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  • iCloud accounts compromised, but iCloud not compromised

    2 September 2014, 3:14 pm

    We wanted to provide an update to our investigation into the theft of photos of certain celebrities. When we learned of the theft, we were outraged and immediately mobilized Apple's engineers to discover the source. Our customers' privacy and security are of…
  • Open webOS renamed to LunaOS, new version released

    2 September 2014, 1:22 pm

    It's been a long while since we announced our Alpha 2 release back in June of 2013, but today after months of very hard work we are very proud and happy to provide our latest release to the community now named "LuneOS".…
  • Say hello to those who hate the NSA, but invade women's privacy

    1 September 2014, 3:09 pm

    Over the weekend someone released hundreds of revealing photos of celebrities that appear to have been stolen from private storage. In response to this, a bunch of anonymous guys on the internet copied them and posted them all over the town square, because the…
  • FreeRTOS 8.1.0 released

    1 September 2014, 3:00 pm

    Version 8.1.0 of FreeRTOS was released a few days ago. Probably the most important feature is support for non contiguous heap space (heap_5.c), needed for allocation of memory (for creation of tasks, queues, semaphores, etc. and also user applications).
  • AnandTech founder leaves site, joins Apple

    1 September 2014, 6:23 am

    Anand Lal Shimpi, the editor and publisher of the well-regarded AnandTech site, is going to work at Apple.…
  • Seeing through the illusion: Apple's mastery of the media

    29 August 2014, 12:49 pm

    Apple's public relations (PR) department is probably the best in the world - certainly more impressive at shaping and controlling the discussion of its products than any other technology company. Before customers get their first chance to see or touch a new…
  • A failed experiment: how LG screwed up its webOS acquisition

    29 August 2014, 12:31 pm

    Things were looking up in early 2013 for the team behind webOS, a pioneering but star-crossed mobile operating system. After surviving the implosion of Palm and a rocky acquisition by HP, LG stepped in to buy the team. The consumer electronics giant seemed…
  • 'How we're addressing misleading apps in Windows Store'

    28 August 2014, 6:18 pm

    Microsoft has explained that they have removed more than 1500 apps from the store.…
  • Genode 14.08 introduces new GUI architecture

    28 August 2014, 3:00 pm

    The new Genode version 14.08 extends the graphical abilities of the framework to the level of flexibility expected from a general-purpose OS. In contrast to contemporary GUI stacks, Genode approaches the problem from the angle of maximizing security. This…
  • An awful week to care about video games

    28 August 2014, 2:59 pm

    What an awful week for the culture that surrounds and influences video games.…
  • Pre-release BlackBerry Passport review video

    28 August 2014, 5:24 am

    Via CrackBerry:…
  • What happened to Motorola

    27 August 2014, 6:56 pm

    Getting outflanked by tech upstarts, hacked in two by a fearsome corporate raider, and finally taken over in part by a Chinese company that exists largely because of the world Motorola made for it: Such a fate would have been unthinkable 20 years ago. Motorola…
  • Apple reportedly working on 12.9-inch iPad

    27 August 2014, 9:18 am

    Apple is developing a larger iPad with a 12.9-inch display that it plans to begin manufacturing early next year, according to Bloomberg. It's not stated when the larger iPad will actually be released, but reports have swirled around the development of an iPad…
  • The world's best mobile OS?

    26 August 2014, 6:32 pm

    How do you determine what makes a good OS? What makes iOS vs. Android or Windows Phone vs. BB10, or any other such comparison not just about the fanboyism? Is it even possible to arrive at a scientific conclusion to this question? If we look at entire…
  • MenuetOS 0.99.71 released

    26 August 2014, 6:25 pm

    A new version of MenuetOS has been released.…

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