When it comes to streaming movies, Mac users already have plenty of options like Netflix and Hulu — but a new application seems likely to ruffle feathers in Hollywood by turning torrent files into free, desktop-based cinema.
Google really, really wants you to use its social network, and if the ability to automatically back up photos from a mobile device isn't enough incentive, maybe doing the same from the desktop will entice you?
It's often said that we live in a "post-PC" world, but few reports verify the truth of that statement quite like analyst Benedict Evans' recent research. During the holiday quarter, according to Evans, Apple achieved higher sales numbers with combined sales of iPhones, iPads, iPod Touch units, and Macs than were achieved by the global Windows PC industry. It also marks the first time Apple has outdone PCs in terms of hardware sales.
Earlier this week, a report surfaced that the late Steve Jobs wanted Mac OS X to run on Sony VAIO PCs -- a rather ironic coincidence as the Japanese consumer electronics giant announces plans to kick that very brand to the curb.
Proving once again that the rumor mill can often be more right than wrong, Microsoft has confirmed the appointment of Satya Nadella as Chief Executive Officer as founder Bill Gates steps down as chairman.
For many, Apple's MacBook line has become one of the best ways to run Windows thanks to virtualization software. But for those who don't want to gobble up hard disk space by installing their own, a new cloud-based option is now available.
Sunday may not have felt like a particularly special day, but 30 years ago on November 10, the face of personal computing changed with the debut of Microsoft Windows -- although the verdict may still be out on whether it was for better or worse.
It seems like there's something going on or about to happen, but we can't quite put our finger on it. Like something that didn't get mentioned. Like an event-wide "one more thing." Hmmmm, well, maybe you can spot it in this week's hottest news.
Wednesday marked the 10th anniversary since Apple debuted iTunes for Windows -- but if you thought the move was controversial from a user's perspective, check out this tale from inside the walls of Cupertino.