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Topic: Mac OS X

Microsoft offers free Outlook for Mac Preview to test Google Calendar & Contacts features

04/12/2017, 04:04 pm

Microsoft on Wednesday released a standalone Outlook for Mac Preview version for free, as part of an attempt to gain more feedback on Google account upgrades including Calendar and Contacts integration.

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Evernote for macOS gains iOS features on MacBook Pro Touch Bar

04/12/2017, 02:04 pm

The latest update to Evernote brings bug fixes and simple 2016 MacBook Pro Touch Bar support to the popular note-taking and organizational app.

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Nvidia releases beta Mac graphics drivers for Pascal-based video cards

04/11/2017, 04:04 pm

Less than a week after promising them, Nvidia on Tuesday released beta Mac drivers compatible with any of the company's Pascal-based cards, including the 10 series and the recently-launched Titan Xp.

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Retina MacBook Pro minus Touch Bar, iPad Pro Cintiq capability rumored in development

04/06/2017, 03:04 pm

New claims about future Mac hardware have emerged after Tuesday's revelations from Apple's Phil Schiller and Craig Federighi, with the latest rumors suggesting that future high-end Retina MacBook Pros may not include a Touch Bar, and the iPad Pro could be used directly as a tablet input device for a connected Mac.

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Nvidia reveals Mac Pro-compatible Titan Xp PCI-e GPU, macOS drivers for Pascal-based video cards

04/06/2017, 11:04 am

On the heels of the 2013 Mac Pro price improvements, Nvidia has announced a brand new Titan Xp video card using the Pascal architecture, with a driver release coming soon allowing any Nvidia Pascal-based video cards to be installed in compatible older PCI-e Mac Pros.

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Apple passingly acknowledges external GPU technology during future Mac Pro, iMac reveal

04/04/2017, 03:04 pm

Apple with a single sentence in an interview has acknowledged the existence of external graphic processing units -- and continues to not put more than casual blocks in place to prevent them from functioning.

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Apple issues first public beta of macOS 10.12.5

03/30/2017, 04:03 pm

Apple on Thursday released the first public beta of its next update for macOS Sierra 10.12.5, a minor update largely anticipated to focus on bug fixes and speed improvements.

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Some macOS 10.12.4 users complaining of stuttering or distorted audio with USB headsets

03/30/2017, 01:03 pm

Monday's macOS 10.12.4 update is resulting in stuttering audio for some users of USB headsets, according to multiple complaint threads on Apple's support forums and reports from social media.

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macOS 10.12.4 Recovery mode now able to install latest compatible version

03/30/2017, 11:03 am

As of macOS 10.12.4, released on Monday, a new keystroke combination at launch will allow Macs to netboot, and download the latest OS compatible with a computer when performing a recovery, potentially saving time and bandwidth.

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Apple releases first developer betas of iOS 10.3.2, macOS Sierra 10.12.5, watchOS 3.2.2, and tvOS 10.2.1

03/28/2017, 01:03 pm

Just a day after an omnibus release spanning all of Apple's operating systems, the company has released beta versions of macOS Sierra 10.12.5, iOS 10.3.2, tvOS 10.2.1, and watchOS 3.2.2 to developers.

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Video recap: Apple releases iOS 10.3, macOS 10.12.4 and watchOS 3.2

03/27/2017, 08:03 pm

Apple this week issued firmware updates for its major platforms, introducing all new features like Find My AirPods for iOS and Theater Mode for Apple Watch, as well as bringing Night Shift to Mac.

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Apple releases macOS 10.12.4, watchOS 3.2 & tvOS 10.2 updates

03/27/2017, 01:03 pm

In addition to iOS 10.3, Apple on Monday released macOS 10.12.4 with Night Shift, watchOS 3.2 with SiriKit and Theater Mode, and lastly tvOS 10.2, featuring smaller enhancements.

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Head to head: The best calendar apps for iPhone, iPad, and macOS

03/26/2017, 04:03 am

After two months spent examining the calendar app heavy-hitters available for iPhone and macOS, AppleInsider helps you narrow down the choices.

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Microsoft Word macro malware automatically adapts attack techniques for macOS, Windows

03/24/2017, 10:03 am

A form of Word macro-based malware has been uncovered that can affect both macOS and Windows users when executed, with the malicious file modifying its attack method depending on which operating system it detects it is being run within.

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Latest leaked CIA hack focuses on Apple's macOS, utilizes patched Thunderbolt EFI exploit

03/23/2017, 10:03 am

A second batch of CIA "Vault 7" documents published by WikiLeaks reveals some penetration methods for Mac hardware in-use by the CIA, none of which are wide-reaching, requiring physical device access to implement.

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Microsoft creates tool to help Apple users migrate data from Mac to Surface

03/20/2017, 03:03 pm

Microsoft is attempting to make it easier for Mac users to "switch" over to Windows by creating a new tool, with the "Mac to Surface Assistant" said to help transfer the user's files from their Mac to the company's Windows tablet.

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Chrome 57 for Mac throttles background tabs for better CPU use & battery life

03/15/2017, 03:03 pm

The desktop versions of Chrome -- including the Mac edition -- now throttle the performance of background tabs, according to Google, reducing CPU demand and hence the browser's power consumption on MacBooks.

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'Proton' Mac trojan has Apple code-signing signatures, sold to 'customers' for $50K

03/14/2017, 11:03 am

Security researchers have discovered the existence of a new trojan dubbed "Proton" being marketed in hacking forums to online criminals, claiming to ship with genuine Apple code-signing signatures that could make it a greater risk to victims.

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Apple releases sixth betas of macOS 10.12.4, iOS 10.3 to developers [u]

03/13/2017, 01:03 pm

Apple on Monday made available a sixth beta releases of macOS 10.12.4 and iOS 10.3 to developers, marching ever closer to a public release. [Updated with info on public betas]

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FileMaker Cloud arrives in Europe, Middle East, and Africa months after US launch

03/08/2017, 10:03 am

The Apple-owned FileMaker has expanded the availability of its FileMaker Cloud service to countries outside North America, with customers in Europe, the Middle East, and Africa now able to use the cloud-based server platform for their apps.

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