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Topic: Mac OS X

Expanded Google ARC project brings Android apps to Mac, Windows, Linux

04/03/2015, 09:04 am

Google this week expanded its beta App Runtime for Chrome (ARC) project, enabling Android apps to run not just in Chrome OS but also on Mac, Windows, and Linux computers, with some basic limitations.

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Apple pushes sixth OS X 10.10.3 beta to developers and public testers

04/02/2015, 02:04 pm

As Apple continues to refine the next update to its desktop operating system, the company seeded a sixth pre-release version of OS X 10.10.3 to developers and members of the OS X public beta program on Thursday.

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Apple seeds OS X 10.10.3 Yosemite beta with tweaked Photos app

03/30/2015, 05:03 pm

Apple on Monday pushed out to developers and public beta testers a fresh OS X 10.10.3 version, building on recent releases introducing a new Photos app and APIs for MacBook Force Touch capabilities.

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First look: Fantastical 2 for Mac brings advanced calendaring to OS X Yosemite

03/25/2015, 09:03 am

After launching a successful follow-up to popular calendar app Fantastical for iPhone and iPad, developer Flexibits returns its attention to Mac with Fantastical 2 for OS X, bringing a slew of new features like Today widgets and extensibility support.

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Apple posts fifth OS X 10.10.3 beta, adds OS X Recovery updates

03/23/2015, 01:03 pm

Apple on Monday seeded an updated beta build of OS X 10.10.3 to developers and public beta testers, the fifth pre-release version of the company's desktop operating system that brings updates to the new Photos app as well as OS X Yosemite's recovery tools.

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Apple's Boot Camp drops support for Windows 7 with latest MacBook models

03/20/2015, 04:03 pm

Apple has dropped Boot Camp support for installations of Windows 7 on the recently refreshed 13-inch MacBook Pro and MacBook Air lineup, meaning users will have to switch to third-party virtualization software, upgrade to Windows 8 or wait for Microsoft to release Windows 10.

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Apple's Safari among browsers taken down at Pwn2Own day 2

03/20/2015, 02:03 pm

Safari, Chrome, Firefox, and Internet Explorer were all successfully exploited during the second day of the annual Pwn2Own hacking contest in Vancouver.

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Apple issues iPhoto update in preparation of Photos, security fixes for OS X Yosemite

03/19/2015, 05:03 pm

Apple on Thursday released a trio of software updates for Mac owners, including a bug and compatibility fix for iPhoto, and twin security updates for OS X 10.10.2, matched to different hardware.

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Apple releases Safari 7.1.5, and 6.2.5 betas to developers with new features and bug fixes

03/18/2015, 06:03 pm

Apple on Wednesday seeded a round of Safari betas to developers for testing, following up on a version for OS X 10.10 Yosemite that contained references to the upcoming Photos app.

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Latest Safari update brings fixes for WebKit security flaws

03/17/2015, 05:03 pm

Apple on Tuesday issued new versions of its Safari Web browser for OS X with fixes for two WebKit vulnerabilities that could allow maliciously crafted code to run on a target Mac.

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Apple issues new OS X 10.10.3 beta, fixing bug that affected latest MacBooks

03/16/2015, 01:03 pm

Only a few days after the previous build was issued to developers, Apple has provided a new beta of OS X 10.10.3, addressing a crashing bug that affected the newly released 13-inch MacBook Pro.

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Years-old Safari private browsing bug saves URL of every page visited, remains unfixed

03/13/2015, 12:03 pm

A long-known flaw in Safari's implementation of private browsing that saves the address of each and every website users visit to a file on their local drive, even after closing private browsing windows and quitting Safari, is still present in the latest pre-release versions of OS X Yosemite.

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Apple releases third beta of OS X 10.10.3 with Force Touch developer tools, plus iOS 8.3 beta 3

03/12/2015, 01:03 pm

Apple on Thursday issued a number of new beta releases for developers, including an OS X 10.10.3 Yosemite beta with Force Touch trackpad support for third-party apps, as well as new betas of iOS 8.3, Xcode and OS X Server.

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Google Calendar comes to iPhone, 'Oddworld: Stranger's Wrath' hits Mac

03/10/2015, 06:03 pm

Two significant apps hit Apple's mobile and desktop operating systems today, as the long-awaited Google Calendar debuted for iPhone and console classic Oddworld: Stranger's Wrath landed on Mac.

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Apple addresses 'FREAK' attack in latest OS X, Apple TV and iOS security updates

03/09/2015, 07:03 pm

Apple on Monday rolled out a security update for OS X, as well as separate updates for iOS and Apple TV, that addresses a number of recently discovered vulnerabilities, including a widely publicized SSL/TSL flaw dubbed "FREAK" that could in some cases allow malicious users to intercept secure communications.

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iMovie for OS X gets support for Photos beta in latest update

03/09/2015, 05:03 pm

Apple has released an update to the OS X edition of iMovie, making several minor but important changes, including integration with Yosemite's new Photos app, which is bundled with the current OS X 10.10.3 beta.

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Oracle bundles Ask.com adware with latest Java for Mac installer

03/05/2015, 10:03 pm

It appears Oracle is bringing its adware wiles to OS X with the latest version of Java for Mac, as the installer comes bundled with the Ask.com toolbar, which is deceptively set to install itself by default.

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Apple sends end-of-life reminder to Aperture users, encourages migration to new Photos app

03/05/2015, 02:03 pm

Apple on Thursday notified customers who have previously purchased its Aperture photography software that the application will soon be removed from the Mac App Store, and invited those users to try the new Photos app as part of the OS X 10.10.3 public beta.

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First look: Microsoft's all-new Office 2016 for Mac public preview

03/05/2015, 12:03 pm

Half a decade after Microsoft's last major update to Office for Mac, the venerable productivity suite returns anew with a Retina redesign, a modern codebase, and a host of new features -- and it's available today as a public preview. AppleInsider was given early access to the new apps and brings you a close-up view of Redmond's latest.

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New SSL/TLS flaw leaves Safari vulnerable to man-in-the-middle attack, Apple promises fix

03/03/2015, 03:03 pm

A newly-discovered flaw in some implementations of cryptographic protocols SSL and TLS -- including those used by Apple's Safari and Google's Android AOSP browsers -- could allow an attacker to force clients to use older, weaker encryption that would make it significantly easier to intercept secure communications.

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