Topic: Mac OS X
10/18/2014, 05:10 pm
While a seemingly minor addition, Apple's inclusion of a so-called "Dark Mode" in OS X Yosemite, which basically flips the translucent menu bar and dock from light gray to black, answers the call of many longtime Mac users.
10/18/2014, 02:10 am
The launch of OS X Yosemite has brought online Apple's new iCloud Drive, which not only automatically syncs data from Mac and iOS applications, but also for the first time allows Mac users to upload and organize any file types on their own.
10/17/2014, 06:10 pm
With OS X Yosemite, Apple introduced a host of useful features for creating and sending emails, including Mail Drop and Markup, which allows users to send messages up to 5GB in size and annotate attached files before sending.
10/17/2014, 02:10 pm
This week's launch of OS X Yosemite enables Mac users to tap into the Handoff function introduced last month with iOS 8, making it simple to jump back and forth between a Mac, iPhone, and iPad. Here's how to set up Handoff and use it.
10/17/2014, 12:10 pm
With Apple's newly released OS X Yosemite and iOS 8, users can be alerted to incoming calls to their iPhone on their Mac, and even answer a call and carry a conversation through their Mac in a simple, seamless process.
10/17/2014, 12:10 pm
New software is exciting, but it's not nearly as fun if something goes wrong during the installation, necessitating a downgrade or -- worse -- starting from scratch and being forced to recover your data. AppleInsider took a look at some of the options for backing up your Mac before installing OS X Yosemite.
10/16/2014, 10:10 pm
Seemingly timed to coincide with the launch of OS X Yosemite, Adobe on Thursday announced availability of a Lightroom plug-in that streamlines the process of importing Aperture photo libraries.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.