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Topic: Mac OS X

Quicksilver Mac app launcher sees release after 10 years in beta

03/25/2013, 07:03 pm

After almost ten years in beta, Quicksilver for OS X has hit version 1.0, bringing users a powerful application launcher and task manager that functions with keyboard shortcuts and mouse gestures known as "triggers."

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Apple updates XProtect.plist to block Yontoo

03/22/2013, 02:03 pm

Shortly after news emerged of a new adware trojan targeting OS X web browsers, Apple has updated its malware and adware detections list to block Yontoo.

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New adware trojan targets Mac Web browsers, nets criminals money

03/21/2013, 01:03 am

A newly discovered trojan has been found to target OS X Web browsers like Safari, Chrome and Firefox, inserting adware onto an affected computer to net criminals profits from affiliate ad networks.

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Steam's 'Early Access' lets both Mac & PC gamers try titles still in development

03/20/2013, 06:03 pm

Gaming company Valve on Wednesday kicked off a new "Early Access" initiative, allowing gamers on PCs and Macs to purchase and begin playing select games that are still in development.

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Creative Suite subscriptions pay off as Adobe raises profit forecast

03/20/2013, 10:03 am

Adobe's move toward a subscription-based model appears to be paying off, as the Photoshop and Acrobat maker has raised its full-year adjusted earnings forecast, reporting first-quarter results that surpassed Wall Street estimates.

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Apple releases OS X 10.8.3 with Safari 6.0.3, new iTunes integration and bug fixes

03/14/2013, 04:03 pm

Apple on Thursday finally released OS X 10.8.3 after months of beta testing, bringing a number of new features to Mountain Lion including the ability to redeem iTunes gift cards for the Mac App Store using a Mac's built-in camera, Windows 8 Boot Camp support and a fix for the "F:///" detection bug, among others.

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Apple seeds pre-release build of OS X Mountain Lion 10.8.3

03/12/2013, 01:03 pm

Apple on Tuesday seeded a pre-release build of OS X 10.8.3, with its documentation indicating no major changes.

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Apple seeds build 12D76 of OS X 10.8.3 beta, still no sign of Gold Master

03/05/2013, 06:03 pm

Apple on Tuesday seeded a new version of the OS X 10.8.3 beta to developers with no known issues, with the release coming just five days after the last build was pushed out.

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Apple and Oracle issue patches for yet another Java zero-day exploit

03/04/2013, 05:03 pm

Apple on Monday released an updated version of Java 6 to plug a hole that can lead to malicious software being installed on an affected user's Mac.

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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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