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Apple Security Guru Unveils iPad, iPhone Encryption

A presentation at the Black Hat security conference featured an in-depth view into the security architecture for iOS, the basis of iPhones and iPad tablets.

Video-Game Publishing CEO Trash Talks Windows 8

Valve chief executive Gabe Newell said Microsoft's new OS "is kind of a catastrophe for everybody in the PC space."

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Mountain Lion Upgrades Can Take Up to an Hour

Apple reseller says Mountain Lion upgrades can take from 13 to 57 minutes, depending on the computer.

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5 Things Windows 8 Can Learn from OS X Mountain Lion

Apple's newest iteration of its OS has some great features we'd like to see in Microsoft's upcoming Windows 8. Here's our list.

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Appleā€™s iOS 6 Removes Password Prompts for Free Apps

Hurray! Apple is ditching the password requirement for downloading free apps with the release of iOS 6, according to numerous reports.

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Oracle's Wooing of CentOS Users Raises Questions

Some members of the business Linux community greet Oracle security claims with skepticism.

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Wall Street Beat: Tech Results Mixed, but Show Areas of Strength

Quarterly earnings from some of the biggest tech companies in the world this week were decidedly mixed, but showed some signs of strength, particularly in...

Microsoft Clarifies Office 365 Access for Macs

Mac owners who subscribe to the upcoming Office 365 Home Premium will be able to acquire Office for Mac 2011 as part of their subscription plan.

Curious About Firefox OS? Run It on Your Desktop

Now anyone can play with nightly builds of Mozilla's mobile operating system, which is still in development.

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Microsoft's Shift to the Cloud: What It Means for You

With Office 2013 and Windows 8, Microsoft launches into its most ambitious strategic shift since the original release of Internet Explorer. Here's how it will affect you.

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Canonical Equips Ubuntu With Desktop Web Apps

Canonical is adding a new feature to its Ubuntu operating system that will allow desktop users to access popular Internet services without opening a browser...

Raspberry Pi Gets Even Sweeter With This Optimized Raspbian OS Update

Raspberry Pi gets its first optimized OS release--called Raspbian--which much faster web browsing.

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Microsoft Gives Mac Users Cold Shoulder with Office 365 Deals

Windows users will get five licenses to Office 2013 in new subscription plans, but Mac owners must purchase Office separately.