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Third OS X 10.11.4 beta fixes bug with shortened Twitter links in Safari

02/11/2016, 12:02 pm

The third OS X 10.11.4 beta solves issues Safari would encounter trying to load shortened Twitter links, according to a developer in contact with Apple.

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Google to ban Adobe Flash-based display ads, go 100% HTML5

02/10/2016, 08:02 am

Google's massive AdWords network will no longer accept new display ads made in Adobe Flash as of June 30, the search giant announced this week, as it works to phase out the much maligned Internet plugin.

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Sparkle software updater leaves 'huge' number of Mac apps open to attack

02/09/2016, 05:02 pm

A "huge" number of third-party Mac apps are under threat of man-in-the-middle attacks due to a recently discovered vulnerability in Sparkle, an open source framework used to facilitate software updates.

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Apple's Notes for Mac to support Evernote file imports in OS X 10.11.4

02/08/2016, 08:02 pm

Apple's Notes app, included as part of the upcoming OS X 10.11.4 El Capitan software update, has been confirmed to support Evernote .enex file format imports in what could be a move to convert users to the iCloud native format.

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Apple open-sources Swift benchmarking suite

02/08/2016, 05:02 pm

Apple on Monday took its Swift benchmark suite open source, providing developers access to a wide-ranging set of tools designed to track project performance and catch bugs in code written in the company's fledgling programming language.

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Apple seeds third developer beta of OS X 10.11.4

02/08/2016, 01:02 pm

Apple on Monday issued a third developer beta of its upcoming OS X 10.11.4 update, roughly two weeks after the release of the second.

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How to watch Super Bowl 50 on your Mac, iPhone, iPad, or Apple TV

02/06/2016, 04:02 pm

It's Super Bowl weekend, and for cord cutters that usually means a visit to a bar or friend's house -- but not this year, as NFL broadcast partner CBS has made the game available almost everywhere you look.

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Apple adds server-to-server web service requests to CloudKit

02/06/2016, 01:02 am

Apple's CloudKit framework for automating apps' storage and retrieval of user data "in the cloud" has learned a new trick. Developers can now read and write data in their app's public database from a server-side process or script.

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Apple updates Final Cut Pro X, Compressor and Motion with new features

02/04/2016, 08:02 pm

Apple on Thursday rolled out a trio of updates for its pro-level video editing suite, bumping versions of Final Cut Pro X, Compressor and Motion with feature additions and numerous bug fixes.

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Public beta testers get Apple's second build of OS X 10.11.4

01/27/2016, 01:01 pm

The second pre-release beta of OS X 10.11.4, a forthcoming minor update for the El Capitan Mac operating system, is now available to test for members of Apple's public beta program.

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Apple seeds OS X 10.11.4 to developers with minor bug fixes

01/25/2016, 04:01 pm

Apple on Monday issued a second beta version of its upcoming OS X 10.11.4 software update to developers, continuing a two-week release pattern established earlier in January.

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Apple updates Logic Pro X, MainStage 3 pro apps with new features and enhancements

01/20/2016, 08:01 pm

Following Apple's consumer oriented music app updates on Wednesday, the company pushed out new versions of its professional audio software Logic Pro X and Mainstage 3, each bringing numerous feature additions and performance improvements.

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Apple profiles Adele producer Greg Kurstin to promote Logic Pro X

01/20/2016, 05:01 pm

Persisting with the day's music theme, Apple on Wednesday posted a new promotional profile on its website for Logic Pro X, concentrating on Adele producer Greg Kurstin.

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Latest iMovie for Mac update fixes YouTube sharing, image adjustment issues

01/19/2016, 05:01 pm

Following the release of OS X 10.11.3 on Tuesday, Apple released the latest version of its iMovie consumer level video editing app with fixes for issues related to YouTube sharing, image adjustments and more.

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Mac OS X gets bumped to version 10.11.3, brings bug fixes and security updates

01/19/2016, 01:01 pm

Apple on Tuesday released OS X El Capitan 10.11.3, a new point release that the company says brings bug fixes and security updates to the venerable desktop operating system.

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Roundup: The best Mac email clients for push Gmail

01/17/2016, 07:01 pm

Mac owners who use Gmail know Apple's Mail app for OS X is less than perfect when it comes to pushing emails from Google's service. AppleInsider weeded through a forest of third party apps to find the fastest, cleanest and most reliable push Gmail clients for your desktop.

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First look: OS X 10.11.4 beta brings Live Photos to Messages

01/16/2016, 01:01 pm

Introduced alongside iPhone 6s and iOS 9 last year, Apple's Live Photos feature plays well with devices running iOS, but viewing the special format images on Mac has been a less than ideal experience. But that will soon change.

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Office 2016 for Mac updates with fullscreen Outlook, other new features

01/13/2016, 01:01 pm

Microsoft on Wednesday updated Office 2016 for Mac, adding not just bugfixes but new features for all of the apps in the suite, such as Outlook and PowerPoint.

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AI readers choose Airmail, Outlook and Nylas N1 as top email apps

01/13/2016, 08:01 am

We polled our AppleInsider audience to vote for their favorite email application for the Mac. The winner is Airmail, with Outlook coming in as a close second.

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Safari gets developer-focused tune-up in iOS 9.3, OS X 10.11.4

01/12/2016, 10:01 am

User-facing features -- like the new Night Shift mode -- stole the spotlight during Monday's surprise preview of Apple's next iOS release, but web developers have a few things of their own to smile about in Safari 9.1.

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