Apple
Wearables

As the Apple Watch ticks closer, experts await a fatal flop

As the Apple Watch ticks closer to arrival, experts are expressing doubt about its ability to rise above competitors, and Appleā€™s ability to innovate under Tim Cook.
Computing

Java for Mac now includes the same adware as Windows version

Mac users are set to experience the same frustration that Windows users have for some time, as Oracle has started including the Ask toolbar with the new OS X Java update.
Computing

MacBook ship times slip back a day; new models on the way?

The MacBook Air and 13-inch MacBook Pro with Retina have suddenly encountered a shipping delay, adding credibility to speculation that a hardware refresh is imminent.
Mobile

Cyanogen CEO predicts doom for Samsung, Apple

In a recent interview, Cyanogen CEO Kirt McMaster said he believes Samsung's market share will drop so low in 3 to 5 years that it will be eliminated from the market. He also believes Apple will run into trouble, thanks to budget devices.
Computing

Use a Mac, but love Office? Get ready to download the free preview of Office 2016!

Office for the Mac hasn't received a new edition since 2011, but Microsoft has finally released a preview edition of Office 2016 for Apple's machines. Best of all? You can download it today, for free, and try it for 60 days.
Apple

Apple Watch bags prestigious design award, and it’s not even out yet

The Apple Watch isn't even out yet and it's already picked up a prestigious design award. Created by Jony Ive and his team, judges at the International Forum's annual industrial design contest said, "For us, it is already an icon."
Mobile

Fraudsters exploit weak bank security process to add fake cards on Apple Pay

Fraudsters have circumvented Apple Pay's high security by fooling lax banks with fake cards. But it seems Apple Pay is less to blame than the banks themselves, as fraud rates vary widely from bank to bank.
Gaming

Get your game on: How to connect a PlayStation 3 controller to a Mac

The need to use a dedicated console controller on a Mac is higher than ever considering the platform's significant increase in popularity during the last several years. Here's our simple walkthrough on how to connect a PlayStation 3…
Mobile

Defang your keys: This liquid makes your phone screen as hard as sapphire

Kristall's Liquid Screen Protector applies with a few wipes and makes your screen as hard as sapphire glass.
Mobile

Popsicase turns your iPhone 6 into a popsicle (just make sure not to lick it)

Spainish startup Atunrojo announced Popsicase, a case for your iPhone 6 that includes a foldaway handle. This handle should make selfies, video recording, and general usage a little easier to manage.
Apple

Battery boost? Apple Watch to come with ‘Power Reserve’ time-only mode

When Apple started work on its smartwatch, it apparently wanted the battery to run for up to 4 days before needing a recharge. That didn't work out, though the expected inclusion of a 'Power Reserve' mode could certainly make it go for that…
Mobile

Google might have devices everywhere, but Apple makes far more money from its iPhones

Even though Android has a commanding lead in global market share when it comes to smartphone shipments, Apple has Google's operating system beat where it might hurt the most: making money off that hardware.