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Topic: Mac OS X

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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Keychain errors fixed in new OS X Mountain Lion Supplemental Update 2.0

11/20/2012, 04:11 pm

Apple on Tuesday rolled out Supplemental Update 2.0 for all 2012 Mac models running OS X 10.8.2 Mountain Lion, with the small patch fixing an issue regarding the operating system's Keychain password manager.

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Apple to seed beta version of OS X 10.8.3 after Thanksgiving weekend

11/16/2012, 09:11 pm

In a note to developers on Friday, Apple revealed that it will be seeding one of the first beta builds of OS X 10.8.3 Mountain Lion sometime after Nov. 26.

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Apple updates drivers, adds support for Lexmark and Canon printers

11/07/2012, 05:11 am

Less than a month after it released drivers for Lexmark and Canon printers and all-in-ones, Apple on Tuesday rolled out two incremental updates for both, bringing OS X Mountain Lion compatibility and support for new products.

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Macs running Apple's unannounced OS X 10.9 appear online

11/06/2012, 12:11 pm

Systems that appear to be running an unannounced next-generation version of Apple's Mac OS X operating system have begun to appear in online tracking logs.

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Jony Ive expected to replace iOS, OS X textures with clean edges & flat surfaces

11/01/2012, 12:11 pm

Software designed to look like real-life textures, such as linen or felt, is expected to become a thing of the past at Apple now that designer Jony Ive has taken over the user interfaces of iOS and OS X.

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Apple issues Xcode 4.5.2 developer preview, updates to Logic and photo apps

10/24/2012, 07:10 pm

Apple on Wednesday released a number of software updates, including a pre-release version Xcode, new versions of Logic Pro and Logic Express, and digital camera compatibility additions for the company's photo editing apps.

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Apple releases OS X Mountain Lion update tailored to new Macs

10/24/2012, 06:10 pm

One day following the announcement of new iMac, MacBook Pro and Mac mini models, Apple on Wednesday released an OS X Mountain Lion update built specifically for those devices.

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Revamped new iTunes 11 user interface hints at future of OS X

10/20/2012, 06:10 pm

Apple's upcoming new release of iTunes 11, due by the end of October (and likely to launch with the iPad mini), suggests several new user interface concepts that are likely to also be adopted its larger OS X platform.

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Microsoft reveals strong pre-sales of Windows 8 in quarterly earnings

10/19/2012, 03:10 pm

Sales of Windows PCs plunged ahead of the forthcoming release of Windows 8, but Microsoft saw strong pre-sales for its next-generation operating system ahead of its Oct. 26 launch.

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