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Topic: Mac OS X

First look: Apple's new aesthetic for OS X Yosemite

06/03/2014, 09:06 am

OS X Yosemite -- the next version of Apple's venerable desktop operating system -- will bring a major visual overhaul to OS X for the first time in the software's history. AppleInsider takes a look at some of the changes coming this fall.

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Monday at WWDC: Apple delivers big surprises as most predictions ended up wrong

06/03/2014, 08:06 am

Apple's 2014 Worldwide Developer Conference started much the same way as previous years' events have, with a long line of attendees wrapped around the block waiting to hear what the company had available to show during its opening Keynote address. There were lots of surprises.

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Latest Xcode 6 beta hints at large screen iPhones and iPads

06/02/2014, 06:06 pm

Alongside the latest OS X 10.10 Yosemite and iOS 8 developer preview releases, Apple on Monday issued Xcode 6 beta with a number of interesting features including the ability to code for "resizable" iPhones and iPads.

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Apple debuts iCloud Drive for OS X, brings file storage and sharing across devices

06/02/2014, 01:06 pm

As one of the first major features announced for OS X 10.10 Yosemite at WWDC 2014, Apple introduced a new service called iCloud Drive that allows users to store and share documents in the cloud.

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Apple announces OS X 10.10 Yosemite with new interface, enhanced apps & continuity

06/02/2014, 01:06 pm

Apple on Monday officially took the wraps off the next major software release for Mac, a redesigned and enhanced version of the OS X platform dubbed "Yosemite," bringing much of the cleaner, modern look of iOS to the Mac.

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iMacs onstage at WWDC show peek at Apple's upcoming OS X 10.10 'Yosemite'

06/02/2014, 12:06 pm

As members of the press file into the Moscone Center for the Worldwide Developers Conference keynote Monday, one reporter snapped a picture of a pair of iMacs onstage at the event, appearing to show off the desktop for Apple's next major Mac operating system update, expected to be called "Yosemite."

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Live blog from Apple's Worldwide Developer Conference 2014

06/02/2014, 12:06 pm

Join us as we join Apple in San Francisco for a first look at the technologies driving the company's next-generation Mac OS X (10.10) and iOS (8.0) operating systems.

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Possible OS X 10.10 names discovered in trademark filings, continue with California theme

05/30/2014, 05:05 pm

Trademark filings discovered in Trinidad and Tobago, a popular place for Apple to secretly file future naming assets, show the company's next OS X 10.10 operating system may be named OS X Sequoia, OS X Mojave, OS X Sonoma, and OS X Ventura. A WWDC banner highlighting the famous El Capitan monolith, however, points to "OS X Yosemite."

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Apple fixes podcast bug with iTunes 11.2.2 release, issues first developer beta of OS X 10.9.4

05/28/2014, 01:05 pm

Apple on Wednesday pushed out a minor update for its iTunes media suite, fixing a podcast-related bug and various stability improvements. Developers were also provided with the first beta of OS X 10.9.4, arriving a few weeks after OS X 10.9.3 became available to the public.

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Google's VirusTotal adds desktop file analysis client for Apple's OS X

05/26/2014, 11:05 am

Google's online malware analysis tool VirusTotal, which acts as a "meta scanner" for suspicious files, on Monday announced the availability of a new desktop upload client for the Mac.

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Pixelmator releases version 3.2 'Sandstone' with 16-bit support and new Repair Tool

05/22/2014, 09:05 am

The Pixelmator Team on Thursday revealed the newest version of their popular Photoshop alternative for Mac, bringing a number of enhancements that now allow users to work with 16 bits of color per channel, easily remove unwanted objects from images, and lock specific layers.

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Apple issues Safari 7.0.4 and 6.1.4 updates to fix WebKit vulnerabilities

05/21/2014, 05:05 pm

Apple on Wednesday released new versions of Safari for OS X 10.9 Mavericks and OS X 10.8 Mountain Lion, patching two bugs related to WebKit that could allow malicious sites to run code on a user's computer.

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Apple updates OS X Server with improvements to Calendar, Messages, and Profiles

05/20/2014, 02:05 pm

Apple on Tuesday pushed a new version of its Server suite for OS X Mavericks with a number of stability improvements and enhancements for the Calendar Server, Messages Server, and Profile Manager.

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Apple explains enhanced 4K monitor support built into OS X 10.9.3

05/16/2014, 05:05 pm

In an update to a support document on Friday, Apple offers details on the changes and improvements -- including expanded display compatibility -- made to 4K monitor support under the company's latest OS X Mavericks 10.9.3 release.

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OS X 10.9.3 bug hides '/Users' folder, easy fix available via Terminal

05/16/2014, 01:05 pm

Some who upgraded to OS X 10.9.3 this week have found that the update mistakenly hides the system's "/Users" folder at the top level of their hard drive. But the bug can be addressed with a quick and easy fix.

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Apple releases OS X 10.9.3 with improved support for high-res 4K displays

05/15/2014, 01:05 pm

Apple on Thursday released OS X 10.9.3, a minor update for its Mavericks Mac operating system, bringing improved 4K display support for the latest Mac Pro and 15-inch MacBook Pro, along with other bug fixes and improvements.

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Logic Pro X gets enhanced 12-core Mac Pro support, over 300 new features and fixes in update

05/13/2014, 09:05 pm

Apple on Tuesday rolled out a substantial update to its Logic Pro X professional music production software with various UI tweaks, bug fixes and, most notably, improved support for the company's top-end Mac Pro.

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Review: Doxie Go battery-powered portable scanner is a workhorse

05/10/2014, 01:05 pm

Many people love the idea of living a paperless life, but the reality of constantly scanning and tagging documents is usually grim. AppleInsider recently went hands-on with Doxie's battery-powered Doxie Go portable scanner, which promises to lighten up that dreary task.

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Apple seeds ninth OS X 10.9.3 Mavericks beta, Safari 7.0.4 Seed 1 to developers with minor tweaks

05/07/2014, 06:05 pm

Apple on Wednesday issued to developers the latest beta build of its upcoming OS X 10.9.3 maintenance update, as well as a new version of the company's Safari Web browser.

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Apple issues OS X 10.9.3 Mavericks seed to developers with minor tweaks

04/29/2014, 06:04 pm

Apple on Tuesday seeded the latest version of its OS X 10.9.3 Mavericks beta to developers with minor changes, asking testers concentrate on the usual built-in features including graphics and Mail.

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