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Topic: Mac OS X

Long, optical Thunderbolt 3 cables are coming soon

09/11/2019, 11:09 am

Sonnet is teaming up with Archiware to demonstrate the first in a line of optical Thunderbolt 3 cables, allowing for high-speed data transfers across the protocol at long range.

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USB 4 is here, and is essentially Thunderbolt 3

09/03/2019, 12:09 pm

After a tease in March, the USB Implementation Forum has declared that it has completed the USB 4 standard, implementing the USB-C connector, plus 40Gbps speed and other features of Thunderbolt 3.

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Apple opening up repair parts and tools to more third-party repair shops

08/29/2019, 08:08 am

Apple has announced a new repair program, offering more independent repair businesses of all sizes the same genuine parts, tools, training, repair manuals, and diagnostics as its Apple Stores and Apple Authorized Service Providers.

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Apple releases seventh developer beta of macOS 10.15 Catalina

08/28/2019, 01:08 pm

One day after releasing the first iOS 13.1 and iPadOS 13.1 betas, Apple has provided participants of its beta program with a new seventh build of macOS 10.15 Catalina for testing.

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'iPhone 11' camera & new 'A13' chip element will provide far better photography

08/22/2019, 07:08 am

A new "iPhone 11" rumor roundup has been posted mostly repeating what has been said before -- but Bloomberg's Mark Gurman is predicting big improvements from the triple lens camera for photographers and videographers.

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Huge lineup of new 2019 iPhone & Apple Watch models revealed by regulatory filings [u]

08/21/2019, 10:08 am

Apple's fall lineup of products spanning iOS, watchOS, and macOS devices have been spotted in a large filing made with the Eurasian Economic Commission.

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Apple, Google, Mozilla take steps to block Kazakhstan government surveillance

08/21/2019, 09:08 am

Following moves by Google and Mozilla to block a Kazakhstan government-mandated certificate that facilitated state-sponsored internet surveillance, Apple has done the same in Safari.

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Apple launches early access program for Apple Arcade

08/17/2019, 10:08 am

Apple has started an internal employee-only testing round of Apple Arcade, giving them a chance to check out and stress-test the highly anticipated game streaming service.

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Orchestration with Kubernetes coming to macOS

08/13/2019, 11:08 am

MacStadium has announced "Orka," allowing users to apply native Kubernetes commands for macOS virtual machines on genuine Apple hardware.

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US FTC reportedly looking into Apple & Amazon sales deal

08/02/2019, 10:08 am

A new report claims that the US Federal Trade Commission is in the early steps of examining the 2018 deal that led to a wide array of Apple products being officially sold on Amazon.

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Apple predicted to launch a 5G MacBook Pro in 2020

08/02/2019, 07:08 am

Supply chain sources claim that Apple and other vendors are gearing up to launch a 5G MacBook Pro in 2020, with other vendors looking at production of cellular models utilizing the new network before the end of 2019.

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AppleInsider is growing, are you a good fit for our team?

08/01/2019, 03:08 pm

AppleInsider is looking for passionate, energetic journalists with the determination to build and break influential stories on all things Apple.

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MacBook Pro vs MacBook Air - Which is the better buy?

07/27/2019, 12:07 pm

A few weeks ago, Apple launched a pair of machines in direct competition with each other. Let's take a look at the differences between Apple's new entry level MacBook Air, and the new base model 13-inch MacBook Pro with two Thunderbolt 3 ports. Which one should you pick up?

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Having problems with Wi-Fi on Amtrak trains? Here's how to (probably) fix it

07/24/2019, 01:07 pm

Amtrak's trains are a good way to get from point to point, inexpensively and quickly, without subjecting your vehicle to miles it doesn't necessarily need to have. And they have Wi-Fi, of a sort. Here are some tips on how to connect to the Wi-Fi hotspots on the trains, and some things you should know.

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Apple removes Zoom web server in stealth Mac update

07/10/2019, 06:07 pm

Apple on Wednesday pushed out an automatic update for Mac users that removes a local host server created by video conferencing app Zoom, protecting users against the threat of unwanted webcam access.

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Zoom to patch flaw that enabled access to Mac webcams

07/09/2019, 06:07 pm

Following the disclosure -- and wide media coverage -- of a zero-day flaw in video conferencing service Zoom's Mac client that enables easy access to a user's camera feed, the company on Tuesday reversed course and said it plans to issue a fix for the vulnerability.

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Flaw in Zoom's Mac client allows websites to turn on user cameras without permission

07/08/2019, 10:07 pm

A security researcher on Monday revealed a zero-day flaw -- and the questionable use of a local host server -- in the Mac client of popular video conferencing service Zoom that allows websites to force a user into a call with their camera enabled.

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Apple has expanded authorized repair services to Best Buy

06/19/2019, 10:06 am

Apple has announced that nearly 1,000 Best Buy stores are now Apple-authorized service centers, giving customers more locations for repair for the Mac, iPad and iPhone.

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Cellebrite says it can pull data from any iOS device ever made

06/15/2019, 09:06 am

Israeli mobile device forensics company Cellebrite proclaimed on Friday that it can break into any iOS device, including those running iOS 12.3.

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Apple restricts online Apple Store access to newer versions of Safari and macOS

06/14/2019, 07:06 pm

In a move presumably designed to protect customers from potential online threats, Apple recently changed access requirements of its online store to restrict compatibility to more current versions of macOS and Safari.

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