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More Apple Opinion

  • Opinion: Apple Devices Reside in Half of All U.S. Households

    Tough economy? Apple wouldn’t know it. Around half of all U.S. households own at least one Apple product, whether it’s an iPad, iPod or Mac, according to a CNBC survey. It’s estimated that some 55 million homes have at least one Apple gadget, and one in 10 of the non-Apple households plans to purchase a fruit-branded product in the next year.

  • Opinion: App Spotlight: Epson iProjection Beams Presentations to Your Projector

    The Epson iProjection app for iOS helps you cut the cord between your presentation and your projector.

  • Opinion: Retina scan: future screen technology

    Screen technology has come a long way since the early days of computing, but we're hoping the third-generation iPad's quad-resolution screen will make it a pathfinder for Retina-esque displays.

  • Opinion: Portable computing: Welcome to the future

    Tablets, ultrabooks, Windows 8... the portable connected computer of the future is here. And it's brilliant for watching the telly.

  • Opinion: It's true: iPads are starting to replace business PCs

    Business interest in the iPad is increasing, as Android slips and Dell, HP, and RIM are irrelevant.

  • Opinion: Tweaking Lion's firewall

    Reader Jake Tesler is ready to set Lion's firewall on fire. He writes:

  • Opinion: Add Finder labels via drag-and-drop

    Many of us use Finder labels to mark and more easily differentiate icons and files. There are several 'official' ways of assigning a label to a selected file: from the File menu, from the Action menu on the Finder toolbar, or from the the Finder’s contextual menu. But reader adipoos points out another way to assign labels that isn't so well known.

  • Opinion: Is Apple's New MacBook Air Poised to Launch Soon?

    Apple's next-generation MacBook Air could launch soon, though that's if you're bending over backward to interpret DigiTimes' latest report in the most optimistic light. The Asian news site reports notebook manufacturers are expected to see February shipments grow about 10 percent after a lackluster January, and that Apple is "set to launch a new MacBook Air model," bolstering Taiwan-based supplier Quanta Computer's revenues.

  • Opinion: Replicants like any other machine

    Everyone likes a bargain, and we hate to pay over the odds for a product or service that’s available cheaper elsewhere. Take Samsung and Apple…

  • Opinion: Mountain Lion: Hands on with Contacts and Calendar

    If our website comments and email inboxes are any indication, among the least-popular changes in Lion (OS X 10.7) were those performed on iCal and Address Book. From their unnecessarily skeuomorphic interfaces to their omission of features available in Snow Leopard, these two apps have, in many a user's mind, earned the criticism they've received.

  • Opinion: Mountain Lion Brings Mobile UI to Desktops

    Apple announced OS X 10.8 Mountain Lion today, and something was immediately noticeable: it looks just like the latest version of iOS. From the notification system to iChat, it's clear that mobile is taking the lead in Apple's headquarters.

  • Opinion: Super Bowl XLVI Ads Pander to Geeks

    For most Super Bowl XLVI was all about the game. For others it's about the overhyped ads, beer, and the chicken wings. For me, it's all about the ads.

  • Opinion: U.S. Government: iPhone Jailbreaking Is Fair Use

    The United States Government, at the request of the Electronic Frontier Foundation, has announced what amounts to a blanket exemption to the controversial Digital Millennium Copyright Act (DCMA) for activities that all under the Fair Use doctrine of U.S. Copyright law.

  • Opinion: Mac 911 Live

    In this special edition of the Macworld Podcast, recorded on the Macworld | iWorld show floor, I'm joined by our Mac 911 columnists, Christopher Breen and Ted Landau. Chris and Ted answer common Mac and iOS troubleshooting questions, including ones submitted live by our audience!

  • Opinion: Smartphone Tracking Services Also Available on Android, Blackberry Handsets

    Apple hasn't cornered the market on a feature that allows you to find your smartphone if it's been lost or stolen -- Android and Blackberry handsets, as well as some other devices, can pull off the trick, too.

  • Opinion: iPhone 5: Apple Probably Won't Rush for a Summer Launch

    Apple may be preparing to launch a redesigned iPhone 5 with a 4-inch display over the summer, according to the latest unconfirmed report from 9to5Mac.

  • Opinion: How to Jailbreak Your iPhone 4S and iPad 2 via Absinthe A5

    NOTE: Naturally, greenpois0n is getting smashed on traffic right now, but here's a fully working Absinthe A5 mirror link.

  • Opinion: Why the Netflix UK launch is such good news

    Music download and streaming services have shown how copyright and user choice can coexist; it’s finally happening for video too

  • Opinion: Siri Can Now Control Your Mac, Will Control Your Vacuum Next

    Love it or hate it, Siri is quite a hit, and not just for it's general voice assistant capabilities. If you're not content with it helping you control your iPhone 4S (or jailbroken iPhone), it can also start your car, play the piano and set the thermostat. Sadly, your laptop was left out of all the voice control fun, until now. Enter Air Dictate.

  • Opinion: 2012 predictions: What to expect in technology in 2012

    Our special 200th issue of PC Advisor includes a look back at the ground we’ve covered over the past 16 years. But let’s briefly look forward to the immediate future of computer technologies we can expect to see over the coming year.



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