Editor's Picks

  1. August 31st, 2016 by Peter Sayer
    Apple must pay Ireland US$14.5 billion in back taxes
    Apple’s tax benefits in Ireland are illegal, and the company will have to pay up to €13 billion (US$14.5 billion) in back taxes, plus interest....
  2. August 30th, 2016 by Caitlin McGarry
    See you on 7 September: Apple’s iPhone event is confirmed
    Apple will take the wraps off the newest iPhone(s) and perhaps a second-gen Apple Watch at an event on 7 September at 10am Pacific/1pm Eastern. The...
  3. August 30th, 2016 by Roman Loyola
    Apple updates macOS Sierra beta (yes, again)
    Following on the heels of the news of the 7 September Apple event, the company on Monday released a new macOS Sierra beta for developers and the participants...
  4. August 29th, 2016 by Dan Moren
    Why Apple Watch 2 doesn’t need cellular anyway
    Many garments were rended and much hair torn last week over a report in Bloomberg that the next version of the Apple Watch would not arrive with cellular...
  5. August 29th, 2016 by Kirk McElhearn
    When iTunes and iOS don’t agree on how much free space an iPhone has
    I recently checked my iPhone’s Storage and iCloud Usage settings, and it said that I didn’t have a lot of space left. On this 64GB device –...
  6. August 26th, 2016 by Glenn Fleishman
    Apple advises immediate update to iOS 9.3.5 after discovery of targeted iPhone spyware
    Apple released an update to iOS 9 on Thursday – iOS 9.3.5 – that patches multiple critical zero-day vulnerabilities that have been shown to already...
  7. August 25th, 2016 by Oscar Raymundo
    iFixit report claims ‘Touch Disease’ plagues iPhone 6 and 6 Plus units with touchscreen bug
    Apple’s iPhone 6 and 6 Plus are almost two years old, and their age is starting to show. According to iFixit, a manufacturing defect is affecting...
  8. August 25th, 2016 by Anthony Caruana
    Review – Plantronics Backbeat Pro+ noise-cancelling headphones
    I spend a lot of time wearing headphones, working in the library, on planes and at other times when I want to enjoy some time alone. For that to work,...
  9. August 24th, 2016 by Anthony Caruana
    The Fitbit ecosystem
    The fitness tracker business has emerged as one of the fastest growing consumer technology sectors. Almost every smartphone maker has added activity...
  10. August 23rd, 2016 by Glenn Fleishman
    How to paste text without including formatting
    A few colleagues were talking in a Slack team the other day about discovering ‘paste without formatting’ and kicking themselves for only...
  11. August 23rd, 2016 by Oscar Raymundo
    Apple’s Gliimpse acquisition will help you access and share your medical records
    Do you know if you’ve had your tetanus shot? There’s a record of it somewhere… it’s just not very easy for you to have access to it, unless...
  12. August 23rd, 2016 by Roman Loyola
    macOS Sierra dev beta 7/public beta 6 now available
    Just when you were getting comfortable with last week’s beta release of macOS Sierra, it’s time to back up your data and get ready for another...
  13. August 19th, 2016 by Anthony Caruana
    Review – 3SIXT Digital Lightning Buds
    Ever since the first iPod was released back in 2001 part of its cachet has been the white earbuds that have marked iPod, and now iOS, users as part...
  14. August 19th, 2016 by Lesa Snider
    How to use Photoshop to turn a photo into a realistic painting
    One of the most frequently asked Photoshop questions is how to turn a photo into a painting. Unless you’re a fine artist who’s skilled at digital...
  15. August 18th, 2016 by Macworld Australia Staff
    Parallels Desktop 12 for Mac released – faster, more flexible
    Parallels (www.parallels.com/au), has launched Parallels Desktop 12 for Mac (www.parallels.com/upgradedesktop12). Parallels Desktop 12 is macOS...
  16. August 18th, 2016 by Macworld Australia Staff
    Casper Suite updated
    JAMF Software has announced a new release of Casper Suite (www.jamfsoftware.com/products/casper-suite), which includes cloud-based content distribution...
  17. August 17th, 2016 by Macworld Australia Staff
    Using a NAS to back up and protect your data
    With so much of business now dependent on computers, it’s critical to have a robust strategy to deal with data loss. That loss can happen through...
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