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Make finding inexpensive Mac software easy with this collection of OS X Lion gems from senior editor Dan Frakes.
Tim Cook shed some light on Apple's future plans, the Mac App Store sandboxing deadline arrived, and we offered up a boatload of how-to articles during the last seven days.
As of June 1, apps submitted to the Mac App Store must comply with Apple's new sandboxing requirements. That might mean significant changes to your favorite apps. Or it might mean they get pulled from the store entirely. Here's a rundown of what's happening, why it's happening, and what it means.
Google's Chrome passed Mozilla's Firefox in May to become the world's second-most-popular browser.
Microsoft Office for iPad may appear this fall, and a new dock-connector port might appear on iPhones and iPads some day, but you can download several of Steve Jobs's appearances right now.
The EFF would like Apple to stop trapping people in "beautiful crystal prisons," because apparently the company is some sort of supervillain.
The Apple TV may get a software makeover at WWDC, Apple's decided it's in the mood for Italian, and Tim Cook in living color.
Gizmodo's "beyond the grave" shtick is beyond the pale.
Does your child forget a large hunk of what he or she learned the previous school year? Scholle Sawyer-McFarland and Roman Loyola join podcast host Chris Breen to discuss ways to retain a child's learning over the summer holidays.
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.
In what could be regarded as a controversial test of anti-malware effectiveness, the influential Consumer Reports publication in its June issue gives its main recommendation to anti-malware freeware for protecting Windows and Mac computers.
As traditional, Apple will hold a keynote to launch its Worldwide Developers Conference next month.
Facebook may acquire Norwegian browser maker Opera Software, developer of the Opera and Opera Mini browsers for desktops and mobile phones, according to a report by U.K.-based technology website Pocket-lint.