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RIP Chrome apps: Google is killing them off for Windows and Mac

Looks like Chrome apps weren't as popular as Google may have liked them to be, which is why the company will be phasing them out over the next few years. By early 2018, Chrome apps won't be available on Windows or Mac.
Computing

Mac users, watch those links! New, convincing malware wants to trick you into clicking

Mac malware is rarely as sophisticated as its Windows counterparts, and this latest discovery is no different. It needs users to actively choose to install Advanced Mac Cleaner, which opens the flood-gates for a torrent of pointless apps.
Computing

Tekserve's demise means you could get your hands on a collection of classic Macs

The most coveted vintage items? They're not shoes, bags, or other article of clothing. Rather, for the time being at least, they're old-school Mac computers, and you can get your hands on some thanks to the unfortunate closing of Tekserve.
Movies & TV

Mess with this hilarious fake emulation of Seinfeld's 1993 Macintosh

A parody Twitter user called Seinfeld2000 has created a functional comedic emulation of Jerry Seinfeld's 1993 Macintosh, complete with music, photos, and a hilarious search history.
Apple

Apple dishes out Pay upgrades with fifth MacOS 10.12 developer beta

Apple released the fifth beta of MacOS 10.12 Sierra to developers, adding a few features such as Apple Pay-compatible device sniffing and a keychain update. It arrives one week after beta four hit developers with emoji changes.
Computing

Survey: Windows 10 privacy concerns may drive customers over to the Mac

A recent OnePoll survey reveals that many Windows customers would definitely consider or might consider switching to a Mac over Windows 10 privacy concerns. It arrives after France slapped Microsoft with a warning to fix how Windows 10…
Mobile

Apple Pencil concept could let you use a stylus to control your Mac in lieu of a mouse

Apple filed a patent that describes an Apple Pencil compatible with Mac trackpads. It would also support "air" gestures, and could theoretically be used as a game controller or mouse replacement.
Computing

HP updates its Z240 workstation with more memory and a Core i7-6700K

HP released a third-generation model of its Z240 tower workstation on Tuesday, supporting more memory, a faster processor, an M.2 slot, optional HP Z Turbo SSDs, and more. The RGS receiver for Mac was dated too, slated to be released soon.
Mobile

Update your Apple devices now – new Stagefright-style hack discovered

A Stagefright-like exploit in older versions of Apple's iOS and OS X could let nefarious programmers commandeer your devices for denial-of-service attacks, theft of personal information, and more.
Gaming

Game on Mac or Linux? You can star farming in 'Stardew Valley' next week

Farming RPG Stardew Valley will release for both Mac and Linux on July 29, with console ports scheduled to follow this holiday season. The Harvest Moon-inspired game is developed by one-man team "ConcernedApe."
Mobile

Here comes yet another patent infringement lawsuit against Apple over FaceTime

Straight Path Group filed a lawsuit against Apple, alleging its patents were infringed by the Cupertino company's FaceTime. Straight Path Group does seek damages, though it did not specify how much it wants.
Computing

OWC launches an Apple Boot Camp-compatible dual boot enabler for its SSDs

OWC has release a dual boot enabler for its SSDs that is compatible with Apple Boot Camp. The company's Mercury Accelsior E2, Mercury Accelsior S, and OWC Aura SSDs are supported. The program itself requires OS X 10.6.8 at the very least.