Tag Archives: Mac

TIME: iPhone is most influential gadget of all time

Amidst all of the bad press Apple has been getting regarding the Q2 earnings call, TIME magazine published a list of the 50 most influential gadgets of all time, ranging from televisions, smartphones, drones, and more. Unsurprisingly, the iPhone has been named the most influential gadget of all time, coming in at number one. According to TIME, the…

Intel looking to slash 3.5mm headphone jack in favor of USB-C audio

The rumor mill strongly suggests that Apple will ditch the headphone jack in favor of lightning capable headphones in its upcoming iPhone refresh due this fall. But, according to a report from Anandtech, Intel is also looking to make a similar move, though favoring USB-C rather than lightning. Intel believes that moving to USB-C capable headphones…

Re/code: Apple Pay coming to mobile sites later this year

According to a report from Re/code, Apple is looking to partner with several mobile vendors to roll out Apple Pay in mobile sites starting later this year. The report notes that Apple has been working to expand its mobile payment service outside of apps. So, instead of entering credit card information, users will be able to use Apple Pay to complete their…

Latest OS X Server update suggests 2016 12-inch MacBook coming soon

Earlier this week Apple unveiled the 4-inch iPhone SE, 9.7-inch iPad Pro, and a few new Apple Watch bands at its “Let us loop you in” press event. As expected, Apple made no reference to Macs whatsoever during the event. But according to details given to 9to5Mac, Apple may be updating its Macbook line soon as there are references to an ‘early 2016’…

OS X ‘ransomware’ found in latest Transmission update, could maliciously encrypt hard drives on Macs

Today, Mac owners have been hit with the first case of ransomware found on OS X. The malware in question could be found in a version of Transmission published last week. Infected versions of the app have a ‘KeyRanger’ malware that would maliciously encrypt a users hard drive after it’s been installed for three days. The user will then be asked to pay to…

Walt Mossberg influenced Steve Jobs to bring iTunes to the PC

VentureBeat has discovered from Tony Fadell, who’s known for being apart of the team who designed the original iPod, that Walt Mossberg played a big role in Jobs’ decision to create a version of iTunes for the PC. Fadell has previously discussed his relationship with Jobs and his role at Apple over the years. But this time around, Fadell has shed some…

Apple Core 004: CMD + Shift + Q

Episode 004: This week the guys go through the usual beta talk with new OS betas, removal and rendition of Apple Pencil support in iOS 9.3, the future of OS X, iPad, device storage and pricing, and of course, security. How to subscribe to Apple Core: Subscribe via RSS feed Open in the iOS Podcasts app Open in Instacast on iOS Open in Pocket…

Siri will be coming to the Mac in OS X 10.12

Apple will finally be pushing Siri to the Mac platform in its upcoming major release, better known as OS X 10.12. Last year, Apple expanded Siri across the Apple TV and Apple Watch, and for 2016 Apple plans to expand it to the Mac, via Mark Gurman from 9to5Mac. Apple has reportedly been working on Siri for OS X since at least 2012, but Apple now has a…