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Comment: IBM’s Apple deployment stats should be a lesson to enterprise companies everywhere

IBM reported some pretty impressive stats this week. Not least among them the fact that 73% of IBM employees – the company whose personal computer division was once almost synonymous with Microsoft – want a Mac as their next PC. The company is currently equipping its employees with Macs at the rate …

Macs are cheaper for businesses, and even IBM says so

Big Blue says it saves hundreds per year when employees choose a Mac.<p>When it comes to the total cost of ownership, Macs can end up being far cheaper than PCs for businesses that use them.<p>Just ask IBM.<p>Big Blue released data on Wednesday showing that it saves anywhere from $265 to $535 over a …

The Nintendo Switch is the Company's Best Idea Yet

After months of speculation, rumors, and reports, Nintendo has finally broken its silence on their upcoming console which has been known solely as …

Nintendo’s New Console ‘Switch’ Will Be Playable at Home or on the Go

Company announces its next system will be a console-handheld hybrid in video clip<p>Nintendo Co.’s next videogame platform is a console-handheld hybrid called “Switch,” the company announced in a video clip Thursday morning.<p>Previously code-named “NX,” Nintendo had kept fans and investors in the dark …

The internet is pretty dang excited about Nintendo Switch

With a little over 12 hours of notice, Nintendo dropped a preview of its next console, Nintendo Switch.<p>As soon as the video went live, the internet …

Nintendo Switch

The Nintendo Switch is Exciting and Forward-Thinking

Nintendo finally revealed their “NX” console this morning, now officially known as the Nintendo Switch. The Japanese company has certainly had their …

Everything We Learned About the Nintendo Switch From Today's Reveal

1 of 6<p>It Is, Indeed, a Hybrid Console<p>One of the biggest selling points of the Nintendo Switch is that you can use it as a traditional home gaming …

SoundShare Adds an iMessage App

SoundShare is designed to bring music lovers together regardless of the streaming services they use. I reviewed SoundShare back in May when it launched a big update and since then, Matt Abras has continued to refine and improve the app with a series of updates.<p>Today, SoundShare released an update …

Jony Ive and Marc Newson to design Christmas tree for the holidays at famous London hotel

Every year, London’s famous Claridge’s hotel kicks off its holiday season with a decorative showstopper Christmas tree in the foyer. As you might imagine, the 5-star hotel in Mayfair goes far beyond what most people imagine as a ‘Christmas tree’ roping in world-renowned designers and architects to …

Christmas Trees

tvOS 10.0.1 beta 4 for Apple TV now available for developers

Apple has released the fourth developer version of tvOS 10.0.1. The upcoming software update for fourth-gen Apple TVs follows the more featured packed tvOS 10 release from September.<p>9to5Mac Happy Hour<p>So far consumer-facing features haven’t been included, although single sign-on is still a feature …

TvOS

Check out this genius Nintendo Switch controller concept

A Pokémon Snap shutter-release button!<p>Nintendo this morning unveiled its ambitious Switch device, a portable handheld-console hybrid that will act as the company’s successor to the Wii U. One of its trademark features is a wild modular controller scheme called Joy-Con. Essentially, the left and …

Nintendo Switch

Apple's Website Hints at Apple Pay Coming to Germany

Last week, a number of German blogs noticed Germany highlighted on an Apple Pay availability map within a support document about participating banks in Europe. Germany has since been removed from the map, but the mixup suggests Apple Pay could launch in its fifth European country soon.<p>Reddit user …

Apple Pay

Thieves Rob Apple Store in Massachusetts and Get Away With $13,000 Worth of iPhones

A group of seven individuals robbed an Apple retail store in Natick, Massachusetts on Tuesday, managing to get away with a total of 19 iPhones worth more than $13,000 (via <i>AppleInsider</i>). The "organized pack of thieves" is believed to be comprised of young teenagers and potentially connected to a …

Apple Store

Blade Pro : Razer intègre un PC de bureau dans un ordinateur portable

Chez Apple, les frontières entre ordinateurs de bureau et ordinateurs portables sont bien poreuses. L’iMac embarque bon nombre de composants qui sont …

How to stop specific contacts from knowing when you’ve read their iMessages

Apple’s iOS 10 software has been available for a while now. In fact, the latest version of Apple’s popular mobile platform is already installed on …

Apple

Lift and Go gets a handle on your Macbook

Having paid for a brand-new Macbook Pro with Retina Display, the thought of dropping and damaging it may well be enough to make you cry. There are …

MacBook Pro

Don't Buy Shady Cheap Chargers Unless You Want Your iPhone to Explode

We all love cheap stuff, but it’s an incredibly bad idea to buy a cheap charger for your phone, digital camera, or other gadget. And unfortunately, …

U.S. Internet Hit by DDoS attacks on Major DNS Provider

- Oct 21, 2016<p>The Internet is being hit with major outages around the United States today, as a series of distributed denial of service (DDoS) …

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Apple Names Night Sky 4 as the App Store Free App of the Week

- Oct 21, 2016<p>Apple has named the popular <i>Night Sky 4</i> stargazing app as its free App Store App of the Week. The app, which usually runs $0.99, allows …

App Store

Apple Watch Pop Up Shop in Galeries Lafayette Closing January 2017 Due to Poor Sales

Originally opened in 2015 as a high-end location for users to browse various models of the Apple Watch, particularly the gold Apple Watch Edition, <i>Mac4Ever</i> is now reporting that Apple will close its location in Galeries Lafayette effective January 2017. A number of upscale department stores launched …

Apple Watch

12 ways to keep your iPhone 7 charged in the cutest way ever

As our cellphones become more tightly strapped as not only a tech accessory, but an extension of our identities, the importance of the iPhone‘s …

IPhone 7

New MacBook Pro Line-Up Leaks Ahead Of Official Launch

The invites to Apple’s event on Thursday October 27th arrived with a simple slogan, ”Hello again”, that echoed the “Hello” from the first Mac launch back in the eighties. If you were expecting new Mac hardware from Apple after that, you’d be right. Apple’s plans for Thursday are becoming clear, and …

MacBook Pro

Research team develops portable iPhone-powered lab that can detect cancer with 99% accuracy

It’s no secret that Apple has ambitious plans for iPhone and Apple Watch in the health industry, but it’s not the only company looking for ways to integrate smartphones in the medical field. Recently, a research team from Washington State University, under the leadership of assistant professor Lei …

Washington State

Apple continues its focus on fashion, will again sponsor the annual Met Gala

The Metropolitan Museum of Art has announced its annual Costume Institute exhibition and gala and Apple again will be one of the sponsors for the event, according to Vogue. The 2017 Met Gala theme will be “Rei Kawakubo/Comme des Garçons.” For those unfamiliar, Res Kawakubo is a prominent fashion …

Met Gala

'Go Insta' feature seems to be Instagram's take on live video

Facebook is all-in on live video. It should come as no surprise that it’s bring its gung-ho approach to one of its most value acquisitions.<p>According to a report from Russian news site <i>T Journal</i>, Instagram is testing live video in its ‘Stories’ feature. The Snapchat-esque service allows users to post …

Apple made two versions of the iPhone 7 -- and one of them sucks

Much like last year, Apple made two versions of its iPhone. In last year’s 6s, Apple chose to utilize two separate processors — one marginally better than the other. In this year’s iPhone 7, Apple again chose different components, this time for the modem.<p>One iPhone 7 has a Qualcomm modem, while the …

IPhone 7

iPhone thieves gouged man’s eyes to get his phone

Two men have been jailed after they forced their fingers into a man’s eyes so that they could steal his iPhone.<p>The victim was walking home after …

Siri will pick your Halloween costume if you just ask

Halloween is a little more than a week away, what do you mean you don't have a costume yet? Not up for sexy ebola, or sexy Ken Bone? If you have an iPhone, there's a whole candy bowl full of suggestions right at your fingertips.<p>Just grab your phone, hold down the Home button, and say, "Siri, what …

The 2016 MacBook Event shows up on Apple TV, complete with local timezone reminders

Just ahead of this week’s Apple ‘hello again’ event, the Apple Events channel has been updated with local time zone reminders of when to watch the announcements this week. The Events app refresh showcases the event invitation’s wispy and colorful Apple logo, with links to view previous events. You …

Apple