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Topic: Mac OS X

Apple releases Safari 6.1 Seed 8 for OS X Lion and Mountain Lion

09/16/2013, 09:09 pm

Ahead of an expected release later this year, Apple on Monday made available Safari 6.1 Seed 8 for OS X 10.7 Lion and 10.8 Mountain Lion with WebKit enhancements, among other updates.

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Apple seeds eighth OS X 10.9 Mavericks Developer Preview

09/16/2013, 07:09 pm

As an anticipated launch date nears, Apple on Monday pushed out OS X 10.9 Mavericks Developer Preview 8 to developers with no major changes.

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Apple releases OS X 10.8.5 Mountain Lion maintenance update, fixes Mail and file transfers

09/12/2013, 04:09 pm

Apple on Thursday released the latest 10.8.5 maintenance update for its current Mountain Lion operating system, bringing a host of bug fixes and performance improvements including a fix for Mail.

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Rumor: Apple's OS X 10.9 Mavericks to arrive in late October

09/06/2013, 08:09 am

Despite being announced in early June at Apple's annual Worldwide Developers Conference, the next major Mac update, OS X 10.9 Mavericks, may not arrive until late October, according to a new report.

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Apple seeds OS X Server Preview 7 for Mavericks, Windows Migration Assistant

09/05/2013, 10:09 pm

Apple on Thursday sent an email to developers announcing the availability of pre-release versions of OS X Server Preview 7 for OS X Mavericks, OS X 10.8.5 Mountain Lion and the Windows Migration Assistant.

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Apple preparing developers for Safari Push Notifications rollout in Mavericks

09/04/2013, 07:09 pm

In a mass email sent out to developers on Wednesday, Apple said to "get ready" for Safari Push Notifications in OS X Mavericks, a feature set to activate when the next-generation operating system launches this fall.

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Apple seeds ninth OS X 10.8.5 beta to developers with no known issues

09/04/2013, 04:09 pm

Apple on Wednesday seeded the latest version of the upcoming OS X 10.8.5 Mountain Lion maintenance update to developers for testing.

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Apple releases OS X 10.9 Mavericks Developer Preview 7

09/03/2013, 07:09 pm

Apple on Tuesday released the seventh OS X 10.9 Mavericks Developer Preview, bringing minor performance enhancements and feature additions to the operating system expected to launch this fall.

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Windows 8 jumps past Apple's OS X with 7.4% market share

09/02/2013, 11:09 am

It hasn't been nearly as successful as Microsoft hoped and promised a year ago, but the Windows 8 platform continues to inch forward in market share, most recently surpassing the overall installed base for Apple's Mac OS X.

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Logic Pro X gets minor bug fix with latest update

08/30/2013, 12:08 am

Apple on Thursday issued an update for its pro level digital audio workstation, fixing a minor bug some users experienced when using multi-output instruments plug-ins.

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Old unpatched OS X security flaw can give attackers root access to Macs

08/28/2013, 08:08 pm

A unaddressed bug in Apple's Mac OS X discovered five months ago allows nefarious hackers to bypass the usual authentication measures by tweaking specific clock and user timestamp settings, granting near unlimited access to a computer's files.

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Apple to deliver OS X 10.8.5 with Mail, screen saver fixes as soon as today

08/26/2013, 10:08 am

Apple began supplying prerelease builds of OS X 10.8.5 Mountain Lion to select partners on Monday, signaling that a public release of the maintenance and software update is not far behind.

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Apple seeds OS X 10.9 Mavericks Developer Preview 6 to developers

08/21/2013, 07:08 pm

Apple released the sixth OS X 10.9 Mavericks Developer Preview on Wednesday, bringing minor enhancements to the forthcoming operating system ahead of an expected launch this fall.

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Apple's Logic Pro X updated with bug fixes and stability improvements

08/20/2013, 05:08 pm

Apple on Tuesday rolled out a minor update for Logic Pro X, bringing a number of bug fixes and performance enhancements to its professional level digital audio workstation and MIDI sequencer.

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Parallels Desktop 9 for Mac to feature Mavericks optimization, ship in early Sept.

08/19/2013, 09:08 am

The next version of popular virtualization software Parallels Desktop, which allows users to run Microsoft Windows applications natively on their Mac without the need to reboot, is scheduled to ship the first week of September and boast a number of new features, including optimization for Apple's forthcoming OS X 10.9 Mavericks.

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Apple releases AirPort firmware update to resolve iOS connectivity issues

08/13/2013, 06:08 pm

Apple on Tuesday released a firmware update for all 802.11n-capable AirPort base stations, fixing a number of problems including an issue that prompted some iOS device users to see intermittent Wi-Fi dropouts.

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iPhone Patent Wars: Apple's $1.1 billion ARM injection ignites a mobile patent race

08/12/2013, 11:08 am

The wholesale appropriation of Apple's Macintosh technology portfolio by Microsoft in the early 1990s had a profound effect upon how the industry began to think about intellectual property and protecting innovation through patent filings.

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iPhone Patent Wars: Xerox PARC & the Apple, Inc. Macintosh: innovator, duplicator & litigator

08/10/2013, 02:08 am

Understanding Apple's intent to patent every valuable aspect of the intellectual property that went into creating iPhone in 2007 requires a look at what happened a quarter of a century earlier in the development of Apple's Macintosh.

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iBooks for Mac debuts in Apple's OS X Mavericks Developer Preview 5

08/07/2013, 04:08 pm

Apple on Wednesday released the latest beta versions of OS X 10.9 Mavericks, allowing developers for the first time to test its iBooks software for Mac.

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Apple releases Xcode 5 Developer Preview 5 with minor improvements

08/06/2013, 04:08 pm

Alongside Tuesday's seed of Apple's iOS 7 beta, the company also pushed out the latest Xcode 5 Developer Preview, the fifth such release for the coding tool.

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