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iMessage, FaceTime out of commission on Sunday

Apple confirms that both iMessage and FaceTime are not working for some users. The company says service will be restored as soon as possible.

Apple updates Aperture, iPhoto, Safari

Apple released minor updates to iPhoto, Aperture, and Safari on Friday, joining the company's earlier release of iOS 6.0.1.

Google's Chrome Remote Desktop sheds beta tag, adds new features

Google peeled off the beta tag from Chrome Remote Desktop, a free Chrome browser-add on that gives you full access to another desktop PC running Windows, Mac OS X, or Linux.

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Skype 6 with improved social integration now available

New versions of Skype for Windows and OS X were released Wednesday by Microsoft. These latest versions add support for signing in through Facebook and Microsoft accounts.

Apple rolls out online versions of Notes, Reminders

Apple has added Web versions of Notes and Reminders to its iCloud site, along with the ability to receive notifications while using the Web interface.

iCloud outage strikes discordant tone with professional musician

An unexplained iCloud mail outage hit thousands of users earlier this week; Glenn Fleishman talks with one of many affected, professional musician Roseanne Cash.

Verizon will allow FaceTime on its network; will others follow?

Verizon Wireless will let iPhone customers use the FaceTime video chat application over its cellular network, the company said Wednesday. The company joins Sprint in allowing the application.

Clipperz helps manage passwords for free

Stuart Gripman takes a look at this online password manager that helps organize your login information.

Apple confirms iCloud mail outage for some users

An update on Apple's iCloud system status page says that 1.1 percent of subscribers are unable to access their iCloud mail on Tuesday.

GoDaddy blames outage on corrupted router tables

Corrupted router tables, not malicious protesters, were the culprits behind Monday's widespread outage of GoDaddy's Internet registrar and hosting services.

GoDaddy comes back online after attacks

GoDaddy restored some services on Monday as the company battled online attacks that severely impacted its hosting and domain-name registration operations.

GoDaddy goes down, Anonymous takes credit

Popular domain name registrar and Web and email hosting provider GoDaddy is experiencing a severe outage, one that appears to have taken out not only its hosted...

Firefox 15.0.1 fixes bug that exposed websites visited in private browsing mode

Mozilla released Firefox 15.0.1 on Thursday in order to fix a bug that potentially exposed the websites visited by users while in "Private Browsing" mode.