Topic: Mac OS X
06/17/2016, 04:06 pm
Though the annual E3 gaming expo is largely a showcase for traditional gaming consoles, AppleInsider still managed to find representation for Apple's macOS at this year's show in the form of "Block'hood," an eco-focused neighborhood-building simulator.
06/16/2016, 01:06 pm
One of the most anticipated features of macOS Sierra may actually be one of the simplest: Auto Unlock, which stands to save some Mac and Apple Watch owners trouble if they regularly log in and out of their system.
06/15/2016, 12:06 pm
A useful addition to Continuity in both macOS Sierra and iOS 10 is the Universal Clipboard, making it easier to shuttle content back and forth between Macs and iOS devices without AirDrop or other workarounds.
06/14/2016, 04:06 pm
Continuing Apple's deprication of third-party plugins, Safari 10 -- bundled with macOS Sierra -- will by default require users to manually activate Flash, Java, Silverlight, or QuickTime to use one of them on a website.
06/14/2016, 10:06 am
macOS Sierra, revealed during Apple's WWDC keynote on Monday, will be the first Mac operating system to include Siri. Although many people are familiar with how the virtual assistant works in iOS, there will be quite a few differences on desktops and laptops.
06/13/2016, 10:06 pm
Following Worldwide Developers Conference keynote on Monday, Apple posted details about the upcoming macOS Sierra release to its official webpage, noting hardware support going back to the 2009 model year.
06/13/2016, 06:06 pm
In an under-the-radar WWDC announcement, Apple on Monday introduced the Apple File System, designed to eventually replace the HFS+ format and better exploit modern technologies.
06/13/2016, 01:06 pm
Apple has announced it will rebrand its OS X platform as macOS with an update coming later this year, dubbed Sierra, with an emphasis on syncing data and settings through the cloud, and the debut of Siri on the Mac.
06/11/2016, 01:06 pm
Just a few days before Apple is widely expected to unveil Siri for Mac, a prompt to the voice-driven personal assistant on iPhone is mentioning the OS X file management application, Finder.
06/09/2016, 03:06 pm
Apple's professional-grade audio editing app, Logic Pro X, was given a significant update on Thursday, adding a number of fixes and enhancements, including more than 300 new Chinese instrument Apple Loops.
06/08/2016, 09:06 pm
In another subtle hint that Apple plans to rebrand its desktop operating system "macOS," the company on Wednesday published a support document containing reference to the new naming convention alongside software pillars iOS, tvOS and watchOS.
Acer, Asus, Dell, HP, Lenovo all add bloatware with high-risk vulnerabilities to Windows 10 notebooks
06/03/2016, 05:06 pm
A study by Duo Labs looking at a series of name-brand PC makers revealed that their bundled software "is making us vulnerable and invading our privacy."
06/03/2016, 01:06 pm
Apple is often thought of as a hardware company, but an increasingly important segment of its business now relates to online services. Here's a look at what we're likely to see about the future of iCloud and CloudKit from Apple at this year's Worldwide Developer Conference.
05/27/2016, 07:05 pm
Apple has sold far more iOS devices than Macs over the past several years, but as a $20 billion business, the Mac platform remains extremely important to the company. Here's a look at where Apple's conventional computing platform is headed, and what we can expect to see at this year's Worldwide Developer Conference.
05/26/2016, 10:05 am
Pixelmator Team on Thursday updated its namesake Mac image editor with two new selection tools, and a Retouch extension for Apple's OS X Photos app.
05/23/2016, 01:05 pm
Apple on Monday released previews of the next iterations of OS X, iOS, and tvOS, handing out beta versions of its popular desktop, mobile, and set-top box operating systems to registered developers.
05/19/2016, 05:05 pm
An OS X feature under construction by Apple may let people unlock their Mac by way of Touch ID on a paired iPhone, a report said on Thursday.
05/18/2016, 01:05 pm
New images published on Wednesday appear to support rumors that Apple will finally bring Siri to the Mac in the next major version of OS X, premiering at WWDC 2016 in June.
05/16/2016, 01:05 pm
Alongside a slew of other platform updates, Apple on Monday released OS X 10.11.5 -- a maintenance update for OS X El Capitan -- and iTunes 12.4, with an improved interface and a solution for music libraries being silently deleted.
05/10/2016, 07:05 pm
Popular messaging service WhatsApp on Tuesday debuted its first native desktop client for Mac, introducing users to yet another comprehensive multi-platform solution that will compete with Apple's own Messages product.