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Topic: Mac OS X

Trade-in coupon: $20 cash bonus when you trade in your old Mac ahead of rumored 2016 MacBook Pros

10/21/2016, 02:10 pm

With Apple's anticipated MacBook Pro and 13" MacBook Air refresh mere days away, now is the time to trade in your old device before values drop. Plus, earn a $20 cash bonus on top of industry leading trade-in values on electronics valued at $300 or more with an exclusive coupon code.


LEGO rolls out Macs in the workplace to meet growing employee demand

10/19/2016, 03:10 pm

LEGO, founded in 1932, has modernized its IT infrastructure by integrating Mac and iOS devices into its corporate environment using Jamf's Apple device management solution.


IBM deploying 1,300 Macs per week, Apple users need much less support than PC counterparts

10/19/2016, 12:10 pm

New light was shed on IBM's deployment of Apple hardware at the annual JAMF Nation User Conference on Wednesday, revealing the 100,000 Mac user milestone expected to be crossed at Big Blue right around the start of the new year.


Quicken releases 2017 updates for Mac & iOS personal finance apps

10/13/2016, 12:10 pm

Quicken on Thursday announced the 2017 editions of its personal finance apps for Mac and iOS, which include a variety of enhancements, particularly in the core Mac suite.


Adobe issues Flash updates to deal with 'critical' security holes

10/12/2016, 12:10 pm

Adobe has issued a new set of security updates for its Flash Player plugin, dealing with serious vulnerabilities that could allow a hacker to take control of a targeted computer.


Inside macOS Sierra: Apple's Optimized Storage and management features

10/12/2016, 11:10 am

Apple's new storage management features on macOS Sierra could potentially save users with lots of data some drive space, but what it does, how it does it, and how to configure it isn't well known -- AppleInsider explains.


Apple issues fourth beta of macOS Sierra 10.12.1 as new MacBook Pros loom

10/11/2016, 01:10 pm

Apple on Tuesday supplied to developers and public testers a fourth pre-release beta of macOS 10.12.1, a forthcoming maintenance and security update for the Sierra operating system which could ship on next-generation MacBook Pros.


Google may halve memory consumption in Chrome 55 update

10/10/2016, 11:10 am

Looking to further streamline the multi-platform browser's performance, Google is preparing a new version of Chrome that should substantially lower RAM consumption.


Apple seeds third public beta of macOS 10.12.1, new watchOS and tvOS developer betas

10/04/2016, 02:10 pm

In addition to a new iOS 10.1 beta for developers, Apple on Tuesday released a third beta of macOS Sierra 10.12.1 to the public, plus developer betas of watchOS 3.1 and tvOS 10.0.1.


Adobe releases Photoshop and Premiere Elements 15 for Mac with new automated tools

10/04/2016, 09:10 am

Adobe on Tuesday released the latest versions of its consumer-level photo and video editing software, Photoshop Elements 15 and Premiere Elements 15, each of which provides users with new easy-to-use tools, effects and guides.


Apple taking auto download feature on macOS Sierra live today

10/03/2016, 02:10 pm

Starting today, Apple will push macOS Sierra to prospective upgraders on older versions of OS X, as well as downloads for point updates for users already on Sierra -- but won't install anything without explicit permission from the user.


Apple issues third developer beta of macOS Sierra 10.12.1

10/03/2016, 01:10 pm

Apple on Monday provided developers with a third pre-release beta of macOS Sierra 10.12.1, right on schedule with an earlier rumor suggesting new MacBook Pros will ship with the update later this month.


Apple summons security experts for bug bounty program brief - report

09/28/2016, 11:09 am

Apple has allegedly invited a bevy of third party security experts and device hackers to its headquarters to break down the details of the previously announced bug bounty program for macOS and iOS.


New macOS Sierra 10.12.1 betas available to developers & public

09/27/2016, 01:09 pm

Apple is continuing apace with beta release, and has made new macOS 10.12.1 betas available to developers and anyone in the public Beta Software Program. [Updated with public beta launch info]


Troubleshooting macOS Sierra: FileMaker, Logitech and Razer devices, 4k display issues [u]

09/23/2016, 01:09 pm

Sierra is still proving to be one of the less problematic Mac software upgrade in a long time, but as expected, there are some minor issues here and there, including FileMaker incompatibility problems, tracking issues with some Logitech mice, and problems with missing options on some third party 4k displays.


Inside iOS 10: Examining the new smart Photos features

09/22/2016, 12:09 pm

With the new iOS 10 and macOS Sierra updates Apple introduced a set of automated Photos tools, like new machine learning algorithms that automatically identify faces and places, that combine to make image search and organization easier than ever.


Troubleshooting macOS Sierra: Wired networking, ScanSnap, Bluetooth

09/20/2016, 02:09 pm

While early AppleInsider tests have found Sierra to be a solid update for Mac users, every new software release has trials and tribulations for users to work through. Here are the first few that we've run into, and some possible solutions.


Apple updates iWork for Mac, adding real-time collaboration beta to Pages, Numbers & Keynote

09/20/2016, 01:09 pm

Alongside Tuesday's release of macOS 10.12 Sierra, Apple also issued an update for its iWork trio of apps for Mac, adding real-time collaboration with users on iPhone, iPad, and


Apple releases macOS 10.12 Sierra with Siri, Apple Pay for web, Apple Watch login, more

09/20/2016, 12:09 pm

Apple on Tuesday released macOS 10.12 Sierra, bringing Siri to the desktop, many cross-platform integrations between iOS and macOS, Apple Pay for the web, and hundreds of other enhancements and bug fixes.


Apple releases second GM of macOS Sierra days before official launch

09/15/2016, 05:09 pm

In an unusual move, Apple on Thursday released a second gold master of macOS Sierra to developers, even though the final release of the OS is just five days away.