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WWDC survey finds 47% of iOS developers support Android, 7% write for Mac

06/13/2011, 07:06 am

A new survey of attendees at Apple's annual Worldwide Developers Conference found that nearly half of iOS developers attending the conference support Android, while just 7 percent write applications for the Mac.

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'Infinity Blade,' 'Osmos,' 'Pixelmator' among 2011 Apple Design Award winners

06/08/2011, 01:06 pm

At this week's Worldwide Developers Conference, the winners of the 2011 Apple Design Awards were announced, representing some of the best software available for the iPhone, iPad and Mac.

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Apple shows off its networking savvy at WWDC

06/08/2011, 11:06 am

After building a temporary network of WiFi hotspots to provide coverage for the 5,200 attendees at its annual Worldwide Developer Conference, Apple has set up a graphic visualization of the network itself.

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Apple's Safari 5.1 to deliver new process architecture and extension support

06/06/2011, 06:06 pm

Apple on Monday released a developer preview of Safari 5.1, its next-generation browser for Mac OS X that will provide developers with a full-screen API, more powerful extension support, enhanced CSS3 support, and several other enhancements.

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Apple to sell Mac OS X 10.7 Lion for $29.99 in July only in Mac App Store

06/06/2011, 01:06 pm

Apple announced on Monday that Mac OS X 10.7 Lion will be available only in the Mac App Store, and the operating system upgrade will be available for just $29.99.

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Evidence suggests Apple will make Mac OS X Lion Server a paid App Store add-on

06/03/2011, 12:06 pm

Mac OS X 10.7 Lion Server could be a paid add-on that users would download from the Mac App Store, according to evidence allegedly discovered in the Lion beta.

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WWDC 2011 banners at Moscone Center show new iCloud icon

06/02/2011, 02:06 pm

Apple is working to prepare San Francisco's Moscone Center West for the company's 2011 Worldwide Developer Conference to be held next week.

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Microsoft demonstrates Windows 8 with HTML5 apps

06/01/2011, 09:06 pm

Microsoft has provided a look at how it plans to bring Windows to more mobile devices in the future, leveraging ARM processors and using HTML5 as the basis of a new app platform.

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MAC Defender variant quickly thwarts Apple's Mac OS X security update [u]

06/01/2011, 03:06 pm

A day after Apple released a security update for Mac OS X to address the "MAC Defender" malware, a new variant of the bogus antivirus software has been spotted in the wild [update: Apple has quickly responded, too].

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Apple may offer free iCloud services with aggressively priced Mac OS X Lion

06/01/2011, 10:06 am

Apple next week is likely to announce that all Mac owners who run the latest version of the OS X operating system, Lion, will also receive at least some of the services from iCloud for free, sources have told AppleInsider.

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Apple releases Mac OS X update to catch MAC Defender malware

05/31/2011, 04:05 pm

Apple has released Security Update 2011-003, which adds malware detection and removal for the "MAC Defender" scam and delivers a daily update mechanism for updating subsequent malware definitions.

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Developer build of OS X 10.6.8 preps for Mac App Store install for Lion

05/30/2011, 12:05 am

Newly surfaced details from a developer build of Mac OS X 10.6.8 provide more evidence that Apple plans to release Mac OS X 10.7 Lion through the Mac App Store.

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Apple issues third build of Mac OS X 10.6.8 to developers

05/27/2011, 09:05 pm

Apple on Friday seeded the third build of Mac OS X 10.6.8 to developers, with no known issues.

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Apple's iPhone PR team reportedly inviting UK press to cover WWDC

05/25/2011, 04:05 pm

Representatives of Apple's iPhone public relations team are reportedly contacting British journalists in an effort to get them to attend the company's Worldwide Developer Conference keynote in early June.

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Latest 'MAC Defender' malware attacks Mac OS X without password

05/25/2011, 04:05 pm

A new, more dangerous variant of "MAC Defender," dubbed "Mac Guard," has been discovered, and the new malware does not require an administrator password to install.

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Apple posts instructions on how to remove Mac Defender malware

05/24/2011, 07:05 pm

Apple has posted a support document explaining how to "avoid or remove" Mac Defender and stated it would release an update to Mac OS X to automatically find and remove the malware.

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Microsoft says next-gen Windows systems coming next year

05/23/2011, 09:05 pm

Speaking at a developer forum in Tokyo, Japan on Monday, Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer confirmed plans for a 2012 launch of the "next generation of Windows systems," which will include Windows 8 slates and tablets.

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Mac OS X security expert Charlie Miller addresses MAC Defender malware

05/23/2011, 04:05 pm

Security expert Charlie Miller stated in an new interview that despite the appearance of the new "MAC Defender" trojan malware title, most Mac users don't need to install antivirus software.

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Apple seeds new build of Mac OS X 10.6.8 to developers

05/19/2011, 10:05 pm

Apple on Thursday issued the second beta build of Mac OS X 10.6.8 to developers with no known issues.

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'MACDefender' on Apple's radar as OS X malware spreads - report

05/19/2011, 01:05 pm

A malware program that targets Mac OS X systems dubbed "MACDefender" has apparently gained traction in the wild, prompting Apple to tell its support representatives they should not attempt to remove the software.

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