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Topic: Mac OS X

Apple seeds sixth OS X 10.9.2 Mavericks beta to developers

02/12/2014, 07:02 pm

Keeping with its weekly beta update schedule, Apple on Wednesday seeded the sixth OS X 10.9.2 Mavericks beta to developers on Wednesday with no significant changes.

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Apple issues new Boot Camp Support Software, updates Compressor with bug fixes

02/11/2014, 05:02 pm

Apple on Tuesday released new Boot Camp Support Software for 64-bit versions of Windows 7 and Window 8, as well as an update for Compressor that brings a handful of bug fixes and stability improvements to the professional-level video encoding and formatting software.

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Apple seeds fifth OS X 10.9.2 Mavericks beta to developers

02/06/2014, 07:02 pm

Continuing with its weekly release schedule, Apple on Thursday seeded the fifth beta of OS X Mavericks 10.9.2 to developers with no significant changes.

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Steve Jobs wanted Sony's Vaio computers to run Mac OS X

02/05/2014, 08:02 am

Despite stamping out the once-popular Mac clone program upon his return to Apple in the late 1990s, Steve Jobs a few years later reportedly flew to Hawaii to pitch executives of Japanese electronics giant Sony on the idea of selling Mac-compatible VAIO computers.

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Apple seeds OS X Server 3.1 Preview with bug fixes

02/04/2014, 05:02 pm

Coming on the heels of Apple's iOS 7.1 beta release, the company on Tuesday pushed out a new preview version of OS X Server 3.1 to developers with bug fixes and minor improvements over last month's version.

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North Korea borrows liberally from Apple's OS X in new 'Red Star OS' update

02/04/2014, 04:02 pm

In what is reportedly the third major version of the secretive country's homegrown Linux distribution, North Korean software makers appear to have looked toward Cupertino for inspiration.

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Flash flaw could allow attackers to remotely control Macs and PCs, Adobe issues critical update

02/04/2014, 01:02 pm

Adobe on Tuesday released a security update for their Flash Player to address a vulnerability that could allow an attacker to remotely take control of users' computers, an exploit that the company says has been documented in the wild.

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Apple addresses OS X Mail problems, offers stopgap workaround

02/03/2014, 05:02 pm

Apple on Monday published a new support document offering an explanation and possible workaround to the ongoing Mail problems many users have seen since upgrading to OS X 10.9 Mavericks.

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Apple issues OS X 10.9.2 Mavericks beta build to developers

01/30/2014, 11:01 pm

Apple late Thursday seeded the fourth OS X 10.9.2 Mavericks beta to developers with minor changes and continued focus on Mail, Messages and VPN services.

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Apple's Macintosh has forced the world to change for 30 years

01/24/2014, 06:01 am

Thirty years ago today, Steve Jobs presented the new Macintosh personal computer to a room of Apple investors. The machine has maintained its impact upon the world ever since, despite continually morphing into new forms while detractors voiced their disapproval.

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Apple celebrates 30 years of Mac with special webpage, video

01/24/2014, 05:01 am

Apple changed the computing world forever 30 years ago today when it launched the first Macintosh. To commemorate the anniversary, the company posted to its website a video and interactive timeline chronicling not only the machine's history, but its effect on the world.

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Apple addresses iMovie crashing issue in latest update

01/23/2014, 08:01 pm

In yet another software update rolled out on Thursday, Apple fixed a number of problems seen in the iMovie consumer-level video editing app for Mac, including random crashes.

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Apple executives discuss future of Mac on platform's 30th anniversary

01/23/2014, 06:01 pm

To commemorate the 30th anniversary of Apple's Mac, MacWorld interviewed Apple executives Phil Schiller, Craig Federighi and Bud Tribble, who shared their thoughts on what the Mac means to the company today, and how it will evolve in the future.

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Apple seeds third OS X Mavericks 10.9.2 beta to developers

01/23/2014, 05:01 pm

One week following the second OS X Mavericks 10.9.2 beta release, Apple on Thursday released a third iteration to developers alongside the latest build of Safari 6.1.2.

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Pixelmator 3.1 gains dual-GPU & 16-bit image support with Apple's new Mac Pro

01/23/2014, 10:01 am

A major update for popular OS X image editing application Pixelmator hit the Mac App Store on Wednesday, with version 3.1 boasting a number of improvements designed for Apple's new Mac Pro, including dual GPU support for more fluid performance.

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Apple seeds OS X Server 3.1 Preview to developers

01/21/2014, 05:01 pm

Less than one week after Apple released the second OS X Mavericks 10.9.2 beta, the company on Tuesday issued OS X Server 3.1 Preview to developers for testing, with changes focusing on the software's Profile Manager.

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Apple seeds second OS X 10.9.2 Mavericks beta to developers

01/16/2014, 04:01 pm

Apple on Thursday seeded to developers a second build of the upcoming OS X 10.9.2 Mavericks maintenance update.

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Bulletproof backups for your Mac

01/01/2014, 12:01 pm

Whether a generous holiday gift has made you a new Mac owner or you've been option-clicking since MacPaint was new, take advantage of the new year to implement a sound backup strategy that ensures the safety of your important data.

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Apps for your new Mac: Useful utilities

12/28/2013, 01:12 pm

New Mac users will find OS X a capable performer by default, but there are a few gaps that are best filled by third-party apps. AppleInsider has rounded up some of the most useful additions to any Mac user's arsenal.

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Tweetbot for Mac fixes numerous usability bugs with latest update

12/27/2013, 10:12 pm

Popular Twitter client Tweetbot on Friday received a host of bug fixes for its Mac app, including patches for unreliable image handling in direct messages and issues pertaining to unread feed items.

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