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  • News: Windows 8 uptake: More like Vista than Windows 7

    After a month on the market, Windows 8's usage uptake resembles 2007's Vista -- ultimately a poor performer for Microsoft -- rather than the eventually successful Windows 7, Net Applications said Saturday.

  • News: Windows 8 brings zero 'pop' to consumer PC sales

    Windows 8 has delivered no bump to flagging consumer PC sales in the U.S., a retail research analyst said.

  • News: How to split up a Fusion Drive

    Apple's Fusion Drive combines a fast solid state drive with a slow, platter-based hard drive to deliver both speed and capacity. It does this well, considering it requires no interaction from the user.

  • News: Working Apple-1 sells for record-breaking £397,000 at auction

    An original Apple-1 computer in full working condition has sold at auction for a record breaking £397,000 (€630,000) at auction.

  • News: Apple confirms: 'we will ship iMac on Friday'

    Apple has just confirmed that the 21.5-inch iMac will be available on Friday 30 November.

  • News: Apple: New iMacs start shipping November 30

    The new iMac will make Apple's self-selected deadline of a November release--but only by a margin about as thin as the new computer's edges. The company announced early Tuesday that the new iMac will become available on November 30. You'll be able to order both the 21.5-inch and the 27-inch versions of the all-in-one computer as of Friday at Apple's website, but only the smaller incarnation will be available at Apple's retail stores and authorized resellers. The 27-inch version of the new iMac won't start shipping until December.

  • News: Firefox 18 beta comes with Retina display support

    Beta update to Firefox introduces Retina display text and image rendering. MacBook Pro owners with Retina Display finally have an alternative to Safari.

  • News: Remains of the Day: Seeing is believing

    Apple devices could let you get a little FaceTime Santa, Apple designs its retail stores with vision, and one musician wants to juice up your smartphone's camera. The remainders for Monday, November 26, 2012 are seen and not heard.

  • News: Apple to launch the iMac in five days, or sit on the naughty step

    Apple is running out of time if it is to meet its target of shipping the 21in iMac before the end of November. With the 30 November falling this Friday, Apple will have to ship the entry-level iMac before the end of the week.

  • News: Introducing Macworld's Mac Basics Superguide for Mountain Lion

    Going home for the holidays? Keep the tech talk off the table this year by answering your family's tech support questions with a copy of Macworld's Mac Basics Superguide, now updated for Mountain Lion.

  • News: The Week in OS X Apps: Giving thanks

    Sometimes it's tough to keep up with all the Mac-app updates and new releases, especially over the holidays. Your friends at Macworld have put together a selection of notable new arrivals.

  • News: Designer Philippe Starck reveals design process behind Steve Jobs' super yacht

    Philippe Starck, the French designer who helped late Apple co-founder Steve Jobs design his yacht, has revealed the process that led to the final creation of the boat, which made its first public appearance in October.

  • News: Survey: Apple's Mac line-up still tops consumer satisfaction and reliability

    Consumer Reports has published the results of its annual Product Reliability Survey, which found that Apple is still coming out on top for consumer satisfaction and reliability.

  • News: Apple returns Snow Leopard to Apple Store

    Apple is selling Snow Leopard on its online store again. The software, which many Mac users discovered that they required following their recent upgrade to iOS 6, costs £14.

  • News: Venture beyond the Mac App Store

    The Mac App Store is great for the majority of simple applications you might want to purchase. But there are plenty of other apps—ones from registered Apple developers but not in the Store—for you to explore and try. Here are some of the ways to find such apps, get them onto your computer, and keep them up-to-date.

  • News: New thinner iMac not delayed, Apple shipping now

    Following on from claims that Apple's new thinner iMac is delayed and will not ship before Christmas, today reports are suggesting that the new all-in-ones are still on track for the November launch of the 21in iMac, and the December launch of the 27in version.

  • News: Windows 8 PC orders weak, says analyst

    Computer sellers have scaled back their expectations of the sales pop they'll get from Windows 8 this year, an analyst said today.

  • News: Stop. Don't buy an Apple product until next Friday's Black Friday sale

    If you are in the market for some new Apple goodies you might just want to wait one more week before ordering. Apple is likely to run a Black Friday promotion in the UK on Friday 23 November, and you could see savings of as much as £81 of a MacBook Air on that day.

  • News: The unexplored history of translucent Apple design

    The arrival of the iMac in 1998 signaled more than a renaissance for Apple; it sparked a widespread industrial design revolution. Apple’s teardrop-shaped machine gained a large part of its appeal from its translucent Bondi blue plastic housing, which dramatically set the iMac apart from a sea of beige-boxed PCs.

  • News: Dell profit slides 47 percent amid weak PC market

    Dell on Thursday reported a sharp drop in revenue and profits for the third quarter as the weak PC market continued to weigh on its results.

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