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Topic: Mac OS X

Apple blocks older versions of Adobe Flash Player in web plug-in update

03/01/2013, 04:03 pm

In a support document published on Friday, Apple confirmed that it has blocked older versions of Flash to protect Safari users from recently discovered vulnerabilities in the web content player.

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League of Legends comes to the Mac in beta form

03/01/2013, 02:03 pm

Popular online multiplayer PC game League of Legends has made the leap to Apple's Mac OS X platform, in the form of an open beta released on Friday.

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Apple releases beta build 12D74 of OS X 10.8.3 Mountain Lion with no known issues

02/28/2013, 05:02 pm

Apple on Thursday seeded build 12D74 of its OS X 10.8.3 Mountain Lion update to developers, the latest in a string of betas since the first build was released in November of last year.

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New release candidates for Adobe's Lightroom and Camera Raw bring bug fixes, added camera support

02/25/2013, 09:02 pm

Adobe on Monday announced the availability of the Lightroom 4.4 and Camera Raw 7.4 Release Candidates, with each update providing expanded support for new cameras as well as fixes for reported bugs.

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Website responsible for Apple and Facebook breaches reportedly discovered

02/19/2013, 05:02 pm

Following Apple's Tuesday announcement that it was hacked by the same group of attackers who compromised Facebook systems late last week, it now appears that the website responsible for hosting the malware has been discovered.

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After being hacked, Apple pushes out Java update to patch security hole

02/19/2013, 04:02 pm

Just hours after Apple announced that it too was victim to a wide-ranging malware attack, the company released a new version of Java for OS X to plug a hole in the software that can be exploited to install malware onto an affected machine.

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Apple attacked by Chinese hackers, Mac software tool coming to protect consumers

02/19/2013, 01:02 pm

Apple on Tuesday disclosed that it was hacked by the same group that targeted social networking site Facebook, and also announced that an incoming software update for OS X will protect consumers from the same type of vulnerability.

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Microsoft raises Office for Mac 2011 prices, pushes customers toward Office 365

02/18/2013, 05:02 pm

Three weeks after Microsoft released Office 365 Home Premium, a subscription-based service that gives Macs, PCs and Windows tablets access to the complete set of Office applications, it was discovered that the Redmond company quietly upped the price of single use Office for Mac copies by as much as 17 percent.

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Apple releases build 12D68 of OS X 10.8.3 beta

02/14/2013, 04:02 pm

Apple on Thursday released the latest beta build of OS X 10.8.3, dubbed 12D68, to developers as the forthcoming update moves closer to public release.

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Microsoft fixes 'Office for Mac 2011' licensing bug in update

02/12/2013, 12:02 am

Microsoft on Monday issued an update to the company's latest Office for Mac suite of productivity software, fixing an issue caused by a recent bug fix released at the end of January.

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Apple, Google nearly tied as top contributors to WebKit as adoption expands

02/11/2013, 03:02 pm

Apple still contributes the greatest number of 'reviewed commits' enhancing its open source WebKit browser engine, but Google is nearly tied in contributions while an active and expanding community assist.

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EA targets Mac gamers with launch of Origin digital distribution service

02/07/2013, 08:02 pm

Video game publisher Electronic Arts announced on Thursday the launch of Origin for Mac, a new built-for-platform version of EA's video game download service that will bring some of the company's biggest titles to Apple desktops and laptops.

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Adobe releases Flash update to address new attacks on Mac and Windows

02/07/2013, 07:02 pm

In a security advisory published on Thursday, Adobe announced the immediate availability of a patch covering two newly discovered Flash vulnerabilities that are being exploited "in the wild."

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Apple now nearly as big as Microsoft Windows in personal computing sales

02/07/2013, 06:02 pm

Apple has passed Microsoft in profitability and revenues, but now the company is approaching a new, nearly unfathomable milestone: surpassing Windows in terms of global personal computing unit share.

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Apple wraps up 'Get Stuff Done' promotion with ten OS X utility apps

02/07/2013, 06:02 pm

In the third and final week of its "Get Stuff Done" promotional campaign, Apple on Thursday unveiled ten discounted OS X apps aimed at simplifying workflows on the Mac.

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Apple releases AirPort Utility 6.2 for Mac with expanded guest Wi-Fi support [u]

02/07/2013, 02:02 pm

Apple on Thursday released an update to its AirPort Utility software for Mac, giving users the ability to extend guest Wi-Fi to multiple AirPort Base Stations.

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Apple seeds tenth OS X 10.8.3 build to developers [u]

02/06/2013, 04:02 pm

Less than one week after issuing the ninth OS X 10.8.3 beta to developers, Apple on Wednesday seeded build 12D65 with no known issues.

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Organization apps featured in second week of Apple's 'Get Stuff Done' promotion

02/05/2013, 05:02 pm

Now in week two of its "Get Stuff Done" promotional Mac App Store campaign, Apple has listed nine new discounted OS X software titles for organization.

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Apple updates OS X Mountain Lion Server with security enhancements, bug fixes

02/04/2013, 08:02 pm

Apple on Monday released version 2.2.1 of OS X Server for Mountain Lion, bringing minor updates to the app including security patches and feature upgrades.

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Briefly: CrazyTalk 7 app uses audio and text to automatically animate faces

02/03/2013, 03:02 am

Like the others, I was drawn by the visual of a Pembroke Welsh Corgi on the screen, its jaw moving in time with pre-recorded speech, welcoming me to the CrazyTalk booth at Macworld.

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