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Apple releases iOS 10, macOS Sierra, watchOS 3 and tvOS 10 GM seeds, Sierra to launch Sept. 20

09/07/2016, 03:09 pm

Following Wednesday's iPhone event, Apple issued golden master versions of iOS 10, macOS 10.12 Sierra, watchOS 3, tvOS 10 and Xcode 8 to developers ahead of public releases this fall.


What to expect from today's Apple event: 'iPhone 7,' Apple Watch with GPS, more

09/04/2016, 12:09 pm

Today Apple will hold its now-annual September event where it is expected to unveil new products, most notably its next iPhone. Here everything insiders need to know about the highly anticipated announcements.


Apple issues eighth macOS 10.12 Sierra beta to developers, seventh to public testers

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.


macOS Sierra beta points to future Macs equipped with 10Gbps USB 3.1 Gen 2

08/24/2016, 05:08 pm

Upcoming Macs may support USB 3.1 Gen 2, enabling peripheral speeds up to a maximum 10 gigabits per second, code discovered in macOS Sierra suggests.


Apple issues sixth public, seventh developer betas of macOS Sierra

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.


Apple issues sixth betas of iOS 10, watchOS 3 macOS Sierra & tvOS 10, new public iOS 10 beta

08/15/2016, 01:08 pm

Apple on Monday released a sixth developer beta of iOS 10, plus a fifth public beta, both coming less than week after the last update as the company prepares for an official launch likely to happen next month. Also released were equivalent betas of watchOS 3, tvOS 10 and macOS Sierra.


Apple issues fifth developer betas of iOS 10, watchOS 3, tvOS 10, macOS Sierra [u]

08/09/2016, 12:08 pm

Just over a week after providing developers with the fourth beta pre-release builds of its major upcoming platforms, Apple followed up with the fifth developer betas of iOS 10, watchOS 3, tvOS 10 and macOS Sierra, as well as a new public beta of iOS 10. [Updated]


Apple releases third public betas of iOS 10, macOS Sierra

08/02/2016, 01:08 pm

Members of Apple's public beta program were supplied with their third pre-release build of Apple's two biggest upcoming platforms set for release this fall: iOS 10 and macOS Sierra.


Second public betas of iOS 10, macOS Sierra now available

07/20/2016, 01:07 pm

Members of Apple's Beta Software Program can now download and try the second public beta releases of iOS 10 and macOS Sierra, which were seeded on Wednesday.


Apple tests Google's WebP for accelerated image loads in Safari

07/19/2016, 03:07 pm

Apple is testing support for Google's WebP image format in the beta Safari code for iOS 10 and macOS Sierra, something that could potentially speed up page loads.


Apple issues third macOS Sierra beta to developers

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.


Apple issues third betas of iOS 10, tvOS 10, and watchOS 3 [updated]

07/18/2016, 01:07 pm

Apple on Monday provided developers with the third pre-release betas of three of its four upcoming platform updates, squashing bugs and addressing issues with iOS 10 and tvOS 10, as well as watchOS 3. A new macOS Sierra build, however, did not arrive.


Video: See all the best new features in Apple's macOS Sierra

07/15/2016, 11:07 am

Apple's forthcoming macOS Sierra update will focus on continuity and iCloud, further blurring the lines between the company's Mac lineup and its portable devices, like iPhone and iPad. AppleInsider offers a closer look at what's new in macOS Sierra.


macOS Sierra may expand use of Dark Mode to native app backgrounds

07/12/2016, 04:07 pm

When macOS Sierra launches this fall, it might include an improved Dark Mode which carries the theme beyond just the Dock and menu bar, according to posts by a developer on Twitter.


Why Apple's Transit Maps are rolling out so slowly

07/07/2016, 02:07 pm

A year ago, Apple launched Transit directions in iOS 9 Maps, but so far there's only a limited number of cities worldwide that support the new feature. Here's why.


Apple releases first public betas of iOS 10, macOS Sierra [u]

07/07/2016, 11:07 am

Fulfilling a promise it made at WWDC in June, Apple has released the first public betas of iOS 10 and macOS Sierra on Thursday, giving an early glimpse at software that won't be finished until sometime this fall. [Updated]


New Mac malware can remotely access FaceTime camera, but macOS Gatekeeper users are protected

07/06/2016, 10:07 am

A new piece of Mac-targeting malware is in the wild, potentially allowing hackers to remotely execute code and even control the FaceTime camera on a user's computer, but Apple's own Gatekeeper security prevents the unsigned app from being installed.


Apple issues second developer betas of iOS 10, macOS Sierra, watchOS 3 and tvOS 10

07/05/2016, 01:07 pm

Apple on Tuesday pushed out the second pre-release beta builds for iOS 10, macOS Sierra, watchOS 3, and tvOS 10, arriving more than three weeks after the platforms were announced at the annual Worldwide Developers Conference.


Browser-based Apple Pay predicted to chip away at PayPal's dominance with both consumers & merchants

06/21/2016, 10:06 am

Convenience and brand recognition should help Apple Pay on the web pose a serious threat to PayPal right out of the gate, a new analysis predicts, forecasting that Apple's new browser-based payment service will see a major overlap with PayPal acceptance when it launches this fall.


Inside Sierra: How Apple Watch 'Auto Unlock' will let you jump straight into macOS

06/16/2016, 01:06 pm

One of the most anticipated features of macOS Sierra may actually be one of the simplest: Auto Unlock, which stands to save some Mac and Apple Watch owners trouble if they regularly log in and out of their system.