At the two-day Pwn2own contest last week, all major web software were “pwned”. Sponsored by Hewlett-Packard and organised by HP-owned Zero-Day Initiative, a total of US$850,000 in prize money was paid out to winners. Apple Safari, Google Chrome, Microsoft Internet Explorer and Mozilla Firefox browsers were hacked successfully, as well as Adobe Reader and Flash.
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Apple may be offering an even cheaper iPhone this week – an 8GB iPhone 5c, making it the new entry-level iPhone model. The 8GB iPhone 5c will be available in the full gamut of 5c colours. Apple currently offers the iPhone 5c in 16GB and 32GB configurations.
In true stealth mode, Apple’s ‘hobby’ device – the Apple TV set-top box sold close to 10 million units in 2013, raking in sales revenue of more than US$1 billion. Apple CEO Tim Cook revealed at Apple’s annual stockholders meeting in Cupertino today that this is roughly double the 5 million units it sold in 2012.
Apple has released software update v10.9.2 for all OS X Mavericks users. The update includes improvements to stability, compatibility and security.
Apple’s iPhone accounted for 45% of more than 120 million smartphones sold in the US in 2013, according to data by the NPD Group on Thursday. Apple was the largest smartphone maker in the US overall, with its sales up 21% year-on-year.
The growth of mobile phones, specifically smartphones in recent years, has paved way for a rich world of mobile apps. Apps not only enrich the smartphone experience, but also extend the functionalities of the mobile phone, once used to merely make calls. Imagine that.
Apple has announced “Red Friday”, a special one-day sale across Asian markets to commemorate Chinese New Year. The one-day sale is set to give Apple fans a fire-cracking time on January 10 across countries like China, Hong Kong, Malaysia, Singapore, South Korea, Taiwan and Thailand.
2013 was a fantastic year for smartphones. Smartphones, specifically the flagship devices from manufacturers, raised the bar high in terms of build quality, polish, specifications, user experience and software. Here are my Top 5 picks of 2013, in no particular order, keeping in mind these are ones available from official channels in Malaysia (so no Nexus 5 or Oppo 5, […]
Apple’s new Mac Pro isn’t just revolutionary in its looks, but has shown that Apple is serious about delivering performance to its pro customers. The heart of its superior graphics capabilities is the AMD FirePro GPU family. AMD has just announced new dual AMD FirePro models, specially for the new Mac Pro.
This sounds like a geek’s dream come true doesn’t it? Android Ice Cream Sandwich on an iPhone. Well… it actually exists, though not in the way you’d expect.
Wired has released some realistic and detailed images of Apple’s new space-age headquarters dubbed the ‘Campus 2′. The environmentally-friendly 2.8 million square foot campus will sit on a 176-acre plot of land and will initially house over 14,000 of its employees.
Japan has emerged as Apple’s fastest-growing region for the iPhone in the past two years, outpacing its home market and even Greater China and rest of Asia. Japan is a rather unique market for Apple, home to Apple’s biggest profit margins and the only one of five regions where Apple’s operating profit grew in the past fiscal year.