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  • Hey Microsoft, where's the next Mac Office?

    Microsoft is behind the schedule it used for the last several iterations of Office for the Mac, and has not breathed a word about its Mac intentions.

    Written by Gregg Keizer21 Feb. 14 12:25
  • iTunes is almost as big a biz as OEM Windows

    Apple's iTunes, software and services group generated almost as much revenue in 2013 as the Microsoft division responsible for licensing Windows to computer and smartphone makers, according to comparisons of the companies' financial statements.

    Written by Gregg Keizer12 Feb. 14 17:00
  • Apple puts the ball in Microsoft's court

    Apple's decision to give away OS X upgrades and other software, including the iWork productivity suite, is seen as both an offensive and a defensive move that challenges Microsoft to respond.

    Written by Gregg Keizer04 Nov. 13 11:03
  • Apple not ready to kill OS X Snow Leopard yet

    Apple yesterday gave its strongest signal yet that it will continue to support OS X Snow Leopard with patches for the foreseeable future rather than retire the still-active operating system.

    Written by Gregg Keizer15 March 13 17:47
  • Why IT won't like Mac OS X Lion Server

    Mac OS X 10.7 Lion Server adds innovative features and a new low price tag, but cuts in services and the elimination of advanced GUI administration tools may force some enterprise departments to think twice about the role of Mac servers on their networks.

    Written by John Rizzo25 July 11 23:40
  • Massive Mac OS X update shatters illusion of security

    Perhaps you've heard that the Apple Mac OS X operating system is simply more secure by design and not prone to the security flaws and vulnerabilities that plague the dominant Microsoft Windows operating system? Well, don't believe the hype. Apple unleashed an update for Mac OS X this week which fixes a massive 134 vulnerabilities.

    Written by Tony Bradley12 Nov. 10 02:15
  • How 10 Famous Technology Products Got Their Names

    Coming up with a great technology product or service is only half the battle these days. Creating a name for said product that is at once cool but not too cool or exclusionary, marketable to both early adopters and a broader audience, and, of course, isn't already in use and protected by various trademarks and copyright laws is difficult--to say the least.

    Written by Thomas Wailgum13 Nov. 08 10:25