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Topic: Linux

New Java malware attacks Apple's OS X along with Windows, Linux

07/11/2012, 10:07 am

A new form of browser-based cross-platform malware can give hackers remote access to computers running Apple's OS X, Microsoft's Windows, and even Linux.

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Inside AirPrint: How to add iOS printer sharing back to Mac OS X

11/11/2010, 02:11 pm

Experimenters have discovered the configuration files Apple removed from the public release of Mac OS X 10.6.5; adding them back restores the ability to print from iOS devices to shared printers on the Mac.

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Apple's iOS tops Linux to become third largest browsing platform

09/03/2010, 11:09 am

Apple's iOS mobile operating system rocketed past the open source Linux this summer to become the third most popular Web browsing platform on the Internet.

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Steve Ballmer: 'Apple sold more iPads than I'd like them to sell'

07/29/2010, 05:07 pm

Speaking to Wall Street analysts, Microsoft chief executive Steve Ballmer noted that tablets are a big issue for the company and expressed concern about Apple's success with iPad.

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Programmer ports Google Android to first-gen Apple iPhone

04/22/2010, 02:04 pm

A programmer has managed to run the Google Android mobile operating system on an iPhone, with features like browsing the Web and making phone calls functional on Apple's hardware.

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Nokia hopes to fight off Apple iPhone gains with Linux

08/26/2009, 04:08 pm

Even though Nokia's Symbian mobile operating system commands the lion's share of the worldwide smartphone market, the world's largest handset maker is looking to Linux to take on the iPhone.

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iPod touch web share triples as Windows reaches new low

05/01/2009, 09:05 pm

Web market share for the iPod touch has tripled in just five months, outpacing even the iPhone among mobile devices. Also, Windows' share has dropped to its lowest point since tracking began even as the Mac managed to hold its ground.

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Ballmer sees Mac as a main competitor, iPhone as just buzz

02/24/2009, 07:02 pm

As software giant Microsoft is warning of continued economic hardship after its first round of layoffs ever, the company's chief executive is eyeing competition from Apple, Linux, and Google on the desktop while downplaying the market strength of the iPhone and other opponents of its Windows Mobile operating system.

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Mac web share hits record 9.9 percent in January

02/01/2009, 11:02 pm

Even as the economy has continued to falter, Apple's share of web users has climbed up to a landmark 9.93 percent in the first month of 2009 while Windows' own share continues to slide downwards.

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Mac web share nears 10% in December

01/01/2009, 10:01 am

In spite of fears of a late-year plunge, Apple has again beat its own market share record in December and now has a record 9.6 percent of web traffic as Microsoft's own influence continues to fall.

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iPhone Dev Team successfully boots Linux on iPhone

11/28/2008, 07:11 pm

A milestone has been reached in iPhone firmware modification on Friday with the first alternative operating system for the hardware, Linux, now running on the device.

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iPhone, iPod updates pad Apple margins; Belgian iPhone; more

02/05/2008, 06:02 pm

Apple's new 16GB iPhone is as much a move to restore comfortably high profit margins as to spark sales, according to one report. Also, Belgium's main carrier may support the iPhone this year, and the chief creator of Linux has chastised Apple's approach to Mac OS X.

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