Topic: Mac OS X
04/30/2012, 04:04 pm
With the expected summer release of OS X Mountain Lion just a few months away, Apple on Monday sent out a mass email to Mac developers urging them to apply for a Developer ID in preparation for the new operating system's Gatekeeper security system.
04/27/2012, 02:04 pm
One and a half years after Apple announced the depreciation of its edition of Java for the Mac platform, Oracle has announced the availability of its own Java Development Kit and JavaFX Software Development Kit for Mac users.
04/24/2012, 10:04 am
Windows malware is so prevalent that a new study has found it quietly present on 20 percent of Macs, dwarfing the number of Apple machines infected with actual OS X malware.
04/24/2012, 08:04 am
Apple this week seeded its developer community with the fourth build of OS X 10.7.4, the upcoming maintenance update for its Lion operating system.
04/20/2012, 05:04 pm
In a status report released on Friday, the Russian security firm that first discovered the Flashback trojan disagrees with recent findings from Symantec and Kaspersky Labs, warning that the number of machines affected by the malware is not declining.
04/19/2012, 12:04 pm
Flashback infections have plummeted since Apple released a tool to stop the Trojan, but a security firm has cautioned that more malware could be on the horizon.
04/19/2012, 01:04 am
In an effort to push customers toward iCloud ahead of shuttering its MobileMe service, Apple has reportedly begun offering free copies of OS X Snow Leopard to MobileMe users still on the older Leopard version.
04/18/2012, 09:04 pm
Apple on Wednesday included a beta version of Xcode 4.4 for developers alongside releases of OS X Mountain Lion 10.8 and Safari 5.2
04/18/2012, 04:04 pm
Apple on Wednesday supplied developers with the third preview build of OS X 10.8 Mountain Lion, giving developers a chance to test out the latest version of the prerelease software.
04/16/2012, 08:04 am
A new version of a backdoor trojan for Apple's OS X operating system takes advantage of an exploit in Microsoft Word to spread.
04/13/2012, 10:04 pm
Coming on the heels of its Thursday Java update, Apple has released a separate program to remove the so-called Flashback trojan that has affected over 600,000 Macs worldwide.
04/13/2012, 07:04 pm
Apple on Friday seeded the new OS X 10.7.4 build 11E46, asking developers to focus on the App Store, graphics, mail, QuickTime, screen sharing and Time Machine.
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.
04/12/2012, 04:04 pm
Apple on Thursday released a software update to remove Flashback, the most notorious Mac trojan to date, which reportedly affected some 600,000 Macs worldwide.
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.
04/06/2012, 12:04 am
Apple on Thursday rolled out its second Java update for OS X in less than a week via Software Update.
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.
03/30/2012, 06:03 pm
The new Reminders app in OS X Mountain Lion, borrowed from iOS 5, will also bring "geofence," location-based reminders to the desktop using opt-in location tracking.
03/23/2012, 03:03 pm
A modified version of OS X 10.7.3 has been tested with an unreleased Intel Core i7 Ivy Bridge chip, giving a first indication of how Apple's next-generation Macs will perform.
03/23/2012, 09:03 am
More evidence that high-resolution Retina display Macs are in Apple's near future has been discovered in an early developer build of OS X 10.8 Mountain Lion.