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Apple releases OS X 10.11 El Capitan with Safari 9, new Spotlight search, Split View, more

09/30/2015, 01:09 pm

Apple on Wednesday released to the public the completed OS X 10.11 El Capitan, making a variety of enhancements to features like Safari and Spotlight, while simultaneously ramping up Mac performance.

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Apple releases second developer beta of OS X El Capitan 10.11.1

09/29/2015, 02:09 pm

Apple on Tuesday provided developers with the second pre-release beta of OS X 10.11.1, a forthcoming maintenance and security update for the yet-to-be-released El Capitan Mac operating system.

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Apple hypes Wednesday's launch of free OS X 10.11 El Capitan Mac update

09/29/2015, 11:09 am

OS X 10.11 El Capitan is on track to debut Wednesday, Apple confirmed with a press release, reminding customers that they will be able to install the free update from the Mac App Store.

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Apple releases Xcode 7.0.1 with fixes for app thinning bugs

09/28/2015, 05:09 pm

Apple issued a minor update to Xcode on Monday, fixing several bugs related to the development suite's support for iOS 9 app thinning.

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Adobe releases Photoshop and Premiere Elements 14 for Mac with new tools

09/25/2015, 01:09 am

Adobe on Thursday debuted Photoshop Elements 14 and Premiere Elements 14, its latest set of consumer level photo and video editing tools that now comes with even more automated features to make your images pop.

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Microsoft ships subscription-free version of Office 2016 for Mac [u]

09/22/2015, 02:09 pm

Microsoft on Tuesday launched standalone editions of Office 2016 for Mac for people who don't want or need an Office 365 subscription, which costs at least $7 per month or $70 per year.

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Apple issues first OS X 10.11.1 public beta ahead of El Capitan launch

09/21/2015, 04:09 pm

Days before Apple is scheduled to debut OS X 10.11 El Capitan, the company on Monday issued the first public beta version of its upcoming OS X 10.11.1 El Capitan maintenance update to those participating in the program.

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Apple begins testing OS X 10.11.1 with focus on stability, compatibility and security

09/17/2015, 01:09 pm

Before OS X 10.11 El Capitan launches to the public, its first forthcoming maintenance and security update is already available in beta form for developers to test.

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Apple issues OS X 10.11 El Capitan GM Candidate to developers and public beta testers

09/09/2015, 09:09 pm

Apple on Wednesday released a golden master candidate for its upcoming OS X 10.11 El Capitan Mac operating system to both developers and members of its public beta program, foreshadowing a wide launch expected at the end of September.

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New adware scripts mouse clicks to access OS X Keychain, could lead to password theft

09/02/2015, 12:09 pm

A new version of the long-running Genieo adware has brought with it a new technique for accessing the OS X Keychain without user intervention, a security gray area that could be used by other malicious actors to make off with sensitive data stored in the Mac credential manager.

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Apple releases 8th developer, 6th public betas of OS X 10.11 El Capitan

08/31/2015, 01:08 pm

Developers and members of the public who are beta testing OS X 10.11 El Capitan can now download the latest pre-release builds of the forthcoming software update on the Mac App Store.

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Apple releases Logic Pro X 10.2, MainStage 3.2 updates with Alchemy synthesizer

08/25/2015, 03:08 pm

Apple on Tuesday released updates of Logic Pro X and MainStage 3, both of which include support for Alchemy, a synthesizer plugin acquired through the company's takeover of Camel Audio in February.

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VMware launches Fusion 8 with Windows 10 & OS X El Capitan support

08/25/2015, 10:08 am

VMware on Tuesday launched Fusion 8, an updated version of its virtualization tool for Mac users who want to run Windows -- or other operating systems -- without having to boot into the other OS.

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Apple issues sixth Xcode 7 beta to developers with minor bug fixes

08/24/2015, 06:08 pm

Apple on Monday released to developers the sixth beta version of its upcoming Xcode 7 coding tool with support for watchOS 2.0 beta, OS X 10.11 beta, and iOS 9 beta 5 SDKs.

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Future Chrome for Mac update may solve problems with memory, performance

08/20/2015, 02:08 pm

A test build of Google's forthcoming Chrome 46 makes substantial improvements to the performance of the Web browser on the Mac, according to one early glimpse at the software.

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Apple issues 7th OS X 10.11 El Capitan beta to developers, 5th public beta to testers

08/19/2015, 04:08 pm

Apple on Wednesday released the seventh beta version of its upcoming OS X 10.11 El Capitan operating system to developers for testing, while at the same time pushing out a fifth beta to those participating in the public beta program.

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Parallels Desktop 11 launches with support for El Capitan, Windows 10, Cortana and more

08/19/2015, 12:08 am

As anticipated, Parallels on Wednesday released Parallels Desktop 11, the latest version of its virtualization software that comes with a slew of improvements, the most notable being support for Microsoft Windows 10 and major features like the Cortana virtual assistant.

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Fifth build of OS X 10.11 El Capitan supplied to Apple's public beta testers

08/18/2015, 01:08 pm

Apple on Tuesday pushed out the fifth public beta of OS X 10.11 El Capitan, its forthcoming major update for the Mac operating system, scheduled to launch this fall as a free update.

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New privilege escalation exploit discovered in OS X Yosemite, also affects just-released 10.10.5

08/16/2015, 06:08 am

Just days after patching the DYLD_PRINT_TO_FILE vulnerability with a new OS X point release, Apple's desktop operating system has been hit with yet another zero-day exploit that would allow an attacker to gain root access without using a password.

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OS X 10.10.5 closes DYLD vulnerability, fixes bug and performance issues

08/13/2015, 01:08 pm

Apple on Thursday released the finished version of OS X 10.10.5, a maintenance update for Yosemite that mostly concentrates on bugfixes and security issues, including the DYLD_PRINT_TO_FILE privilege escalation exploit.

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