Fully aware that the competition is getting tough, and the time to make big moves is now (or never), Microsoft has recently increased its focus on Apple platforms. And fans of the fruity company are reciprocating this attention, and how. Shareholders that have been pressurizing the new management at Redmond to expand...

Mac owners usually are a patient bunch when it comes to software, but many have been eagerly awaiting the release of a new standalone version of Microsoft Office. Office for Mac 2011 was the last version Microsoft released for the platform. And it appears that their wait for a new flavor of the Office productivity...

The Redmond-based software titan knows full well when it pulls off a masterstroke. One of the more amazing successes Microsoft achieved was with its special campaign that it recently launched for Mac developers. The company recently launched a very special campaign for Mac developers who wanted to bring their...

So I bought a new Macbook Pro a month ago and got a chance to really use it over the past couple of weeks. The damn thing crashes on me at least 3 or 4 times a day. I have noticed that it crashes most when I am using the Chrome browser with multiple tabs open and YouTube videos playing. It’s hard to tell whether...

Apple announced the next-generation MacBook Pro today at it’s developer conference. It packs a Retina display with a 2880 x 1800 resolution (or 220ppi), and a casing that measures just 0.71-inch thin and weighs 4.46 pounds. In addition to that high resolution, Apple is also promising higher contrast ratios, better...

Since March 16th — just last Friday — Apple has sold over 3 million new iPads across the globe. Dear God – Over 3 million! That’s more than RIM has sold Playbooks and Motorola has sold Xooms in a year… combined. For some perspective, the original iPad took 80 days to sell 3 million. Quote from the Press...

Parallels Desktop 7 is a popular Mac virtualization tool made by Parallels that can run operating system in a virtual environment much like VMWare Fusion (which announced support for Windows 8 Consumer  VMWare Player/Workstation for Windows. Today they updated their software to allow it to run the newly released (and...

CRAZY STATS for Apple. There’s an amazing quote from Tim Cook about the 55 million Ipads sold so far. This 55 is something no one would have guessed. Including us. To put it in context, it took us 22 years to sell 55 million Macs. It took us about 5 years to sell 22 million iPods, and it took us about 3 years to sell...

Traditionally, when it comes to Windows competitors there has been only one of major consequence, at that is Mac OS X. To be fair even Mac OS X’s market share is hardly a threat to Microsoft’s dominance with Windows and Linux doesn’t even register on Redmond’s concern list I’m sure. Windows 8, however, has plenty of new...

When it comes to artists, developers, and even just the average “Joe” it seems like more users are making the switch to Mac in the last few years. So what are some of the reasons behind the switch? To give you an idea, here is the story behind my switch to Mac. Back in 2006 I made the switch to using a Mac as my...