Apple is changing the way that it refers to apps that cost nothing upfront - ditching the 'free' label and replacing it with a 'Get' button - in response to EU concerns over in-app purchases.
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Microsoft has announced this morning a new version of Outlook for OS X users and it is available to Office 365 customers starting today; a public beta of Office for Mac will arrive in 2015.
In a new advert, a very friendly Microsoft sales associate explains why you should purchase a Surface Pro 3 instead of a Mac, whether it's for your daughter or for yourself.
Apple has sent out invites for a media event that will take place on October 16th and it is widely expected that the company will talk about new iPads and iMacs are said to be included too.
According to a latest post on Google Apps blog, the company is planning to stop developing the browser for 32-bit Mac systems starting November as majority of users are now on 64-bit systems.
It is claimed that Apple will release new machines alongside the new Mac OS X 10.10 "Yosemite." Both of the refreshed machines are said to feature high resolution displays, probably at a price.
Microsoft has updated Skype for Mac, bringing various stability improvements and bug fixes, including resolving an issue that would sometimes cause the app to crash when sending or receiving files.
Microsoft has announced plans to retire older versions of Skype for Windows desktop and Mac over the next few months, but adds that "great new experiences for Skype" are on the way.
Alongside other announcements, FaceTime will support free audio conference calling in the latest iteration of iOS which was unveiled at this year's World Wide Developers Conference.
At its Worldwide Developer Conference in San Francisco today, Apple unveiled the latest version of OS X named 'Yosemite' which offers visual and under-the-hood tweaks to previous versions of OS X.
Leaked photos of OS X 10.10, the latest version of the Mac OS which is expected to be unveiled today at WWDC, show a much 'flatter' design similar to that of iOS with new features ported from iOS.
Apple users across Australia are receiving ransom notes, after their devices were locked up by cyber-criminals. There's no response from Apple yet but the issue seems to relate to unsecured Apple IDs
Epic Games has confirmed that it will release a new version of Unreal Tournament, using Unreal Engine 4, for Windows, Mac and Linux and it will be released as a free game.
Blizzard has released a trio of retro games as free downloads. The trio includes: The Lost Vikings, Rock N' Roll Racing, and Blackthorne and can be downloaded from Battle.net.
A new report claims that Apple is set to reveal a major UI revamp for OS X at its WWDC 2014 event in June, but the changes won't get rid of features that make OS X different than iOS.
Microsoft has released a new version of OneNote for the iPhone that adds a way to make new notebooks and sections for the first time; the Mac version of OneNote also got a update.
In perhaps an unusual move by Apple, the company has reduced the pricing of its Macbook Air by $100 each and introduced the newer, faster Haswell Intel CPU into their complete range.
Microsoft has announced that Skype group video calls are now free for users of its Windows desktop, Mac and Xbox One clients and will make that feature free for its other platforms in the future.
Apple announced today that it sold 43.7 million iPhones and 16.35 million iPads in the first calendar quarter of 2014, (its own fiscal second quarter) and brought in revenues of $45.6 billion.
A new report claims to have information about what Intel has planned for Thunderbolt 3, the next version of its data and video port hardware technology, with claims of up to 40Gbps transfer speeds.
Google released Chrome Remote Desktop for Android this week, allowing anyone with a device running the mobile OS to remotely access their Windows or Mac files. An iOS version is in the works.
An employee at Microsoft has posted a video showing the team behind the recent release of the OneNote app for the Mac bursting into song in a version of "One Day More" from Les Misérables.
Leap Motion laid off 10 percent of its workforce this week as the heavily hyped motion gesture add-on for Windows and Mac PCs failed to meet the company's sales expectations.
As previously rumored, Microsoft has now finally launched a free stand alone version of its OneNote app for Mac PCs, along with a free version for Windows desktop users.
A new report claims Microsoft is planning to release a version of OneNote for free to Mac users as well as for Windows on the desktop, along with plans to open up the app to third party developers.
The latest television commercial promoting PCs that run Windows 8.1 takes a jab at Apple for not offering any of their Macs with touchscreen as a way to promote the use of Windows 8.1 all-in-one PCs.
Apple has launched an interactive timeline to celebrate the 30th birthday of the Mac that shows how product has changed over its 30 years of life.
According to an interview, it seems Apple execs have put to rest the idea that the company is planning to eventually merge OS X for Mac and iOS for iPhone and iPad into one operating system.
Valve has announced that its zombie co-op shooter "Left 4 Dead 2" is now available for free on Steam in its Windows, Mac and Linux platforms from now until 1 p.m. ET Thursday.
Apple will finally place its long awaited Mac Pro up for sale tomorrow with an asking price of $2999 but this will not include a keyboard or a mouse.
A Bitcoin mining hoax that was started by a prankster on the 4chan imageboard has reportedly led some Mac users into wiping their hard drives, leaving affected users desperately asking for help.
A few days ago I set out to create a script that would monitor a folder within Windows so whenever a movie file was dropped into it, AHK would automatically open said file with the Subtitles app.
Microsoft has announced that the new Windows Server 2012 R2 Remote Desktop apps that were launched for iOS, Android and Mac OS X platforms have already reached the one million download mark.
Mozilla has released Firefox 25 on its FTP servers for Windows, Mac and Linux, ahead of the web browser's official release on Tuesday, with a number of new features and improvements.
Apple CEO Tim Cook took Microsoft, without naming names, to task during the company's press conference today, claiming that the competition is "confused" when it comes to supporting new hardware.
As promised, Microsoft has released new Remote Desktop apps for Mac, iOS and Android devices, allowing those operating systems to connect to Windows Server 2012 R2.
Google have pushed out their long-rumoured logo and usability update for their main product, Search. Bringing a flatter logo and an apps toolbox, the update should roll out soon to all users.
A new report claims that Apple won't release OS X 10.9, also known as Mavericks, for its Mac products until sometime in late October, in order to put more effort into finishing iOS 7.
Google has launched "Chrome Apps" for its widely popular Chrome browser which enables the users to have a tablet quality app experience within the browser without the need of being online.
Parallels has announced Parallels Desktop 9 for Mac, which lets Windows 8 run on Mac OS X machines. This new version adds their Start menu to the Windows 8 desktop, along with Modern apps in a window.
Parallels has launched a new iPad app, Parallels Access, that not only lets owners of the iOS tablet remote access to their Mac and Windows PCs but also tries to make them look and act like iOS apps.
The USB 3.0 Promoter Group has approved the specifications for the next version of its data port technology as USB 3.1, previously known as USB SuperSpeed +, which boosts the top data speed to 10 Gbps
Apple has announced it sold 31.2 million iPhones and 14.6 million iPads in the second calendar quarter of 2013, along with 3.8 million Mac's. Apple generated $35.3 billion in revenues for the quarter.
Leap Motion has finally released the software drivers for the Leap motion gesture add-on for Windows and Mac PCs, allowing people who have already received the device to actually use it.
Leap Motion has announced that the first shipments of its long awaited Leap motion gesture add-on for PC should start this week, with delivery to per-order customers on July 22nd.
Apple has unveiled the next major iteration of its desktop operating system, OS X "Mavericks". The update includes significant performance updates and new features including Maps and Finder Tabs.
Apple have posted a live stream for the WWDC 2013 which kicks off today at 10:00AM PDT (13:00 PM EDT, 18:00 PM GMT). The stream is available for Mac, iOS and Apple TV users exclusively.
Apple have released an update to Mountain Lion, its desktop OS, in the form of OS X 10.8.4. The update includes Wi-Fi improvements, better compatibility with Microsoft Exchange.
Microsoft has released three Bing wallpaper packs for owners of Apple PCs running Mac OS X that include a number of Microsoft's images that were made for the Bing front page.
Speaking at D11 conference hosted by AllThingsD, Apple CEO Tim Cook has eluded strongly an upcoming iWatch, as well as expressing interest in wearable computing.