Apple releases Safari security updates for Yosemite, Mavericks and Mountain Lion

Apple today released a trio of OS X security updates for the Safari web browser, labeled 8.0.4, 7.1.4, and 6.2.4 for OS X Yosemite, Mavericks, and Mountain Lion, respectively. The updates revolve around fixes for WebKit: Impact:  Visiting a maliciously crafted website may lead to an unexpected application termination or arbitrary code execution Description:  Multiple…

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Opinion: My cable subscription woes and the appeal of an ‘Apple Cable’ service

My cable provider is pretty terrible. I don’t need to name any names because this likely applies to your cable provider as well. They are all horrible. I often experience drops on popular channels, get bonus filler channels that no one wants, and see indiscriminate additional subscription fees and charges without any real reason. This Onion article, though it…

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New video shows Android Wear accepting incoming iPhone call, no jailbreak needed

Last month developer Mohammad Abu-Garbeyyeh managed to get an Android Wear-based smartwatch to display notifications from an iPhone, even though Google’s wearable OS doesn’t support Apple’s mobile devices (at least, not yet). A new video posted by the software dev today shows an Android Wear watch working with the iPhone’s calling function. In the video, an…

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From ‘Becoming Steve Jobs’: Cook says Isaacson book was a tremendous disservice, succession planning began in 2004, more

Fast Company has today published a sizeable excerpt from Becoming Steve Jobs ($ 12 Amazon, $ 13 iBook), the upcoming book about the Apple cofounder’s’ life and his mannerisms. Unlike previous efforts, Apple is openly promoting this book and many executives, CEO Tim Cook included, have participated in interviews. This has yielded some very in-depth, intimate and interesting stories. Following…

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