11 technologies Apple has killed

Out with the old One of the things that makes Apple so successful is that it’s not afraid to abandon/kill popular technologies in the interest of something new. In doing so, the company often creates a bit of controversy, even if in the long run it seems to pan out well. At the same time, […]

20-plus eye-popping Black Friday 2014 tech deals

iPhone 6, iPad Air, Samsung Galaxy gear and big cheap TVs among the hottest electronic deals for Black Friday and Cyber Monday in 2014. Black Friday is upon us Word is that more retailers will relent to public pressure – I mean do the right thing for their employees – and close on Thanksgiving Day […]

iOS 8 tips and tricks you need to know

Some advice on how to make iOS 8 work for you. iOS 8, Apple’s latest mobile OS, introduces a ton of new features that promise to make using your iOS device a whole lot more efficient and even more fun. Here are some tips and tricks to help you get the most out of iOS […]

Apple-IBM deal threatens Android’s enterprise push

Apple-IBM deal threatens Android’s enterprise push And BlackBerry may get caught in the cross-fire The new Apple-IBM partnership seems sure to help Apple sell more iPads and iPhones to businesses while extending the reach of IBM’s big data and analytics software. The deal may also be setting off alarm bells at mobile device management companies […]

After first day, OS X Mavericks on 1 in 18 Macs

Triple the 24-hour uptake of 2012’s Mountain Lion, says ad network In its first 24 hours, Apple’s OS X Mavericks tripled the uptake of its predecessor Mountain Lion, ending the day on about 1 out of every 18 Macs, an online advertising network said Thursday. Chitika, which regularly mines its ad impression data for trends […]

Apple iPhone 5S vs. Nokia Lumia 1020: Which Camera is Better?

Apple’s brand new iPhone 5S has an enhanced iSight digital camera, but how does it stack up to Nokia’s impressive 41-megapixel PureView Lumia 1020 camera? CIO.com’s Al Sacco pits the two popular devices against each other in this hands-on iPhone vs. Lumia camera comparison. The results might surprise you. UPDATED: As noted in the comments […]

iFixIt tears down an Australian iPhone 5S

iFixIt tears down an Australian iPhone 5S Components no one cares about, gibberish labels, and tech fetishism The tear-and-repair enthusiasts at iFixIt jetted to Australia, traveling forward in time by 17 hours, to buy a new Apple iPhone 5S before anyone in the U.S. today. And then destroyed it. Iphone 5S Credit: iFixIt.com Exploiting the […]

Malicious power-charger can infect Apple iOS devices

Black Hat presentation from Georgia Tech researchers to show malicious proof of concept IoS devices are vulnerable to malware coming from a malicious charger according to researchers from Georgia Tech. The researchers, who will be presenting their proof-of-concept charger known as Mactans at the upcoming Black Hat security conference, say: “despite the plethora of defense […]

Apple improves Retina MacBook Pro shipping times

Now shipping 2-3 weeks after orders placed, improving on earlier 3-4 week delay Computerworld – Apple’s Retina MacBook Pro is now shipping faster to online customers, according to the company’s e-stores for the U.S., Brazil, Canada, China, France, Germany, Japan and several other countries. The higher-resolution notebook now shows shipping delays of two to three […]

The upside of shadow IT

Tech-savvy employees have long bypassed IT to get their hands on hot technologies. Rather than standing in the way, smart CIOs are now embracing and even encouraging shadow IT. Here’s why. Computerworld – First, a scary statistic: Gartner predicts that in less than three years, 35% of enterprise IT expenditures will happen outside of the […]