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Topic: Mac OS X

Apple seeds sixth beta of macOS Sierra 10.12.2 for developers

12/08/2016, 04:12 pm

Apple on Thursday released another developer-only macOS Sierra 10.12.2 beta, the second one in three days, and the sixth overall.

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Apple adds basic support for Touch Bar in beta Web-based iCloud Photo Library

12/05/2016, 09:12 am

Very recently, Apple updated its beta iCloud site with support for the Touch Bar on the 2016 MacBook Pro -- but the support is bug-laden, and not fully implemented.

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Plex makes Media Player free to use for macOS, adds Kodi support for subscribers

12/01/2016, 11:12 am

A highly-regarded media browser and playback tool, Plex Media Player, has exited subscriber-only status, and is now free for Mac users.

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Readdle's popular iOS email client Spark arrives on the Mac App Store

11/30/2016, 03:11 pm

Previously available for iPhone, iPad and Apple Watch, Readdle's hit email client Spark launched on macOS on Wednesday, and is now available as a free download from the Mac App Store.

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Apple updates Final Cut Pro X with minor bug fixes

11/29/2016, 07:11 pm

Apple on Tuesday pushed out a minor update for its premiere video editing tool Final Cut Pro X, addressing library and Paste Attributes issues, among other feature fixes.

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Microsoft releases preview edition of Visual Studio for Mac

11/16/2016, 04:11 pm

As anticipated earlier this week, Microsoft on Wednesday released Visual Studio for the Mac, bringing over one of its signature Windows developer tools.

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Shazam promises Mac app update to end always-on listening

11/15/2016, 12:11 pm

The makers of the music discovery app Shazam have promised a software update in the next few days, after it was uncovered that the current Mac version is always listening -- even when it's supposed to be off.

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Pixelmator update brings Touch Bar support, tabs, P3 color, Universal Clipboard and more

11/15/2016, 08:11 am

Popular image editing app Pixelmator was updated on Tuesday to take advantage of Apple's new MacBook Pro with Touch Bar, macOS Sierra features like Universal Clipboard, Deep Images (DCI-P3 color), and all-new features like an intelligent smart refine tool.

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Apple picks top apps with Touch Bar support for new MacBook Pro

11/14/2016, 10:11 pm

Timed to coincide with deliveries of its new MacBook Pro with Touch Bar, Apple on Monday posted a special Mac App Store section dedicated to apps enhanced to support the laptop's Touch Bar, a unique feature that debuted with this year's release.

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New app 'Touche' simulates MacBook Pro Touch Bar on other Macs

11/14/2016, 02:11 pm

A developer called Red Sweater has released a free app, Touché, which can simulate the new MacBook Pro's Touch Bar even on older Mac models without the technology.

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Microsoft to bring Visual Studio to Mac later this week

11/14/2016, 10:11 am

Microsoft is bringing its Visual Studio development tool to the Mac, launching it during this week's Connect() conference starting on Wednesday, according to a quickly deleted announcement.

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1Password for Mac gets support for Touch Bar & Touch ID on new MacBook Pros

11/11/2016, 01:11 pm

AgileBits has updated its flagship password management app for the Mac, 1Password, with support for the Touch ID and Touch Bar features on 2016 MacBook Pros.

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Spotify promises fix for Mac glitch causing excessive writes on hard disks & SSDs

11/11/2016, 09:11 am

Spotify is currently rolling out a patch for a major bug, which can -- at least in some cases -- cause its desktop apps to write tens or hundreds of gigabytes to a hard disk or SSD in the space of an hour, according to an official spokesperson.

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Apple issues second public beta of macOS 10.12.2

11/09/2016, 03:11 pm

Apple on Wednesday released a second public beta of macOS 10.12.2, refining the update's fixes and features for people wanting the earliest possible access.

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Apple exec confirms Logic Pro X getting Touch Bar support by 'early next year'

11/04/2016, 09:11 am

People wanting to use the new MacBook Pro Touch Bar with Logic Pro X will have to wait for an update coming by "early next year," according to an Apple marketing director, Xander Soren.

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Apple seeds second build of original macOS 10.12.2 beta to developers [u]

11/02/2016, 04:11 pm

Apple on Wednesday silently released a second build of the first macOS 10.12.2 beta for developers, suggesting unknown fixes for the update.

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Microsoft debuts Teams chat platform with support for Mac & iOS

11/02/2016, 02:11 pm

Microsoft on Wednesday announced Teams, its own attempt at a workplace chat platform akin to rivals like HipChat and Slack, with support for Mac, iOS, Windows, Android, and the Web.

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Apple expands Volume Purchase Program to 8 new countries

10/31/2016, 06:10 pm

In a bid to spur international education and business software sales, Apple on Monday announced an expansion to its bulk app purchasing initiative, the Volume Purchase Program, into eight new territories worldwide.

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Apple issues first iOS 10.2, macOS 10.12.2, watchOS 3.1.1, tvOS 10.1 betas to developers

10/31/2016, 04:10 pm

Apple on Monday issued the first beta versions of iOS 10.2, macOS 10.12.2 Sierra, watchOS 3.1.1 and tvOS 10.1 to developers for testing, all of which include unspecified bug fixes and performance improvements.

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Microsoft announces plans to bring MacBook Pro Touch Bar support to Office suite

10/28/2016, 09:10 am

Less than 12 hours after Apple's announcement of the late 2016 MacBook Pro with Touch Bar, Microsoft has detailed future functionality of the new input method across the entire range of Office products.

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