Topic: Mac OS X
07/09/2014, 08:07 am
A well-known vulnerability in Adobe's Flash player that could allow malicious users to steal browser data -- including cookies -- on Macs, PCs, and Linux machines has been exploited for the first time, prompting Adobe to issue a patch and urge users to upgrade their system as soon as possible.
07/07/2014, 01:07 pm
Apple on Monday moved on step closer to the public release of its next-generation operating systems, giving developers access to a third beta version of iOS 8 and OS X Yosemite while updating a number of smaller components.
Apple ends AIM logins with legacy Mac IDs for OS X 10.7.1, found affecting newer OS X versions as well
07/02/2014, 08:07 pm
It appears that Apple's plan to discontinue iChat support for AIM logins using Mac.com and Me.com IDs on OS X 10.7.1 and earlier is affecting some users running newer versions of the Mac operating system, including OS X 10.9 Mavericks and OS X 10.10 Yosemite.
07/01/2014, 09:07 pm
Less than a week after Apple announced plans to ditch both its pro-level Aperture and consumer-minded iPhoto photography tools for OS X, a report on Tuesday offers additional details on the upcoming replacement app, Photos for OS X.
07/01/2014, 07:07 pm
Apple on Tuesday issued a minor update to its OS X version of iMovie, introducing a bug fix that remedies an issue in which some users would see the app unexpectedly crash or quit without warning.
06/30/2014, 01:06 pm
As Mac users await this fall's launch of OS X Yosemite, Apple's current Mac operating system received a minor update on Monday, with OS X Mavericks 10.9.4 fixing minor bugs related to Wi-Fi and wake from sleep.
06/27/2014, 03:06 pm
Following Friday's announcement that Apple would discontinue both iPhoto and Aperture in favor of OS X Yosemite's new Photos app, software giant Adobe chimed in to tout its "rich roadmap" for Lightroom -- Aperture's main competitor -- and to reiterate the company's commitment to Apple-based photographers.
Timed with Aperture announcement, Apple updates remaining pro apps: Final Cut, Motion, Compressor & MainStage
06/27/2014, 02:06 pm
On the heels of Apple's announcement that it will no longer update its professional photography software Aperture, the company issued a round of updates for many of its remaining pro apps, which the company has said will continue to live on.
06/27/2014, 12:06 pm
Apple on Friday revealed that development on Aperture, its professional-grade photo editing application, has ceased, leaving Logic Pro and Final Cut Pro as its only remaining flagship pro-oriented Mac apps.
06/25/2014, 04:06 pm
One week after seeding the last OS X 10.9.4 Mavericks beta, Apple on Thursday issued to developers a new build of the upcoming maintenance update, with the latest version coming with minor bug fixes and minor tweaks.
06/19/2014, 07:06 pm
Apple on Thursday seeded a new beta build of the upcoming OS X 10.9.4 Mavericks maintenance update, with the latest version coming with minor bug fixes and minor tweaks.
06/17/2014, 04:06 pm
It was discovered on Tuesday that the second OS X 10.10 Yosemite beta contains code to activate an early version of "dark mode," which changes the translucent light gray menu graphics to a darker shade closer to black.
Apple releases OS X 10.9.4 Mavericks seed with new focus areas, Safari 6.1.5 and OS X Server 3.2 betas
06/11/2014, 06:06 pm
Apple on Wednesday issued to developers a batch of new betas for the upcoming OS X 10.9.4 Mavericks maintenance update and Safari 6.1.5 with minor changes.
06/09/2014, 11:06 pm
Among the more substantial additions Apple will usher in with OS X 10.10 Yosemite is an enhanced Notification Center that includes Dashboard-like widgets and a new "Today" view borrowed from iOS.
06/09/2014, 05:06 pm
Apple on Monday posted to YouTube a promotional video showing off the graphical changes OS X 10.10 Yosemite will deliver when the operating system launches this fall.
06/09/2014, 01:06 pm
Recent versions of Apple's Mail.app email client haven't been well received, leading to the release of a slew of alternatives. AppleInsider takes a look at how the company is trying to win back its users in OS X Yosemite.
06/07/2014, 08:06 pm
As part of the "continuity" additions Apple introduced with its upcoming operating systems, the company enabled AirDrop between systems running OS X 10.10 Yosemite and iOS 8, a long-awaited feature for many users who own both Mac and iOS devices.
06/05/2014, 11:06 am
As the Spotlight desktop search service nears its aluminium anniversary, Apple has turned up the power on the magnifying glass to put more information at users' fingertips in OS X Yosemite.
06/05/2014, 05:06 am
One of the more exciting features shown off at this year's Worldwide Developers Conference was Handoff, a piece of technology that lets OS X Yosemite recognize what a user is doing in an iOS 8 app and seamlessly transfer that action to Mac.
06/04/2014, 03:06 pm
Safari remains largely the same in OS X Yosemite, but Apple has added a number of features and made a few key tweaks that make the venerable web browser more intelligent and a little easier to use.