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Apple Smashes Patch Record With Gigantic Update

Apple this week patched a record 134 Mac OS X vulnerabilities, easily topping the previous record of fixing 90 flaws in March.

Microsoft Office for Mac 2011: Clunky to Cool

When I reviewed Microsoft Office for Mac 2008, I said the then-new version of the suite was "kind of like getting a new Chevy." But the updated suite drives more like a Prius.

Steve Jobs Has No Plans for USB 3.0 on Macs

Apple's boss wrote in an e-mail that the company doesn't see "USB 3 taking off at this time."

One Year and 41 Days with the MacBook Air

A lovely, sleek laptop is nice to have, but an ultra-reliable ultraportable is a requirement for people like me

Koobface Mac Security Threat Described

Intego has revealed more details of the potential security threat from the Koobface Trojan horse.

Why Apple's 11-Inch MacBook Air Is TSA-Approved

The TSA says Apple's new 11-inch MacBook Air can stay in your bag when you pass through airport security. So what sets it apart from other noncheckpoint-friendly notebooks?


Microsoft Raises the Product-Activation Bar on Mac Office 2011

The suite comes with a 25-character alphanumeric activation key that must be entered within 15 days of running any of its applications for the first time. After that, the program won't work unless it's activated.

Mac Users Hit With Windows-style 'Koobface' Trojan

A week after a security company warned Mac users of the slowly growing risk of malware attack, a new Mac OS X Trojan based on Koobface has been discovered.

Microsoft Announces Office 2011 for Mac

On Tuesday, Microsoft announced the official release of Office 2011 for Mac, featuring a completely reworked user interface

Mac Users Warned of Growing Virus Threat

Some 5000 "strains" of malware now target the Mac, and an antivirus venodr reports seeing 500 new Mac-specific samples every month.