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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.


'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.


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.


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.


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.


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.


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.


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.


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].


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.


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.


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.


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.


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.


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.


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.


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.


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.


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.


'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.