The firmware updates for the mid-2010 models of the MacBook and Mac mini enable Lion Recovery from an Internet connection.
Record-breaking iPhone, iPad, and Mac sales rang in a stellar start to the 2012 fiscal year for Apple.
A summary of Apple's Thursday announcements, including iBooks 2, iBooks Author, and the new iTunes U app.
The wireless carrier is introducing rate plans that cost an extra $5 a month, but also increase the amount data. Existing customers can keep their current data plan if they prefer.
Six days after it holds an education-focused event in New York, Apple will announce its quarterly earnings and sales for the holiday quarter.
As part of its annual report on worker protections and factory conditions, Apple has published a list of its production suppliers for the first time. The release is tied into Apple joining the Fair Labor Association, which will audit Apple's supply chain in the coming year.
This fall, Stanford University worked with a video delivery company called Elemental Technologies to set up a system where near-instantaneous replays of in-game action are delivered to the smartphones of fans at football and basketball games. It's a system that could represent the future of live sporting events.
Mirroring the functionality of its Web-based travel search service, Hipmunk's iOS app now lets you search for hotel rooms in addition to flights.
Neither the iPhone or the iPad version of this arcade bowling game push the envelope for iOS gaming. But both versions offer up a decent degree of fun, if you're either willing to put up with a lot of ads or pay for the privilege of making those ads go away.
WatchESPN, which had previously been limited to Bright House, Time Warner, and Verizon FiOS TV customers, will soon be available for Comcast's Xfinity TV users, as part of a deal reached Wednesday between Comcast and Disney.
Analytics firm Flurry contends that 1.2 billion applications were downloaded by iOS and Android users between Christmas and New Year's Day.
AllThingsD says that Apple is expected to hold a press event in January, but that it won't be about a new iPad or any other hardware announcement.
There's a solid idea behind BiteHunter, which aggregates daily deals for restaurants into a single app. But some sloppy execution makes the app unappealing to all but the most dedicated bargain hunters.
For the fourth consecutive year, we look back at the most (and least) popular articles based on our readers' votes.
These 20 stories -- covering everything from iCloud to Lion -- were the most-read articles on Macworld.com during the past 12 months.