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Topic: Mac OS X

Forensics vendor warns Mac OS X FileVault vulnerable to decryption

02/01/2012, 04:02 pm

Passware, a vendor of forensics tools for recovering data for law enforcement, has issued a warning that its forensics tools can bypass the security of FileVault disk encryption in Mac OS X if the computer is left powered on, recovering decryption keys from memory.

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Half of the enterprise is issuing Macs, 21% of workers use Apple products

01/26/2012, 07:01 pm

A new study indicates around half of all large companies with 1,000 employees or more are buying Macs, while over a fifth of all "information workers" are now using at least one Apple product to do their work.

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Apple's new iBooks Author aims to simplify e-book creation

01/19/2012, 10:01 am

Apple on Thursday unveiled a new Mac OS X application that the company says will simplify the process of creating and selling digital textbooks through its iBookstore.

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Mac platform faced 58 malware threats from Q2 to Q4 2011 - report

01/18/2012, 11:01 pm

Mac OS X endured 58 separate malware attacks from April 2011 to December 2011, a small fraction when compared to Microsoft's Windows operating system, according to a new summary from a security research firm.

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Apple seeds new Mac OS X 10.7.3 Build 11D46 to developers

01/18/2012, 06:01 pm

Apple delivered a new build of Mac OS X to developers, focused on iCloud Document Storage, Spotlight, Safari, and Mail, iCal and Address Book features.

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Weekend Apple tech news video recap: Week 1 Jan 2012

01/07/2012, 01:01 pm

Here's a video recap of the top tech stories involving Apple for the first week of 2012, including a look at 2011, Apple's future directions, big product news, the week's business stories, and upcoming events.

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Apple loses bid to seal trade secrets in Psystar suit

01/03/2012, 08:01 pm

US federal District Judge William Alsup has denied Apple's effort to seal information related to its copyright infringement case against Psystar, ruling that it is not a protectable "trade secret" because it has already been widely published.

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The next ten years of Mac OS X

01/03/2012, 02:01 pm

Apple celebrated three ten year anniversaries in 2011, making 2012 its first full year in its second decade of Mac OS X development, iPod devices and iTunes, and its retail operations, even as the company takes on new business categories ranging from iAd to iCloud to Siri. Here, in part one, is a look at where the company is headed for its next decade of Mac OS X.

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Inside Apple's 2011: Mac hardware and Mac OS X

12/28/2011, 11:12 pm

This year, Apple's Mac OS X platform turned ten years old, launched the 10.7 Lion reference release, introduced the Mac App Store and iCloud, and delivered a series of new Macs boasting fast, flexible Thunderbolt connectivity and speedy new Sandy Bridge processors.

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Apple's 15 years of NeXT

12/21/2011, 05:12 pm

Fifteen years ago, Apple announced plans to acquire NeXT Software, a move that would ultimately bring Steve Jobs back to the company he cofounded twenty years earlier.

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HTC already testing phones to work around ITC ruling

12/20/2011, 11:12 pm

HTC Chief Executive Peter Chou revealed on Wednesday that the company is already testing a workaround in order to comply with the U.S. International Trade Commission's ban on devices infringing on Apple's Data Detector patent.

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Apple seeds new OS X Lion 10.7.3 build to developers

12/20/2011, 08:12 pm

Apple on Tuesday issued a new beta version of Mac OS X 10.7.3, labeled build 11D36, to developers for testing.

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ITC grants injunction over Apple Data Detectors patent against HTC Android phones

12/19/2011, 06:12 pm

Apple has won an import ban from the US International Trade Commission blocking HTC Android phones that infringe upon its Data Detectors patent, a move that will require Android to drop the feature or implement it in a way that does not infringe.

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Apple's Mac App Store downloads top 100 million

12/12/2011, 08:12 am

Apple revealed on Monday that downloads via its Mac App Store have topped 100 million in less than one year of operations.

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Apple releases Safari 5.1.2 to fix memory usage, stability, page flashing

11/29/2011, 06:11 pm

Apple has made the free update Safari 5.1.2 available from its website and through Software Update for Mac OS X users.

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Microsoft to follow Apple's Lion lead with digital delivery of Windows 8

11/22/2011, 10:11 am

Much like Apple did with the release of Mac OS X 10.7 Lion in July, Microsoft plans to make the simplest and easiest method of installing Windows 8 a download over the Internet.

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In ITC reversal, Apple found not to infringe HTC's S3 patents

11/21/2011, 06:11 pm

The US International Trade Commission has dismissed the first complaint by graphics firm S3 against Apple, stating that "no violation" was shown and that its investigation into the complaint against Macs has been terminated.

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Apple begins testing Mac OS X 10.7.3 with focus on iCloud storage

11/15/2011, 05:11 pm

Apple on Tuesday began widespread testing of Mac OS X 10.7.3, the third maintenance update to its relatively new Lion operating system that will improve upon iCloud's Documents in the Cloud, among a handful of other areas.

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Apple plans software fix for Lion battery life issues on older MacBooks

11/15/2011, 04:11 pm

As some users continue to report battery life issues running Mac OS X 10.7 Lion on older MacBooks, Apple continues to look into the problem in hopes of finding a solution.

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Apple now a top 5 PC vendor in Western Europe as sales rise 20%

11/14/2011, 04:11 pm

Despite double-digit declines in Western Europe's PC market during the third quarter, Mac sales surged nearly 20% to help Apple break into the segment's top 5 vendors for unit shipments.

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