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Topic: Mac OS X

Roundup: The best Mac email clients for push Gmail

01/17/2016, 07:01 pm

Mac owners who use Gmail know Apple's Mail app for OS X is less than perfect when it comes to pushing emails from Google's service. AppleInsider weeded through a forest of third party apps to find the fastest, cleanest and most reliable push Gmail clients for your desktop.

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First look: OS X 10.11.4 beta brings Live Photos to Messages

01/16/2016, 01:01 pm

Introduced alongside iPhone 6s and iOS 9 last year, Apple's Live Photos feature plays well with devices running iOS, but viewing the special format images on Mac has been a less than ideal experience. But that will soon change.

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Office 2016 for Mac updates with fullscreen Outlook, other new features

01/13/2016, 01:01 pm

Microsoft on Wednesday updated Office 2016 for Mac, adding not just bugfixes but new features for all of the apps in the suite, such as Outlook and PowerPoint.

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AI readers choose Airmail, Outlook and Nylas N1 as top email apps

01/13/2016, 08:01 am

We polled our AppleInsider audience to vote for their favorite email application for the Mac. The winner is Airmail, with Outlook coming in as a close second.

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Safari gets developer-focused tune-up in iOS 9.3, OS X 10.11.4

01/12/2016, 10:01 am

User-facing features -- like the new Night Shift mode -- stole the spotlight during Monday's surprise preview of Apple's next iOS release, but web developers have a few things of their own to smile about in Safari 9.1.

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Apple supplies developers, public testers with second beta of OS X 10.11.3

01/06/2016, 01:01 pm

Apple on Wednesday issued a second pre-release beta of OS X 10.11.3, a forthcoming maintenance and security update for the El Capitan Mac operating system.

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Poll: What is your favorite email app for OS X?

12/31/2015, 01:12 pm

AppleInsider is looking for the best email application for OS X. Vote for your favorite email app and we'll tell you the winner next week.

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Official Twitter for Mac app upgrades to catch up with mobile features

12/30/2015, 04:12 pm

Twitter updated its official Mac client on Wednesday, specifically aiming to bring the software up to par with its iOS app, both visually and in terms of features.

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Review: IK Multimedia Studio Mic is a portable, flexible, essential piece of kit

12/30/2015, 10:12 am

Delivering both Lightning and USB connectivity, and covering all the basic needs for a podcaster or musician, we're impressed by the IK Multimedia Studio microphone. But with a $139 price tag, and the inability to support in-call audio from Apple in iOS, we feel like it's a good product that's let down by iOS for one common podcasting use.

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Apple seeds first OS X 10.11.3 El Capitan beta to developers

12/16/2015, 04:12 pm

Following today's iOS 9.2.1 beta release, Apple issued the first version of OS X 10.11.3 El Capitan to developers with minor improvements and bug fixes.

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Deep Swift integration coming to iCloud and OS X, says Apple's Craig Federighi

12/15/2015, 09:12 am

Apple is beginning to bake Swift into some of its core software, instead of simply supporting it in third-party apps, senior VP of Software Engineering Craig Federighi said in a podcast interview.

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Security experts predict rise in cyber threats against Apple devices in 2016

12/11/2015, 12:12 pm

Security firm Symantec expects cyber attacks against Apple products to rise in 2016, after malware attacks against iOS and Mac OS X spiked sharply this year.

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Apple publishes open-source code for OS X El Capitan

12/08/2015, 11:12 pm

Apple has officially released the open-source components behind OS X El Capitan, making good on the licensing requirements of the code.

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Apple releases OS X 10.11.2 update with fixes to Wi-Fi, Bluetooth, Mail & more

12/08/2015, 12:12 pm

Apple on Tuesday released a completed OS X 10.11.2 update for El Capitan, dealing with a slate of bugs in the operating system.

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Users complain VIP mailboxes still not working properly in OS X El Capitan

12/04/2015, 11:12 am

OS X El Capitan users are continuing to deal with a problematic bug that prevents messages from showing in the Apple Mail app's VIP mailboxes, AppleInsider has learned.

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Former Microsoft CEO says Windows 10 universal apps "won't work," questions cloud revenue

12/02/2015, 11:12 pm

Steve Ballmer, who remains Microsoft's largest shareholder, offered some scathing criticism of how the company is reporting its revenues and profit margins from cloud services and hardware, as well as its universal app strategy for wooing developers to create apps for Windows devices.

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Apple provides fifth beta of OS X 10.11.2 El Capitan to developers, public testers

11/30/2015, 01:11 pm

Apple on Monday supplied a fifth beta of its forthcoming OS X 10.11.2 update for El Capitan, providing a new-release build to both registered developers and members of the public beta program.

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Sony plans PS4 streaming to Mac & PC with Remote Play app

11/27/2015, 09:11 pm

Sony Computer Entertainment president Shuhei Yoshida on Friday said his company intends to release an official Remote Play title that will allow users to stream games from their PlayStation 4 to a Mac or PC.

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Apple apologizes to developers for Mac App Store certificate flap, explains fix

11/17/2015, 08:11 pm

Apple in a note to developers on Tuesday apologized for last week's Mac App Store app signing issue that rendered certain applications inoperable, explaining server-side fixes and offering app makers instructions on how to patch affected software.

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Apple issues fourth beta of OS X 10.11.2 to developers for testing

11/17/2015, 01:11 pm

Members of Apple's registered developer program can now access the fourth pre-release beta of OS X 10.11.2, a forthcoming maintenance and security update for its OS X El Capitan operating system.

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