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Topic: Mac OS X

Apple issues fourth OS X 10.9.3 beta to developers, continues focus on multimedia

03/28/2014, 01:03 pm

One week after the last beta, Apple has returned with another pre-release version of OS X 10.9.3 for testing by employees and registered Mac developers with a focus on graphics drivers, audio, Safari, USB data synchronization, and Mail.

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Adoption of OS X 10.9 Mavericks significantly outpaces 10.8 Mountain Lion

03/27/2014, 11:03 am

The rate at which Mac owners are upgrading to Apple's OS X 10.9 Mavericks has far outperformed the operating system's predecessor -- OS X 10.8 Mountain Lion -- with one report saying the latest OS is now running on over 40 percent of active Macs.

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Apple restores iTunes contacts & calendars syncing in new OS X Mavericks 10.9.3, iTunes 11.1.6 betas

03/20/2014, 06:03 pm

Apple on Thursday seeded the latest betas of OS X Mavericks 10.9.3 and iTunes 11.1.6 to developers for testing, with the new software marking a return of contacts and calendar data syncing in iTunes.

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Apple updates GarageBand for Mac with MP3 export option, improved accessibility

03/20/2014, 02:03 pm

Apple's music creation tool for Mac, GarageBand, was given a minor update on Thursday which reintroduces the ability to export songs in the MP3 file format, while also offering new drum sounds and enhanced accessibility.

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Apple issues Safari 7.0.3 and 6.1.3 betas with focus on AutoFill, push notifications

03/18/2014, 09:03 pm

Apple on Tuesday seeded to developers the latest beta versions of its Safari Web browser for OS X Mavericks, Mountain Lion and Lion, asking testers to focus on AutoFill features and general compatibility improvements.

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Apple ends Windows 7 support in Boot Camp for new Mac Pro

03/17/2014, 04:03 pm

Professional Mac users who depend on Apple's Boot Camp to run legacy Windows applications may need to reconsider upgrading to the latest Mac Pro as Apple has dropped support for Windows 7 on the redesigned desktop.

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Microsoft releases free OneNote information organizer on Apple's Mac App Store

03/17/2014, 11:03 am

Microsoft on Monday released an all-new Mac OS X edition of its popular OneNote application for free on the Mac App Store, taking the venerable digital notebook cross-platform amid stiff competition from Silicon Valley startup Evernote.

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Apple issues second OS X 10.9.3 beta to developers with focus on graphics and audio

03/13/2014, 08:03 pm

Exactly one week after Apple seeded the first OS X 10.9.3 beta, which included new 4K monitor support, the company on Thursday issued a second beta asking developers to concentrate on graphics drivers and audio.

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Microsoft-exclusive blockbuster game Titanfall may be Apple-bound, as developer explores Mac port

03/13/2014, 05:03 pm

Newly released shooter "Titanfall," a title upon which Microsoft is pinning big hopes for its new Xbox One gaming console, may not stay exclusive to Microsoft platforms, as the developer behind the game is considering a Mac version as well.

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Microsoft to release free version of OneNote for Mac later this month - report

03/12/2014, 11:03 am

In an effort to directly take on popular cross-platform note taking application Evernote, Microsoft will finally be bringing its OneNote service to the Mac later this month in the form of a free app, according to a new report.

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Microsoft to release long-awaited Office for Mac update in 2014 - report

03/11/2014, 01:03 pm

Microsoft is reportedly preparing to ship a new version of its Office for Mac productivity suite later this year in what would be the first major update to the software in nearly four years.

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Apple to enable pixel-doubled 'Retina' mode for 4K monitors in OS X 10.9.3

03/07/2014, 12:03 am

It appears that Apple will be enabling additional support for 4K displays with the latest OS X 10.9.3 maintenance update, with people familiar with the beta reporting support for so-called pixel-doubling, 60Hz refresh rates with late-2013 MacBook Pros and more.

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Apple issues first OS X 10.9.3 beta, asks developers to focus on graphics and audio

03/06/2014, 07:03 pm

A little over one week after its release of the OS X 10.9.2 maintenance update, Apple on Thursday seeded OS X 10.9.3 beta to developers for testing.

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Apple issues OS X Server 3.1 Preview beta with added supervised devices support

03/03/2014, 08:03 pm

Apple on Monday released a new version of the upcoming OS X 3.1 Server update, with changes limited to general bug fixes and performance improvements.

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Mac owners report OS X 10.9.2 update breaks AirPlay functionality

02/27/2014, 10:02 pm

Following the release of Apple's OS X 10.9.2 update, a number of users have taken to Apple's Support Communities forum, saying the latest OS version has "broken" AirPlay Mirroring and extending of desktops to external displays.

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Apple releases OS X 10.9.2 with fix for SSL security flaw, plus new FaceTime Audio

02/25/2014, 01:02 pm

Apple on Tuesday released an incremental update for its Mavericks operating system, with OS X 10.9.2 addressing a critical SSL-related security flaw for Mac users, and also adding a handful of new features, most notably additions for FaceTime calls and iMessage user blocking.

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Apple nearing release of OS X 10.9.2 with FaceTime Audio, call waiting, fix for SSL flaw [u]

02/24/2014, 10:02 am

Some employees at Apple have begun receiving a prerelease build of OS X Mavericks version 10.9.2, signaling that the final public release of the software is likely not far behind, and it is confirmed to include a fix for the "goto fail" SSL bug [updated].

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New Adobe Camera Raw release candidate adds new 'Before/After' previews, expanded lens support

02/21/2014, 06:02 pm

Adobe on Friday pushed out release candidates for Camera Raw 8.4 and DNG Converter 8.4, with notable inclusions to the Photoshop CS6 and CC tools being a new "before and after" preview system, additional lens support and numerous bug fixes.

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Apple seeds latest OS X 10.9.2 Mavericks beta to developers

02/17/2014, 04:02 pm

As part of its weekly beta update schedule, Apple on Monday seeded the seventh OS X 10.9.2 Mavericks beta to developers.

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Apple seeds sixth OS X 10.9.2 Mavericks beta to developers

02/12/2014, 07:02 pm

Keeping with its weekly beta update schedule, Apple on Wednesday seeded the sixth OS X 10.9.2 Mavericks beta to developers on Wednesday with no significant changes.

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