Apple announced on Thursday that it is putting measures into place to block apps containing the “WireLurker” malware. The malware transmits itself from an infected Mac to iOS devices via a USB cable, thereby infecting the iOS device. Apple is preventing the infected applications from launching.
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Popular Mac photo editing app Pixelmator received some update love today. Version 3.3 of the Photoshop alternative gets a redesigned interface, OS X Yosemite support, Handoff and iCloud Drive support, and more.
Researchers from Palo Alto Networks have published a research paper detailing how a new malware strain is infecting both Mac computers and iOS devices. “WireLurker” targets users in China.
Racially diverse emoji should find their way to your device sometime in 2015. The Unicode Consortium has released a technical report (via Emojipedia) detailing a new method for handling the representation of multi-ethnic groups in emoji.
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Even though the NFL season is half over, (not halftime, that’s something entirely different), there’s still time to set up your ultimate fan cave in time for the College bowl games, and that big game that comes at the end of the NFL season.
Hope you didn’t have any plans for the rest of the weekend… You’ve likely heard of the Internet Archive, a non-profit organization who is working toward building a library of the digital world. This weekend the organization opened a new wing of their site, the Internet Arcade — a selection of more than 900 fully playable, online arcade games from the 1970s through the 1990s.
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Microsoft has announced the release of a new Outlook for Mac for users of Office 365. The new version includes a number of improvements, including a new look and feel.
A number of users have been reporting Wi-Fi issues on their Macs ever since upgrading to OS X Yosemite.
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Leaked screenshots of what is claimed to be a new version of Outlook that is to be part of Office for Mac 16 have appeared on Chinese site cnBeta, and ZDNet reports that its sources say Microsoft will be announcing the timing for its next edition of Office for Mac “very soon.”
MacTrast has reported multiple times this year on reports of graphics issues experienced by owners of 2011 15-inch and 17-inch MacBook Pro models. Apple has to date ignored the issue, amid claims that it is a manufacturing defect that should be repaired by Apple at no cost.
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