If Siri comes to Apple TV, it would put the feature in direct competition with the voice-recognition in Amazon's FireTV.
Thousands of dollars have been awarded to bug hunters for the Chrome 34 release who reported 31 flaws, 19 deemed critical.
A quick adjustment of the timeout values for key processes can greatly speed up otherwise laggy shutdowns in OS X.
Developers are variously enthusiastic and skeptical about the benefits of 64-bit mobile programming, but plenty expect gains from other features in the Apple A7 chip that will arrive in flagship iPhones on Friday.
CNET looks at newly surfaced contracts, design specs, and page after page of schematics and code, revealing how Apple created its first disk OS, a chapter of Silicon Valley history critical to its later success.
OS X does not provide a way to monitor XProtect updates, but you can set up a custom script to do so.
The DS1 offers a convenient way to attach numerous desktop peripherals to your Mac through one Thunderbolt connection.
You can use the Finder's Paste Exactly feature to make quick, restorable backups of system files you might be adjusting when troubleshooting or tweaking OS X.
The two commercial virtualization packages stack up nicely in terms of features, and also compare well in overall performance.
While the use of system preferences is an easy option, this setting can be scripted for quick reversion either manually or by scheduling.