Posts Tagged: Apple

New Apple OS X Update Allows For Better Use Of Gmail Services

New Apple OS X Update Allows For Better Use Of Gmail Services

December 18, 2013

Updates for apps and other software can be extremely beneficial for keeping your devices working properly. These types of updates are, recently, also as common as water in the ocean. Some updates can be really useful for actually offering better support for other software programs to run. Having a large program with a different brand […]

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New Software Allows Users To Control Their Computers With Their Eyes

New Software Allows Users To Control Their Computers With Their Eyes

December 4, 2013

We have come to a day in age, where the tech and software that seemed mere fantasy has now become, or is starting to become more of a reality. With new features like fingerprint scanners, motion sensors and motion control, and even 3-D imaging and printing, the world of science fiction is starting to phase […]

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Apple Increases Mobile Security with AuthenTec Acquisition

Apple Increases Mobile Security with AuthenTec Acquisition

July 26, 2012

If you thought that Apple’s stance on mobile security is on the soft side then prepare to change your mind because Apple is starting to get very serious about it now. The Cupertino-based technological giant has just agreed to acquire security technology company AuthenTec for a cool $356 million. News of the acquisition comes from a recent […]

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None of the $14,000 Accumulated by Flashback was Paid

None of the $14,000 Accumulated by Flashback was Paid

May 23, 2012

In most cases when somebody releases a botnet or virus, it is to generate money from poor, unsuspecting victims. Such was the case with the recent Flashback botnet unleashed on Mac devices. That botnet managed to generate $14,000 from its click fraud campaign. However, the beautiful hand of irony has decided to rest gently on […]

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Twitter Announces Support for Do Not Track Technology, Implements It Immediately

Twitter Announces Support for Do Not Track Technology, Implements It Immediately

May 21, 2012

Twitter recently announced that it is supporting “Do Not Track” and showed that support by immediately halting online tracking of users who trigger a setting in their browsers. The announcement was made by an official with the U.S. Federal Trade Commission (FTC) during a Do Not Track (DNT) event that was hosted by Mozilla. Mozilla, […]

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Security Firms Believe Apple Security to be Years Behind Microsoft

Security Firms Believe Apple Security to be Years Behind Microsoft

April 28, 2012

A lot of naysayers out there are spewing venom about Apple lately, the most recent being CEO of Kaspersky Lab Eugene Kaspersky. The head of the security firm believes that the Cupertino computer company is headed for rough times, at least as far as computer security is concerned. Kaspersky, who spoke to Computer Business Review […]

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Apple Issues Tool to Take Out Flashback Malware

Apple Issues Tool to Take Out Flashback Malware

April 13, 2012

Just two days after Apple promised customers that it would decontaminate Mac computers plagued by the Flashback malware the company has finally delivered. Apple just released its newest Mac OS X Java update yesterday, an update that includes a tool that will, as an Apple advisory states, “remove the most common variants of the Flashback malware.” […]

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The Essentials of Apple’s iCloud

The Essentials of Apple’s iCloud

August 3, 2011

The iCloud from Apple will be here before you know it and Apple is just now starting to roll out details about pricing as well as the beta version of iCloud.com. So in case you missed it, here is the low down on Apple’s newest cloud-based service known as iCloud. One thing a lot of people were […]

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Cloud-Based Music Services Not Happening in Canada Anytime Soon

Cloud-Based Music Services Not Happening in Canada Anytime Soon

June 10, 2011

While everybody in the U.S. is currently talking up Apple’s newly released iCloud music storage system, our neighbors to the north in Canada are singing a different tune, one that tells of no iCloud services being available in the country and one that sees many Canadians a little upset.

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Apple Fixes Months-Old QuickTime Bugs

Apple Fixes Months-Old QuickTime Bugs

September 16, 2010

A critical vulnerability in QuickTime that was reported to the company by a “bug bounty” program a few months ago was finally patched Wednesday by Apple . The update Apple released also patched a “DLL load hijacking” issue which went public in August of this year. The update, known as the QuickTime 7.6.8 update, is […]

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