Topic: Mac OS X
09/23/2016, 01:09 pm
Sierra is still proving to be one of the less problematic Mac software upgrade in a long time, but as expected, there are some minor issues here and there, including FileMaker incompatibility problems, tracking issues with some Logitech mice, and problems with missing options on some third party 4k displays.
09/22/2016, 12:09 pm
With the new iOS 10 and macOS Sierra updates Apple introduced a set of automated Photos tools, like new machine learning algorithms that automatically identify faces and places, that combine to make image search and organization easier than ever.
09/20/2016, 02:09 pm
While early AppleInsider tests have found Sierra to be a solid update for Mac users, every new software release has trials and tribulations for users to work through. Here are the first few that we've run into, and some possible solutions.
09/20/2016, 01:09 pm
Alongside Tuesday's release of macOS 10.12 Sierra, Apple also issued an update for its iWork trio of apps for Mac, adding real-time collaboration with users on iPhone, iPad, and iCloud.com.
09/20/2016, 12:09 pm
Apple on Tuesday released macOS 10.12 Sierra, bringing Siri to the desktop, many cross-platform integrations between iOS and macOS, Apple Pay for the web, and hundreds of other enhancements and bug fixes.
09/15/2016, 05:09 pm
In an unusual move, Apple on Thursday released a second gold master of macOS Sierra to developers, even though the final release of the OS is just five days away.
09/07/2016, 01:09 pm
Apple on Wednesday announced a new iWork feature that allows both Mac and iOS users to collaborate on a variety of Pages, Numbers and Keynote documents in real time.
09/01/2016, 08:09 pm
Apple in a patch last week blocked a particularly nasty malware package called "Pegasus" from infiltrating iOS devices, and the company is now doing the same for its OS X desktop operating system.
08/29/2016, 04:08 pm
With just over a week to go before Apple is expected to announce an official macOS 10.12 Sierra release date, the company on Monday issued the latest beta versions of the operating system to developers and public beta testers for evaluation.
08/23/2016, 03:08 pm
Mac gamers will gain full functionality with Sony's DualShock 4 controller, including touchpad, vibration, and stereo headset jack -- via a new USB wireless adapter priced at $24.99.
08/22/2016, 04:08 pm
Apple on Monday released sixth public and seventh developer previews of macOS Sierra, continuing to pave the way for a final release due sometime this fall.
08/22/2016, 11:08 am
Google is continuing a migration away from Chrome apps, and has revealed a plan to cut packaged and hosted apps from its standalone Web browser in the next two years.
08/18/2016, 01:08 am
Virtualization software Parallels on Thursday issued its latest release, Parallels Desktop 12 for Mac, with a host of new features including support for Apple's upcoming macOS Sierra, a standalone Toolbox app and performance improvements.
08/16/2016, 03:08 pm
Apple has emerged victorious in a court struggle that targeted Time Machine for Mac, successfully arguing to the court that its technology did not infringe on the work of longstanding PC backup service provider Farstone.
08/10/2016, 09:08 am
With a shift to highly precise metal injection molding-fabricated hinges probable in a new, thinner MacBook Pro, manufacturers that can generate the parts are greatly exceeding expectations.
08/09/2016, 03:08 pm
A promised wind-down of Flash support in Chrome will start with Chrome 53, releasing next month, Google announced on Tuesday.
07/28/2016, 09:07 am
Apple has implemented the .xip file compression protocol with digital signatures for its newest Xcode 8 beta distribution, instead of the unsecured .zip format, guaranteeing that the contents have not changed since initial creation.
07/27/2016, 04:07 pm
The new MoltenVK developer API aims to ease porting of games to Apple hardware, and its native support of Metal graphics, by by bringing the cross-platform Vulkan 3D graphics API to both iOS and macOS.
07/20/2016, 03:07 pm
Effective October, Skype will require at least OS X Yosemite or iOS 8 on Apple platforms for full functionality, due to a switch to cloud-based infrastructure, Microsoft said on Wednesday.
07/18/2016, 04:07 pm
Completing Monday's batch of beta software seeds, Apple this afternoon issued a third beta version of its upcoming macOS Sierra desktop operating system to developers ahead of an expected public release this fall.