Preview to draw up a list of the Macs that are compatible with the software.


Apple Just Fixed The Single Dumbest Thing About OS X

Apple’s OS X 10.9 Mavericks looks nice and shiny and new, in all the ways that new operating systems usually do. But it’s got one big fix for what had been the single stupidest thing in all of OS X for the past two years. That’s multiple displays.


Apple OS X Mavericks: Everything You Need To Know

While iOS 7 was expected to be the star of Apple’s Worldwide Developer’s Conference (WWDC) this year, it wasn’t the only operating system getting a significant update. Supposedly codenamed “Cabernet” at headquarters, OS X Mavericks was unveiled on Monday with little fanfare. UPDATING LIVE.


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