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Topic: Mac OS X

Briefly: CrazyTalk 7 app uses audio and text to automatically animate faces

02/03/2013, 03:02 am

Like the others, I was drawn by the visual of a Pembroke Welsh Corgi on the screen, its jaw moving in time with pre-recorded speech, welcoming me to the CrazyTalk booth at Macworld.

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Oracle patches security issues with Java 7 Update 13

02/01/2013, 04:02 pm

One day after Apple blocked Java 7's latest update from running on OS X, Oracle on Friday released a new version reportedly addressing vulnerabilities seen with the last build.

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Traffic from Apple's unannounced OS X 10.9 continues to grow

02/01/2013, 02:02 pm

The presence of Macs running OS X 10.9, Apple's next-generation operating system, continues to expand, potentially hinting that a public unveiling could occur soon.

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Apple again blocks latest version of Java through OS X anti-malware system

01/31/2013, 09:01 am

The recently released Java 7 Update 11 has been blocked by Apple through its XProtect anti-malware feature in OS X.

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Apple issues ninth OS X 10.8.3 beta build to developers

01/30/2013, 05:01 pm

Apple seeded OS X 10.8.3 build 12D61 to developers on Wednesday, marking the second beta the company rolled out in less than a week.

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Microsoft Office 365 Home Premium installs on up to 5 devices for $99.99 a year

01/29/2013, 09:01 am

Microsoft on Tuesday announced worldwide availability of Office 365 Home Premium for both Mac and PC, ushering in what the company called a "reinvention" of its flagship productivity suite with a new subscription-based plan offering access on up to five devices.

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Apple seeds eighth OS X 10.8.3 beta build with no known issues

01/24/2013, 10:01 pm

Apple on Thursday issued the eighth beta of OS X 10.8.3, the forthcoming maintenance update for Mountain Lion, with minor changes made to Wi-Fi assets

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Apple's 'Get Stuff Done' promotion discounts OS X productivity apps

01/24/2013, 08:01 pm

Apple on Thursday kicked off a three-week promotional campaign offering discounts on a number of productivity apps in the OS X App Store, with each week featuring a new section and a different batch of titles from which to choose.

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Apple's latest OS X 10.8.3 beta provided to developers

01/16/2013, 03:01 pm

A seventh beta of OS X 10.8.3, Apple's forthcoming maintenance and security update for the Mountain Lion operating system, was supplied to developers on Wednesday.

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Oracle's fix for zero-day Java flaw to be available 'shortly' [update: released]

01/12/2013, 09:01 pm

In response to the discovery of a Java 7 flaw that prompted Apple to disable the software in OS X, Oracle issued a statement saying it is currently working on a fix and will release the patch soon.

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Zero-day flaw prompts Apple to block Java 7 from OS X

01/11/2013, 03:01 pm

Apple has disabled the Java 7 plugin on Macs through its OS X anti-malware system, in order to protect users from a potentially serious security issue.

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OS X 10.8.3 Mountain Lion beta seeded to developers with minor changes

01/08/2013, 05:01 pm

Apple on Tuesday seeded build 12D50 of OS X 10.8.3 pre-release to developers with no known issues.

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OS X Mountain Lion overtakes Lion internet share for first time

01/04/2013, 05:01 pm

Apple's newest operating system, OS X 10.8 Mountain Lion, accounted for more than 32 percent of all internet traffic originating from Apple computers in December, and is nearly doubling the growth seen previously by OS X 10.7 Lion, a recent study found.

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Apple seeds new OS X 10.8.3 build two days after previous version's release

12/20/2012, 04:12 pm

Apple on Thursday seeded OS X 10.8.3 build 12D44 to developers, with the new version coming just two days after the previous 12D43 build was released.

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New OS X 10.8.3 beta further details Software Update for pre-release seeds

12/18/2012, 04:12 pm

Apple on Tuesday seeded a fresh OS X 10.8.3 Mountain Lion beta to developers and Apple Seed participants, asking testers to focus on AirPlay, Graphics Drivers and other areas while further detailing the new Software Update feature for pre-release builds.

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Apple releases Mac Wi-Fi compatbility, firmware updates for Retina MacBook Pro and new iMac

12/17/2012, 04:12 pm

Apple on Monday released Mac Wi-Fi Update 1.0 to improve compatibility over networks using the 5GHz spectrum, as well as separate incremental EFI updates for late 2012 iMac and 13-inch MacBook Pro with Retina display models.

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Low-risk Mac Trojan poses as legit media downloader

12/14/2012, 09:12 am

A new Trojan that targets Apple's OS X platform poses as a legitimate application that can be used to download audio and video.

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OS X Server updated with new Caching service and bug fixes

12/06/2012, 11:12 pm

Two days following an update to its iWork line of products, Apple on Thursday released OS X Server v2.2 for Mountain Lion, bringing a new Caching service and numerous bug fixes to its server software for Mac.

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OS X 10.8.3 beta allows developers to download new builds through Software Update

12/05/2012, 06:12 pm

A little over one week after Apple seeded build 12D32 of its OS X 10.8.3 beta to developers, the company has rolled out another version of the software adding a new functionality that allows developers to download and install pre-release versions directly from Software Update in the Mac App Store.

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Developers asked to focus on AirPlay, AirPort & Graphics in first OS X 10.8.3 beta

11/26/2012, 01:11 pm

Apple on Monday supplied developers with its first pre-release beta of OS X 10.8.3, a forthcoming security and maintenance update for its Mountain Lion operating system.

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