PC virtualization software maker Parallels on Tuesday released the newest version of its eponymous software, adding faster performance through Metal support for the first time, as well as Keychain integration.
Apple is opening its bug bounty program to cover all of its operating systems, with the company expanding and improving the scheme to pay researchers for finding bugs in macOS, watchOS, tvOS, iPadOS, and iCloud, along with the current payouts for iOS issues. Also new are special iPhones that will help select researchers surface vulnerabilities.
Apple's reported operational expenses for research and development in the June quarter hit a new all-time high of $4.257 billion, well over twice the quarterly spending it reported in 2015. Apple's aggressive expansion demonstrates the company is building for the future even as its rivals retreat from tablets and smartwatches and fail to keep pace with Apple's aggressive OS updates and custom silicon work.
Apple will furnish vetted security researchers special iPhone variants in efforts to suss out hardware and software vulnerabilities, according to a report on Monday that also claims the company intends to institute an official bug bounty program for Mac in the coming weeks.
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.
On Thursday, Apple released the fourth public beta version of its macOS Catalina operating systems, giving those in the public beta test program a chance to test out the latest Mac features before their release in the fall.
Apple device management platform Jamf on Wednesday announced its takeover of Digita Security, a firm that employs noted researcher Patrick Wardle and specializes in endpoint security for Mac-based businesses.
Apple says the T2 is a security chip, and if all it did were keep your data more secure, it would be worth it. Yet this little processor does so much else, and it has a startling effect on performance.
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?
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.