StackSocial’s answer to Humble Bundle for Mac fans

Some of you may have noticed the recent pay-what-you-want model popularized by Humble Bundle. If not, it’s as simple as it sounds; buyers can purchase a collection of products at the price of their choice. The concept went over so well with developers and consumers that StackSocial has emulated their own version with indie Mac apps.

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Unclear Mountain Lion upgrade form explained, Enterprise and Education still broken

This morning Apple released it’s latest update to OS X, 10.8 Mountain Lion, along with a form for new Mac purchasers who were promised the upgraded operating system for free with their purchase. The form, which you can fill out here, is broken and is currently not allowing users to submit tickets for the free download. Update – read the update below for the fix.

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New Mac Trojan ‘OS/X Crisis’ discovered

Mac security firm Intego has discovered a new Mac OS X Trojan, OS/X Crisis. The malware installs itself without user intervention and hides well if installed as root, but it has not yet been discovered on Mac users’ computers.

WWDC 2012: Apple keynote liveblog

Apple’s annual World Wide Developers Conference (WWDC) kicks off today with a keynote address from CEO Tim Cook and company. This year, Apple is expected to make announcements about  iOS 6, Mountain Lion, iCloud, and fresh Mac and MacBook hardware. (Check out our full round-up of predictions.)

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New Found app is a one-stop search for your files in the cloud

Found is a neat new Mac application that wants to be like OS X’s Spotlight, but for all the files you have stored across cloud services, including Dropbox, Google Docs, and Gmail. Currently in beta, Found is aiming for a mid-May release in the Mac App Store, where it will be free.

Apple CEO Tim Cook gives State of the Apple talk at Goldman Sachs conference

Tim Cook, Apple’s new chief executive officer, gave a small “State of the Apple” address today, touching on the recent accusations of poor working conditions in the factories that make Apple products. He also laid out what the iPhone has done for Apple and why cheap tablets just aren’t worth it.

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Apple’s staggering Q1 earnings by the numbers

Apple investors jumped for joy at the company’s first quarter earnings report today, with results that beat high Wall Street expectations. The company earned a record net profit of $13.06 billion on revenue of $46.33 billion and sold a record 37 million iPhone units.

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Review: A Minecraft review isn’t really possible, but we’ll try anyway

How the hell do you write a review for a game that’s been out since 2009? A game that you’ve played across many changes, with additions and subtractions, a game without a box, a user manual, or, really, any sort of guiding pedagogy. I’ve personally spent at least 100 hours, probably more, playing this procedurally generated oddity of a video game across the beta and official versions, on servers, my own server, and in single player modes. And yet, I still can’t seem to get a simple handle on it, and why it keeps me coming back for more.

Evernote reaches more than 10M users

Multi-platform note-taking program Evernote on Monday announced it had reached more than 10 million registered users.

Is Mac’s heyday as security king now over?

The commonly held, and perhaps misguided, idea that Apple’s Mac computers are impervious to viruses, malware, and spamware has been brought into question this week with reports that Apple is engaged in a game of cat-and-mouse with malware programmers, according to ZDNet.

By the numbers: Apple’s staggering results

Apple released its most staggering quarterly results in history today, with all parts of the business showing dramatic growth. Here’s a look at some of the most impressive numbers just released by the company on its fiscal second quarter earnings call.