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Topic: Mac OS X

Dropbox says OS X 10.10.1 Yosemite update resolves crashing issue, urges download

11/20/2014, 06:11 pm

Following Apple's release of OS X 10.10.1 Yosemite on Monday, Dropbox is sending emails to users confirming that the latest Mac maintenance update solves a rare crashing problem seen with apps integrated with Finder.

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Apple issues first OS X 10.10.2 Yosemite beta to developers for testing [u]

11/20/2014, 05:11 pm

Three days after releasing the OS X 10.10.1 Yosemite maintenance update, Apple on Thursday seeded the first beta for its next OS X 10.10.2 update to developers.

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Adobe announces Lightroom 5.7 with new Aperture and iPhoto importer tool, Black Friday subscription pricing

11/19/2014, 02:11 am

Adobe late Tuesday released an update to its Lightroom image processing and management software that includes a new tool for importing photos from Apple's iPhoto or Aperture, both of which will be discontinued in favor of a unified OS X Photos app in 2015.

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Google launches first 64-bit Chrome Web browser for OS X

11/18/2014, 07:11 pm

Google on Tuesday released Chrome 39, the first stable version of its Web browser to offer 64-bit support for Apple's OS X operating system.

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Apple's OS X Yosemite 10.10.1 update improves Wi-Fi reliability, fixes Mail bugs, more

11/17/2014, 01:11 pm

Apple's OS X Yosemite Mac operating system received a significant update on Monday designed to address nagging Wi-Fi connectivity issues that have plagued some users since its launch in October, along with a range of other bug fixes.

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Apple releases Xcode 6.1.1 golden master with fixes for Swift, Xcode Server

11/14/2014, 04:11 pm

Apple on Friday issued to developers a golden master build of the upcoming Xcode 6.1.1 update, bringing bug fixes for Xcode Server, the Swift programming language and Interface Builder, among others.

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Apple seeds Safari 8.0.1, 7.1.1 and 6.2.1 betas, releases Thunderbolt Display firmware 1.2

11/13/2014, 05:11 pm

Apple on Thursday pushed out a batch of new Safari builds for developers covering OS X 10.10 Yosemite, OS X 10.9 Mavericks and OS X 10.8 Mountain Lion, as well as new firmware for the company's standalone Thunderbolt Display.

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Apple issues second OS X 10.10.1 beta to developers, continues focus on Wi-Fi

11/10/2014, 07:11 pm

Apple on Monday pushed out the second OS X 10.10.1 Yosemite beta seed to developers for testing with focus areas unchanged from the first version that went out last week.

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Roundup: The best Notification Center widgets for Apple's OS X Yosemite

11/09/2014, 11:11 am

Apple's newly released OS X Yosemite allows third-party apps to include interactive Notification Center widgets, and AppleInsider offers a look at some of the best and most useful widgets you can install on your Mac right now.

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Apple now blocking 'WireLurker' malware targeting Chinese iOS & Mac users

11/06/2014, 01:11 pm

Apple on Thursday announced it has begun taking measures to block apps that contain the so-called "WireLurker" malware, which transmits from a Mac to iOS devices over USB, by preventing the infected applications from launching.

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First look: Pixelmator 3.3 with support for 5K iMac, Handoff, Repair extension, more

11/06/2014, 08:11 am

Popular image editing software developer Pixelmator on Thursday released version 3.3 of its eponymous Mac app, bringing a host of new functions that take full advantage of Apple's latest OS X Yosemite features.

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Apple launches refreshed Mac App Store designed for OS X Yosemite

11/06/2014, 03:11 am

Apple late Wednesday began rolling out a redesign of its Mac App Store with new flat graphics, thinner font styles and a more open feel, in line with the latest OS X Yosemite release.

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TrueSec outlines "Rootpipe" privilege escalation vulnerability in Mac OS X Yosemite

11/04/2014, 01:11 pm

Speaking at the Øredev Developer Conference in Malmö, Sweeden, Emil Kvarnhammar of security firm TrueSec demonstrated a privilege escalation vulnerability affecting OS X 10.8.5 through the newest 10.10 Yosemite.

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Apple issues first OS X 10.10.1 Yosemite beta seed to developers

11/03/2014, 06:11 pm

Apple on Monday issued the first OS X 10.10.1 Yosemite beta to developers, with the first maintenance update seed coming more than two weeks after the latest Mac operating system saw release in mid-October.

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Microsoft says public beta of new Office for Mac coming in first half of 2015

10/31/2014, 11:10 am

In releasing a new version of Outlook for Mac on Friday, Microsoft also revealed will launch an update to its Office suite for Mac next year, allowing users to test it in the first half of 2015 before a launch sometime in the second half of the year.

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Users report slow Wi-Fi, dropped connections after upgrading to Apple's OS X Yosemite

10/31/2014, 08:10 am

Apple's new Mac operating system, OS X Yosemite, appears to have bugs related to Wi-Fi connections, with users reporting slow transfer speeds and dropped signals after upgrading.

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Rumor: Office for Mac to get Retina redesign, feature parity with Windows in Q1 2015

10/28/2014, 01:10 pm

Microsoft is set to release an all-new version of Office for Mac in the first quarter of 2015, documents revealed on Tuesday suggest, modernizing the Mac version of the popular software suite and bringing it to feature parity with its Windows counterpart.

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First-week OS X Yosemite adoption rate outpaces Mavericks, now at 12.8%

10/24/2014, 07:10 pm

According to recently published statistics, Apple's latest OS X Yosemite release is seeing slightly better take up rates than last year's OS X Mavericks launch, with current North American distribution pegged at 12.8 percent as of Wednesday.

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Getting the most out of the revamped OS X Spotlight search in Yosemite

10/24/2014, 10:10 am

One of the biggest changes in OS X Yosemite is Apple's Spotlight search, which has gained a completely new, front-and-center look, and also adds the ability to search well beyond your Mac.

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Mac users report Bluetooth lag & connection issues after updating to OS X Yosemite

10/23/2014, 11:10 am

Bluetooth bugs seem to be a recurring problem with Apple's latest software updates, as users running OS X Yosemite say that the new Mac operating system has created connectivity problems with the Magic Mouse, Magic Trackpad, Apple wireless keyboard, and third-party wireless accessories.

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