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Topic: Mac OS X

Microsoft to bring Visual Studio to Mac later this week

11/14/2016, 10:11 am

Microsoft is bringing its Visual Studio development tool to the Mac, launching it during this week's Connect() conference starting on Wednesday, according to a quickly deleted announcement.

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1Password for Mac gets support for Touch Bar & Touch ID on new MacBook Pros

11/11/2016, 01:11 pm

AgileBits has updated its flagship password management app for the Mac, 1Password, with support for the Touch ID and Touch Bar features on 2016 MacBook Pros.

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Spotify promises fix for Mac glitch causing excessive writes on hard disks & SSDs

11/11/2016, 09:11 am

Spotify is currently rolling out a patch for a major bug, which can -- at least in some cases -- cause its desktop apps to write tens or hundreds of gigabytes to a hard disk or SSD in the space of an hour, according to an official spokesperson.

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Apple issues second public beta of macOS 10.12.2

11/09/2016, 03:11 pm

Apple on Wednesday released a second public beta of macOS 10.12.2, refining the update's fixes and features for people wanting the earliest possible access.

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Apple exec confirms Logic Pro X getting Touch Bar support by 'early next year'

11/04/2016, 09:11 am

People wanting to use the new MacBook Pro Touch Bar with Logic Pro X will have to wait for an update coming by "early next year," according to an Apple marketing director, Xander Soren.

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Apple seeds second build of original macOS 10.12.2 beta to developers [u]

11/02/2016, 04:11 pm

Apple on Wednesday silently released a second build of the first macOS 10.12.2 beta for developers, suggesting unknown fixes for the update.

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Microsoft debuts Teams chat platform with support for Mac & iOS

11/02/2016, 02:11 pm

Microsoft on Wednesday announced Teams, its own attempt at a workplace chat platform akin to rivals like HipChat and Slack, with support for Mac, iOS, Windows, Android, and the Web.

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Apple expands Volume Purchase Program to 8 new countries

10/31/2016, 06:10 pm

In a bid to spur international education and business software sales, Apple on Monday announced an expansion to its bulk app purchasing initiative, the Volume Purchase Program, into eight new territories worldwide.

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Apple issues first iOS 10.2, macOS 10.12.2, watchOS 3.1.1, tvOS 10.1 betas to developers

10/31/2016, 04:10 pm

Apple on Monday issued the first beta versions of iOS 10.2, macOS 10.12.2 Sierra, watchOS 3.1.1 and tvOS 10.1 to developers for testing, all of which include unspecified bug fixes and performance improvements.

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Microsoft announces plans to bring MacBook Pro Touch Bar support to Office suite

10/28/2016, 09:10 am

Less than 12 hours after Apple's announcement of the late 2016 MacBook Pro with Touch Bar, Microsoft has detailed future functionality of the new input method across the entire range of Office products.

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Apple updates Final Cut Pro X with Magnetic Timeline, redesigned UI for new MacBook Pro Touch Bar

10/27/2016, 03:10 pm

Apple's flagship professional video editing software, Final Cut Pro X, has been updated to take advantage of the forthcoming MacBook Pro with Touch Bar, offering users the ability to more easily scrub through clips and have quick shortcuts presented dynamically.

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macOS virtual keyboard system resources lack function keys, suggest 'Magic Toolbar' legit

10/25/2016, 01:10 pm

Users delving through the resources in Monday's macOS "Sierra" 10.12.1 code have found a graphic representation of a keyboard without a function row, suggesting that rumors of a touch control strip replacing the function keys may be accurate.

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Long-awaited Sid Meier title Civilization VI arrives on macOS

10/25/2016, 08:10 am

Just three days after launching for Windows, the latest installment of the long-running Civilization strategy series, Civilization VI, has come to macOS after three years of development.

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Apple updates macOS Sierra to 10.12.1 with Mail, Safari, Photos fixes

10/24/2016, 01:10 pm

After a month-long beta period, Apple has released the update to macOS Sierra 10.12.1 with iPhone 7 Photos compatibility fixes, Safari security enhancements, and more.

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Trade-in coupon: $20 cash bonus when you trade in your old Mac now that 2016 MacBook Pros have landed

10/21/2016, 02:10 pm

Now that Apple's new 13" and 15" MacBook Pros have debuted, now is the time to trade in your old device before values drop. Plus, earn a $20 bonus on top of industry leading cash payouts on trades valued at $300 or more with an exclusive coupon code.

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LEGO rolls out Macs in the workplace to meet growing employee demand

10/19/2016, 03:10 pm

LEGO, founded in 1932, has modernized its IT infrastructure by integrating Mac and iOS devices into its corporate environment using Jamf's Apple device management solution.

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IBM deploying 1,300 Macs per week, Apple users need much less support than PC counterparts

10/19/2016, 12:10 pm

New light was shed on IBM's deployment of Apple hardware at the annual JAMF Nation User Conference on Wednesday, revealing the 100,000 Mac user milestone expected to be crossed at Big Blue right around the start of the new year.

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Quicken releases 2017 updates for Mac & iOS personal finance apps

10/13/2016, 12:10 pm

Quicken on Thursday announced the 2017 editions of its personal finance apps for Mac and iOS, which include a variety of enhancements, particularly in the core Mac suite.

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Adobe issues Flash updates to deal with 'critical' security holes

10/12/2016, 12:10 pm

Adobe has issued a new set of security updates for its Flash Player plugin, dealing with serious vulnerabilities that could allow a hacker to take control of a targeted computer.

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Inside macOS Sierra: Apple's Optimized Storage and management features

10/12/2016, 11:10 am

Apple's new storage management features on macOS Sierra could potentially save users with lots of data some drive space, but what it does, how it does it, and how to configure it isn't well known -- AppleInsider explains.

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