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Topic: Mac OS X

Microsoft raises Office for Mac 2011 prices, pushes customers toward Office 365

02/18/2013, 05:02 pm

Three weeks after Microsoft released Office 365 Home Premium, a subscription-based service that gives Macs, PCs and Windows tablets access to the complete set of Office applications, it was discovered that the Redmond company quietly upped the price of single use Office for Mac copies by as much as 17 percent.

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Apple releases build 12D68 of OS X 10.8.3 beta

02/14/2013, 04:02 pm

Apple on Thursday released the latest beta build of OS X 10.8.3, dubbed 12D68, to developers as the forthcoming update moves closer to public release.

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Microsoft fixes 'Office for Mac 2011' licensing bug in update

02/12/2013, 12:02 am

Microsoft on Monday issued an update to the company's latest Office for Mac suite of productivity software, fixing an issue caused by a recent bug fix released at the end of January.

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Apple, Google nearly tied as top contributors to WebKit as adoption expands

02/11/2013, 03:02 pm

Apple still contributes the greatest number of 'reviewed commits' enhancing its open source WebKit browser engine, but Google is nearly tied in contributions while an active and expanding community assist.

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EA targets Mac gamers with launch of Origin digital distribution service

02/07/2013, 08:02 pm

Video game publisher Electronic Arts announced on Thursday the launch of Origin for Mac, a new built-for-platform version of EA's video game download service that will bring some of the company's biggest titles to Apple desktops and laptops.

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Adobe releases Flash update to address new attacks on Mac and Windows

02/07/2013, 07:02 pm

In a security advisory published on Thursday, Adobe announced the immediate availability of a patch covering two newly discovered Flash vulnerabilities that are being exploited "in the wild."

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Apple now nearly as big as Microsoft Windows in personal computing sales

02/07/2013, 06:02 pm

Apple has passed Microsoft in profitability and revenues, but now the company is approaching a new, nearly unfathomable milestone: surpassing Windows in terms of global personal computing unit share.

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Apple wraps up 'Get Stuff Done' promotion with ten OS X utility apps

02/07/2013, 06:02 pm

In the third and final week of its "Get Stuff Done" promotional campaign, Apple on Thursday unveiled ten discounted OS X apps aimed at simplifying workflows on the Mac.

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Apple releases AirPort Utility 6.2 for Mac with expanded guest Wi-Fi support [u]

02/07/2013, 02:02 pm

Apple on Thursday released an update to its AirPort Utility software for Mac, giving users the ability to extend guest Wi-Fi to multiple AirPort Base Stations.

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Apple seeds tenth OS X 10.8.3 build to developers [u]

02/06/2013, 04:02 pm

Less than one week after issuing the ninth OS X 10.8.3 beta to developers, Apple on Wednesday seeded build 12D65 with no known issues.

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Organization apps featured in second week of Apple's 'Get Stuff Done' promotion

02/05/2013, 05:02 pm

Now in week two of its "Get Stuff Done" promotional Mac App Store campaign, Apple has listed nine new discounted OS X software titles for organization.

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Apple updates OS X Mountain Lion Server with security enhancements, bug fixes

02/04/2013, 08:02 pm

Apple on Monday released version 2.2.1 of OS X Server for Mountain Lion, bringing minor updates to the app including security patches and feature upgrades.

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Briefly: CrazyTalk 7 app uses audio and text to automatically animate faces

02/03/2013, 03:02 am

Like the others, I was drawn by the visual of a Pembroke Welsh Corgi on the screen, its jaw moving in time with pre-recorded speech, welcoming me to the CrazyTalk booth at Macworld.

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Oracle patches security issues with Java 7 Update 13

02/01/2013, 04:02 pm

One day after Apple blocked Java 7's latest update from running on OS X, Oracle on Friday released a new version reportedly addressing vulnerabilities seen with the last build.

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Traffic from Apple's unannounced OS X 10.9 continues to grow

02/01/2013, 02:02 pm

The presence of Macs running OS X 10.9, Apple's next-generation operating system, continues to expand, potentially hinting that a public unveiling could occur soon.

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Apple again blocks latest version of Java through OS X anti-malware system

01/31/2013, 09:01 am

The recently released Java 7 Update 11 has been blocked by Apple through its XProtect anti-malware feature in OS X.

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Apple issues ninth OS X 10.8.3 beta build to developers

01/30/2013, 05:01 pm

Apple seeded OS X 10.8.3 build 12D61 to developers on Wednesday, marking the second beta the company rolled out in less than a week.

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Microsoft Office 365 Home Premium installs on up to 5 devices for $99.99 a year

01/29/2013, 09:01 am

Microsoft on Tuesday announced worldwide availability of Office 365 Home Premium for both Mac and PC, ushering in what the company called a "reinvention" of its flagship productivity suite with a new subscription-based plan offering access on up to five devices.

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Apple seeds eighth OS X 10.8.3 beta build with no known issues

01/24/2013, 10:01 pm

Apple on Thursday issued the eighth beta of OS X 10.8.3, the forthcoming maintenance update for Mountain Lion, with minor changes made to Wi-Fi assets

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Apple's 'Get Stuff Done' promotion discounts OS X productivity apps

01/24/2013, 08:01 pm

Apple on Thursday kicked off a three-week promotional campaign offering discounts on a number of productivity apps in the OS X App Store, with each week featuring a new section and a different batch of titles from which to choose.

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