1. Blogs
    The accidental Mac user

    In 1990, I was a cub reporter at a small daily newspaper in south-west Florida, and someone brought in a Macintosh computer to the editorial department....

  2. Blogs
    Mac and Windows compatibility through the decades

    I’ve always been an agnostic in the religious wars between Mac and PC. Reaching across the aisle separating Steve Jobs from Bill Gates hasn’t...

  3. Blogs
    The Rumour Mill

    Goodness, is it Friday already? Where does the week go? Don’t answer that. Because all we really need to know is that, yes, it is indeed the...

  4. Blogs
    Remembering Quark and AppleTalk, Netware and Gopher

    The Apple Mac has played an important part of my professional journalism career for at least 20 of the years that I have been a writer. One Mac or...

  5. Blogs
    I wrote the Macworld Networking Bible and it was good

    My first Mac was a Mac 512K from the early 1980s, probably 1985. It replaced my Heathkit CP/M system, and when I went on business trips, that thing...

  6. Blogs
    My journey from Macs to Mint

    I saw the commercial. Buying a Mac would throw a rock through the window of mundane, non-graphical computing. I was already entranced with the idea...

  7. Blogs
    Macs revolutionised desktop publishing

    Desktop publishing was the killer app that got me started with Macs. At every newspaper and magazine where I’d worked dating back to the mid-1970s,...

  8. Blogs
    Apple edges back toward the data centre

    Last summer, when I wrote about Apple’s relationship with enterprise IT, I talked about earlier Apple decisions to stop producing its rack-mounted...

  9. Blogs
    Apple’s Mac: the post-PC PC?

    The Apple Mac, celebrating its 30th birthday on Friday 24 January, is an anomaly wrapped in a paradox: the most successful personal computer ever...

  10. Blogs
    How the Mac made a hacker out of me

    As long as I can remember, I’ve had an interest in computer programming. I started tinkering as a kid back in the early 1980s with a TI-99-4A...

  11. Blogs
    Five components that will rock your next smartphone

    Chip makers like Qualcomm, Nvidia and Samsung Electronics are working on components that will increase processing power, add more memory and increase...

  12. Blogs
    Seven things Beats Music must do to beat Spotify

    Beats Electronics’ new music subscription service, Beats Music, will launch next Tuesday, 21 January, entering an increasingly crowded music...

  13. Blogs
    Rumour Mill

    In case you hadn’t noticed, the headquarters of the Rumour Mill, sunny old Melbourne town, has been feeling the heat a little bit this week....

  14. Blogs
    Envisioning an iPad Pro

    Apple’s iPad Air has received overwhelming praise as the best full-size tablet you can buy, and it’ll likely rack up sales records for this...

  15. Blogs
    Let’s get small: one editor’s journey from iPad to iPad mini

    I’ve been a user of a full-size iPad since the first Wi-Fi model was released in April 2010. And until the iPad mini debuted near the end of 2012,...

  16. Blogs
    Concerned about OS X fragmentation and security? Don’t be

    Think platform fragmentation is something only Android users need to worry about? Over at the Sophos blog, Chester Wisniewski thinks Mac users should...

  17. Blogs
    iPhone 6 rumour roundup

    The cold gripping much of the US this week was absent from the iOSphere which steamed with speculation over a mysterious metal frame that revealed...

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