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How would you change Photos for OS X?

How would you change Photos for OS X?

Photos for OS X brings Apple's new, system-live image and video service to the Mac. That meant an end to Apple's traditional photography tools, iPhoto and Aperture, but in their place Photos for OX offers seamless integration with Photos for iOS. That includes sync for both content and edits via...
WWDC 2015 keynote

Everything you need to know about the WWDC 2015 keynote

Don't worry about missing the WWDC 2015 keynote, we've got the full wrap-up right here. The WWDC 2015 keynote started off with a fun little sketch by Bill Hader and a handful other other notable comedians pretending to prep a big show. Tim Cook took the stage to talk about how many attendees...
Here are all the Macs compatible with OS X El Capitan

Here are all the Macs compatible with OS X El Capitan

Can your Mac run OS X El Capitan? If it's on this list, the answer is yes. The list of Macs that can run the OS X El Capitan beta should look familiar to anyone who's put Yosemite on their Mac. Obviously these system requirements could be subject to change, but right now the list of machines is...

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OS X Yosemite and trim support: What is it and should you use it?

OS X Yosemite and trim support: What is it and should you use it?

If you've upgraded your Mac with a third-party solid state drive, a new Terminal command in 10.10.4 may improve performance. OS X Yosemite has been updated to version 10.10.4 and with it Apple has surfaced a trim command in Terminal. Trim enables more efficient "garbage collection" on Macs...
OS X Yosemite

OS X 10.10.4 brings TRIM support for third-party SSDs

Apple has implemented TRIM support on third-party Solid State Drives in OS X 10.10.4, without the need to utilize workarounds or extra software. The move sees Apple expand TRIM support beyond SSDs shipped with Macs, better optimizing hard drives used with OS X, even those bought aftermarket. The...
Apple finally improves OS X networking with 10.10.4 release

Apple finally improves OS X networking with 10.10.4 release

Apple seems to have finally sorted lingering network problems in OS X Yosemite 10.10.4. Amidst iOS 8.4's release and the introduction of Apple Music, Apple on Tuesday also released a point update to OS X Yosemite, 10.10.4. If you've been having problems with flaky networking issues since...
Apple seeds first build of Safari 9.0 to developers

Apple seeds first developer build of Safari 9.0

Apple has released the first developer preview of Safari 9.0. This update is available to developers via the Mac App Store on OS X Yosemite, in the Updates section. Safari 9.0 is expected to be available later this year, and will contain a number of enhancements to the Safari experience. This...
Apple releases OS X 10.10.4 to the public

Apple releases OS X 10.10.4 to the public

Apple has released OS X 10.10.4 to the public. Available now, 10.10.4 addresses a number of issues, including the reliability of networking and Migration Assistant, and improves migrating your iPhone and Aperture libraries to Photos. Below is the full list of improvements and updates in OS X...
How to get Windows to work right on the Mac using Boot Camp

How to get Windows to work right on the Mac using Boot Camp

Getting your Mac to work with Windows can be a multi-step process. Because Macs use the same Intel chips that power many PCs, your Mac can run Windows. Apple even gives you the software to do it: It's called Boot Camp. But putting Boot Camp on your Mac is only the first step. Switch to...
Second developer beta of OS X El Capitan now available for download

Second developer beta of OS X El Capitan now available for download

The second developer beta of OS X El Capitan is now available for download. Apple has released the second beta of OS X El Capitan to developers. It is available through the Mac Developer Center, and can also be downloaded through the Mac App Store for those running the previous version of the...
How to force quit a Mac app that isn't responding

How to force quit a Mac app that isn't responding

If a Mac app becomes unresponsive, you can force it to close. Ordinarily, Mac apps are very well behaved, but everyone once in a while something can go wrong — horribly wrong — and the app will stop responding to any input. Sometimes if you give the Mac a few moments to recover, you'll get back...
How to tell if your Mac will work with OS X El Capitan's Metal

How to tell if your Mac will work with OS X El Capitan's Metal

Wondering which Macs running OS X El Capitan will benefit from Metal? So were we. OS X El Capitan ships this fall but is already in beta. With it comes Apple's Metal framework which will help the Mac display graphics faster by reducing processing bottlenecks. The question is, which Macs will...
XARA, deconstructed: An in-depth look at OS X and iOS cross-app resource attacks

XARA, deconstructed: An in-depth look at OS X and iOS cross-app resource attacks

Does the Indiana University XARA whitepaper make your head hurt? Here's an in-depth look at what "cross-app resource attacks" actually mean for your iOS and OS X systems. This week, security researchers from Indiana University released details of four security vulnerabilities they discovered in...

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