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Thoughts on new Apple iPad Air, MacBook Pro, Mac Pro and OS X Mavericks

Another wide ranging announcement of new toys from Apple today. The Keynotes are as predictable as ever (unless your one of those people who think that Apple should be release some new, secret, market changing device of the century), although I did think this one lacked some of the polish of the past. Jobs was the master showman, and the… Read more »

Apple WWDC 2013 Predictions

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Well its that time of the year again, you can’t be an Apple fan and run a blog without the obligatory predictions of what Apple will announce at its Worldwide Developer Conference, they keynote for which will start at 6pm BST. With Apple aiming to tighten up on pre-keynote leaks, there isn’t a great deal of concrete information for people… Read more »

How to Fix ‘Cannot Connect to App Store’ Error When Accessing Mac App Store Updates, OS X Lion 10.7.4

For the last few weeks, I’ve hardly been using the Mac Pro, as I’ve been avoiding coming to sit and work at the desk, favouring working from the laptop in the lounge in the brief periods between renovation work on the house. I needed to do some advanced iPhoto Library manipulations, and therefore found the MacBook to be somewhat underpowered,… Read more »

Apple WWDC 2012 – Worth the Wait?

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New Macbook Pro 15"

Since getting back from our winter trip travelling, I’ve been itching to move my current Mac setup to be laptop only based – so that I have more options for future travel without compromising the work setup. I currently have a Mac Pro from 2006 and a 30″ Cinema Display, as well as a Macbook 13″ from 2006. The Mac… Read more »

What You Need to Know About the Flashback Trojan

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On April 4, Russian antivirus vendor Dr. Web published strong evidence that more than 500,000 Macs have been infected by the latest variant of the Flashback trojan. As Mikko Hypponen, Chief Researcher at F-Secure pointed out via Twitter, if there are roughly 45 million Macs out there, Flashback would now have infected more than 1 percent of them, making Flashback… Read more »

How Apple’s OS X Mountain Lion Helps Signpost the Vision for a Post-PC Era

OS X Mountain Lion - Messages App Unified Across Devices

Apple announces the next version of OS X, ‘Mountain Lion’, which continues the trend of bringing iOS features to the desktop. It also suggests of a shift in Apple’s strategy for the desktop overall. With Apple’s core market moving further towards the consumer and business pocket, how might the product line up reflect Apple’s changing fortunes?