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Apple: Most OS X users safe from 'Shellshock' exploit, patch coming quickly for advanced Unix users

Apple: Most OS X users safe from 'Shellshock' exploit, patch coming quickly for advanced Unix users

Apple is aware of the recently discovered bash exploit nicknamed Shellshock, and is working quickly to provide a software update for OS X, the operating system that runs on the Mac. The vast majority of OS X users are not at risk to recently reported bash vulnerabilities," an Apple...
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OS X Yosemite Beta 7 out now

Devs and other eager Mac users should keep an eye out for the latest build of OS X Yosemite. Beta 7 is rolling out steadily to users right now. Just check the Mac App Store on a machine running an earlier version to see if you're ready to upgrade. If you're hankering to give this a shot, you...
Second OS X Yosemite public beta released

Second OS X Yosemite public beta released

Good news for users of the OS X Yosemite public beta: beta 2 is now available. The fresh update brings the public beta inline with the latest version of the Yosemite Developer Preview. The first edition of the Yosemite Public Beta was released late last month, bringing a taste of the next...
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Apple releases OS X Mavericks 10.9.5 build 13F18 to developers

Apple is now offering a new build, 13F18, for its upcoming OS X Mavericks 10.9.5 to developers along with testers in the company's AppleSeed program. Since this is a pre-release update to OS X Mavericks 10.9, user who are eligible to download and install this build on their Mac will need to...
OS X Yosemite developer preview 6 now available, developers, go get it!

OS X Yosemite developer preview 6 now available, developers, go get it!

Apple has released the sixth developer preview of OS X Yosemite. You can download DP 6 from the Mac App Store on a Mac running an older developer preview of Yosemite, as well as from the Mac Developer Center. This version is only for registered developers. However, Yosemite is also available...
Having Yosemite beta code issues? Here's the fix!

Having Yosemite beta code issues? Here's the fix!

Since Apple opened the doors on its OS X Yosemite public beta, there have been a number of folks having all kinds of issues redeeming their download codes. The program gives you a Mac App Store code to redeem for your copy, but there's a widespread issue that seems to be telling eager testers...
Apple kicking off OS X Yosemite public beta tomorrow

Apple kicking off OS X Yosemite public beta tomorrow

Apple promised a public beta for Mac OS X 10.10 Yosemite, and a public beta you shall get. Starting Thursday, Apple will be sending out invitations to test out the next version of OS X. The invites will be going out to the first million people that are signed up through the Appleseed public beta...
GitHub releases a simpler, faster GitHub for Mac

GitHub releases a simpler, faster GitHub for Mac

GiHub for Mac is a pretty powerful tool that has always aimed to make code sharing easier for all and now, it has taken that to the next level with the release of a an even simpler, faster GitHub for Mac. The update is noted as a significant one that brings a simplified navigation and a renewed...
Yosemite Beta 3

OS X Yosemite preview 3 now available

Developers interested in playing around with OS X 10.10 can now check out the Yosemite preview 3. The latest beta of iOS 8 was also released today, if you're interested in playing with the bleeding edge on the iPhone and iPad side of things. Head on over to the Mac App Store to check for...
Does OS X 10.9.4 fix your Mac's Wi-Fi wake from sleep issue?

Does OS X 10.9.4 fix your Mac's Wi-Fi wake from sleep issue?

Some OS X Mavericks users like me have been plagued with a problem sometime since the release of OS X 10.9 last fall: Our Macs won't wake from sleep and reconnect to the local Wi-Fi network. Apple says the problem is fixed in OS X 10.9.4. Has it been fixed for you? OS X 10.9.4 has been in...
Apple released OS X 10.9.4 with Wi-Fi fixes, Safari 7.0.5

Apple releases OS X 10.9.4 with fixes for Wi-Fi issues, Safari 7.0.5

Apple has just updated OS X to version 10.9.4 with fixes for security, compatibility, and stability, as well as Safari version 7.0.5. This update fixes a number of issues, including a problem that kept some Macs from automatically connecting to Wi-Fi networks. Waking your computer from sleep is...
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Apple to retire Aperture development in favor of Photos

Apple announced a new Photos app for Mac at WWDC, which is set to bump out the existing Aperture editor, according to a recent statement from Apple. iPhoto will also be replaced, but development for Logic Pro and Final Cut Pro will continue. Apple provided the follow quote to The Loop: With...
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OS X Mavericks 10.9.4 beta gets updated for devs

Rocking OS X Mavericks 10.9.4 beta? Then you're going to want to grab the newest update. A new beta build, 13E25, has been made available. This is a pre-release update to OS X Mavericks 10.9. So you'll want to check the seed note for more details and complete installing instructions....
Apple improves app discovery in the App Store with new 'Browse by category' option

Apple improves app discovery in the App Store with new 'Browse by category' option

For as long as the App Store has existed, Apple has been looking for ways to improve app discovery. Over the years there has been several improvements and it's come time for yet another. As announced on Twitter yesterday but seemingly only rolled out to the majority of users today, Apple has...
OS X Yosemite font

Take a closer look at OS X Yosemite's hot new font

OS X Yosemite is a pretty big visual departure from OS X Mavericks, including all new system wide fonts. Might not sound too exciting at first, but Apple has had basically the same font in OS X pretty much forever and changing it up has a much bigger visual effect than we might give it credit for...
iOS developers can get their hands on the Yosemite preview for free

iOS developers can get their hands on the OS X 10.10 preview for free

It appears that iOS developers can now download OS X 10.10 Yosemite without needing a separate OS X developer account. In the past, a Mac developer account has been required to get developer preview software from Apple, and will set you back $99, for a total of about $200 for developers with both...
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Check out Apple's OS X 10.10 Yosemite and iOS 8 previews now!

The WWDC 2014 keynote is done, the dust is settling, and you're no doubt eager to take a more relaxed look at OS X 10.10 Yosemite and iOS 8. Fortunately Apple already has you covered on both parts with its preview pages for both operating systems now live over on Apple.com. There's a lot to...
Apple announces OS X 10.10 Yosemite with new look, better Spotlight, and more

Apple announces OS X 10.10 Yosemite with new look, better Spotlight, and more

Apple announced OS X 10.10 Yosemite today during WWDC 2014. OS X Yosemite features a new design, as well as features like Handoff, which keeps your Mac in communication with your iOS devices, and improved Spotlight search. Below is Apple's official statement on the announcement of OS X 10.10...
OS X 10.10 Yosemite available for developers today, customers getting it this fall

OS X 10.10 Yosemite available for developers today, customers getting it this fall

The beta for OS X Yosemite, announced today at WWDC 2014, will be available to developers today. Customers will get Yosemite this fall for free. Those customers in the OS X Public Beta Program will be able to download and test OS X 10.10 before the consumer release as well, should they be...
Mail in OS X 10.10 included smart markup, MailDrop, and more

Mail in OS X 10.10 includes smart markup, MailDrop, and more

As part of OS X Yosemite, Apple has updated the Mail experience. In addition to the visual update, Mail has some major new feature, particularly MailDrop and Markup. MailDrop is a way of sending large attachments through email. Attachments up to 5GB can be encyrpted and routed to contacts....

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