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Topic: El Capitan

Apple issues Meltdown and Spectre fixes for older Mac operating systems

01/23/2018, 05:01 pm

Apple's latest macOS High Sierra was not the only Mac operating system to receive fixes for Meltdown and Spectre on Tuesday, as a separately released security update addresses critical vulnerabilities in macOS Sierra and OS X El Capitan.

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Tips: If you're holding off on macOS High Sierra, turn off upgrade notifications for good

01/23/2018, 11:01 am

Every time you boot a computer capable of upgrading to High Sierra, macOS will pop up at least one notification a day exhorting you to move up. Here's how to turn them off for good, with one Terminal command.

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December Apple updates fixed 'Meltdown' & 'Spectre' vulnerabilities on older Macs [u]

01/05/2018, 11:01 am

Updates released in early December should already have dealt with "Meltdown" and "Spectre" vulnerabilities on older Intel Macs, according to Apple's release notes -- but a late Friday retraction of the claim has shed some doubt on the situation.

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macOS Sierra, El Capitan security updates patch KRACK Wi-Fi exploit

10/31/2017, 03:10 pm

On the same day that Apple patched it's front-line operating systems for the KRACK Wi-Fi attack vector, the company has also reached back a bit, and issued security updates for Sierra and El Capitan to fix the problem.

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Apple issues Safari 11 update for macOS Sierra & OS X El Capitan

09/19/2017, 03:09 pm

Though it's included by default with the upcoming macOS High Sierra, Apple on Tuesday released Safari 11 for macOS Sierra and OS X El Capitan, giving people early access to the finished browser's features.

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Apple issues 7th OS X 10.11 El Capitan beta to developers, 5th public beta to testers

08/19/2015, 04:08 pm

Apple on Wednesday released the seventh beta version of its upcoming OS X 10.11 El Capitan operating system to developers for testing, while at the same time pushing out a fifth beta to those participating in the public beta program.

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Parallels Desktop 11 launches with support for El Capitan, Windows 10, Cortana and more

08/19/2015, 12:08 am

As anticipated, Parallels on Wednesday released Parallels Desktop 11, the latest version of its virtualization software that comes with a slew of improvements, the most notable being support for Microsoft Windows 10 and major features like the Cortana virtual assistant.

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This week on AppleInsider: WWDC blowout, antitrust investigations, mystery vans & more

06/13/2015, 08:06 am

The lion's share of the week's Apple news occurred during Monday's WWDC 2015 keynote, when the company unveiled OS X El Capitan, iOS 9, watchOS 2, and Apple Music. The rest of the week was not uneventful however, with word of antitrust investigations and the real story behind Apple's mapping vans.

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Apple releases 'San Francisco' system fonts for iOS, OS X and watchOS 2 to developers

06/12/2015, 07:06 pm

Apple on Friday made downloads of its San Francisco system font available to developers working on next-generation apps for iOS 9, OS X El Capitan and watchOS 2.

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Apple's new developer resources for iOS 9, OS X El Capitan promise next-level apps and services

06/10/2015, 01:06 am

At is annual World Wide Developers Conference on Monday, Apple announced a host of new technologies designed to help developers offer improved user experiences over the entire Apple product line.

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