Trend Micro has signed an agreement with Mac OS security specialist Intego that will enable Trend Micro distributors and partners worldwide to offer customers endpoint and network security, and centralised management solutions for Apple Mac OS X users based on Intego technology.
The move reflects the increasing use of MACs in the corporate world. According to Trend Micro, "Beyond Apple's strong presence in the education, publishing and design sectors, Macs are becoming increasingly popular in other business environments."
The ability of Apple's best products to make the average consumer's life easier is that company's greatest asset as well as its greatest competitive advantage. So when Apple added Wi-Fi ability to the iPod touch and to the iPhone one of its goals was to make wireless connectivity easy and convenient. The iPod touch does exactly that and some.
A Linux hacker with a personal grudge against Apple developed a method to sync the new iPods through Linux. Unfortunately, Apple is not OK with their iPods being used on the Linux platform.
And we know Apple's not OK with this since it added security measures to prevent this from occurring. But Ian Monroe, a Computer Science major at Truman State University, wants to use his new iPod with Linux. So he did what any good hacker would do, he figured out how to do it anyway.
The iPhone is only supposed to work on AT&T but there are those that insist on getting to use it on their prefered network of choice, Verizon subscribers will have to wait until 2013 when (supposedly) it will switch over to GSM networks.
A certain T-Mobile reseller reportedly located close to an Apple store is (or was) proudly advertising the fact that they would unlock your iPhone for you and get you a contract with T-Mobile.
I received the following email from a colleague:
Speaking of hacks, Today I went into an Apple store with a less than two week old iPhone that had the green tint camera problem.
Because it had been “hacked” with some 3rd party apps and was running T-Mobile they refused to service it, said the warranty was voided and “blacklisted” the phone against future service, or return!
Only after asking for the manager and having several conversations with her, did they finally allow me to return it, but charged me a 10% restocking fee…