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Topic: Mac OS X
08/03/2015, 02:08 pm
Macs can still be successfully attacked using some of the same firmware vulnerabilities affecting many Windows PCs, a new proof-of-concept worm is said to demonstrate.
07/30/2015, 06:07 pm
Apple on Thursday released a second beta build of its upcoming OS X 10.10.5 Yosemite update to developers for testing, including what appears to be only minor tweaks and bug fixes.
07/29/2015, 03:07 pm
Members of Apple's OS X public beta program can now download the third pre-release build of OS X 10.11 El Capitan, the company's forthcoming Mac operating system update.
07/27/2015, 07:07 pm
Apple on Monday issued the fifth OS X 10.11 El Capitan beta to developers for testing ahead of an expected release later this fall.
07/27/2015, 03:07 pm
The next version of Parallels' Desktop for Mac virtualization software will improve its Windows 10 support, enabling Cortana voice commands at any time -- as long as Windows is still running in the background, according to a leaked product page.
07/23/2015, 06:07 pm
Observing 25 years of the U.S. Americans with Disabilities Act, Apple is profiling a collection of accessibility apps expressly designed to accommodate users with vision, hearing, speech, physical and motor skills or learning and literacy issues.
07/16/2015, 11:07 am
Apple on Thursday released the first public beta of OS X 10.10.5, following quickly on the heels of a matching developer beta, which was issued on Tuesday.
07/14/2015, 01:07 pm
Firefox users awoke Tuesday to an update that blocks every version of Adobe's Flash Player from running in the popular open-source browser, a victory for information security efforts following the unprecedented disclosure of numerous critical Flash vulnerabilities.
07/13/2015, 09:07 am
The recent tidal wave of critical vulnerabilities in Adobe's Flash Player has prompted many security professionals to call for the much-maligned software's demise, and we agree. AppleInsider shows you how to uninstall Flash from your Mac, and what to do if you can't live without it.
07/10/2015, 03:07 pm
Just one day after launching a public beta of the operating system, Apple has released a "Supplemental Update" for OS X El Capitan, fixing a bug that could cause some 32-bit apps to crash.
07/09/2015, 01:07 pm
Apple on Thursday launched the first public betas of OS X El Capitan and iOS 9, giving the public an early glance at the operating systems before they officially debut this fall.
07/09/2015, 12:07 pm
Microsoft on Thursday announced that Office 2016 for Mac -- a totally revamped version of its venerable productivity suite -- is now available to any Mac user with an Office 365 subscription.
07/08/2015, 05:07 pm
Adobe on Wednesday updated Flash Player to fix a number of security vulnerabilities, including one in the hands of Hacking Team, a company that infamously sold snooping tools and services to government agencies around the world -- potentially including harsh authoritarian regimes.
07/01/2015, 01:07 am
Some four years after adding TRIM support for first-party solid state drives to OS X, Apple incorporated the command for aftermarket drives as part of Tuesday's OS X 10.10.4 update.
06/30/2015, 05:06 pm
Apple on Tuesday released GarageBand 10.1 for the Mac, adding a number of features including Force Touch support and the ability to publish directly to Apple Music Connect. Accompanying it was a minor iOS app update. [Updated]
06/30/2015, 11:06 am
In addition to iOS 8.4 and Apple Music, Apple on Tuesday released OS X 10.10.4, making a variety of bugfixes including one solving problems caused by the infamous "discoveryd" service.
New iOS 8.4 will enable Apple Music, Beats 1 on Tuesday; Sonos, Android support coming later this year
06/28/2015, 05:06 pm
In a blog post (that has since been removed), Apple Music senior director Ian Rogers--the former CEO of Beats Music--noted that Apple will make iOS 8.4 available at 8 AM Pacific Time on Tuesday, two hours earlier than the company's typical release time, in order to allow users to hear the inaugural broadcast of Apple's new Beats 1 radio programming and begin using Apple Music.
06/24/2015, 09:06 am
Yet another severe flaw in Adobe's much-maligned Flash Player has been discovered and is being "actively exploited," the company said on Tuesday, and users with Flash installed are being urged to upgrade to the latest version as soon as possible.
06/23/2015, 01:06 pm
Just over two weeks after OS X 10.11 El Capitan was made official, Apple has supplied developers with the second beta of the new Mac operating system set to launch this fall.
06/19/2015, 07:06 pm
Apple on Friday commented on the discovery of so-called cross-app resource access (XARA) exploits, saying it rolled out a server-side security update earlier this week and is currently working with researchers on additional fixes.