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Topic: Mac OS X

Apple seeds OS X 10.10.4 beta 2 to developers, public beta testers

04/27/2015, 02:04 pm

Apple on Monday released the second beta version of OS X 10.10.4, the upcoming refresh of its flagship desktop operating system, to both registered developers and consumers enrolled in the company's public beta program.

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Apple updates iMovie for Mac with enhanced YouTube sharing, fix for random crashes

04/23/2015, 06:04 pm

Apple on Thursday rolled out an update for its iMovie video editing app for OS X, fixing an issue that could cause the program to crash and baking in enhanced YouTube sharing compatibility.

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Apple issues fix for iMac JPEG crashes, updates TestFlight with WatchKit support

04/23/2015, 04:04 pm

Apple on Thursday released a pair of small but important software updates, one dealing with iMac kernel panics triggered when previewing JPEG files and another adding WatchKit compatibility to TestFlight's iOS beta-testing platform.

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If you want Beats Music on your Mac, skip the Web client and install the Beats Android app

04/21/2015, 01:04 pm

Apple's Beats Music service has been praised for its experience on mobile devices, but the same can't be said of its Web-based player. Fortunately, there's an easy way to get the Beats Music Android app running on your Mac.

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First look: Adobe Lightroom CC with HDR and panoramic photo merging, facial recognition, more

04/21/2015, 12:04 pm

Adobe on Tuesday announced a major update to its Creative Cloud Photography suite with the launch of Lightroom CC, which boasts powerful enhancements like HDR and panorama photo merging, facial recognition and Filter Brushes, along with other improvements.

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Apple seeds first OS X 10.10.4 beta to developers for testing

04/16/2015, 04:04 pm

One week after releasing OS X 10.10.3 with Photos for Mac, Apple on Thursday issued the first beta build of OS X 10.10.4 Yosemite to developers for testing.

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Apple fixes sporadic startup woes with OS X 10.10.3 supplemental update

04/16/2015, 01:04 pm

A video driver glitch that caused some Mac users to experience startup trouble under OS X 10.10.3 was addressed by Apple on Wednesday with a supplemental update to the company's venerable desktop operating system.

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OS X 10.10.3 triggering kernel panics when previewing JPEG files

04/16/2015, 11:04 am

Last week's OS X 10.10.3 update is in some cases triggering kernel panics when previewing large JPEG image files, leading to crashes and reboots, according to complaints on Apple's support forums.

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From beaches to bridges, Apple has plenty of possible California-themed names for next OS X

04/15/2015, 12:04 pm

With Apple's next-generation Mac operating system expected to be unveiled at the upcoming Worldwide Developers Conference in June, AppleInsider looks at possible names the company might choose for its follow-up to the OS X versions dubbed Yosemite and Mavericks.

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Microsoft updates Office 2016 for Mac Preview, intros new iPhone apps for Office 365

04/15/2015, 11:04 am

Microsoft on Wednesday released an updated version of the Office 2016 for Mac Preview, cleaning up bug and performance problems while adding new features, as the company also simultaneously launched two new Office 365 apps for the iPhone, Office Delve and Office 365 Video.

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Apple targets video pros with major updates to Final Cut Pro X, Motion & Compressor

04/13/2015, 12:04 pm

Apple on Monday issued a series of significant updates for its trio of apps geared toward video professionals, adding features like new 3D titles, support for more camera formats, and more to Final Cut Pro X, Compressor, and Motion.

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Apple enables NVM Express protocol for faster SSD performance with OS X 10.10.3

04/11/2015, 07:04 pm

Looking to take full advantage of PCI Express solid state drives found in the latest Mac models, including the new 12-inch MacBook, Apple built support for the NVM Express SSD Interface into its most recent OS X 10.10.3 Yosemite update.

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Aperture, iPhoto disappear from Mac App Store following Photos debut

04/10/2015, 04:04 pm

Aperture and iPhoto were removed from the Mac App Store and are no longer available for download, checks of the storefront showed on Friday, signaling an end to two long-running product lines.

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Update your Mac: Apple fixes major flaw in OS X Yosemite, but won't patch Lion, Mountain Lion or Mavericks

04/09/2015, 03:04 pm

A serious vulnerability present in every iteration of Apple's desktop operating system since OS X 10.7 --one which allows any user process to gain root privileges --was disclosed to the public on Thursday following the release of OS X 10.10.3, which addresses the issue, and users are urged to update as older OS X versions will remain susceptible to attack.

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Apple releases Xcode 6.3 with Force Touch support, Swift 1.2

04/08/2015, 07:04 pm

Continuing a barrage of software releases on Wednesday, Apple launched the latest version of Xcode with new compilers for the Swift programming language, SDKs for new hardware like the Force Touch trackpad and more.

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Photos for Mac launches with OS X 10.10.3, replaces iPhoto and Aperture

04/08/2015, 06:04 pm

With OS X 10.10.3, Apple's new Photos app, meant to replace both iPhoto and Aperture for people managing photos and video clips on their Mac, is now available to all Yosemite users.

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Apple releases OS X 10.10.3 update with new Photos app, iCloud Photo Library

04/08/2015, 12:04 pm

Apple on Wednesday released OS X Yosemite version 10.10.3, bringing with it the company's long-promised Photos app, as well as a collection of bug fixes and security improvements.

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Apple to release OS X 10.10.3 update with new Photos app today

04/08/2015, 07:04 am

Mac users are expected to get a major mid-cycle software upgrade later Wednesday with the free release of OS X 10.10.3, featuring the all-new Photos app for Yosemite.

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Expanded Google ARC project brings Android apps to Mac, Windows, Linux

04/03/2015, 09:04 am

Google this week expanded its beta App Runtime for Chrome (ARC) project, enabling Android apps to run not just in Chrome OS but also on Mac, Windows, and Linux computers, with some basic limitations.

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Apple pushes sixth OS X 10.10.3 beta to developers and public testers

04/02/2015, 02:04 pm

As Apple continues to refine the next update to its desktop operating system, the company seeded a sixth pre-release version of OS X 10.10.3 to developers and members of the OS X public beta program on Thursday.

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