Get the Lowest Prices anywhere on Macs, iPads and Apple Watches: Apple Price Guides updated August 23rd
 

Topic: macOS

Final Cut Pro & iMovie for Mac update preps for macOS dropping 32-bit support

03/21/2019, 02:03 pm

Apple on Thursday updated its two Mac video editing suites, Final Cut Pro and iMovie, with tools geared to ensure videos remain compatible as macOS drops all 32-bit app support.

11 comments

Two critical zero-day Safari vulnerabilities exposed at Vancouver security conference

03/21/2019, 11:03 am

Two major Safari security flaws were uncovered at this week's Pwn2Own conference in Vancouver, one of which could seize full control of a targeted Mac.

26 comments

Microsoft brings formerly Windows-centric Defender antivirus to macOS

03/21/2019, 08:03 am

Reflecting its increasingly platform-agnostic stance, Microsoft on Thursday revealed plans to bring its Defender antivirus software to the Mac, if initially in limited form.

34 comments

Updated AirPods specs signal major iOS, macOS & watchOS updates next week

03/20/2019, 09:03 am

Hidden in the specifications for Apple's new AirPods is the fact they require macOS 10.14.4, iOS 12.2, or watchOS 5.2 -- updates that are still in beta, therefore signaling their imminent public launch.

7 comments

New iMac Pro GPU and RAM configuration options boosts maxed out model to $15,699

03/19/2019, 09:03 am

In the wake of Tuesday's iMac update, the iMac Pro now has two more custom configuration options, including up to 256GB of RAM and a new Vega 64X GPU option.

6 comments

Apple deploys sixth developer betas of iOS 12.2, tvOS 12.2, watchOS 5.2, and macOS 10.14.4

03/18/2019, 01:03 pm

Apple is quickening the release schedule for its developer betas, with the sixth beta versions of iOS 12.2, tvOS 12.2, watchOS 5.2, and macOS 10.14.4 available to download for testing.

2 comments

Apple offers peek behind the curtain of GarageBand development, loop creation

03/16/2019, 12:03 pm

To celebrate 15 years of GarageBand, Apple has offered a behind-the-scenes look at what went into the music creation tool's production, as well as providing access to the media to the Music Apps studio for the first time, revealing the amount of work that goes into producing all of its sounds and virtual instruments.

9 comments

Highly suspect benchmarks stoke rumors of Apple-designed ARM chips for Mac

03/15/2019, 06:03 pm

An unsubstantiated, and highly suspect, "leak" on Friday claims to reveal benchmarks from a pair of desktop-class ARM processors supposedly designed by Apple, offering what could be the first look at A-series silicon destined for Mac.

65 comments

Spark email client receives major update to turn emails into delegated tasks for teams

03/13/2019, 09:03 am

Popular macOS and iOS email client Spark got a significant update. adding a unique feature to make it even more powerful for teams.

4 comments

CorelDRAW returns to Mac with upgraded vector tools, Touch Bar support & more

03/12/2019, 09:03 am

Corel on Tuesday released CorelDRAW Graphics Suite 2019 for the Mac, marking the first time the suite has been updated for macOS in years.

28 comments

Editorial: An Apple video streaming service is coming, but how will it land on the Mac?

03/12/2019, 09:03 am

Apple is set to debut its new streaming service soon. While deployment plans for iOS and Apple TV are relatively clear-cut, the plans for the Mac are less certain, given how Apple handles 4K video now, and a few other factors.

3 comments

Apple releases fifth developer betas of iOS 12.2, tvOS 12.2, watchOS 5.2, and macOS 10.14.4 [u]

03/11/2019, 01:03 pm

Apple has issued its fifth round of developer betas for its operating systems, providing participants in its testing program new builds of iOS 12.2, tvOS 12.2, watchOS 5.2, and macOS 10.14.4.

1 comments

If you use Google Chrome on your Mac, update it right now

03/08/2019, 02:03 pm

Google has confirmed a recent update to Chrome was to patch a zero-day issue in the popular browser, an exploit that was actively used in attacks, and has recommended all Chrome users on Mac, Windows, and Linux update their installations as soon as possible.

45 comments

Apple's videogame routines used to protect users from viruses and malware in new utility

03/06/2019, 09:03 am

Digital security expert Patrick Wardle has unveiled a new software tool at the RSA Conference 2019 that uses Apple's existing GameplayKit software to help protect users from malware and suspicious activity on their Macs.

3 comments

New 'Spoiler' vulnerability in all Intel Core processors exposed by researchers

03/05/2019, 04:03 pm

A function of Intel's processors dealing with speculative execution has another vulnerability that affects all Intel-based computers including Apple's Mac, researchers have revealed, with "Spoiler" potentially allowing an attacker the ability to view the layout of memory, and in turn potentially access sensitive data stored in those locations.

7 comments

Apple rolls out fourth developer betas of iOS 12.2, macOS 10.14.4, tvOS 12.2, watchOS 5.2 [u]

03/04/2019, 01:03 pm

Apple has rolled on to its fourth generation of builds for the current round of betas, with new versions of iOS 12.2, tvOS 12.2, watchOS 5.2, and macOS 10.14.4 available for testing by developer beta participants.

5 comments

'High severity' kernel security flaw found in macOS file system

03/04/2019, 11:03 am

Google's Project Zero has revealed a "high severity" flaw in the macOS kernel, one which could allow an attacker to make changes to a file without macOS being informed, an issue that could lead to infected files being opened and allowing more malicious activities to become available to abuse.

21 comments

Thunderbolt 3 'Thunderclap' vulnerabilities let malicious peripherals attack a Mac's memory

02/27/2019, 07:02 am

Vulnerabilities in Thunderbolt has been disclosed by security researchers, with "Thunderclap" allowing a device connecting over Thunderbolt to acquire sensitive data from the host Mac, an issue that affects almost all Macs released since 2011.

12 comments

Apple in 2019 and the future of PCs

02/24/2019, 01:02 pm

Over the past two decades, Apple has proven capable of exercising its rapidly lithe, innovating ability to take its existing technologies and create new computing forms that retain its influence over the most commercially successful and strategically important markets. That winning strategy of the past also appears to be the best suited for the future of PCs.

35 comments

Adobe fixes Premiere Pro bug that blew out some MacBook Pro speakers

02/22/2019, 08:02 am

Adobe has issued an update for Premiere Pro, its video editing suite, solving a glitch that in some cases destroyed the internal speakers of MacBook Pros.

22 comments