Stories by Jim Dalrymple

Microsoft brings Office to the Web browser

The next version of Office for Windows will contain lightweight versions of its apps that will be delivered through Web browsers. Even though the release is for Windows, Microsoft representatives confirmed for Macworld that the Office Web apps would work with Safari and Firefox.

Apple laptop shipments up 61 percent

A new report from market research firm DisplaySearch shows Apple’s notebook shipments grew 61 percent from the first quarter of 2007 to the first quarter of 2008. Shipments rose from almost 900,000 to just over 1.4 million.

Apple's WWDC ’08 the most significant in years

With Apple’s Worldwide Developers Conference starting tomorrow, industry analysts are putting this year's conference on a par with the release of Mac OS X and the Intel transition in terms of importance for the company.

Developers see big potential in iPhone apps

If developer interest in iPhone sessions at <a href="http://developer.apple.com/wwdc/">Apple's Worldwide Developers Conference (WWDC)</a> next week is any indication, we should see an explosion of software for the device. While the conference typically focuses on Mac programming, this year developers are <a href="http://www.macworld.com/article/133763/2008/06/wwdc.html">diving head first into iPhone applications</a>.

Cellphone sales top a billion as Apple enters top 10

Worldwide sales of mobile phones surpassed 1.15 billion units in 2007, according to market research firm Gartner. The company also said that three new companies entered the top ten in sales for the first time including Apple with its iPhone.