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Topic: Mac OS X

Apple releases OS X Mavericks 10.9.4 with fixes for Wi-Fi, wake from sleep

06/30/2014, 01:06 pm

As Mac users await this fall's launch of OS X Yosemite, Apple's current Mac operating system received a minor update on Monday, with OS X Mavericks 10.9.4 fixing minor bugs related to Wi-Fi and wake from sleep.

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Adobe 'committed to helping' Aperture customers migrate to Lightroom after Apple announcement

06/27/2014, 03:06 pm

Following Friday's announcement that Apple would discontinue both iPhoto and Aperture in favor of OS X Yosemite's new Photos app, software giant Adobe chimed in to tout its "rich roadmap" for Lightroom -- Aperture's main competitor -- and to reiterate the company's commitment to Apple-based photographers.

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Timed with Aperture announcement, Apple updates remaining pro apps: Final Cut, Motion, Compressor & MainStage

06/27/2014, 02:06 pm

On the heels of Apple's announcement that it will no longer update its professional photography software Aperture, the company issued a round of updates for many of its remaining pro apps, which the company has said will continue to live on.

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Apple will no longer develop Aperture or iPhoto, OS X Yosemite Photos app to serve as replacement

06/27/2014, 12:06 pm

Apple on Friday revealed that development on Aperture, its professional-grade photo editing application, has ceased, leaving Logic Pro and Final Cut Pro as its only remaining flagship pro-oriented Mac apps.

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Apple issues OS X 10.9.4 Mavericks beta to developers with bug fixes

06/25/2014, 04:06 pm

One week after seeding the last OS X 10.9.4 Mavericks beta, Apple on Thursday issued to developers a new build of the upcoming maintenance update, with the latest version coming with minor bug fixes and minor tweaks.

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Apple issues OS X 10.9.4 Mavericks beta to developers with no major changes

06/19/2014, 07:06 pm

Apple on Thursday seeded a new beta build of the upcoming OS X 10.9.4 Mavericks maintenance update, with the latest version coming with minor bug fixes and minor tweaks.

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First OS X 10.10 Yosemite update offers very early look at 'dark mode'

06/17/2014, 04:06 pm

It was discovered on Tuesday that the second OS X 10.10 Yosemite beta contains code to activate an early version of "dark mode," which changes the translucent light gray menu graphics to a darker shade closer to black.

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Apple releases OS X 10.9.4 Mavericks seed with new focus areas, Safari 6.1.5 and OS X Server 3.2 betas

06/11/2014, 06:06 pm

Apple on Wednesday issued to developers a batch of new betas for the upcoming OS X 10.9.4 Mavericks maintenance update and Safari 6.1.5 with minor changes.

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OS X Yosemite first look video: Notification Center

06/09/2014, 11:06 pm

Among the more substantial additions Apple will usher in with OS X 10.10 Yosemite is an enhanced Notification Center that includes Dashboard-like widgets and a new "Today" view borrowed from iOS.

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Apple posts OS X 10.10 Yosemite highlight reel to YouTube

06/09/2014, 05:06 pm

Apple on Monday posted to YouTube a promotional video showing off the graphical changes OS X 10.10 Yosemite will deliver when the operating system launches this fall.

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OS X Yosemite first look: Mail adds inline annotations, Mail Drop

06/09/2014, 01:06 pm

Recent versions of Apple's Mail.app email client haven't been well received, leading to the release of a slew of alternatives. AppleInsider takes a look at how the company is trying to win back its users in OS X Yosemite.

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OS X Yosemite first look video: AirDrop with iOS 8

06/07/2014, 08:06 pm

As part of the "continuity" additions Apple introduced with its upcoming operating systems, the company enabled AirDrop between systems running OS X 10.10 Yosemite and iOS 8, a long-awaited feature for many users who own both Mac and iOS devices.

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OS X Yosemite first look: Spotlight search

06/05/2014, 11:06 am

As the Spotlight desktop search service nears its aluminium anniversary, Apple has turned up the power on the magnifying glass to put more information at users' fingertips in OS X Yosemite.

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OS X Yosemite first look video: Handoff

06/05/2014, 05:06 am

One of the more exciting features shown off at this year's Worldwide Developers Conference was Handoff, a piece of technology that lets OS X Yosemite recognize what a user is doing in an iOS 8 app and seamlessly transfer that action to Mac.

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OS X Yosemite first look: Safari 8 Smart Search, advanced tab controls, more

06/04/2014, 03:06 pm

Safari remains largely the same in OS X Yosemite, but Apple has added a number of features and made a few key tweaks that make the venerable web browser more intelligent and a little easier to use.

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Netflix HTML5 streaming now available in Safari on OS X Yosemite

06/03/2014, 03:06 pm

Following its public unveiling at Apple's Worldwide Developers Conference, Netflix on Tuesday officially invited beta users of OS X Yosemite to try out the streaming service's new plugin-free option for watching television shows and movies in Safari.

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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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