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Topic: macOS

Apple posts fifth macOS 10.14.6 developer beta

07/15/2019, 01:07 pm

Apple has moved on to yet another round for the current test cycle, providing developers with just one new build -- the fifth for macOS 10.14.6 -- to try out.

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Hands on: Apple's new 13-inch MacBook Pro has a lot of bang for the buck

07/12/2019, 04:07 pm

A couple of days ago, Apple refreshed the base model 13-inch MacBook Pro, MacBook Air, and killed off the 12-inch MacBook. So let's take a look at what's new, and how the base model MacBook Pro performs.

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RIP Macbook, Zoom runs afoul of Apple & more on the AppleInsider Podcast

07/12/2019, 09:07 am

This week on the AppleInsider Podcast, William and Victor talk about the changes in the MacBook line, Victor explains what happens when you try and defeat Safari security, and William likes the TV App finally.

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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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Microsoft's Stranger Things campaign creates a fake legacy for Windows 1.0

07/10/2019, 07:07 am

Microsoft is running a retro-styled advertising campaign tied into the new third season of Netflix's "Stranger Things" TV series, which is set in 1985. It promotes fake nostalgia for a romanticized Windows launch that in reality was only scoffed at as underpowered, poorly-built vaporware at the time.

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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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Apple debuts sixth iOS 12.4, fifth watchOS 5.3, fourth macOS 10.14.6 developer betas

07/09/2019, 01:07 pm

Apple is now on its sixth round of developer betas for the current-generation operating systems, offering up a sixth build of iOS 12.4 alongside a fifth build of watchOS 5.3, and a fourth build of macOS 10.14.6.

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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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Software roundup: Digital art programs for traditional artists

07/08/2019, 03:07 pm

Whether you're a digital artist or a traditional artist looking to work digitally, there's a lot of software out there to choose from. Fortunately, we managed to take a look at three macOS apps in hopes of helping you find the perfect tool for the job.

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Apple trials Face ID & Touch ID logins for iCloud on the Web

07/08/2019, 09:07 am

People running the iOS 13, iPadOS, or macOS Catalina betas can now sign into beta.icloud.com using Face ID or Touch ID, depending on their device.

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Review: Wacom's Intuos Pro Small is a graphics tablet for artists on the move

07/07/2019, 01:07 pm

Wacom releases a new, smaller size to their famous Intuos family-- the Intuos Pro Small. We took a look at it to see what features this updated model has rolled out, and to find out how it fares as an artists' tool.

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The best alternatives to Adobe InDesign for iOS and Mac

07/04/2019, 03:07 pm

Adobe's increased subscription fees have moved them out of the price range for many people, but that doesn't mean you'll have to go without. We've compiled a list of the best desktop publishing software for macOS and iOS that won't break your bank.

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Apple issues second macOS Catalina, tvOS 13 public betas for testing

07/03/2019, 06:07 pm

Apple on Wednesday pushed out a second beta versions of its upcoming macOS Catalina and tvOS 13 operating systems, offering users a chance to test out the latest and greatest Mac and Apple TV features before they go live this fall.

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Third iOS 13, iPadOS 13, tvOS 13, watchOS 6, macOS 10.15 developer betas issued

07/02/2019, 01:07 pm

Apple is now on its third cycle of developer betas for its milestone operating system releases, with new builds of iOS 13, iPadOS 13, watchOS 6, tvOS 13, and macOS 10.15 Catalina now available for testing by program participants.

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Microsoft blocks Windows 10 update over Boot Camp driver issue

07/02/2019, 09:07 am

Owners of older Macs or those with out-of-date versions of Boot Camp are being blocked from updating Windows 10 to version 1903.

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Apple: Catalyst macOS apps need to withstand public opinion to thrive

07/01/2019, 03:07 pm

Apple's Project Catalyst will help developers create software for macOS Catalina by migrating iOS apps, and in a discussion one month after its unveiling and initial availability post-WWDC, developers seem to find the experience to be positive though with some challenges, while Apple suggests developers will be driven by public opinion to refine their macOS app variants, in a similar way to the iOS App Store's reviews.

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Latest Mac malware in the wild evades security software, researchers

07/01/2019, 09:07 am

Newly uncovered Mac malware is not only in the wild, but trying to avoid detection by security researchers, according to one such firm.

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Apple security chief to talk iOS 13, macOS security at Black Hat

06/27/2019, 11:06 am

Apple's security engineering chief Ivan Krstic will be making a reappearance at the Black Hat security conference in August, discussing the technologies protecting iOS 13 and macOS Catalina as well as how the Find My feature is kept secure.

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Eight unreleased AMD Radeon GPUs found in second macOS Catalina beta

06/27/2019, 10:06 am

The second developer beta of macOS Catalina 10.15 has seemingly revealed a list of unannounced AMD Radeon graphics cards, with eight references to GPUs bearing the "RX" and "Pro" prefixes, including seven under "Vega 20."

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Mac Gatekeeper vulnerability allows installation of malware

06/25/2019, 05:06 pm

A flaw with the Gatekeeper authentication feature in macOS, a tool designed to keep malware off Mac, is reportedly being exploited to deliver a malicious software package nicknamed "OSX/Linker."

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