Topic: Mac OS X
03/05/2015, 10:03 pm
It appears Oracle is bringing its adware wiles to OS X with the latest version of Java for Mac, as the installer comes bundled with the Ask.com toolbar, which is deceptively set to install itself by default.
03/05/2015, 02:03 pm
Apple on Thursday notified customers who have previously purchased its Aperture photography software that the application will soon be removed from the Mac App Store, and invited those users to try the new Photos app as part of the OS X 10.10.3 public beta.
03/05/2015, 12:03 pm
Half a decade after Microsoft's last major update to Office for Mac, the venerable productivity suite returns anew with a Retina redesign, a modern codebase, and a host of new features -- and it's available today as a public preview. AppleInsider was given early access to the new apps and brings you a close-up view of Redmond's latest.
03/03/2015, 03:03 pm
A newly-discovered flaw in some implementations of cryptographic protocols SSL and TLS -- including those used by Apple's Safari and Google's Android AOSP browsers -- could allow an attacker to force clients to use older, weaker encryption that would make it significantly easier to intercept secure communications.
03/02/2015, 01:03 pm
Members of the public OS X Beta Program can now experience Apple's forthcoming Photos app for Mac, thanks to the release of the first OS X Yosemite 10.10.3 public beta.
02/25/2015, 03:02 pm
Opening in theaters this Friday, "Focus" starring Will Smith and Margot Robbie was edited entirely using Final Cut Pro X -- a fact that Apple has highlighted on the software's official website.
02/23/2015, 05:02 pm
After releasing a fresh beta of Xcode 6.3 on Monday, Apple outlined a new crash reporting service that will help developers target, fix and track problems directly from the development tool.
02/23/2015, 01:02 pm
Apple on Monday seeded developers with another beta version of its forthcoming OS X 10.10.3 update, asking testers to focus primarily on the new Photos app with additional attention paid to Wi-Fi captive network support and screen sharing.
02/20/2015, 05:02 pm
In an announcement posted to Apple's developer portal on Friday, the notified app makers that all Mac App Store submissions will soon be restricted from using garbage collection in favor of the Automatic Reference Counting (ARC) compiler feature.
02/14/2015, 02:02 am
The impending release of Photos for OS X and the new iCloud Photo Library make Apple's commitment to the cloud more important than ever before. But the company's current iCloud storage options are confusing to the average user and remain a significant hurdle it must find a way to address.
02/05/2015, 03:02 pm
Apple's first beta of the new Photos application for OS X showcases a sleek, uncluttered interface that will instantly feel natural to anyone who has used the modern Photos app for iPhone and iPad, bringing welcome features and strong iCloud integration to the desktop.
02/05/2015, 01:02 pm
Developers can be among the first to get their hands on the new Photos for OS X application, thanks to the release of a preview build of of OS X 10.10.3 on Thursday.
After whipping Intel, Nvidia & AMD in mobile chips, sky's the limit for Apple Inc's silicon design team
02/05/2015, 04:02 am
While rumors have long claimed that Apple has plans to replace Intel's x86 chips in Macs with its own custom ARM Application Processors, there are a series of more valuable opportunities available to Apple's silicon design team, each of which has the potential to replicate Apple's history of beating Intel in mobile chips and in building mobile GPUs without the help of Nvidia or AMD.
01/29/2015, 07:01 pm
Apple on Thursday released iTunes 12.1, an update to its venerable media organization and synchronization app that brings a new OS X Notification Center control widget and fixes performance issues during syncing.
01/27/2015, 01:01 pm
Apple on Tuesday pushed OS X Yosemite version 10.10.2 to users, bringing with it changes that address potential security issues, Wi-Fi connection problems, and improvements to iCloud Drive and the Bluetooth audio stack.
01/26/2015, 01:01 pm
A Mac hardware vulnerability that has yet to be exploited on a wide scale will reportedly be fixed with Apple's forthcoming OS X 10.10.2 update for Yosemite, preventing any future attacks.
01/25/2015, 04:01 am
Adobe on Saturday released an updated version of its Flash player software that patches an undisclosed vulnerability which could allow remote attackers to take control of Macs or PCs, urging users to update as the problem is being actively exploited by malicious actors.
01/25/2015, 02:01 am
Today's digital cameras and advanced smartphones like the iPhone 6 take stunningly detailed photos, but all that extra resolution comes at the price of larger image files. Moving part or all of your iPhoto Library to an external hard drive is one of the most effective ways to free up precious space.
01/23/2015, 10:01 am
An internal software security research team at Google has publicly revealed three of recently-discovered zero-day exploits in Apple's Mac OS X desktop operating system, though the severity of each vulnerability is unknown.
01/21/2015, 05:01 pm
Apple on Wednesday released a huge update to its Logic Pro X professional digital audio workstation, complete with fresh drum and synth effects, redesigned plug-ins, an expanded sound library and support for new OS X features like AirDrop and Mail Drop.