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Topic: Mac OS X

Apple issues fifth macOS High Sierra 10.13.1 beta to developers, second released in a week

10/26/2017, 01:10 pm

Three days after the last macOS High Sierra 10.13.1 beta, Apple has issued another one for developers with a very small increment in build numbers.

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Apple's rapid enterprise growth in Mac, iOS & Apple TV targeted by new Jamf Pro 10 release

10/24/2017, 06:10 pm

Addressing 1,500 attendees at its Jamf Nation User Conference, Jamf CEO Dean Hager announced an October 31 general availability of Jamf Pro 10, the latest version of the company's enterprise device management suite for Macs, iOS devices and Apple TV.

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Fifth iOS 11.1, fourth tvOS 11.1 and macOS High Sierra 10.13.1 developer betas arrive [u]

10/23/2017, 01:10 pm

Apple has again short-cycled the developer testing release cycle with a new fifth beta of iOS 11.1 accompanying fourth betas of macOS High Sierra 10.13.1 and tvOS 11.1.

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Quicken 2018 for Mac debuts, switches to subscription-only model

10/23/2017, 10:10 am

Quicken on Monday released the 2018 Mac edition of its personal finance software, making upgrades in areas like bill payments and investments, but primarily transitioning to a subscription-only model with Starter, Deluxe, and Premier packages.

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How to use 'unsupported' Thunderbolt 3 docks and enclosures on Sierra and High Sierra

10/20/2017, 04:10 pm

Even using the "universal" USB-C connector for Thunderbolt 3, there are still some drive enclosures, eGPU cases, and docks that won't connect to a Mac running Sierra or High Sierra. Here's how to get them to talk to your MacBook Pro or iMac.

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Elmedia Player and Folx installers infected by OSX/Proton credential-stealing malware on Oct. 19

10/20/2017, 01:10 pm

Popular media consumption application Elmedia Player and downloading tool Folx were both briefly infected with the Proton malware strain, with most installers of the software on Oct. 19 now infected.

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Adobe splits Lightroom photo workflow software into cloud-based & 'Classic' versions

10/18/2017, 12:10 pm

Adobe on Wednesday revealed major changes to Lightroom CC, its professional workflow tool for photographers, spinning it off into separate cloud-based and "Classic" versions.

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Apple issues third macOS 10.13.1 High Sierra beta to developers

10/17/2017, 06:10 pm

Hot on the heels of Monday's slate of beta software releases, Apple on Tuesday issued a third beta version of macOS 10.13.1 High Sierra to developers for testing.

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Pesky iMessage delay bug persists for some in Apple's macOS High Sierra

10/17/2017, 12:10 pm

A bug affecting a number of macOS High Sierra users can result in significant delays for receipt of iMessages and text messages, as well as a lack of notifications from an iPhone or Apple Watch for the same messages. At the moment, the only fixes appear to be disabling messages, or rolling back to macOS Sierra.

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Why you want a macOS home server, and how to get one going

10/14/2017, 03:10 pm

Sure, you can get a network attached storage device, or rely on somebody's cloud -- but, I've run a Mac-based home server for a very long time. Why have I kept one running, and why should you start one? Read on.

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Nvidia GeForce Now beta goes live, delivers high-end gaming to Mac

10/13/2017, 05:10 pm

Announced at CES in January, Nvidia's GeForce Now cloud-based gaming service went live in beta form on Friday, promising users the ability to play graphically intensive games on their Mac, including PC-only titles.

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Feral Interactive will ship driving simulation game 'Dirt Rally' on macOS later this year

10/10/2017, 02:10 pm

Feral Interactive is bringing the Codemasters off-road racing game 'Dirt Rally' to macOS later this year, two years after its initial release on other platforms, with the port of the rally simulation title being developed with support for Metal 2, Apple's updated graphics API.

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How to record your whole macOS screen, or a portion of it, with QuickTime Player

10/09/2017, 03:10 pm

Apple has included an incredibly easy to use screen recorder with macOS High Sierra, contained inside the QuickTime Player utility. AppleInsider shows you how to use it.

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Hands-on: Apple's iTunes can be confusing, but TuneInstructor just makes it worse

10/09/2017, 12:10 pm

TuneInstructor is ostensibly designed to organize iTunes and play your music -- but a lack of coherent English tutorials and bizarre user interface choices make it bewildering.

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Apple Supplemental Update for macOS High Sierra fixed Disk Utility, Keychain vulnerabilities

10/06/2017, 01:10 pm

Apple has released more details about its macOS High Sierra 10.13 Supplemental Update released on Thursday, advising it fixed two security issues relating to APFS volume encryption and a potential hack that could allow an attacker to extract a user's keychain passwords.

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Pixelmator 3.7 for macOS fully compatible with High Sierra, launchable from Photos app

10/06/2017, 09:10 am

Image editing app Pixelmator has been updated with full compatibility for macOS High Sierra, with version 3.7 'Mount Whitney' of the app also adding support for HEIF files and more integration with the Photos app, along with a number of other performance improvements and bug fixes.

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Parallels Desktop 13 for Mac gains APFS, HEVC, VR support in update

10/05/2017, 09:10 pm

Virtualization solution Parallels Desktop 13 for Mac was updated on Thursday to take full advantage of hardware and software technologies supported by macOS 10.13 High Sierra, including the Apple File System and HEVC codec.

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Facebook testing Workplace Chat apps app for Mac and PC

10/05/2017, 08:10 pm

Social networking monolith Facebook quietly launched beta versions of dedicated Facebook Workplace Chat apps for Mac and PC that incorporate screen sharing, as well as the usual list of basic chat client features.

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Apple releases macOS High Sierra 10.13 Supplemental Update with bug fixes for Adobe InDesign, Mail

10/05/2017, 01:10 pm

Apple on Thursday issued a supplemental update for its macOS High Sierra operating system, squashing a password hint bug in Disk Utility, a few more minor bugs and improving the update's installer. The changes were so minor, it didn't even warrant a point-zero-one distinction.

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Autocad & Illustrator CC having APFS issues, PDF data inconsistently retained in High Sierra

10/05/2017, 09:10 am

While High Sierra as a whole is not specifically to blame, the implementation of APFS is causing problems for a number of AutoCAD 2017 and Adobe Acrobat CC users -- with users of the former having a new patch available, and the latter out of luck for now. Additionally, users need to be cautious when manipulating PDFs in both Preview and Adobe Acrobat Reader.

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