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An odd bug in OS X Mountain Lion was discovered last week. Typing a specific phrase into almost any OS X app will immediately cause the app to crash.
The Java security saga continued Friday as Oracle released yet another critical update to the software platform, just two days after Apple remotely blocked it in OS X. The update claims to address all known security issues associated with a serious exploit that was first revealed to the public by the Department of Homeland Security in early January.
Mac Geek Gab listener Matt has used a Windows PC his entire life. Now that he's found his way to the Mac, he's wondering where the OS X equivalent to "Add/Remove Programs" is. We'll show him the different ways to remove Mac apps in OS X.
Samsung has chosen to embrace the publicity from its patent infringement lawsuits with Apple by creating a humorous teaser ad for the company's 2013 Super Bowl marketing campaign that mocks overzealous enforcement of intellectual property rights.
Apple is reportedly in talks with Time Warner to offer the company's HBO GO service on the Apple TV. HBO GO allows current HBO subscribers to view hundreds of hours of premium content on demand.
Apple is now the number one mobile phone vendor in the United States by shipments, according to new data from Strategy Analytics. With its relatively limited range of smartphones, Apple beat Samsung, LG, and all other smartphone and feature phone manufacturers to capture the top spot during the fourth quarter of 2012.
Apple has remotely blocked the Java Web plugin in OS X for the second time in a month following a major security vulnerability reported in the software several weeks ago. Security researchers claim that only one of the two vulnerabilities was fixed by an Oracle update to the software.
The next full-sized iPad will adopt the same GF2 DITO display technology that Apple introduced in the iPad mini, sources claim. The new thin-film process will allow Apple to make significant reductions to the thickness and weight of the forthcoming fifth-generation iPad.