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Thunderstrike 2: What you need to know

Thunderstrike 2: What you need to know

There's not much new to Thunderstrike 2, but you should still stay informed about it. Thunderstrike 2 is the latest in a line of OS X 10.10 Yosemite security vulnerabilities that, due to sensationalized reporting, are often a greater risk to customer stress levels than they are actual physical...
OS X El Capitan Beta 6 now available for developers

OS X El Capitan Beta 6 now available for developers

Apple has pushed out the sixth beta version of OS X El Capitan to developers. It is available from the Mac Developer Resource Center, or from the Mac App Store Update section on devices with the previous beta version installed. The full release of OS X 10.11 is expected to land this fall,...
OS X 10.10.5 beta 2 now ready for developers

OS X 10.10.5 beta 2 now ready for developers

The second beta of OS X 10.10.5, clocking in at build 14F19a, has been released to developers. It should be available from Apple's Mac Developer Resource Center soon, or through the Updates section of the Mac App Store for those that have the previous beta version installed. Details are light...
Apple seeds OS X El Capitan Beta 3 to testers

Apple seeds OS X El Capitan Public Beta 3 to testers

Apple has seeded the third public beta version of OS X El Capitan, making the download available for members of Apple's Beta Software Program. If you count yourself among those ranks, you should be able to grab the latest beta release from the Mac App Store now. While this is a public beta, it...
2015 MacBook lines get a FaceTime driver update for Boot Camp

2015 MacBook lines get a FaceTime driver update for Boot Camp

Just in time for the launch of Windows 10, Apple has released a small update for FaceTime camera drivers on the 2015 Macbook, Macbook Pro, and MacBook Air. The update improves the built-in camera's compatibility with Windows while using it with OS X's Boot Camp feature. Here's what Apple says...
Apple releases OS X El Capitan beta 5 to developers

Apple releases OS X El Capitan beta 5 to developers

Apple has pushed out the fifth developer beta for OS X El Capitan. Interested developers can download the latest update through the Mac App Store if their Mac is running the previous beta version, or from the Mac Developer Center. This update comes less than a week after Apple released El...
DYLD_PRINT_TO_FILE exploit: What you need to know

DYLD_PRINT_TO_FILE exploit: What you need to know

DYLD_PRINT_TO_FILE is a recently-disclosed privilege escalation vulnerability on OS X Yosemite. "Privilege escalation" means that if someone already has malicious code in your Mac, they can use something like DYLD_PRINT_TO_FILE to gain deeper access to the system. To make a bad analogy, if they'...
How to fix 'This version of Safari is no longer supported' messages

How to fix 'This version of Safari is no longer supported' messages

When you see a 'This version of Safari is no longer supported' message, it's time to upgrade your Mac. Older versions of OS X don't get the newest fixes from Apple. That's just the way software works. If the old version of OS X you're running doesn't get important updates to Safari anymore, you'...
OS X El Capitan public beta 2 now available for testers

OS X El Capitan Public Beta 2 now available for testers

The second public beta version of OS X El Capitan is now available to download for members of the Apple Beta Software Program. The new version can be downloaded from the Update section of the Mac App Store. This is the second major release of OS X to receive a public beta, with last year's...
This is Tim: Apple's CEO on iPhones, iPods, Apple Music, and Apple Watch

This is Tim: Apple's CEO on iPhones, iPods, Apple Music, and Apple Watch

Apple CEO Tim Cook took to the phones today to talk with analysts about Apple's third-quarter results for 2015, along with Apple Watch, iPhone, China, and more. Follow along below with our live-updating transcript of his remarks. Tim's opening remarks Thanks, Nancy. Good afternoon, everyone,...
OS X El Capitan gets new betas for developers, public beta testers

OS X El Capitan beta 4 now available for developers

Apple has released the fourth developer beta for OS X El Capitan. Developers can download this update through the Mac App Store on a Mac running the previous beta version, or grab it from the Mac Developer Resource Center. OS X 10.11 is expected to be released publicly in the fall, adding a...
rocking any of apples public betas this summer? gross! no thanks.

Comic: The Alpha of Betas

Ed: Welcome to this week's edition of The Pixel Project: a weekly comic from Diesel Sweeties' Rich Stevens on Apple, technology, and everything in-between. Today: The Alpha of Betas Read more comics from The Pixel Project.
OS X public beta: The ultimate guide

OS X public beta: The ultimate guide

OS X El Capitan is now in public beta and here's what you need to know about it! Apple has released a public beta for the upcoming version of OS X El Capitan. That means you can now register to try it out, enroll your Mac, download it, and start to experience what's coming this fall. It's a real...
How to send OS X El Capitan public beta feedback

How to send OS X El Capitan public beta feedback

If you're on the OS X El Capitan public beta, you can send your feedback straight to Apple! Betas are for testing. Developer betas are for developers to test with, and they have Bug Reporter—colloquially known as "radar"—to handle any problems they may encounter. Non-developers on the public...
How to downgrade from OS X El Capitan back to OS X Yosemite

How to downgrade from OS X El Capitan back to OS X Yosemite

If you decide the OS X El Capitan public beta just isn't for you, you can downgrade to OS X Yosemite. The OS X El Capitan public beta is a way to test the next generation of Mac software. If it turns out you don't enjoy the process, or would prefer to wait and try again later, you can go back to...
OS X 10.10.5 beta now available for Beta Software Program members

OS X 10.10.5 beta now available for Beta Software Program members

Apple has released the beta version of OS X 10.10.5 to members of the Apple Beta Software Program. This comes just a couple of days after the beta was released to developers. The beta notes that it contains stability improvements and bug fixes. For those enrolled in the Beta Software Program,...
How to download the OS X El Capitan public beta

How to download the OS X El Capitan public beta

OS X El Capitan, the next generation of Mac software, is now available as a public beta. Apple has been offering public betas for OS X for a couple of years now as a way for those interested in testing out the upcoming software on their Macs, and providing feedback. If that's you, you'll need to...
OS X 10.10.5 enters beta for developers

OS X 10.10.5 enters beta for developers

Apple has launched OS X 10.10.5 in beta for developers. It can be downloaded from Apple's Mac Developer Resource Center right now. Developers with the previous beta build of OS X Yosemite installed should also be able to download this new version from the Updates section of the Mac App Store...
iBooks Author 2.3 adds support for ePub 3, opens up ebook creation to anyone

iBooks Author 2.3 adds support for ePub 3, opens up ebook creation to anyone

Excuse me while I squeal in excitement. I've been building ebooks for a little under five years now for my various tech-related jobs, and as such, I usually follow the world of ebook-building pretty closely. So, I was pretty psyched to hear a few weeks ago that the newest iBooks update—found in...
Small OS X El Capitan supplemental update corrects issues with 32-bit apps

Small OS X El Capitan beta supplemental update corrects issues with 32-bit apps

Apple has issued a small supplemental to this week's beta releases of OS X El Capitan. The update fixes an issue encountered with 32-bit apps. This update fixes an issue that may cause some 32-bit apps to quit unexpectedly. The update is available through the Mac App Store on machines...

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