Topic: Mac OS X
10/31/2013, 01:10 pm
Apple's increasing visibility on the PC desktop, and in national politics and global culture, has resulted in the Mac's multicolored "beach ball" wait cursor becoming more recognizable to a general audience than the icons used by Windows.
10/29/2013, 02:10 am
A growing number of iWork users have taken to Apple's Support Communities forums to air complaints about the numerous changes Apple made to its productivity suite, which some say is now unusable.
10/26/2013, 07:10 pm
Safari's sixth major revision brings some visual tweaks, a slew of performance and power efficiency enhancements, and Apple's all-new integrated password manager, iCloud Keychain.
10/24/2013, 07:10 pm
Apple on Thursday initiated online voucher sales for two legacy OS X version, Mountain Lion and Lion, with the offering aimed at easing the process of upgrading older Mac hardware.
10/24/2013, 04:10 pm
Just 24 hours after launch, the newest revision of Apple's desktop operating system is responsible for 5.5 percent of all North American web traffic originating from Macs, a new study says.
10/24/2013, 03:10 am
After years of fighting malware and exploits facilitated through Adobe's Flash Player, the company is taking advantage of Apple's new App Sandbox feature to restrict malicious code from running outside of Safari in OS X Mavericks.
10/23/2013, 12:10 pm
Apple has revealed its professional application suite -- Aperture, Final Cut Pro X, and Logic Pro X -- has been optimized for the company's upcoming next-generation Mac Pro, and that the desktop computer will bring "unparalleled power" for the software.
10/23/2013, 08:10 am
Apple has unleashed the ninth point release of its OS X desktop operating system with nary a big cat in sight, but that does not mean users migrating from Mountain Lion to Mavericks will find an update devoid of differences. To help ease users' transition to the new operating system, AppleInsider details some of the biggest user-facing changes.
10/23/2013, 01:10 am
Among the flood of new and updated software Apple launched as part of Tuesday's special event, the company rolled out the server counterpart to its new OS X Mavericks operating system, a point update for Aperture, iBooks Author, Xcode 5.0.1, Apple Remote Desktop 3.7, iTunes fixes and migration assistants for Lion and Snow Leopard.
10/22/2013, 10:10 pm
An update to popular image editing tool Pixelmator was released on Tuesday, with the new software bringing a host of fresh features like new Layer Styles, liquify tools and support for Apple's OS X Mavericks.
10/22/2013, 05:10 pm
Mac owners who will not be taking advantage of the free upgrade to Mavericks can nonetheless enjoy some of updates Apple has made to their Safari web browser.
10/22/2013, 01:10 pm
Apple's next-generation desktop operating system, OS X 10.9 Mavericks, is now available on the Mac App Store as a free upgrade for all Mac users running Snow Leopard or above.
10/22/2013, 01:10 am
Two mainstream websites on Monday appeared to activate push notifications for Safari, a new feature built into Apple's forthcoming OS X 10.9 Mavericks that allows sites to send out updates to Mac users via the Web.
10/21/2013, 11:10 am
Apple security vendor Intego on Monday released a new version of their popular Washing Machine application, a ground-up rewrite of the software that wraps some useful new tools in a slick, redesigned interface.
10/18/2013, 06:10 pm
Apple on Friday released the Golden Master version of its upcoming OS X 10.9 Mavericks Server to developers, signaling that work on the forthcoming software has been completed.
10/15/2013, 07:10 pm
In a notice sent out on Tuesday, Apple requests developers prepare for the impending OS X 10.9 Mavericks rollout by testing apps with the latest Golden Master build before submitting their software to the Mac App Store for review.
10/15/2013, 04:10 pm
Apple on Tuesday released a number of updates for devices running OS X, including a 2013-004 Java update and new drivers for printers from Canon and HP.
10/10/2013, 04:10 pm
Apple has issued a firmware update that addresses an issue with Boot Camp and Windows installations for newer MacBook Air models.
10/10/2013, 09:10 am
Passwords stink. Password policies vary widely from the many sites you choose or have to use, and satisfying them all is hard, and hard to keep up with. That's why 1Password is an invaluable application — and the new 1Password 4 qualifies as a worthy update.
10/07/2013, 03:10 pm
Apple is actively recruiting new employees who can help to improve battery life on the company's Mac OS X platform in the years to come.