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Apple to patch 'FREAK Attack' vulnerability in iOS, OS X next week

Apple to patch 'FREAK Attack' vulnerability in iOS, OS X next week

"FREAK Attack" is an SSL/TLS vulnerability disclosed by researchers on March 3, 2015 that can be exploited to force browsers into a weaker encryption state. Attackers can theoretically use FREAK Attack to intercept what should be a secure HTTPS connection — the one with the lock icon in the...
Monument Valley on iPhone 6

Monument Valley takes the top prize at 11th annual Mobile Gaming Awards

The popular and critically acclaimed puzzle game won the "Grand Prix" prize for best mobile game of 2014 on Tuesday night as part of the 11th annual International Mobile Gaming Awards. Monument Valley, from the London-based team ustwo, won the prize during a ceremony held as part of the Game...
Save 43% today on these 6ft Lightning to USB cables in any color!

Save 43% today on these 6ft Lightning to USB cables in any color!

Now you can charge your Lightning device without worrying about knots and tangles! Ventev's charging data cable provides 6 feet of convenient charging and syncing whenever you need it. The cable's flat design makes it easy to maneuver around obstacles and even easier to store away for traveling...
Why the Mac may be poised for double-digit market share

Why the Mac may be poised for double-digit market share

As an analyst who studies the PC — personal computer — industry amongst many other categories, it's been fascinating to watch the story of the Mac unfold. At a high-level, based on many of the theories taught in business school, the Mac should not be gaining share against the once dominant...
Garmin vivosmart fitness tracker review

Garmin vivosmart fitness tracker review

Garmin's next generation fitness tracker trades in a year's worth of battery life for notifications, a slimmer design, music controls, and more. For some, the trade-off is a no brainer, for others, not so much. Once you put on the Garmin vivosmart, all you have to do is link it up with the...
Mac Help: Should I buy the non-Retina 13-inch MacBook Pro?

Mac Help: Should I buy the non-Retina 13-inch MacBook Pro?

The 13-inch non-Retina MacBook Pro (called the "mid-2012" model, in Apple parlance) is still available from Apple. It costs $1,099, making it cheaper than a Retina model by $200. Given that it's an older, slower machine that hasn't been updated since 2012, it's easy to overlook. It's also what...
The iOS 8 animation curve

The iOS 8 animation curve

Following the introduction of iOS 7 back in June of 2013, a common complaint from developers and designers was that the system animations took to long to complete, making the interface feel slow. Apple sped up the animations before release, but for some they still felt too slow. Since iOS 8 didn't...
GDC 2015: We have your first look at This War of Mine on iPad

GDC 2015: We have your first look at This War of Mine on iPad

Critically acclaimed survival strategy game This War of Mine is making its way from your Mac to iPad soon and we've got your first look at it from GDC 2015. Unlike most games that revolve around a war, This War of Mine focuses on the civilians that are affected by it. Made by 11bit Studios,...
Apple exploring potential settlement with battery manufacturer in employee poaching suit

Apple exploring settlement with battery manufacturer in employee poaching suit

According to a new court filing, Apple appears to be exploring a potential settlement with A123 Systems after the battery manufacturer filed suit against the tech giant for allegedly poaching its employees. The court filing was originally spotted by Reuters, which reported the following: In...
Apple Watch wins iF Design Gold award ahead of April launch

Apple Watch wins iF Design Gold award ahead of April launch

The Apple Watch hasn't even shipped yet, but it has already picked up the prestigious iF Gold award from the iF International Forum Design. In a statement explaining its choice to award the Apple Watch with the Gold design award, the iF jury said the following: The idea of combining...

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