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Apple to issue fix for the Bash Bug

Ever since the Bash bug became public knowledge, companies have been scrambling to patch it up, plenty of Linux distros already have fixes and now Apple has promised to get a fix out for OS X soon. However, the company also states that Macs are “safe by default” from the …

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New OS X and Linux bug could be worse than Heartbleed

A new exploit has been discovered for Unix-based systems that some experts are claiming could be more harmful than the SSL bug, Heartbleed, which was discovered earlier this year. This new exploit is called ‘the bash bug’ and allows users to take control of Bourne Again Shell (Bash), the software used …

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Apple launches new cheaper iMac

Whenever the Apple store goes down, it is usually a sign that the company is launching a new product or refreshing its current line. Today Apple quietly launched a cheaper iMac in order to compete with other All in One PC’s on the market. The “new” iMac comes in at …

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Google buys Sparrow, different kind of tweeting noise

While some birds spend ages singing complex tunes, sparrow tend to tweet. The animal can take in a whole load of sensory inputs and reply back with a simple, direct message. Google is looking to take on this attribute with the purchase of Sparrow. KitGuru buys a pack of budgie …

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Google launch Chrome OS

Google have launched Chrome OS in their continued expansion into other areas of software. Chrome OS is released as a trial program that users can register for online and will eventually be offered preinstalled on a wide range of computers made by global names such as Samsung and Acer. The …

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Microsoft treat Apple mac users like second class citizens

Microsoft have issued patches for all versions of Office on Windows, including XP, 2003, 2007 and 2010 and Office for Mac 2011. They have not however delivered the security patches for Office for Mac 2004 and Office for Mac 2008. This has caused a huge uproar among the Macintosh community …

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