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  • Opinion: Why Apple's iCloud could mean your next phone is an iPhone

    iCloud may not seem as exciting as a new smartphone or tablet, but it may guarantee that I buy a new iPhone when my current one dies.

  • Feature: PC Advisor today - top technology news, reviews and tips, 05/07/2011

    PC Advisor editors pick the day's best technology news, reviews, tips and tricks

  • News: iCloud and iOS 5: New challenges for the enterprise

    Apple CEO Steve Jobs is known for wowing audiences with his presentation style and with new and polished technologies for Apple's desktops, mobile devices and media services. His keynote address Monday at this year's Worldwide Developers Conference (WWDC) was no exception. Jobs and other Apple executives showed off some of the features of the company's Mac OS X 10.7 "Lion," which is due out next month; the next generation of its iOS mobile platform; and the company's new cloud service known as iCloud.

  • Opinion: iOS 5: 5 Blatant Android Rip-Offs

    Apple unveiled a host of new features in iOS 5 due out this fall including revamped notifications, over-the-air updates, and cloud data storage. You might even call these new features magical or revolutionary, unless you're an Android user, then you'd call them "stuff I've been using for years." The latest additions to Apple's mobile OS are probably a welcome relief for iPhone and iPad fans, but it's hard to call iOS "the world's most advanced mobile operating system" when Apple is playing catch up to Android. Here's a look at the five biggest Android rip-offs in iOS 5.

  • News: iOS 5 finally gets custom notification tones

    Apple this morning unveiled the latest version of its mobile operating system, iOS 5, particularly focussing on an overhauled notifications system, an 'iMessage' service, wireless syncing, a 'Newsstand' app, and built-in Twitter integration. However, one of the 200 new iOS 5 features overlooked by many media outlets is custom notification tones for SMS, e-mail and voicemail sounds. Hurrah!

  • News: 5 Productivity Boosters in OS X Lion

    While iOS 5 looks like a bit of a snooze, today's announcement of OS X Lion looks like a productivity geek's playland. Better navigation throughout the OS, improved file management, and cool sharing features should make Lion well worth its $30 price tag. Here are five ways it'll make Mac users more efficient.

  • Video: Watch Steve Jobs preview Apple's iCloud

    Apple CEO Steve Jobs returned to the keynote stage yesterday to launch Apple's upcoming and anticipated iCloud service. iCloud will let users store documents, calendars, contacts, photos and music online and distribute them to other devices, including Macs, iPads, iPhones and Windows PCs.

  • News: Apple announces iCloud: a virtual digital hub

    Apple's Steve Jobs today announced the Apple iCloud, and demoted the PC to 'just another device' status. The iCloud is a connected, hosted account that stores all files and communications in a single place, accessed from multiple devices.

  • News: Apple announces iOS 5, shows 10 new features

    Apple tonight demonstrated iOS 5, its next generation operating system for iPad, iPhone and iPod touch. According to Apple, there are more than 1,500 new APIs and 200 new features in iOS 5. Interestingly, many of these replicate functionality already provided by third-party apps, ehich is unlikely to prove popular with Apple's software partners.

  • News: Apple announces Mac OS X 10.7 'Lion', shows 10 new features

    Speaking at the WWDC keynote in San Francisco tonight, Apple's Phil Schiller described Apple Mac OS X 10.7 Lion as 'a major release with over 250 new features' and '3,000 new APIs'. In a controversial move, Apple is making Lion available only through the Mac App Store, as a 4GB download from just $29 in the US. It will be available in July.

  • News: Steve Jobs: Apple Mac is "kicking ass"

    Speaking at the WWDC keynote in San Francisco this evening, Apple's Steve Jobs said the Apple Mac is "kicking ass", and that it continues to beat a declining market.

  • News: Lion revealed, will ship in July for $30

    Apple engineers have been hard at work in the eight months since Steve Jobs first previewed Lion at last October's Back to the Mac event: After a brief recap on Lion’s new features at Monday's Worldwide Developers Conference keynote, Apple announced that the new OS would be shipping in July for just $30, and available solely from the Mac App Store.

  • News: iPhone 5G scam targets Windows systems

    Spam email messages using an iPhone '5G' as bait could seriously affect the health of your Windows systems, though Mac OS and iOS users needn't worry.

  • News: WWDC 2011: Keynote Preview

    The Apple rumor mill is in high gear with only a few hours left until Steve Jobs kicks off the keynote speech at Apple's Worldwide Developers Conference on Monday. The company has already said it plans to talk about Mac OS X 10.7 "Lion," iOS 5 and a new cloud service called iCloud, but nobody knows for sure what surprises each new product will offer users. Apple has already previewed OS X Lion and developers have had beta versions of the new OS for several weeks. However, there is a rumor that Lion could be available for purchase as early as next week via the Apple Store and, reportedly, the Mac App Store.

  • News: iPhone 5 Phishing Attack Preys on WWDC Hype

    Perhaps you've heard about a little event going on this week called the Worldwide Developers Conference? Attackers are preying on the frenzy of hype around the Apple WWDC to launch new phishing scams "announcing" the iPhone 5G.

  • News: LIVE: Steve Jobs' keynote at Apple's WWDC conference

    Our colleagues over at Macworld.com will be live blogging Steve Jobs' WWDC 2011 keynote address from 6pm this evening. Simply view this page from just before 6pm for live updates and commentary from San Francisco on Apple's announcements, which are expected to include new OS software for Mac, Apple iPhone and Apple iPad, and the cloud-based storage system mooted as 'iCloud':

  • News: Symantec launches iPhone app for Norton Online Family

    Norton, the security software brand from Symantec, has unveiled an iPhone app for its Online Family parental controls software.

  • News: Apple's plans for Mac OS X Lion, iOS 5 -- and iCloud

    At its developer conference, CEO Steve Jobs reveals what's next for its desktop and mobile OSes, plus previews its new cloud service

  • Opinion: Turn Dropbox Into a Jukebox for Your iOS Device

    Dropbox--is there anything it can't do? Regular readers know of my fondness for the online storage service, which is fantastic for keeping files in sync across multiple devices and making cloud-based backups. But it turns out Dropbox is also part jukebox, at least when you pair it with BoxyTunes.

  • News: Ten features that might appear in iOS 5

    iOS 5 may share the stage with Mac OS X Lion during next Monday’s Worldwide Developer Conference keynote, but Apple’s two operating systems arrive at the developer get-together in very different states. The latest Mac OS X update has already gotten its own on-stage preview and seen multiple developer releases come and go. iOS 5, in contrast, remains shrouded in Apple’s customary invisibility cloak. The mobile OS update is what a former government official might call a “known unknown.”



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