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Topic: Mac OS X

Clone Mac maker Psystar loses to Apple in attempted court appeal

09/29/2011, 03:09 pm

Psystar, a company that previously gained notoriety for building custom computers with hacked copies of Apple's Mac OS X operating system installed, lost an appeal in court this week, perhaps signaling an end to the lengthy saga.


New Mac OS X Trojan disguises itself as Adobe Flash installer

09/27/2011, 10:09 am

A new Mac OS X Trojan Horse called "Flashback" attempts to trick users into installing it by appearing as Adobe's Flash Player installer package.


Apple erases emerging Mac OS X trojan via malware definition update

09/26/2011, 03:09 pm

Chinese malware targeting Mac users wasn't actually functional, but Apple has squashed the exploit anyway by delivering a malware definition update that flags the Trojan Horse as being malicious when users try to open it.


Given a choice, 46% of Citrix employees picked Macs

09/26/2011, 01:09 pm

As an increasing number of Information Technology departments allow employees to choose what devices to use, a big percentage are picking Apple gear. Citrix reports that about 460 of a thousand workers in its program selected Macs.


Researchers discover PDF malware that targets Apple's Mac OS X

09/23/2011, 05:09 pm

A new piece of malware which disguises itself as a PDF download and could give hackers remote access to a computer has been discovered as a potential threat to Mac users.


Apple supplies developers new build of Mac OS X 10.7.2 ahead of iCloud launch

09/22/2011, 02:09 pm

As Apple moves forward toward the upcoming launch of iCloud, a new beta of Mac OS X 10.7.2 was supplied to developers on Thursday with no known issues.


Unreal Engine 3 will power next-gen games for Apple's Mac OS X

09/20/2011, 11:09 pm

Epic Games has released a new version of its Unreal Development Kit Beta that includes a preview of Mac OS X support for the toolset that will help power the next generation of Mac gaming.


Mac App Store updated to warn users before re-buying software

09/16/2011, 03:09 pm

Apple has updated its Mac App Store to warn users who already bought and installed an application outside of the App Store if they attempt to buy it again through the digital download service.


Apple clarifies Thunderbolt Display will not daisy chain Cinema Display

09/16/2011, 02:09 pm

Apple has posted a support document describing compatibility between recent Macs and multiple Thunderbolt Displays, and also notes that previous DisplayPort screens will not work when attached to the Thunderbolt port of its new display.


Apple issues new iCloud-equipped build of Mac OS X 10.7.2 to developers

09/16/2011, 03:09 pm

Apple on Friday supplied developers with yet another beta build of Mac OS X 10.7.2 as it moves closer to releasing the update for Lion with support for iCloud integration.


Apple open to restoring axed MobileMe features in iCloud

09/12/2011, 05:09 pm

Apple hasn't completely ruled out the return of features like iDisk and System preference syncing from eventually reemerging as part of its iCloud service, representatives for the company's new chief executive are telling customers.


Apple seeds new Mac OS X 10.7.2 beta with built-in iCloud support

09/11/2011, 10:09 pm

Apple on Sunday seeded Mac OS X 10.7.2 beta to developers with support for the beta version of iCloud incorporated directly into the build.


Apple releases Mac OS X Security Update 2011-005 to stop certificate fraud

09/09/2011, 01:09 pm

Apple on Friday issued a security update for Mac OS X 10.7 Lion and 10.6 Snow Leopard, addressing a security issue related to fraudulent online certificates.


Mac OS X install base grows to over 6% worldwide, 13% in the US

09/03/2011, 11:09 am

The release of Mac OS X Lion has helped Apple grow its share of the PC install base to nearly 13.5% in the U.S. and more than 6% worldwide, according to new statistics.


Apple seeds Mac OS X 10.7.2 beta, iCloud beta 10 to developers

09/02/2011, 02:09 pm

Apple on Friday supplied developers with new beta builds of Mac OS X 10.7.2 Lion, as well as the tenth pre-release test version of iCloud.


Parallels Desktop 7 upgrade available now, with Mac OS X Lion hosting, integration

09/01/2011, 05:09 pm

A new Parallels Desktop 7 adds faster performance and new support for Mac OS X Lion, including Windows integration of apps in Launchpad and windows in Mission Control and the ability to run an instance of Lion within Lion itself.


Windows 8 appears to adopt Mac OS X Lion's monochrome, iPad-like icons

08/31/2011, 09:08 pm

A video demonstrating a new feature in Microsoft's upcoming Windows 8 also appears to out a bold new design decision by the company to closely copy Apple's controversial shift toward monochromatic, high contrast icons.


Windows 8 design to radically depart from Mac OS X Lion

08/29/2011, 07:08 pm

Microsoft has started to leak details of its plans for the upcoming release of Windows 8, highlighting a very different design philosophy compared to Apple's existing Mac OS X Lion.


Evidence suggests Apple will bring iCloud to Snow Leopard

08/29/2011, 02:08 pm

For Mac users who have not yet upgraded to Lion, new evidence suggests Apple will add iCloud support to its predecessor, Snow Leopard, in the form of an update.


Samsung rumored to buy webOS to compete with Apple's iOS, Mac OS X

08/29/2011, 10:08 am

In an effort to more directly compete with Apple's integrated hardware-software approach, Samsung is rumored to be interested in buying webOS from Hewlett-Packard.