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Topic: Mac OS X

Apple updates iLife suite for Mac with app redesigns, OS X Yosemite support

10/16/2014, 10:10 pm

Apple on Thursday released updated versions of iMovie, iPhoto and GarageBand for Mac, bringing refreshed designs, new features and support for the newly released OS X Yosemite operating system.

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Revamped iWork apps for Mac, iOS roll out with Handoff and iCloud Drive support

10/16/2014, 06:10 pm

Continuing the stream of software updates launched on Thursday tied to the launch of OS X Yosemite, Apple released redesigned iWork for Mac and iOS suites with built-in support for iOS Continuity features and iCloud Drive.

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Apple's OS X Yosemite now available for free download with Continuity features, iTunes 12, more

10/16/2014, 05:10 pm

As promised, Apple's next-generation OS X Yosemite Mac operating system is now available for download through the Mac App Store, bringing with it a host of enhancements like iOS Continuity, a redesigned UI, iTunes 12 and more.

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OS X Yosemite & new iWork available for free on the Mac App Store today

10/16/2014, 01:10 pm

Apple's free next-generation Mac operating system, OS X 10.10 Yosemite, will hit the Mac App Store today, packing in an all-new design, Continuity and Handoff with iOS 8. In addition, a redesigned iWork suite is also set to launch as a free download.

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Mailbox for Mac moves to open public beta, iOS app optimized for iPhone 6

10/13/2014, 05:10 pm

Dropbox-owned Mailbox on Monday announced that an open beta of a forthcoming Mac version is now available to all comers, while the original iOS app receives new gesture customization features and UI tweaks for iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus.

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Apple seeds OS X Yosemite Public Beta 6 to testers

10/13/2014, 01:10 pm

Apple on Monday pushed an update to the public beta of its next-generation desktop operating system, granting members of the prerelease program access to a sixth revision that brings it up to speed with the version released to developers late last week.

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Apple seeds OS X 10.10 Yosemite GM Candidate 3 to developers

10/09/2014, 07:10 pm

After releasing a second build of its OS X 10.10 Yosemite GM candidate earlier this week, Apple on Thursday issued a third seed to developers for testing ahead of an expected release later this month.

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Skype for Mac 7.0 launches with new mobile-inspired look, 64-bit support, improved chat & file sharing

10/09/2014, 12:10 pm

Microsoft on Thursday launched a redesigned version 7.0 of its popular Skype chat application for Mac OS X, making it a 64-bit application, introducing a new file transfer presentation with inline images, and much more.

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Apple seeds new OS X Server 4.0 preview for testing ahead of OS X Yosemite launch

10/08/2014, 07:10 pm

Apple on Wednesday released to developers a new version of OS X Server 4.0 carrying improvements to previously announced features, including SMB3 file sharing and new management options for devices running iOS 8 and OS X Yosemite.

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Apple seeds second OS X 10.10 Yosemite, Xcode 6.1 golden master builds to developers

10/07/2014, 04:10 pm

After issuing the second iOS 8.1 beta on Tuesday, Apple released updated golden master candidates for OS X 10.10 Yosemite and Xcode 6.1 to developers for testing ahead of an expected launch later this month.

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'iWorm' malware controls Macs via Reddit, more than 17K affected

10/03/2014, 06:10 pm

Security researchers recently discovered that more than 17,000 Macs around the world have been infected by a new OS X malware threat called "iWorm," which at one point used Reddit.com as a go-between to cull user data, perform various system actions and execute Lua scripts.

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Belkin unveils Thunderbolt 2 Express Dock HD for Apple's Macs

10/01/2014, 08:10 am

Major Apple accessory maker Belkin on Tuesday announced the Thunderbolt 2 Express Dock HD, a Thunderbolt 2-equipped successor to the company's original Thunderbolt Express Dock that allows users to connect up to eight additional devices to their Mac with a single cable.

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Apple calls for OS X Yosemite app submissions ahead of launch

09/30/2014, 09:09 pm

In a letter to developers on Tuesday, Apple requested app submissions for its upcoming OS X 10.10 Yosemite launch, noting software built with the Swift programming language can be submitted to the Mac App Store via the latest Xcode 6.1 golden master seed.

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Apple provides golden master candidate of OS X Yosemite to developers

09/30/2014, 01:09 pm

In a sign that the next-generation Mac operating system is near release to the public, Apple on Tuesday released a golden master candidate of OS X Yosemite to developers for testing.

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Apple releases bash patch to plug 'Shellshock' security flaw in OS X Mavericks, Mountain Lion, Lion

09/29/2014, 05:09 pm

As promised, Apple on Monday issued OS X bash Update 1.0 for OS X Mavericks, Mountain Lion and Lion, targeting the recently discovered "Shellshock" security flaw originating in the bash UNIX shell.

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Apple says most customers not vulnerable to 'shellshock,' patch coming for advanced users

09/26/2014, 09:09 am

Apple on Friday sought to calm OS X users who feared their computers may be at risk from a widespread vulnerability in popular UNIX command interpreter bash -- which is included in Apple's UNIX-based desktop operating system -- saying that most consumers are not at risk, while advanced users will receive a patch in the coming days.

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Apple announces 'AirDrop Test Fest' to flush out issues ahead of OS X 10.10 Yosemite release

09/24/2014, 06:09 pm

In a note sent out to developers on Wednesday, Apple invited AppleSeed members to participate in a "test fest" focusing on AirDrop functionality in OS X 10.10 Yosemite, which bakes in compatibility with devices running iOS 8.

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Adobe releases Photoshop and Premiere Elements 13 for Mac with new editing tools

09/24/2014, 12:09 am

Adobe on Wednesday unveiled the latest versions of Photoshop Elements and Premiere Elements, bringing a number of enhancements to its consumer level photo and video editing software including a constantly updated tutorials portal.

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Apple releases OS X 10.9.5 Mavericks with reliability enhancements, includes Safari 7.0.6

09/17/2014, 08:09 pm

Apple on Wednesday released the latest OS X 10.9 Mavericks maintenance update, which includes Safari version 7.0.6, with fixes for VPN reliability and file access from SMB servers.

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Apple releases new OS X Yosemite betas for developers, public beta participants

09/15/2014, 02:09 pm

With the next version of Apple's flagship desktop operating system nearing release, new preview versions of OS X Yosemite were seeded to both registered Mac developers as well as participants of the public beta program.

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