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IBM cuts down IT support staff w/ Mac deployment, says 5% of Mac users call help desk vs 40% for PCs

Deploying Macs to employees has helped IBM significantly reduce its IT staff and cut down on time and costs, the company’s VP of Workplace-as-a-Service Fletcher Previn explained at a recent talk during the JAMF Nation User Conference (JNUC). Previn offered some insight into how offering Macs has …

Tim Cook

Tim Cook warns of dire consequences if we sacrifice privacy for security

Silicon Valley’s top CEOs snubbed President Barack Obama’s appearance at Stanford University today for the White House Summit on Cybersecurity and Consumer Protection, but Apple CEO Tim Cook used his invite to make the case for improving security.<p>Cook addressed attendees before Obama took the stage …

Silicon Valley

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sometimes alone

Spiral Staircase

Balloons over Bagan

Bitter cold

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Last Light Chicago

Braver les tempêtes

Above the Night

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Lose Yourself in This Collection of Entrancing Spiral Staircase Photos

You’re either about to get very dizzy, or very mesmerized… or possibly both. Spiral staircases are a favorite subject for photographers of all kinds. …


How to reset your Mac's NVRAM, PRAM, and SMC

When your Mac starts acting up, you’ll probably run through some common troubleshooting procedures, such as restarting it, running Disk Utility, and …

Operating Systems

Man Crashes Camera Drone on a Live FOX Segment While Talking About Drone Safety

Tech journalist Dave Mosher of <i>Popular Science</i> recently appeared on a FOX & Friends segment to talk about drone safety. He brought along a DJI Phantom …

Assassin's Creed Rogue PC Version Will Have Eye-Tracking Controls

Ubisoft recently announced that Assassin’s Creed Rogue will be released for the PC on March 10th. The PC version of Assassin’s Creed Rogue will have support for the Tobii EyeX Controller and SteelSeries Sentry, which means that the game supports eye-tracking inputs. Tobii Technology said that this …

Assassin's Creed

See Battlefield Hardline's brilliant, zany reloading animations (that are known so far)

Give <i>Battlefield Hardline</i> a hand. A third hand, which pops out of nowhere to reload an assault rifle, as one of a few rare and randomly inserted animations that people are capping and laughing over during the game's beta.<p>The animations aren't unlockables or Easter eggs in a traditional sense; …

Valve Bans More Counter-Strike Pros, Tells Them Not to Bet on Matches

<b>Update:</b><p>After the aptly named player Paweł "innocent" Mocek protested that his team, ex-ESC, was banned without proof, Valve investigated the matter further and reversed its ban on him and his teammates.<p>"The ex-ESC players were restricted from participating in Valve-sponsored events because their …


David Cameron's Ban On Encryption Is Bad For The Internet

Earlier today, British Prime Minister David Cameron announced his plan to revive legislation that would allow the UK government to ban applications that use end-to-end encryption to ensure user security.<p>In Cameron’s speech, he asked that “in our country, do we want to allow a means of communication …