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Apple patent covers wedge-shaped laptops
— 4:03 PM on June 7, 2012

PC makers have been shamelessly ripping off Apple for years, and ultrabooks are the latest and starkest example. Could Apple throw its weight around...

Type: News story Tags: Mobile computing Mac

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AMD: Windows tablets to hold 20% market share by 2017
— 9:48 AM on June 7, 2012

Later this year, the first Windows 8-powered tablets will come out, and Microsoft will finally have a true alternative to the iPad and Android-powered devices....

Type: News story Tags: Windows Personal tech

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Windows 8's antivirus will play nice with third-party tools
— 5:31 PM on June 4, 2012

For three years now, Microsoft has offered its own, free antivirus software—Security Essentials—as an alternative to third-party tools. The company is going one step further...

Type: News story Tags: Software Windows

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It's official: Microsoft offers Windows 8 upgrade discounts
— 6:00 AM on June 4, 2012

The rumors were true: as of last Saturday, buying a Windows 7 PC may entitle you to a cheap upgrade to Windows 8. Microsoft...

Type: News story Tags: Operating systems Windows

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Windows 8 Release Preview now available
— 3:33 PM on May 31, 2012

Microsoft teased an early June debut for the Windows 8 Release Preview last month, but I guess it decided to pull the trigger early....

Type: News story Tags: Operating systems Windows

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Microsoft may kill Start menu hacks for Windows 8
— 9:54 AM on May 31, 2012

In Windows 8, Microsoft is killing the Start menu and replacing it with the Metro Start screen. That move essentially forces users to dance back...

Type: News story Tags: Operating systems Windows

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Rumor: Apple TV set has entered trial production
— 6:00 AM on May 29, 2012

There's already an Apple TV: a set-top box with iTunes support. Lately, though, the rumor mill has been grinding on about another product with...

Type: News story Tags: Multimedia Mac

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Windows 8 may have Flash in Metro after all
— 6:00 AM on May 24, 2012

Last September, after many months of unwavering HTML5 advocacy, Microsoft announced that the Metro version of Internet Explorer in Windows 8 wouldn't support Adobe...

Type: News story Tags: Internet Operating systems Windows

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Windows 8 Desktop to ditch Aero
— 6:00 AM on May 21, 2012

Microsoft's Aero interface managed to survive the transition from Windows Vista to Windows 7 mostly unscathed, but it's nearing the end of its run. Just...

Type: News story Tags: Operating systems Windows

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DisplaySearch: 'Retina' laptop panels carry a $65-92 premium
— 5:40 PM on May 16, 2012

A lot of us are looking forward to high-DPI notebook displays from Apple and other vendors. Some say they might appear as soon as...

Type: News story Tags: Displays Mobile computing Mac

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Kaspersky: Mac OS is 'really insecure'
— 6:00 AM on May 16, 2012

If the recent FileVault and Flashback trojan security snafus weren't strong enough indications, someone has now come out and said it: OS X's...

Type: News story Tags: Mac

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Next 15-inch MacBook said to have USB 3.0 and Retina display
— 9:41 AM on May 14, 2012

Now that quad-core Ivy Bridge processors are out and dual-core variants are on the way, Apple is surely on the verge of introducing next-gen Macs....

Type: News story Tags: Mobile computing Mac

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Apple reportedly patches FileVault password bug
— 4:31 PM on May 9, 2012

So, apparently, that OS X password-revealing bug we wrote about on Tuesday has been squashed. Apple released a new update to OS X...

Type: News story Tags: Mac

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$799 MacBook Air may debut later this year
— 1:48 PM on May 7, 2012

Apple might introduce a dramatically cheaper MacBook Air soon, if we're to believe the latest whispers from the Far East. DigiTimes quotes "sources from...

Type: News story Tags: Mac

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OS X bug uncovers user passwords
— 6:01 AM on May 7, 2012

This isn't shaping up to be a great year for Mac security. On the heels of last month's Flashback trojan pandemic, reports indicate that...

Type: News story Tags: Mac

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It's official: Microsoft to kill its Windows Live brand
— 6:00 AM on May 4, 2012

The rumor mill predicted it some time ago, and now, Microsoft has made it official: Windows 8 will herald the death of the Windows...

Type: News story Tags: Software Operating systems Windows

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Apple posts preposterous revenue, profit growth
— 6:00 AM on April 25, 2012

We've gotten used to record-breaking Apple results these past few years, but the company's latest financials really take the cake. Apple managed to practically...

Type: News story Tags: Mac Personal tech

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Windows 8 Release Preview due early June
— 9:41 AM on April 24, 2012

Two months after the Consumer Preview, and seven months after the Developer Preview, Microsoft is getting ready to release a third preview build...

Type: News story Tags: Operating systems Windows

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