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Free Disk Encryption with TrueCrypt

Saturday, August 9th, 2008

Encryption and digital security is becoming more important than ever these days. Up until recently, both Linux and Windows users had the privy of a great tool called TrueCrypt, which has now been made available for Macs. It is a free and open source software that includes all of the following features to [...]

Sirius and XM May Be Coming to iPhone App Store

Monday, July 28th, 2008

In its first two weeks in the wild, Apple’s iPhone App Store has already been a breakthrough in the mobile industry, as well as an overwhelming success for Apple. However some say that a “killer app” is still missing from the App Store. With the FCC recently approving the Sirius/XM satellite radio merger, that “killer [...]

iPhone 2.1 Firmware with GPS Features Seeded; Update on the Horizon

Thursday, July 24th, 2008

“We just got word that Apple has released a beta version of iPhone OS 2.1 to developers. Along with the 2.1 firmware, a new version of the iPhone SDK has been seeded as well, but the new SDK can’t be used for submitting applications to the App Store at the moment,” Andru Edwards reports for [...]

Apple Testing First Bug Fix/Update to iPhone 2.0 Software

Tuesday, July 15th, 2008

With the launch of Apple’s new iPhone 3G being global this time around, a lot more was at stake for the company.
Although the release of the physical phone went pretty smoothly this past weekend, loads of iTunes severs that were supposed to power and activate all the devices, failed miserably. Coupled with this failed product [...]

Mobile Me & GMail. Will Google Save the Day?

Tuesday, July 8th, 2008

Apple has been claiming that they can replicate the richness of desktop applications (on your computer) with cloud applications (on the internet) through the use of powerful high-technology web development languages such as AJAX. With the much anticipated launch of Mobile Me scheduled for tomorrow July 9th, between 6pm-12am, Apple is putting its money where [...]

Mac OS X Lion. Time to start getting excited ! [poll]

Saturday, May 31st, 2008

Apple’s Mac OS X is a Unix-based operating system built on technology developed at NeXT (Steve Jobs’ side-project) from the second half of the 1980s until early 1997, when Apple purchased the company.
Mac OS X (currently Leopard) is far and away the best operating system I have ever used. Without getting too technical… Leopard [...]

Fall in love with your menubar.

Thursday, May 22nd, 2008

Apple’s Leopard operating system is one of the best operating systems in the world, if not the single best. However, it’s not perfect, there are still some things left to be desired. For me personally, it’s the lack of customization in the menubar. I hate a cluttered dock, but I don’t want to add a [...]