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Topic: Mac OS X

OS X 10.10.3 triggering kernel panics when previewing JPEG files

04/16/2015, 11:04 am

Last week's OS X 10.10.3 update is in some cases triggering kernel panics when previewing large JPEG image files, leading to crashes and reboots, according to complaints on Apple's support forums.


From beaches to bridges, Apple has plenty of possible California-themed names for next OS X

04/15/2015, 12:04 pm

With Apple's next-generation Mac operating system expected to be unveiled at the upcoming Worldwide Developers Conference in June, AppleInsider looks at possible names the company might choose for its follow-up to the OS X versions dubbed Yosemite and Mavericks.


Microsoft updates Office 2016 for Mac Preview, intros new iPhone apps for Office 365

04/15/2015, 11:04 am

Microsoft on Wednesday released an updated version of the Office 2016 for Mac Preview, cleaning up bug and performance problems while adding new features, as the company also simultaneously launched two new Office 365 apps for the iPhone, Office Delve and Office 365 Video.


Apple targets video pros with major updates to Final Cut Pro X, Motion & Compressor

04/13/2015, 12:04 pm

Apple on Monday issued a series of significant updates for its trio of apps geared toward video professionals, adding features like new 3D titles, support for more camera formats, and more to Final Cut Pro X, Compressor, and Motion.


Apple enables NVM Express protocol for faster SSD performance with OS X 10.10.3

04/11/2015, 07:04 pm

Looking to take full advantage of PCI Express solid state drives found in the latest Mac models, including the new 12-inch MacBook, Apple built support for the NVM Express SSD Interface into its most recent OS X 10.10.3 Yosemite update.


Aperture, iPhoto disappear from Mac App Store following Photos debut

04/10/2015, 04:04 pm

Aperture and iPhoto were removed from the Mac App Store and are no longer available for download, checks of the storefront showed on Friday, signaling an end to two long-running product lines.


Update your Mac: Apple fixes major flaw in OS X Yosemite, but won't patch Lion, Mountain Lion or Mavericks

04/09/2015, 03:04 pm

A serious vulnerability present in every iteration of Apple's desktop operating system since OS X 10.7 --one which allows any user process to gain root privileges --was disclosed to the public on Thursday following the release of OS X 10.10.3, which addresses the issue, and users are urged to update as older OS X versions will remain susceptible to attack.


Apple releases Xcode 6.3 with Force Touch support, Swift 1.2

04/08/2015, 07:04 pm

Continuing a barrage of software releases on Wednesday, Apple launched the latest version of Xcode with new compilers for the Swift programming language, SDKs for new hardware like the Force Touch trackpad and more.


Photos for Mac launches with OS X 10.10.3, replaces iPhoto and Aperture

04/08/2015, 06:04 pm

With OS X 10.10.3, Apple's new Photos app, meant to replace both iPhoto and Aperture for people managing photos and video clips on their Mac, is now available to all Yosemite users.


Apple releases OS X 10.10.3 update with new Photos app, iCloud Photo Library

04/08/2015, 12:04 pm

Apple on Wednesday released OS X Yosemite version 10.10.3, bringing with it the company's long-promised Photos app, as well as a collection of bug fixes and security improvements.


Apple to release OS X 10.10.3 update with new Photos app today

04/08/2015, 07:04 am

Mac users are expected to get a major mid-cycle software upgrade later Wednesday with the free release of OS X 10.10.3, featuring the all-new Photos app for Yosemite.


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.


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.


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.


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.


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.


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.


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.


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.


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.