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Topic: Windows

Apple's iTunes for Windows update closes off ransomware attack vector

10/11/2019, 07:10 am

Apple has patched an exploit in Bonjour, iTunes, and iCloud for Windows that was an open door for ransomware to attack systems.

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Duet Display update will allow Mac users to extend displays to Android tablets

10/02/2019, 07:10 am

Shortly before Apple releases its Sidecar feature in macOS Catalina to allow Mac screen mirroring and extension onto iPads, the makers Duet Display are soon to release a version that will allow users to use an Android tablet as a Mac display.

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How to watch today's new iPhone event live

09/09/2019, 08:09 am

Wherever you are, and whatever devices you've got with you, you'll be able to watch Apple unveil the new 2019 iPhones live. Here's how.

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New Spectre-style Intel chip flaw can leak user data, but only in Windows

08/07/2019, 08:08 am

PC users and those who are running Windows on a Mac may want to take a moment to update their operating systems, as a new flaw in Intel and ARM chips has been exposed.

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How to speed up working on your Mac by making windows snap into position

07/24/2019, 03:07 pm

Get your Mac to rearrange all of those overlapping document windows you've got, and instead make it possible to see what you need, when you need it.

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Microsoft's Stranger Things campaign creates a fake legacy for Windows 1.0

07/10/2019, 07:07 am

Microsoft is running a retro-styled advertising campaign tied into the new third season of Netflix's "Stranger Things" TV series, which is set in 1985. It promotes fake nostalgia for a romanticized Windows launch that in reality was only scoffed at as underpowered, poorly-built vaporware at the time.

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Editorial: No Bill Gates, Windows was not iPhone's 'natural' nemesis

06/30/2019, 09:06 am

Microsoft's former chief executive Bill Gates mused this week that it would have been the "natural thing" for Microsoft to have been the "standard non-Apple phone platform." But he's wrong, and here's why.

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Editorial: Apple's move to ARM is possible because most users want power more than compatibility

06/21/2019, 09:06 am

What was once at least a concern and often the barrier that stopped Mac sales, cross-platform software compatibility is now mostly irrelevant to the wider user base -- and we all stand to benefit.

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iCloud for Windows app with OneDrive Files On-Demand now in Microsoft Store

06/11/2019, 02:06 pm

Apple has released a new iCloud for Windows app that makes iCloud function closer to Microsoft's OneDrive cloud storage service in Windows 10, with the app now available to download from the Microsoft Store.

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How to open Apple's DMG files in Windows 10

06/07/2019, 11:06 am

One of the potentially frustrating things about switching back and forth between Mac and Windows PCs can be proprietary formats -- a key example being Apple's DMGs (disk images). Here's how to extract content from a DMG in Windows 10.

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Jamf data claims most students would use a Mac - if they could afford it [u]

05/23/2019, 09:05 am

Most college and university students would choose to use a Mac, but price is a considerable barrier, according to a survey commissioned by Apple-oriented device management firm Jamf. [Updated with revised Jamf data on percent of PC buyers motivated by price]

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Final day: Enter to win a Disk Drill Pro license for easy data recovery

01/07/2019, 01:01 pm

AppleInsider is partnering with CleverFiles this week to offer readers the chance to win a Disk Drill Pro license, allowing for data recovery with support for over 200 file types. Ten winners will each receive a Pro license for Mac or Windows valued at $89.

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Why Apple is now focusing on users, not units in Fiscal 2019

12/03/2018, 08:12 am

Across the last 20 years, Apple has shifted from selling Macs in a world dominated by Windows PCs to being a dominant global brand that services a vast installed base that's more valuable, influential, and lucrative than Windows was at its peak. Apple wants its investors to understand that, and is now challenging the media narrative that suggests it running an unsustainable race against various manufacturers churning out ever-increasing volumes of hardware units.

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iCloud for Windows updates to fix critical issues with Windows 10 October update

11/27/2018, 05:11 pm

A fresh version of iCloud for Windows, 7.8.1, is now available from Apple, and appears to solve serious compatibility problems with Microsoft's October 2018 update for Windows 10.

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After 8 years, IDC admits Apple's iPad is leading the tablet market 'unabated'

10/08/2018, 01:10 pm

Since iPad launched in 2010, International Data Corporation has dutifully crafted various media narratives that belittled as it as a toy, dismissed it as merely a "media consumption" device in a world that needed Windows, and disparaged it as inconsequential in a vast sea of cheap Android tablets (some of which were literally children's toys). But they were wrong, here's why.

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Parallels Desktop 14 supports macOS Mojave, saves storage

08/21/2018, 03:08 am

PC virtualization software maker Parallels on Tuesday released the latest version of its eponymous cross-platform Mac solution, offering a slew of new features to customers, including faster start times, storage savings and support for Apple's upcoming macOS Mojave.

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Microsoft at work on iPhone & iPad app for Movies & TV customers

07/06/2018, 09:07 am

Microsoft is reportedly developing iOS and/or Android clients for Movies & TV, a native Windows equivalent of Apple's iTunes Store.

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Adobe takes on iMovie with Project Rush, a powerful cross-device video editing app for creators

06/19/2018, 09:06 am

Adobe is making a play for social media influencers, online content creators (read YouTubers) and tech savvy consumers with a new cross-platform video production tool that bundles the firm's powerful video editing technology with an easy-to-use, drag-and-drop interface.

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Apple's macOS Mojave shares name with fictitious Microsoft Windows release

06/06/2018, 02:06 pm

If the name Apple chose for this year's macOS release sounds familiar, it's because Microsoft, ten years ago, used Mojave in an ad campaign as an alternate name for Windows Vista.

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Microsoft Windows team wants iMessage on Windows devices

05/11/2018, 09:05 am

Executives say Microsoft is "very willing to work with Apple" on more cross-platform functionality going forward with Windows messaging, but any possible initiative has yet to start.

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