Macman

Steve Jobs hated iMac, wanted to call it 'MacMan'

Emily Price Instead of an iMac, you might have a MacMan — if it wasn’t for Kevin Segall.

Macman: ease the burn with back-up

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Garry Barker Robert Black lives and works in bushland on the edge of Melbourne. In the summer bushfire season he might lose his house but the insurance documents are kept safe and retrievable quickly in digital...

Macman: taking shortcuts

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Garry Barker Some use technology to save themselves time, effort and perhaps nasty outbreaks of RSI. For them, it is all about shortcuts.

Macman: cloud cover

Apple iPhone showroom

Garry Barker On almost every cybercorner of the web these days, you are likely to find someone talking about cloud computing.

Macman: stay vigilant on viruses

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Garry Barker Of all the attributes of the Macintosh platform that rub salt into the often-sensitive hides of rival platforms, it is the Mac's resistance to viruses, worms, trojans and all the other horned evil...

Macman: fingers the best cursor control

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Garry Barker A little button on the tab-bar of Firefox's latest browser, version 3.5, has kindled a new flame in the hoary debate on whether it is quicker to use keyboard shortcuts rather than a mouse.

Macman: Some privacy, please

Firefox browser.

Garry Barker Last week there came to light an improved private browsing feature in Mozilla's Firefox 3.5, the latest, substantially upgraded version of the popular web browser.

Apple

Thirty years at Apple's core

Resourceful advocate: Ivan Radywonik.

Macman In 1986, the Mac Plus cost $US2600, yet people bought them and revelled in what they could do with them.

Computers

Apple iPad Air, OS X Mavericks review

Because the Air is considerably lighter than its predecessors, we're more comfortable in bed; always a good thing.

Macman Ten days into my marriage with the iPad Air, the euphoria of the honeymoon remains.

Computers

Limelight for Apple's MacBook Pro

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Macman As iPads continue their invasion, desktop PC sales are assuming the trajectory of a brick.

Macman

The magnificent iOS 7

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Macman Three things should be said about iOS 7, Apple's new mobile operating system.

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Memories are made of this

The first Mac, circa 1984.

Macman Computing power is now much more about cloud services than the capcity of your device.

Macman

Apple's new Mac Pro: a force to be reckoned with

Black star: The new Mac Pro is smaller and sleeker than its predecessor.

Macman Apple's new Mac Pro is its most stunning and futuristic desktop computer.

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Apple OS X 10.9 Mavericks moves on from big cats

Apple's cats have run their course; its name for new OS Mavericks has a surfing origin.

Macman Apple has finally run out of big cats by which to name its Mac operating system, OS X.

Apple

Apple connects

The new Mac Pro, with outer cover removed, will be available later this year.

Macman Apple unveils its new Mac Pro, Mac OSX Mavericks and the dramatic iOS7 operating system.

Life with the Mountain Lion

OS X Mountain Lion operating system.

Macman Apple's latest operating system improves on many aspects of its previous incarnations.

Apple puts eye into iDevices

David Woodbridge relies on apps such as VoiceOver and Light Detector at work and home.

Macman Mobiles and Macs lead the way in providing accessibility for the visually impaired.

Apples and oranges

The latest iMac's launch last year was overshadowed by the zeal accompanying the new iPad Mini.

Macman The new iMac desktop gives users more freedom of choice than ever.

Wisdom shared in tribal lore

(From left) Judy Young, Ivan Radywonik, Isabel Collins and Dick Johnson belong to AUSOM, which was formed in 1979 and has more than 700 members.

Macman Clubs continue to thrive as forums for sharing the love of Apple products.

Conference shines the apple

The new Macbook Air Pro.

Macman Expect sleeker MacBooks, desktop and mobile integration and maps to rival Google's.