Mac OS Yosemite Beta 4 Released
New Technology Defeats Privacy Efforts
Apple Smart Watch Patent Surfaces
Lenovo Still in Small Windows Tablets
How Chrome Eats Your Battery Life
Apple on Monday released the fourth developer preview of its next big OS, Yosemite. There are reports that a beta version will be offered to regular Mac users later this summer -- possibly next week.
Recently developed Web tracking tools are able to circumvent even the best privacy defenses, according to a new study by researchers at Princeton and the University of Leuven in Belgium.
Does a new smart watch patent issued to Apple provide a preview of the expected wearable from the tech giant? Some Apple-watchers are parsing the patent for signs of the coming product.
Device maker Lenovo has clarified a report that indicated it is getting out of the small Windows tablet business -- as in the ThinkPad 8 and the 8-inch Miix 2. But the firm said it is not exiting that market.
It turns out that Google's Chrome Web browser, by changing a Windows setting to increase plug-in performance, can shorten the life of laptop batteries by 25 percent even after the browser is closed.