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Topic: Mac OS X

Hands On: Fantastical 2.4 for Mac adds attachments, Facebook calendar integration

07/22/2017, 03:07 pm

Fantastical 2.4 for Mac adds key new features, and AppleInsider checks to see if the $50 entry price is worth it.

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'Shadow Warrior: Special Edition' for macOS, 'Yankai's Triangle' for iOS temporarily free

07/21/2017, 11:07 am

Two games are being briefly made available to download for free on Mac, iPhone, and iPad, with the 2013 remake of 'Shadow Warrior' for macOS offered by Humble Bundle at no charge until July 22, while 'Yankai's Triangle' is the free 'App of the Week' in the App Store.

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Apple updates Logic Pro X with more Drummer options, Alchemy enhancements

07/18/2017, 03:07 pm

Apple on Tuesday updated Logic Pro X, its digital audio workstation, with a group of new features as well as various bugfixes.

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macOS High Sierra public beta testers get second build from Apple

07/12/2017, 01:07 pm

Shortly after the release of iOS 11 public beta 2, Mac users also received a second pre-release build of macOS High Sierra, available for public testing ahead of its arrival this fall.

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MagSafe replacement comes to Apple's 15" MacBook Pro with Vinpok Bolt-S USB-C adapter

07/11/2017, 01:07 pm

A new USB-C adapter and cable from Vinpok will soon return MagSafe-like functionality to the 15-inch MacBook Pro with Touch Bar, complete with 87 watts of charging power.

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Watch: First macOS High Sierra public beta delivers new features, enhancements

07/07/2017, 11:07 pm

Apple recently released the first public beta of the latest Mac operating system, macOS High Sierra, giving customers the chance to preview the next-generation OS prior to its launch this fall. Like any major OS update, High Sierra focuses on resolving pain points from previous versions while adding a few new features to keep things fresh.

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Inside High Sierra: Safari's Javascript engine much faster, accursed autoplay videos (mostly) killed

07/07/2017, 04:07 pm

While marquee features like APFS have stolen most of the spotlight, Apple has implemented significant improvements to Safari with the goal of making a user's time with it easier, and less annoying.

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'Shadow Warrior Classic Complete' for macOS, 'Sorcery!' on iOS now free to download

07/06/2017, 10:07 am

A pair of games have been made available on iOS and macOS for free, with the first episode of 'Steve Jackson's Sorcery!' downloadable to iPhones and iPads at no charge, while Mac users can acquire early first person shooter 'Shadow Warrior Classic Complete' from GOG's online store.

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Apple launches sixth betas of iOS 10.3.3 and macOS Sierra 10.12.6

07/05/2017, 01:07 pm

One week after the last set of releases, Apple has made available the sixth beta of iOS 10.3.3 and macOS 10.12.6 to developers for testing.

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Starcraft: Remastered lands on macOS August 14 with updated graphics, 4K support

06/30/2017, 03:06 pm

Blizzard will ship 'StarCraft: Remastered' for macOS on August 14, with the developer remaking the original game in the real-time strategy franchise with a number of updates to modernize the title, including a full graphical upgrade with support for 4K-resolution displays and backwards compatibility to the older, free version.

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Apple launches first public beta of macOS High Sierra

06/29/2017, 04:06 pm

After a false start earlier this week, Apple on Thursday issued the first public beta of macOS High Sierra, available to anyone registered with the company's Beta Software Program.

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Apple goes live with first tvOS 11 public beta, macOS High Sierra 'coming soon'

06/26/2017, 04:06 pm

In tandem with Monday's iOS 11 release, Apple today also launched the first public beta of tvOS 11 for the Apple TV, while teasing the forthcoming beta of macOS High Sierra.

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Feral's 'Warhammer 40,000: Dawn of War III' lands on the Mac App Store

06/22/2017, 02:06 pm

Feral Interactive has brought 'Warhammer 40,000: Dawn of War III' for macOS to the Mac App Store, with the futuristic real-time strategy game arriving on Apple's digital marketplace two weeks after it was made available to purchase from other online stores.

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Apple issues fourth beta of macOS Sierra 10.12.6

06/19/2017, 01:06 pm

On Monday afternoon, Apple released an update to just one of its eight currently running OS betas, and unveiled the fourth beta of macOS Sierra 10.12.6

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E3 2017: 'Hitman,' 'Ark: Survival Evolved,' 'The Pillars of the Earth' coming soon to Mac

06/15/2017, 02:06 pm

Three games are preparing to launch on Mac this summer, with 'Hitman' arriving on June 20, 'Ark: Survival Evolved' leaving Early Access after two years with a full release on August 8, and the first part of 'The Pillars of the Earth' game adaptation shipping August 15.

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Hard drive and SSD status monitor utility SMART Alec coming from OWC for macOS in July

06/14/2017, 04:06 pm

Long-time Mac upgrade vendor OWC will soon launch SMART Alec, a utility to keep an eye on the health reporting data from SSDs, hard drives, and Fusion Drives connected to a Mac.

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E3 2017: Mac games 'Fortnite,' 'Railway Empire,' 'Tropico 6,' 'Unto The End,' 'Tunic' announced

06/14/2017, 02:06 pm

This year's E3 conference included a number of Mac-related gaming announcements, including highly anticipated titles "Fortnite," "Railway Empire," "Tropico 6," "Unto The End," and "Tunic."

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High Sierra leaves Microsoft Office for Mac 2011 behind, 2016 edition needs updating

06/13/2017, 12:06 pm

A support document published by Microsoft, and some AppleInsider testing, shows that while the newer versions of the office productivity suite will mostly work with High Sierra now, the current version does not -- and older versions are getting left behind.

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Inside High Sierra: HEVC promises to keep quality high, file sizes low for videos, photos

06/12/2017, 03:06 pm

Support for HEVC, also known as H.265, was announced at the WWDC Keynote by Apple Senior Vice President Craig Federighi. AppleInsider examines the technology from a user's standpoint, said to be needed to as well keep 4K videos down to a manageable size.

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First look at Apple's external GPU developer's kit for the macOS High Sierra beta

06/08/2017, 07:06 pm

Apple's external GPU developer's kit is shipping, and AppleInsider takes an examination of the contents, and delves a bit into compatibility.

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