While previous versions of iOS and OS X have introduced several new features, a new report says Apple’s focus for both operating systems this year will be on improved stability and performance, as well as new security features and interface tweaks.
OS X News
Users are experiencing issues with a number of iCloud-related services. The services have had issues since around 1:30AM Central Time.
Apple is reported to be planning to use the new San Francisco system font designed for the Apple Watch to refresh the look of iOS 9 “Monarch” and OS X 10.11 “Gala.”
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Leica has informed buyers of its new Monochrom Typ 246 digital camera that the DNG files created by the black & white camera are incompatible with Apple’s new Photos for OS X app. Using the Photos to import shots from the camera could result in the Photos library becoming corrupted.
A group of anonymous developers who have successfully infected Nvidia GPU cards with malware on both the Windows and Linux platforms claim they can do the same thing on a Mac equipped with a Nvidia GPU.
Apple on Monday seeded OS X 10.10.4 Beta 3 to developers and public beta testers, coming approximately two weeks following the release of OS X Yosemite 10.10.4 Beta 2.
Apple’s Worldwide Developers Conference 2015 (WWDC 2015) is a little over four weeks away, and the company is sending out scholarship notifications to winning applicants.
Apple on Wednesday released Safari 8.0.6 for OS X Yosemite. The update brings new security fixes to the default OS X browser. Also released were Safari 7.1.6 for Mavericks users, and Safari 6.2.6 for Mountain Lion users.
Apple has added 20 new Flyover locations to the Apple Maps app, adding cities in the United States, Australia, France, Ireland, Italy, Mexico, New Zealand, Portugal, South Africa and Spain.
Big Apple-related news out of the Microsoft BUILD conference for developers today, as Microsoft has unveiled Visual Studio Code for the Mac, a cross-platform code editor for OS X.
Apple on Monday seeded the second beta of OS X 10.10.4 to developers. The new seed, comes about a week and half after the first beta. Apple also released the first public beta version of the operating system.
Apple on Thursday released an iMac Graphics Update to fix an issue that caused recent models of the computer to freeze up after viewing very large JPEG files.
Tuesday saw Apple update a number of their iOS and OS X apps. Most apps simply received bug fixes and performance improvements, with the exception of Keynote, which gained support for the Keynote Remote Apple Watch app.
A Forbes report claims the “Rootpipe” vulnerability in OS X remains present, even though it was reportedly fixed in the recent OS X 10.10.3 update.
If you entered the lottery for the privilege of buying a ticket to Apple’s Worldwide Developer Conference, (WWDC 2015), you should be receiving an email soon if you won.