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Skype for iPhone now available in U.S. App Store

March 30th, 2009

Well, our Japanese brothers and sisters got a little head-start, but now we’ll be able to check it out for ourselves. Yes — it’s available right now. Let us know if you get your download on and what you think, ok? Thanks, Daveizzle! Read [iTunes link]

PC sales jump in February as Mac continues to decline

March 17th, 2009

No, we’re not exactly out of the water just yet but growth in any market these days is definitely a diamond in the rough. The NPD Group released its February numbers yesterday and with both Apple and Microsoft still spending major ad dollars, PC and Mac computers saw remarkably different results. PC units sales jumped …

Apple seeds new 10.5.7 build to testers

March 8th, 2009

Good news, Mac users, as it looks like Apple is kicking 10.5.7 development into overdrive. Apple’s Mac OS X 10.5.7 build 9J22 went out to testers about a week ago and called for attention to a variety of areas of the OS. Apparently testers did a hell of a job because an updated build, 9J27, …

Take that, Hulu content partners

March 6th, 2009

By now you’ve no doubt heard of the recent Hulu on Boxee situation. Three sentence recap for those who haven’t: Boxee is a media management/viewing/streaming application for Mac and PC that became a popular way for users to enjoy Hulu content on computers or on an Apple TV. Hulu told Boxee to stop serving its …

Apple getting ready to issue 10.5.7 update for OS X?

February 26th, 2009

As rumors of Snow Leopard continue to swirl, it looks like Apple will be stringing Leopard along for quite a while longer before the next iteration of OS X debuts. According to reports, Apple has seeded a new OS X build to developers and testing is currently under way. The new build, 10.5.7, is said …

ExpanDrive: FTP that doesn’t suck

February 25th, 2009

With the advent of intelligent one-to-one file sharing solutions such as Streamfile and the increasing popularity of great cloud storage and sharing solutions such as Dropbox and Syncplicity, FTP’s days are numbered. Why bother with unsightly FTP software and annoying server settings when a solution like Syncplicity will allow you to securely share any directory …

Syncplicity opens Mac beta, your data rejoices

February 2nd, 2009

Mac users, rejoice – the cloud storage solution to end all cloud storage solutions is finally ready for public beta on OS X and trust us when we tell you, you’ll want to have a look. The Syncplicity founders might have Microsoft pedigree but that certainly doesn’t mean they can’t bang out a Mac build …

Symbian developer plans to bring iPhone’s sexy to Symbian’s back

January 24th, 2009

Despite the fact that Symbian has gotten pretty gray up top over the past few years, it is still the world’s most popular smartphone operating system by a huge margin. S60 is incredibly capable and versatile, and Nokia has consistently pumped out solid hardware to carry it. That being said, it is hardly the most …

Trojan virus spreads to as many as 20,000 Macs

January 23rd, 2009

Mac users who think they’ve stumbled upon greatness in the form of an alleged copy of iWork ’09 on torrent sites take note – it contains a nasty trojan known as OSX.Trojan.iServices.A. First identified by Integro Security, the trojan works like so: When installing iWork 09, the iWorkServices package is installed. The installer for the …