January 30, 2013

Is the Core of Apple's OS X Rotting from Within?

Joel Hruska, ExtremeTech


OS X = Stability, security, and peace of mind. That’s been a central tenet of Apple’s marketing philosophy since it launched OS X. In the early 2000s, Apple focused on OS X’s roots in Unix and BSD as well as the lack of malware. Today, following some high-profile malware attacks, the company’s verbiage focuses on Time Machine and application sandboxing. The features and sales pitch may have changed, but the argument hasn’t. Apple presents its operating system and software as the best possible solution whether you’re a kid or a Mac Pro-wielding power user.

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October 23, 2013
So...What's Apple Got in Store for Us in 2014?
Greg Scoblete, RCT
Now that Apple has pulled back the curtain on new iPads and MacBooks, the Apple rumor is poised for a cool-down period. But just because Apple has refreshed its core product lines for 2013 doesn't mean the speculation ends.... more ››
When it comes to Apple's new Mac Pro, there's at least one thing we can all agree on: This desktop computer looks like no other on the market. Yet the way this sleek, anodized aluminum cylinder resembles a future-forward,... more ››
October 23, 2013
Apple's War on Pixels
Matt Buchanan, New Yorker
Now that even the cheapest computers can easily perform everyday tasks like browsing the Web and streaming video, the beauty of a higher-resolution display is immediately apparent, particularly as our devices evolve toward being... more ››
October 23, 2013
Some of the Surprises from Apple
Zac Hall, 9 to 5 Mac
While we expected much of what Apple announced today, the Cupertino company still managed to surprise and delight us with a few details (the top image of SVP of internet and Software Services Eddy Cue not withstanding). Read on... more ››
Silicon Valley companies love to remind us they are on a mission to change the world. Perhaps, although I confess I’m slightly suspicious given their obvious relentless pursuit of funding, acquisitions, getting acquired,... more ››