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Topic: macOS

'ZombieLoad' vulnerability in Intel processors puts data in danger on Mac

05/14/2019, 01:05 pm

Yet another major flaw has been discovered in practically all of Intel's processors released since 2011, with a new class of discovered vulnerabilities that could allow sensitive information to be stolen from the processor, in an issue likened to the Meltdown and Spectre fiasco.

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Adobe Lightroom for macOS, iOS adds editing tutorials & inspiring photographs

05/14/2019, 09:05 am

Adobe's latest updates to Lightroom CC for iOS and macOS could help photographers improve their image editing skills, with the introduction of new tutorials and inspirational photos alongside new collaboration options and a new "Texture" tool.

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macOS 10.14.5 goes live with security and bug fixes

05/13/2019, 01:05 pm

Apple on Monday released the finished version of macOS 10.14.5, the latest update for Mojave, as it paves the way for macOS 10.15 to land this fall.

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How to get more from the Finder's windows and its hidden power features

05/10/2019, 12:05 pm

It's the first thing you see when you switch on your Mac -- but then you might not look at it again for the rest of the day. Yet if you take some time to see what the Finder can do for you just in its regular windows and it'll become a tool instead of simply where you keep that pretty wallpaper.

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macOS 10.15's Music app should retain core iTunes features

05/09/2019, 01:05 pm

While Apple is expected to split iTunes into several apps in macOS 10.15, due sometime this fall, the new Music app will reportedly keep most of iTunes's associated functions.

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Proposed US bill would ban loot boxes in Mac & iOS games for players under 18

05/08/2019, 02:05 pm

A bill proposed by U.S. Republican Senator Josh Hawley of Missouri would prohibit game developers from selling loot boxes in Mac, iPhone, and iPad games played by people under 18.

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Editorial: Can Apple Arcade level up gaming on Macs and Apple TV?

05/08/2019, 06:05 am

Video games have long been literally the center of attention in the App Store, so Apple's prospects for finding Arcade subscribers among its installed base of over 1 billion iOS devices is pretty straightforward. But can Apple Arcade spread the wealth of iOS' developer attention to its other platforms, meaningfully driving new interest in gaming on Macs and Apple TV? Here's a look at the future of macOS and tvOS games.

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Early dev builds go live for Microsoft's Edge for Mac

05/07/2019, 10:05 am

Just a day after teasing the browser, Microsoft has posted live download links for the Dev and Canary builds of Edge for Mac, allowing macOS users to try out the software ahead of a formal public release of the Chromium-ported version.

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Microsoft teases Chromium-based Edge browser for macOS

05/06/2019, 01:05 pm

At the start of its Build developer conference on Monday, Microsoft offered a fleeting glimpse at the macOS version of Edge, a browser once exclusive to Windows 10.

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iOS 13 will be speed-focused with revamped Screen Time, iMessage, Books, Health features

05/06/2019, 08:05 am

The Health app in iOS could include a new "hearing health" section while Reminders could face an overhaul, a report claims, detailing some of the changes that may be arriving in iOS, macOS, tvOS, and watchOS Apple could introduce as part of WWDC 2019.

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No, Adobe did not cancel its popular $10 Creative Cloud Photography plan

05/02/2019, 08:05 pm

A number of visitors to Adobe's website recently noticed the popular $9.99 a month Creative Cloud Photography plan replaced by a $19.99 option, but the company says the change only impacts some customers and is not permanent. At least not yet.

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Some macOS users having problems with discovery in App Store [u]

05/02/2019, 02:05 pm

Some Mac users are having problems accessing the Mac App Store, with reports of issues accessing items on a few of the store's pages meaning they cannot see what apps are being recommended by Apple, nor charts of what apps other users are installing -- but server-side fixes are underway.

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Quicktime 7, Carbon, Ink, Apple's hardware RAID support predicted to be gone in macOS 10.15

04/30/2019, 02:04 pm

QuickTime7, Carbon, Ink, and Apple's own hardware RAID support look to be on the chopping block for macOS 10.15, along with the removal of support for 32-bit apps.

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Pro photo workflow tool Aperture won't work after macOS Mojave, Apple says

04/30/2019, 11:04 am

Flagging the end of an era, Aperture -- Apple's pro-oriented photo workflow software -- will no longer work in the next major version of macOS following Mojave, the company says.

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How to share files using iCloud Drive

04/29/2019, 02:04 pm

Once you understand how it works -- and know the right sequence of steps to go through -- then file sharing with iCloud Drive is tremendous when it's working. It's just that setting it up is surprisingly confusing, so let's walk through it.

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Apple issues fourth developer builds of iOS 12.3, tvOS 12.3, macOS 10.14.5, watchOS 5.2.1 [u]

04/29/2019, 01:04 pm

Apple has moved on to its fourth round of betas for this cycle, providing developers testing its operating systems new builds of iOS 12.3, tvOS 12.3, watchOS 5.2.1, and macOS 10.14.5, as well as a third build of new Apple TV software

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Editorial: Will Apple's 1990's 'Golden Age' collapse repeat itself?

04/28/2019, 05:04 pm

Once, long ago, Apple Computer, Inc. commissioned a new headquarters in Northern California just as it began losing its position as a leader in personal computing tech in the early '90s. Could history repeat itself in our modern era?

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Mac malware jumps more than 60% in three months, massive uptick in adware

04/25/2019, 03:04 am

The threat of malware has increased for Mac users in a short space of time, a report from Malwarebytes claims, with detected threats up by more than 60% from the fourth quarter of 2018 to the first quarter of 2019, and adware becoming more prevalent with an increase of over 200% for the same period.

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Apple rolls out third public beta builds of iOS 12.3 and macOS 10.14.5

04/23/2019, 01:04 pm

One day after providing the latest set of beta builds for developer testing, Apple has made the third public beta counterparts for iOS 12.3 and macOS 10.14.5 available to download for those enrolled in the company's test program.

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Apple distributes third developer betas of iOS 12.3, tvOS 12.3, watchOS 5.2.1, macOS 10.14.5

04/22/2019, 01:04 pm

Apple has reached the third round of developer betas in its current cycle, offering up new builds of iOS 12.3, tvOS 12.3, watchOS 5.2.1, and macOS 10.14.5 up for testing by program participants, as well as a second build for the third-generation Apple TV software version 7.3.

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