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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.


Apple issues Safari 7.0.4 and 6.1.4 updates to fix WebKit vulnerabilities

05/21/2014, 05:05 pm

Apple on Wednesday released new versions of Safari for OS X 10.9 Mavericks and OS X 10.8 Mountain Lion, patching two bugs related to WebKit that could allow malicious sites to run code on a user's computer.


Apple updates OS X Server with improvements to Calendar, Messages, and Profiles

05/20/2014, 02:05 pm

Apple on Tuesday pushed a new version of its Server suite for OS X Mavericks with a number of stability improvements and enhancements for the Calendar Server, Messages Server, and Profile Manager.


Apple explains enhanced 4K monitor support built into OS X 10.9.3

05/16/2014, 05:05 pm

In an update to a support document on Friday, Apple offers details on the changes and improvements -- including expanded display compatibility -- made to 4K monitor support under the company's latest OS X Mavericks 10.9.3 release.


OS X 10.9.3 bug hides '/Users' folder, easy fix available via Terminal

05/16/2014, 01:05 pm

Some who upgraded to OS X 10.9.3 this week have found that the update mistakenly hides the system's "/Users" folder at the top level of their hard drive. But the bug can be addressed with a quick and easy fix.


Apple releases OS X 10.9.3 with improved support for high-res 4K displays

05/15/2014, 01:05 pm

Apple on Thursday released OS X 10.9.3, a minor update for its Mavericks Mac operating system, bringing improved 4K display support for the latest Mac Pro and 15-inch MacBook Pro, along with other bug fixes and improvements.


Logic Pro X gets enhanced 12-core Mac Pro support, over 300 new features and fixes in update

05/13/2014, 09:05 pm

Apple on Tuesday rolled out a substantial update to its Logic Pro X professional music production software with various UI tweaks, bug fixes and, most notably, improved support for the company's top-end Mac Pro.


Review: Doxie Go battery-powered portable scanner is a workhorse

05/10/2014, 01:05 pm

Many people love the idea of living a paperless life, but the reality of constantly scanning and tagging documents is usually grim. AppleInsider recently went hands-on with Doxie's battery-powered Doxie Go portable scanner, which promises to lighten up that dreary task.


Apple seeds ninth OS X 10.9.3 Mavericks beta, Safari 7.0.4 Seed 1 to developers with minor tweaks

05/07/2014, 06:05 pm

Apple on Wednesday issued to developers the latest beta build of its upcoming OS X 10.9.3 maintenance update, as well as a new version of the company's Safari Web browser.


Apple issues OS X 10.9.3 Mavericks seed to developers with minor tweaks

04/29/2014, 06:04 pm

Apple on Tuesday seeded the latest version of its OS X 10.9.3 Mavericks beta to developers with minor changes, asking testers concentrate on the usual built-in features including graphics and Mail.


Apple opens OS X betas to consumers with Beta Seed Program

04/22/2014, 04:04 pm

In a substantial change to its operating policies, Apple has opened its OS X beta testing process to all Mac users with a newly minted Beta Seed Program.