Karen Haslam

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Macworld U.K. editor since 2008, Karen has worked on both sides of the Apple divide, clocking up a number of years at Apple's PR agency prior to joining Macworld U.K. Career highlights include launching the iPod and OS X while on the PR side, and honing news hound instincts while observing the astronomical rise of Apple following the Intel switch and the launch of the iPhone.

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The Mac and other things turning 30 in 2014

The Mac isn't the only thing turning 30 this year. Macworld U.K. has a list of other things turning 30, including plenty of tech from Flash to Facebook's father.

Microsoft CEO calls Office for iOS unnecessary

Waiting for Word, Excel and PowerPoint on your iPhone or iPad? Steve Ballmer says you don't need it.

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Apple's MacBook Air continues to dominate PC Ultrabook market, while competition awaits with Windows 8

Apple's MacBook Air is set to take 39% of the slim notebook market in 2012, but will slip to 28% in 2013 as ultrabook sales rise.

UK iPhone 5 owners rejoice as LTE 4G set to launch October 30

Communications provider EE will make 4G services available to a third of the UK population by the end of the year; on October 30 only ten cities will get LTE 4G.

Apple denies colluding with publishers in price fixing case

In a response filed on May 29, Apple claims that publishers were not happy with Amazon's pricing tactics and wanted to set their own prices in the iBookstore.

Sandboxing will 'disadvantage Mac users,' say developers

The implementation of sandboxing on the Mac App Store looks set to cause a big headache for the Mac developer community, but perhaps even more importantly, it may disadvantage users.

Apple loses iCloud patent battle in Germany

The latest decision backs the decision of the German court back in February, which upheld a ban imposed on push notifications used by iOS devices in Germany.

Tax rebate gives Apple $7.4 million to build new campus

A tax rebate that would give Apple $7.4 million to build a new campus in Austin has been agreed on, following a public hearing.

EU law forces Apple two-year warranty

Apple has extended its European warranties to include repair of products up to two years after purchase, to bring the company into line with European law.

iPhone top smartphone in Europe with 40 percent share

A forthcoming study by Yankee Group suggests that Apple will continue its lead in the European smartphone market with 40 percent of new buyers, followed by Android in second place with 19 percent, Blackberry in third place with 17 percent and Nokia with 15 percent in fourth place.

Macworld UK's top stories of 2010

One way to look back at 2010 is to observe the stories that gained the most page impressions on the Macworld UK website. Gathered together they certainly tell a...

No time for Apple FaceTime in Middle East

FaceTime is no longer available in a number of Middle East countries, possibly due to commission regulations.

iSuppli: iPad now on track to meet demand

Market research firm iSuppli says that iPad sales could tick up now that Apple is getting more components from its suppliers to meet demand for the tablet.

Apple awarded MacBook Air patent

MacBook Air patent granted on what might be the eve of the new MacBook Air announcement.

Sophos: Facebook needs to be more like Apple

Antivirus firm Sophos praised Apple's "walled garden" approach to mobile apps, suggesting that Facebook should vollow suit.