Apple is expanding its reach in the education field, bringing iBooks Textbooks and iTunes U Course Manager to over 50 countries.
A group of researchers from Georgia Tech managed to get a malware-infected app into Apple’s App Store. Here’s how they did it.
Google Play is now up to 25 billion app downloads, a little behind the pace of Apple’s App Store which hit that mark in March of this year. Google Play also has 675,000 apps overall compared to 700,000 for the App Store.
The market for app discovery has gotten increasingly crowded with all kinds of competitors and yet, the rush to solve the problem continues. The latest example is App-o-Day, a new free app of the day service from former Outfit7 CEO Andrej Nabergoj.
New Mac owners don’t often know things about their computers that might prove otherwise helpful, like exactly which model they have. Luckily, OS X Lion organizes system info in a better way than its predecessor. Plus, there are two other great free tools that help, too.
Apple surpassed Exxon Mobil Corporation to become the company with the highest market cap after trading on Wednesday. It’s an achievement that comes as the result of a long, steady climb for Apple, aided in no small part by the iPhone and the iPad.
Moving photos from your iPhone to your Mac can actually involve many steps and input from a user. But you can also set up wireless, automatic background syncing to a destination on your Mac of your choice, with a $2 app and some quick initial setup.
Apple is including a tool in iCloud that should make signing up for it a no-brainer for Mac owners: Find My Mac, which went live for iCloud beta users Wednesday. Like Find My iPhone, the service provides an approximate location for all a user’s iCloud-connected Macs.
AOL’s new Editions iPad app, billed as a “daily magazine that reads you,” is now available in the App Store. It’s actually remarkably smart and sexy, but can Editions hope to make a significant splash when similar apps like Flipboard already seem so firmly entrenched?
As Apple continues its search for a replacement for outgoing retail chief Ron Johnson, the company is looking to hire someone based outside the U.S., according to a Wall Street Journal report Tuesday. The report says Steve Jobs was “extensively” involved in picking the search firm.