1. News
    December 5th, 2014 by Jared Newman
    Wickr brings its self-destructing messages to Mac, Windows and Linux

    Wickr has launched a set of new desktop apps for anyone feeling skittish about conversing over the internet. The new apps for Windows, Mac and Linux promise...

  2. News
    September 30th, 2014 by Jeremy Kirk
    Two scenarios that can make OS X vulnerable to the Shellshock Bash bug

    Apple’s OS X is vulnerable to the Shellshock bug, but it’s not that easy for attackers to take advantage of it, according to Intego, which specialises...

  3. News
    September 26th, 2014 by Brad Chacos
    Shellshock flaw leaves OS X, Linux, more open to attack

    Well, this isn’t good. Akamai security researcher Stephane Chazelas has discovered a devastating flaw in the Unix Bash shell, leaving Linux...

  4. News
    February 3rd, 2014 by John E. Dunn
    Malicious Java app infects Mac, Linux systems with DDoS bot

    Criminals are once again using Java’s cross-platform design to add Linux and Mac users to their usual Windows target list, Kaspersky Labs researchers...

  5. Blogs
    January 23rd, 2014 by Tom Henderson
    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...

  6. News
    December 13th, 2013 by Gregg Keizer
    Google goes offline with Chrome Apps for Mac

    Google yesterday launched its new packaged apps, dubbed ‘Chrome Apps’, for the Mac, making good on a promise from September when it kicked...

  7. Features
    November 23rd, 2013 by Madeleine Swain
    The talent behind TownCraft

    Flat Earth is a start-up gaming company run by two brothers, Rohan and Leigh Harris. The pair’s first game, TownCraft for iPad, took two years to...

  8. News
    November 14th, 2013 by Lucian Constantin
    Adobe patches critical vulnerabilities in Flash Player, ColdFusion

    Adobe Systems has released security updates for Flash Player, AIR and ColdFusion to fix critical vulnerabilities that could allow attackers to take...

  9. News
    October 12th, 2013 by Jeremy Kirk
    Google to pay rewards for open-source code security fixes

    Google said this week that it plans to reward developers for developing proactive security improvements for some of the most widely used open-source...

  10. News
    October 2nd, 2013 by Juan Carlos Perez
    Google adds search by image to Chrome browser

    Google’s latest Chrome browser update fixes 50 security problems and gives users the capability to use images as search queries. With the Stable...

  11. Blogs
    September 17th, 2013 by John Moltz
    If I had to leave the Mac? I’d switch to Elementary OS

    Perhaps it’s a holdover from the Apple Depression of the 1990s, but I sometimes wonder where I would go if I ever needed to leave the Mac. I hear...

  12. App Guide
    September 4th, 2013 by Yaara Lancet
    Musique

    When listening to music on your computer, you can go several different ways. The first is to use a huge, well-known music player such as iTunes or...

  13. App Guide
    July 22nd, 2013 by Dan Moren
    VLC

    Playing video on iOS is kind of like Henry Ford’s Model T: you can use any file you want, as long as it’s an MP4. But with the return of a once-missing...

  14. App Guide
    July 14th, 2013 by Marco Tabini
    Keeper for Mac

    Keeper is one of the simplest password managers around, but its annual per device sync fee is pricey.   Lately, it feels like not a week goes by...

  15. News
    July 10th, 2013 by Gregg Keizer
    Google expands plan to turn rivals’ devices into ersatz Chromebooks

    Google on Monday expanded on its strategy to turn any connected device into an ersatz Chromebook dedicated to the company’s ecosystem by adding...

  16. App Guide
    June 29th, 2013 by Mark O'Neill
    Briss for Mac

    This portable app’s website says ‘Bright Snippet Sire’, but everybody calls this open-source favourite Briss for… er… short....

  17. Help
    June 28th, 2013 by Lex Friedman
    Bye-bye, Google Reader: alternative RSS solutions for Mac and iOS

    Because I write about technology, people tend to ask me for tech advice. So ever since Google’s heartbreaking announcement that it was closing...

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