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Not Just Windows: Hackers Are Using Mac Malware to Track Iranian Activists

Where targets move, hackers will follow.
Joseph Cox
2.6.17
tech
tech

This Is the Most Annoying Macbook Touch Bar App Ever Created

It's also kind of genius: an emoji sound board stuffed with pop-culture effects, from 'Law & Order', 'X-Files', 'Metal Gear Solid', and more.
Samantha Cole
12.16.16
News
News

This $300 Device Lets You Steal A Mac Encryption Password in 30 Seconds

If you’re worried about someone messing with your Mac when it’s unattended, patch!
Lorenzo Franceschi-Bicchierai
12.15.16
Apple
Apple

Steve Wozniak Was My Computer Teacher in 1995

The Apple co-founder spent his own money, and more importantly, lots of his own time, showing us public school kids how to use the early internet.
Madeline Moitozo
12.7.16
News
News

Shazam Keeps Your Mac’s Microphone Always On, Even When You Turn It Off

A security researcher has uncovered a potentially creepy feature of the popular app to discover music.
Lorenzo Franceschi-Bicchierai
11.14.16
tech
tech

2001: An Apple Odyssey

This week, it was reported that Apple had its first year-over-year sales loss since 2001. But the Apple of 2016—defined by smartphones, a little boring—is not the Apple of 2001.
Ernie Smith
10.27.16
News
News

Ex-NSA Hacker Creates Tool To Warn You Of Webcam Spies

This tool will alert you when a stealthy spyware starts watching or listening you while you use your Mac computer.
Lorenzo Franceschi-Bicchierai
10.6.16
security
security

'Ricochet', the Messenger That Beats Metadata, Passes Security Audit

Ricochet is one of the few encrypted chat programs that tackles the problem of metadata head on.
Joseph Cox
2.17.16
News
News

Researcher Bypasses Apple's Updated Malware Protection in '5 Minutes'

Apple’s malware protector Gatekeeper can still be tricked into installing malicious applications, researcher warns.
Lorenzo Franceschi-Bicchierai
1.15.16
Review
Review

'Hard West' Is Like 'XCOM' in Cowboy Boots

Getting Weird in Hard West.
Ian Birnbaum
11.22.15
Art
Art

A Professional Computer Refurbisher Turns Broken MacBooks Into Glitch Art

Most broken LCDs look ugly. But when you repair thousands of them, sometimes they stand out.
Jason Koebler
11.10.15
short circuit
short circuit

The ‘Steve Jobs’ Movie Bombed at the Box Office

The much-hyped biopic only brought in half as much as was expected this weekend.
Rachel Pick
10.26.15