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Topic: Mac OS X

Apple releases OS X 10.9.4 Mavericks seed with new focus areas, Safari 6.1.5 and OS X Server 3.2 betas

06/11/2014, 06:06 pm

Apple on Wednesday issued to developers a batch of new betas for the upcoming OS X 10.9.4 Mavericks maintenance update and Safari 6.1.5 with minor changes.


OS X Yosemite first look video: Notification Center

06/09/2014, 11:06 pm

Among the more substantial additions Apple will usher in with OS X 10.10 Yosemite is an enhanced Notification Center that includes Dashboard-like widgets and a new "Today" view borrowed from iOS.


Apple posts OS X 10.10 Yosemite highlight reel to YouTube

06/09/2014, 05:06 pm

Apple on Monday posted to YouTube a promotional video showing off the graphical changes OS X 10.10 Yosemite will deliver when the operating system launches this fall.


OS X Yosemite first look: Mail adds inline annotations, Mail Drop

06/09/2014, 01:06 pm

Recent versions of Apple's email client haven't been well received, leading to the release of a slew of alternatives. AppleInsider takes a look at how the company is trying to win back its users in OS X Yosemite.


OS X Yosemite first look video: AirDrop with iOS 8

06/07/2014, 08:06 pm

As part of the "continuity" additions Apple introduced with its upcoming operating systems, the company enabled AirDrop between systems running OS X 10.10 Yosemite and iOS 8, a long-awaited feature for many users who own both Mac and iOS devices.


OS X Yosemite first look: Spotlight search

06/05/2014, 11:06 am

As the Spotlight desktop search service nears its aluminium anniversary, Apple has turned up the power on the magnifying glass to put more information at users' fingertips in OS X Yosemite.


OS X Yosemite first look video: Handoff

06/05/2014, 05:06 am

One of the more exciting features shown off at this year's Worldwide Developers Conference was Handoff, a piece of technology that lets OS X Yosemite recognize what a user is doing in an iOS 8 app and seamlessly transfer that action to Mac.


OS X Yosemite first look: Safari 8 Smart Search, advanced tab controls, more

06/04/2014, 03:06 pm

Safari remains largely the same in OS X Yosemite, but Apple has added a number of features and made a few key tweaks that make the venerable web browser more intelligent and a little easier to use.


Netflix HTML5 streaming now available in Safari on OS X Yosemite

06/03/2014, 03:06 pm

Following its public unveiling at Apple's Worldwide Developers Conference, Netflix on Tuesday officially invited beta users of OS X Yosemite to try out the streaming service's new plugin-free option for watching television shows and movies in Safari.


First look: Apple's new aesthetic for OS X Yosemite

06/03/2014, 09:06 am

OS X Yosemite -- the next version of Apple's venerable desktop operating system -- will bring a major visual overhaul to OS X for the first time in the software's history. AppleInsider takes a look at some of the changes coming this fall.


Monday at WWDC: Apple delivers big surprises as most predictions ended up wrong

06/03/2014, 08:06 am

Apple's 2014 Worldwide Developer Conference started much the same way as previous years' events have, with a long line of attendees wrapped around the block waiting to hear what the company had available to show during its opening Keynote address. There were lots of surprises.


Latest Xcode 6 beta hints at large screen iPhones and iPads

06/02/2014, 06:06 pm

Alongside the latest OS X 10.10 Yosemite and iOS 8 developer preview releases, Apple on Monday issued Xcode 6 beta with a number of interesting features including the ability to code for "resizable" iPhones and iPads.


Apple debuts iCloud Drive for OS X, brings file storage and sharing across devices

06/02/2014, 01:06 pm

As one of the first major features announced for OS X 10.10 Yosemite at WWDC 2014, Apple introduced a new service called iCloud Drive that allows users to store and share documents in the cloud.


Apple announces OS X 10.10 Yosemite with new interface, enhanced apps & continuity

06/02/2014, 01:06 pm

Apple on Monday officially took the wraps off the next major software release for Mac, a redesigned and enhanced version of the OS X platform dubbed "Yosemite," bringing much of the cleaner, modern look of iOS to the Mac.


iMacs onstage at WWDC show peek at Apple's upcoming OS X 10.10 'Yosemite'

06/02/2014, 12:06 pm

As members of the press file into the Moscone Center for the Worldwide Developers Conference keynote Monday, one reporter snapped a picture of a pair of iMacs onstage at the event, appearing to show off the desktop for Apple's next major Mac operating system update, expected to be called "Yosemite."


Live blog from Apple's Worldwide Developer Conference 2014

06/02/2014, 12:06 pm

Join us as we join Apple in San Francisco for a first look at the technologies driving the company's next-generation Mac OS X (10.10) and iOS (8.0) operating systems.


Possible OS X 10.10 names discovered in trademark filings, continue with California theme

05/30/2014, 05:05 pm

Trademark filings discovered in Trinidad and Tobago, a popular place for Apple to secretly file future naming assets, show the company's next OS X 10.10 operating system may be named OS X Sequoia, OS X Mojave, OS X Sonoma, and OS X Ventura. A WWDC banner highlighting the famous El Capitan monolith, however, points to "OS X Yosemite."


Apple fixes podcast bug with iTunes 11.2.2 release, issues first developer beta of OS X 10.9.4

05/28/2014, 01:05 pm

Apple on Wednesday pushed out a minor update for its iTunes media suite, fixing a podcast-related bug and various stability improvements. Developers were also provided with the first beta of OS X 10.9.4, arriving a few weeks after OS X 10.9.3 became available to the public.


Google's VirusTotal adds desktop file analysis client for Apple's OS X

05/26/2014, 11:05 am

Google's online malware analysis tool VirusTotal, which acts as a "meta scanner" for suspicious files, on Monday announced the availability of a new desktop upload client for the Mac.


Pixelmator releases version 3.2 'Sandstone' with 16-bit support and new Repair Tool

05/22/2014, 09:05 am

The Pixelmator Team on Thursday revealed the newest version of their popular Photoshop alternative for Mac, bringing a number of enhancements that now allow users to work with 16 bits of color per channel, easily remove unwanted objects from images, and lock specific layers.