Apple: Mac App Store beats out Best Buy as top PC software vendor

It looks like Apple’s Mac App Store is a smashing success. The company announced today during its Worldwide Developers Conference keynote that the App Store is now the number one channel for PC software sales, beating out big retailers like Best Buy, Walmart and Office Depot.

Apple to show off iOS 5, iCloud, Mac OS X Lion at WWDC June 6

Apple announced this morning that it will be kicking off the festivities of its Worldwide Developers Conference next week with a keynote led by CEO Steve Jobs (and other executives) covering iOS 5, Mac OS X Lion, and its long-rumored cloud service iCloud.

Apple’s Reading List takes on Instapaper, ReadItLater

Apple is working on a feature called “Reading List” for its Safari web browser that will let users save stories to read later — pretty much the same thing that Instapaper and ReadItLater are doing now — reports MacRumors.

Critical vulnerability in Flash and Acrobat

Adobe warned yesterday that its Flash, Acrobat and Acrobat Reader products all have a critical vulnerability that will allow an attacker to take control of the affected system.

FaceTime for Mac hits the App Store for $0.99

Along with the launch of new MacBook Pro laptops, Apple is also bringing its video chat application FaceTime for Mac computers today, with a price tag of $0.99 in the Mac App Store.

Apple acknowledges Macbook Air screen problems, software fix coming

Apple’s new MacBook Air laptops may be gorgeous, but they’re not without problems, according to users complaining about screen issues. Now there’s word that Apple is aware of the problems and is working on a software fix, according to an internal memo published by the gadget site Boy Genius Report.

Mac FaceTime security hole could compromise your Apple ID

Apple’s new FaceTime software for Macs, which lets Mac users video chat with iPhone 4 and iPod Touch FaceTime users, apparently has a gaping security hole which could compromise your Apple ID password, the site MacNotes reports.

Is Apple gearing up for an 11.6-inch MacBook Air?

You may want to hold off on picking up a Macbook Air anytime soon. Low supplies of the  computer may be a sign that Apple is aiming to refresh the current 13.3-inch product line soon and potentially introduce a smaller 11.6-inch model in the process, AppleInsider reports.