Apple Computers, known for not being as susceptible to viruses as PCs, have been successfully targeted by Ransomware. Ransomware is malicious software that infects a computer like a virus, and then encrypts and locks user files, asking the user to pay a ransom to return their files to normal. The program in question, dubbed keRanger,… Continue Reading Ransomware Successfully Targets Mac Computers
30 years ago today, January 24, 1984, Steve Jobs revealed the first Macintosh computer. It was first eluded to during the 1984 Super Bowl (are we allowed to say Super Bowl?) in a commercial directed by Ridley Scott. Here it is if you never seen it (or need a refresher): The commercial aired January 22,… Continue Reading The Macintosh Turns 30!
(CNN) — On Thursday morning, iLounge released mockups of what it says the next iPhone is going to look like, according to the site’s own unnamed sources. The main differences in appearance between the next iPhone and the current iPhone 4S? A metal back, a smaller dock connector, a 20 percent decrease in thickness, and… Continue Reading Apple Producing a 4″ iPhone?
NEW YORK (CNNMoney) — Adobe is abandoning its Flash software for mobile devices. Don’t panic: For consumers, this is a good move. Adobe is moving away from its 15-year-old technology to instead embrace a universal standard for displaying rich media on the Web. Shifting to HTML5 — the new, broadly accepted Web standard — is… Continue Reading The beginning of the end for Adobe’s Flash
“It’s really hard to design products by focus groups. A lot of times, people don’t know what they want until you show it to them.” – Steve Jobs, 1955 – 2011 Apple Computer CEO, IT Visionary, Creative Genius After a long battle with cancer, Steve Jobs passed away at his Cupertino, CA home October 6,… Continue Reading Steve Jobs, 1955-2011