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Topic: Software

App developers ask Apple to fix Radar bug reporting tool

04/13/2012, 06:04 pm

An online petition signed by over 350 iOS and Mac app developers is asking Apple to fix its bug reporting tool called Radar, one of the only avenues through which software makers can communicate with the company.

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Apple CEO Tim Cook spotted at video game designer Valve's headquarters

04/13/2012, 12:04 pm

Apple's chief executive Tim Cook reportedly visited the Bellevue, Washington headquarters of Valve Corporation earlier today, inciting questions about new potential for collaboration between the two companies.

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Apple working on software to detect and remove Flashback trojan

04/10/2012, 09:04 pm

Apple revealed on Tuesday that it is currently developing software to detect and remove the Flashback malware that has infected an estimated 600,000 Macs worldwide.

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Final Cut Pro X, Motion, Compressor updates roll out

04/10/2012, 05:04 pm

Apple on Tuesday pushed out updates to components in its professional video suite, bringing overall stability improvements along with a few new features.

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Universal Pictures now available to re-download on Apple's iCloud

04/08/2012, 07:04 pm

Movies from Universal Pictures purchased on iTunes can now be re-downloaded through the iCloud service, leaving just one major studio, Fox, that is not a part of iCloud.

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Wikipedia joins Apple in migrating from Google Maps to OpenStreetMaps

04/05/2012, 05:04 pm

Apple isn't alone in its efforts to lessen its dependance upon Google Maps; Facebook, FourSquare and now Wikipedia have all started using alternatives map services ranging from Microsoft's Bing maps service to information from the OpenStreeMaps Foundation.

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'Flashback' trojan estimated to have infected 600K Macs worldwide

04/05/2012, 01:04 am

A trojan horse named "Flashback" that surfaced last year is believed to have created a botnet including more than 600,000 infected Macs around the world, with more than half of them in the U.S. alone.

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FileMaker 12 launches with new templates, iOS apps now free

04/04/2012, 10:04 am

Apple subsidiary FileMaker Inc. on Wednesday launched FileMaker Pro 12, featuring new templates and enhanced 64-bit support, along with a new, free mobile version for iOS devices.

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Apple pushes out Java security update

04/03/2012, 06:04 pm

Apple has released a security update to plug a number of holes that allowed malicious software to run on a user's Mac outside of the Java sandbox.

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Google, Facebook working to undermine Do Not Track privacy protections

03/30/2012, 07:03 pm

Google and Facebook, along with other advertising and technology companies, are working to keep government discussions on "Do Not Track" regulations private so they can twist the definition of "consumer tracking" to the point of offering completely meaningless protections for users.

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Apple rolls out iPhoto 9.2.3 update

03/29/2012, 06:03 pm

Apple released an update for iPhoto on Thursday, bringing minor improvements and bug fixes to the picture editing and management program.

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Adobe Photoshop CS6 beta reaches 500K downloads in less than a week

03/28/2012, 12:03 pm

Adobe's free beta of Photoshop CS6 has gotten off to a strong start, with more than a half-million downloads tallied in less than one week.

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Apple quickly readying iPhoto 9.2.3 update with stability fixes

03/27/2012, 08:03 pm

Just weeks after releasing iPhoto 9.2.2 for OS X, Apple is close to publishing a minor update, version 9.2.3, to improve stability and address an issue where the application quits unexpectedly on Macs with multiple user accounts.

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Apple updates Logic Pro and Logic Express

03/27/2012, 05:03 pm

Simultaneous updates were rolled out for Apple's Logic Pro and Logic Express on Tuesday, bringing both versions of the audio production and editing software up to 9.1.7.

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Safari 5.1.5 fixes 32-bit usability bug

03/26/2012, 05:03 pm

Just two weeks after releasing Safari 5.1.4, Apple on Monday launched version 5.1.5 which addresses a minor bug faced by users running the web browser in 32-bit mode.

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Data stored in Apple's iCloud deemed 'safe' for most users

03/22/2012, 02:03 pm

Unless you're sharing or storing information of importance to national security, information saved on Apple's servers through iCloud should be secure enough for the average person's needs, a new analysis has found.

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Adobe releases free public beta of Photoshop CS6

03/22/2012, 01:03 am

Adobe late on Wednesday released a public beta of its first major update to Photoshop in two years, touting new 3D editing capabilities and a redesigned interface.

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Mozilla considers H.264 video support after Google's WebM fails to gain traction

03/14/2012, 04:03 pm

Mozilla's director of research Andreas Gal has proposed enabling mobile H.264 video decoding via hardware or the underlying operating system, signaling the end to the group's war on the Apple-led H.264 video codec.

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Apple will close iWork.com and delete user documents on July 31, 2012

03/09/2012, 03:03 pm

Apple's new iCloud suite will officially replace iWork.com on July 31, 2012, at which point users will no longer be able to access their documents from the site.

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Intuit releases Quicken 2007 update for OS X Lion users

03/08/2012, 05:03 pm

After releasing a stripped down version of Quicken for Mac named Quicken Essentials 2010, Intuit has released an update for the full version that can run under OS X Lion, a $15 upgrade it calls "Quicken Mac 2007 OS X Lion compatible."

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