Apple CEO Tim Cook makes surprise appearance at Cisco’s annual sales conference — In the wake of Apple’s newly announced enterprise partnership with Cisco, Chief Executive Tim Cook appeared onstage at Cisco’s annual “GSX” Global Sales Experience in front of 20,000 employees to discuss the news.
Future iMacs may have more glass in their design and illuminated, wireless keyboards — Future iMacs may sport glass in the rear as well as for a display cover. They may also sport illuminated, wireless keyboards like those on Mac laptops. [They may hover over your desk and dispense coffee …]
Apple World Today needs help — [This site evolved out of the excellent TUAW.] We really need for just about everyone who reads this site to make a pledge for continuing, monthly support of Apple World Today. Here’s what we posted on Patreon yesterday afternoon.
How to hide purchased books from iBooks— Once you obtain a book from Apple, it’s forever in your iCloud account. It will follow you to the end of time, like a cloudy spectre of words. But while it remains in your account, you don’t have to see it and there are two ways to work around it.
9 apps in another bundle — Nine top-rated apps made for Mac users by Mac users, this bundle (which individually would add up to US$554) benefits every corner of your machine from photo editing to task management for US$40.
How to manage the secret software Google Chrome installs on Your Mac — When you install Google Chrome, you’re not just getting a browser. Google’s automatic update software gets installed behind the scenes on your Mac, without your consent. This how-to explains why it’s there, how to manage it and how to delete it if you don’t need it. [The best is my approach – if it’s by Google try not to touch it with a barge pole, thanks to Google’s cavalier attitude towards your privacy.]
Apple ramps up for Black Friday Sale — Apple’s Black Friday sale promotion will be back again this year with special discounts and early store openings, but not quite as early as some previous events. This year Apple will open its retail stores at 8AM local time instead of painfully early, like 4AM, or last year’s 6AM start.
[Since New Zealand doesn’t have any Apple stores – just licensed Resellers – what we’ll get instead is specials in the Apple Online Store. Typically, Apple NZ issues coupons for App Store purchases.]
Another Apple 27-inch iMac with Retina 5K display review — After years of waiting, Mac faithful can finally purchase an ultra high-resolution display made by Apple that not only mates quality with a competitive price tag, but comes with a capable built-in computer to boot.
President Obama pushes FCC to classify Internet as public utility, protect net neutrality — In a move likely to see support from Internet-based content providers such as Apple, Netflix, and others, President Barack Obama on Monday publicly called on the Federal Communications Commission to take the strongest measures possible in protecting net neutrality.
3 key things to know about Yosemite and security — Like its US National Park namesake, Apple’s newest operating system can be imposing, perhaps even a little daunting to newcomers. And although you won’t find any bears in the digital version of Yosemite, that doesn’t mean it’s danger free. After all, online security is rarely a walk in the park — and these three features of Yosemite could potentially impact your security.
The AppsGoneMad bundle offers 6 solid Mac apps for under US$10— With app bundles there is often one thing you really want, but the rest of the bundle is forgettable. This latest bundle (pictured above) from AppsGoneMad, which can be purchased between now and November 24, actually has several apps for Mac OS X that should have wide appeal. At retail, the apps would total US$220 (about NZ$284), but the whole bundle is only $9.99 (about NZ$12.88).