Analysis

The Mac malware question

by admin on 8 February 2013 in Analysis

The Mac malware question Do Macs get viruses? A common perception, encouraged by Apple, is that they don’t. And to a very large extent it’s true – but that’s not quite the same as saying it’s not something you should ever think about. Mac OS X enjoys a privileged position: compared to Windows, it’s been [...]

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iPhone 5: not just a taller iPhone

by admin on 17 December 2012 in Analysis

Promoted post It’s the weight you notice first. Yes, it’s 18% thinner, but the iPhone 5 is also 20% lighter than the 4S, and if you’ve been using the previous model for the past year – or one of the heavier iPhones that preceded it – the loss of mass is what your hand registers [...]

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Apple gears up for September 12 event as speculation mounts

by Kenny Hemphill on 10 September 2012 in Analysis

Apple has begun kitting out the Yerba Buena Arts Center in San Francisco, ahead of what is expected to be one of its biggest launches of the year. The event is expected to see the announcement of the iPhone 5, and while the invitations sent out last week as good as confirm a new iPhone [...]

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Apple falls foul of advertising regulator over iPad 4G

by Kenny Hemphill on 1 May 2012 in Analysis

The Advertising Standards Authority is not satisfied with Apple’s marketing of the new iPad, despite assurances from the company that it had removed the term ’4G’ from its website and from a promotional video. According to the BBC, a letter from the ASA to one person who had complained that Apple’s use of the term [...]

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Tim Cook rules out touchscreen MacBook Air

by Kenny Hemphill on 25 April 2012 in Analysis
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Tim Cook has ruled an Apple product which would combine the MacBook Air and the iPad. ‘You can converge a toaster and a refrigerator, but those things are probably not going to be pleasing to the user,’ said Cook in response to a question from analyst, Tony Sacconaghi during the conference call which followed the [...]

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iStop Motion for iPad

by Keith Martin on 20 January 2012 in Analysis
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Stop-motion animation is a fun, creative process, and Boinx’s iStopMotion has been helping Mac users do it for years. Now there’s an iPad 2 version of iStopMotion, too, with some clever-sounding tricks that are specific to the iOS version.

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