OS X News

How To: Resetting the OS X Printer System (As a Last Resort)

Posted on 17/02/2015 by Chris Hauk


While the OS X printer system usually works pretty well, you’re bound to run into an issue with stuck print jobs, or even a printer that just won’t respond. When all else fails you can simply reset the entire printing system and start from scratch.


Apple Expands Two-Factor Authentication to FaceTime and iMessage

Posted on 12/02/2015 by Chris Hauk


Apple just expanded their two-step iCloud authentication to cover FaceTime and iMessage. The Guardian reports that signing into an iMessage or FaceTime account will require users to input an authentication code from a verified device on any iCloud accounts that have two-factor verification turned on.


Apple Forces Safari Users to Upgrade to Latest Flash Player

Posted on 06/02/2015 by Chris Hauk

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Apple has told users via a support document posted on Thursday that it is now requiring all OS X users to upgrade to the latest version of the Adobe Flash Media Player plug-in for the Safari browser. The update is required due to potential security vulnerabilities.


Apple Using UXKit, a UIKit-like Framework in Photos for OSX

Posted on 06/02/2015 by Chris Hauk


Apple’s beta of their upcoming Photos for OS X app, which was included in yesterday’s initial beta release of OS X Yosemite 10.10.3, reportedly uses a private, unreleased UXKit framework, based on the iOS UIKit framework.


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