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Topic: Mac OS X

Pixelmator Pro debuts with powerful image editing tools, machine learning tech

11/29/2017, 05:11 am

The developers behind popular image editing app Pixelmator on Tuesday released Pixelmator Pro for Mac, a new title that takes advantage of Apple APIs like Metal 2 and Core Image to deliver GPU-powered tools, machine learning features and more.


Apple says fix incoming for macOS High Sierra root access bug

11/28/2017, 06:11 pm

Following revelations that a serious bug in macOS High Sierra allows anyone root access to Macs running Apple's latest operating system, the company on Tuesday said it is working on a fix that will be pushed out in a coming software update.


Major vulnerability in Apple's macOS provides System Administrator access with few instructions [u]

11/28/2017, 04:11 pm

A new security flaw in macOS High Sierra has been discovered by researchers -- one that can grant users access to the system administrator account on a target machine, enabling access to the account without requiring a password.


Fifth developer beta releases of iOS 11.2, tvOS 11.2, macOS High Sierra 10.13.2 available

11/28/2017, 01:11 pm

After a break for Thanksgiving, Apple has issued new builds of iOS 11.2, macOS High Sierra 10.13.2 and tvOS 11.2 to developers.


Hands On: Scrivener 3.0 further refines the writing, research process on the Mac

11/26/2017, 08:11 pm

AppleInsider gets a published author to take a look at the Scrivener update, with new highlights including a much called-for rewrite of the app's Compile feature, and an interface modernization.


'Hey Siri' may come to iMac Pro with rumored inclusion of A10 Fusion co-processor

11/19/2017, 09:11 am

The iMac Pro may have an A10 Fusion processor running it's own iOS, called BridgeOS, to handle some functions -- notably 'Hey Siri'.


Hands On: Cardhop by Flexibits attempts to rein in the mess that Apple's Contacts can be

11/19/2017, 08:11 am

Just as Fantastical does some excellent things over and above the default Calendars application, Flexibits Cardhop delights with some new tricks beyond what Contacts can do.


Apple seeds fourth developer beta of macOS High Sierra 10.13.2

11/16/2017, 02:11 pm

Apple on Thursday pushed out a fourth beta of macOS 10.13.2 for developers, available through the company's developer portal or as a Mac App Store update.


Racing game Dirt Rally powerslides onto macOS, coming soon to Mac App Store

11/16/2017, 09:11 am

Feral Interactive has shipped its port of the Codemasters off-road racing game 'Dirt Rally' to macOS, bringing the simulation of driving at high speed through forests to the Mac two years after the game was originally released on other platforms.


Video: Speed and resource testing Safari, Firefox, and Chrome on the Mac

11/15/2017, 08:11 pm

Mozilla just released their new Firefox "Quantum" browser with new features including built-in screenshots, a save-for-later feature named Pocket, and a Library that holds all of your pocket saves, bookmarks, browsing history, screenshots and downloads in one spot. AppleInsider compares the new release with Safari, and Google's Chrome.


Firefox 57 'Quantum' for macOS released, iOS version user interface refresh coming

11/14/2017, 05:11 pm

Mozilla has wrapped up its "biggest update of code in over ten years with the release of Firefox 57 -- once called "Quantum" -- for macOS, and other platforms.


Apogee reveals iOS and macOS-compatible Mic Plus, lands in Apple stores Wednesday

11/14/2017, 02:11 pm

Audio electronics producer Apogee has revealed the Mic Plus, a compact studio-grade cardioid microphone that can connect to both iOS devices and Mac desktops, with the professional-quality microphone going on sale in Apple stores starting from Wednesday


Sonnet ships Thunderbolt 3 eGFX Breakaway Box 550 with sufficient power for Vega 56 PCI-E card

11/13/2017, 11:11 pm

Sonnet has added to its line of external GPU enclosures with the new 550W version of the eGFX Breakaway Box, with the heftier power supply able to handle a wider array of PCI-E video cards.


Sonnet crams Thunderbolt 3 eGPU into original Mac mini-sized enclosure with eGFX Breakaway Puck

11/08/2017, 09:11 am

Mac upgrade company Sonnet has released the eGFX Breakaway Puck, enabling multi-display capabilities in a portable enclosure for Thunderbolt 3 computers.


Apple issues second public beta for macOS High Sierra 10.13.2

11/07/2017, 07:11 pm

Apple on Tuesday seeded a second public beta of macOS 10.13.2 to the public, following up on this week's matching developer release.


Pixelmator Pro coming on November 29 for introductory $59, new Vectormator app teased

11/07/2017, 12:11 pm

The Pixelmator developers have turned to Apple's CoreML machine learning toolset, and are releasing image editing suite Pixelmator Pro on November 29 for an introductory price on macOS of $59, with an iPad version coming soon.


Apple unveils second developer betas of iOS 11.2, watchOS 4.2, macOS 10.13.2, tvOS 11.2

11/06/2017, 01:11 pm

A week after the latch batch of releases, Apple has deployed second developer beta releases of all of its operating systems, including watchOS 4.2. iOS 11.2, macOS 10.13.2, and tvOS 11.2.


The best Thunderbolt 3 docks for Apple's MacBook Pro and 2017 iMac

11/05/2017, 04:11 pm

The inclusion of Thunderbolt 3 on the MacBook Pro and iMac has created an entire industry of docks and other accessories that take advantage of Thunderbolt 3's high bandwidth and power delivery capabilities, by providing more ports that can expand a Mac's connectivity. AppleInsider compares some of the best options on the market.


Blizzard 'Overwatch' installer may herald macOS version coming soon

11/04/2017, 07:11 pm

An executable which appears destined for a macOS version of shooter "Overwatch" has been discovered -- but after completing an install process, the binary delivered appears to be for Windows.


macOS Sierra, El Capitan security updates patch KRACK Wi-Fi exploit

10/31/2017, 03:10 pm

On the same day that Apple patched it's front-line operating systems for the KRACK Wi-Fi attack vector, the company has also reached back a bit, and issued security updates for Sierra and El Capitan to fix the problem.