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Apple blocks old, unsafe Adobe Flash plug-in versions in OS X Safari

10/20/2015, 07:10 pm

Following the discovery -- and subsequent fix -- of yet another critical Adobe Flash vulnerability last week, Apple activated its Web plug-in blocking capability for OS X Safari to protect Mac users from what Adobe describes as "limited, targeted attacks."

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1Password to change file formats after key file found to contain unencrypted data

10/20/2015, 11:10 am

1Password makers AgileBits have promised to change one of the default file formats in the software in response to a blog post by Microsoft engineer Dale Myers, who revealed that an AgileKeychain file was displaying unencrypted metadata.

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Valve's $50 Steam Link streams games from Mac OS X to an HDTV

10/16/2015, 04:10 pm

Valve is now accepting preorders for the upcoming Steam Link hardware accessory, a $50 set-top box that will stream 1080p gameplay from a nearby computer, including a Mac running Yosemite or later.

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Pixelmator for Mac gets El Capitan optimizations, Metal-based Photos extension

10/15/2015, 02:10 pm

Pixelmator for Mac was updated to version 3.4 on Thursday, adding things like optimization for OS X El Capitan, and a new Photos extension founded on Apple's Metal graphics technology.

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Adobe identifies major Flash Player vulnerability, says exploit being used in real-world attacks

10/15/2015, 01:10 pm

Adobe has discovered a "critical" vulnerability affecting many recent versions of Flash Player, according to a new security bulletin, which warns that the exploit is already in use by hackers.

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Apple seeds fourth OS X 10.11.1 beta with potential Microsoft Office 2016 fix

10/14/2015, 06:10 pm

Apple on Wednesday released the fourth pre-release version of its upcoming OS X 10.11.1 maintenance update to developers and public beta testers, bringing with it the usual stability, compatibility and security enhancements.

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iMovie update adds support for 4K video, 1080p 60fps, importing projects from iOS

10/13/2015, 12:10 pm

Apple continues to embrace ultra-high-resolution 4K video, with a new iMovie for Mac update taking advantage of both the 21.5-inch iMac with 4K Retina display and the 4K-capable cameras on the new iPhone 6s and 6s Plus.

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New Office for Mac 2011 update fixes Outlook sync bug with OS X El Capitan

10/07/2015, 05:10 pm

Microsoft on Wednesday released an Office for Mac 2011 update to fix a major bug with OS X El Capitan, which previously prevented users from reading email in Outlook.

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Third beta of Apple's OS X 10.11.1 El Capitan released to developers, public testers

10/07/2015, 01:10 pm

Apple on Wednesday issued its latest beta of OS X 10.11.1 to both developers and members of its public beta program, arriving less than a week after the second pre-release build.

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Adobe reverses course, says Metal support in After Effects 'one possibility' [u]

10/05/2015, 03:10 pm

Despite promises at this June's Worldwide Developers Conference hosted by Apple, Adobe is now adopting an ambiguous stance on whether After Effects will support Apple's Metal graphics technology.

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Apple issues second public beta of OS X El Capitan 10.11.1

10/01/2015, 01:10 pm

Members of Apple's public beta testing program now have access to a second pre-release build of OS X 10.11.1, a forthcoming maintenance and security update for the newly launched El Capitan Mac operating system.

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OS X El Capitan still exposed to vulnerabilities in Gatekeeper & Keychain, researchers say

09/30/2015, 03:09 pm

OS X El Capitan, launched earlier on Wednesday, still contains serious vulnerabilities in its Gatekeeper and Keychain features, according to security researchers.

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First look video: Split View, new Mission Control in Apple's OS X 10.11 El Capitan

09/30/2015, 02:09 pm

Apple's next-generation Mac operating system, OS X 10.11 El Capitan, is now available as a free download, and compatible with all Macs that run OS X Yosemite. AppleInsider offers a quick rundown of a couple of the things you can do with your newly updated Mac.

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Apple releases OS X 10.11 El Capitan with Safari 9, new Spotlight search, Split View, more

09/30/2015, 01:09 pm

Apple on Wednesday released to the public the completed OS X 10.11 El Capitan, making a variety of enhancements to features like Safari and Spotlight, while simultaneously ramping up Mac performance.

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Apple releases second developer beta of OS X El Capitan 10.11.1

09/29/2015, 02:09 pm

Apple on Tuesday provided developers with the second pre-release beta of OS X 10.11.1, a forthcoming maintenance and security update for the yet-to-be-released El Capitan Mac operating system.

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Apple hypes Wednesday's launch of free OS X 10.11 El Capitan Mac update

09/29/2015, 11:09 am

OS X 10.11 El Capitan is on track to debut Wednesday, Apple confirmed with a press release, reminding customers that they will be able to install the free update from the Mac App Store.

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Apple releases Xcode 7.0.1 with fixes for app thinning bugs

09/28/2015, 05:09 pm

Apple issued a minor update to Xcode on Monday, fixing several bugs related to the development suite's support for iOS 9 app thinning.

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Adobe releases Photoshop and Premiere Elements 14 for Mac with new tools

09/25/2015, 01:09 am

Adobe on Thursday debuted Photoshop Elements 14 and Premiere Elements 14, its latest set of consumer level photo and video editing tools that now comes with even more automated features to make your images pop.

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Microsoft ships subscription-free version of Office 2016 for Mac [u]

09/22/2015, 02:09 pm

Microsoft on Tuesday launched standalone editions of Office 2016 for Mac for people who don't want or need an Office 365 subscription, which costs at least $7 per month or $70 per year.

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Apple issues first OS X 10.11.1 public beta ahead of El Capitan launch

09/21/2015, 04:09 pm

Days before Apple is scheduled to debut OS X 10.11 El Capitan, the company on Monday issued the first public beta version of its upcoming OS X 10.11.1 El Capitan maintenance update to those participating in the program.

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