As a part of a busy update day – which saw releases of OS X 10.10.5, and iOS 8.4.1 – Apple also released iTunes 12.2.2 for OS X, which includes fixes for Apple Music.
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Apple on Thursday released OS X Yosemite 10.10.5, which includes bug fixes, a fix for the DYLD_PRINT_TO_FILE exploit, and performance enhancements.
Today’s indie app is Mail Archiver X 3.2 for Mac OS X from Moth Software, an app that serves as a companion to your current email client, offering consolidation, archiving, and permanent storage of emails.
If you were one of those who purchased a license for the highly criticized “security software” product MacKeeper, you’ll be glad to know that the original developers of the title have agreed to a $2 million settlement in a class action lawsuit over deceptive claims and false advertising for the software package.
Apple on Wednesday seeded the third beta of OS X 10.10.5 to developers, just one day short of a week after seeding beta two.
A recently-discovered security flaw in OS X that allows the bad guys to gain root-level access to a Mac without requiring a administrator password, will be fixed in the final release of OS X 10.10.5, which is currently at the beta testing stage.
Apple on Tuesday seeded the fourth beta seed of OS X 10.11 El Capitan to its public beta testers, coming just short of a week following the release of the third beta seed.
An exploit present in OS X 10.10 allows the bad guys to install adware and malware onto a Mac without the need for system passwords.
Apple on Monday seeded the sixth beta build of OS X 10.11 El Capitan to developers for testing. The release comes one short week after the release of the fifth beta seed.
While the Mac is one of the easiest to use computers around, OS X does require occasional maintenance to keep running in tip-top shape. Drive Genius 4 silently works to speed up, clean up, protect, and even bring your Mac back from the dead.
Apple on Thursday seeded the second beta of OS X 10.10.5 to developers, just two weeks after the first beta.
Apple has made the third build of OS X 10.11 El Capitan available to public beta testers, just one week following the second public beta release of the upcoming Mac operating system.
Before getting rid of your old Mac, you’ll want to wipe the data from it, and slap on a fresh installation of OS X. Here’s how.
A leaked product page on the Australian Parallels page, (since removed), indicates that version 11 of the popular virtual machine software will support Microsoft Windows 10’s Cortana virtual assistant via OS X.
Apple on Monday seeded the fifth beta of OS X 10.11 El Capitan to developers for testing. The new beta release comes less than one week after beta number four.
Apple on Wednesday seeded the second betas of both iOS 9 and OS X El Capitan to their public beta testers. The releases come nearly two weeks after the initial public beta releases.