Apple released a minor (yet significant) update today for their latest 802.11ac-enabled AirPort Extreme and Time Capsule network base stations. The update includes several fixes, including one that affects the ability to use USB hard drives that are connected to the device. Other fixes include patching a bug that could affect wireless connectivity, and an issue known to cause network loops when accessing network content.
OS X News
Roughly a week after releasing the first developer beta of OS X 10.9.1 to members of their Mac Developer Program, Apple has already seeded a second 10.9.1 beta. The update bears a build number of 13B35 – 7 builds newer than the previous seed. As with the previous beta, Apple continues to focus on Mail, Graphics Drivers and VoiceOver while testing the update.
Following the release of OS X Mavericks on October 22, and the release of a minor update to Mail to fix issues with Gmail account issues, Apple has now released the first beta of OS X 10.9.21 to developers. Apple has asked developers to focus on Mail, Graphics Drivers and VoiceOver while testing the update.
Apple has updated Aperture to version 3.5.1. The professional photo editing and cataloging app’s update includes fixes for face detection, white balance, and more.
Nowadays, we take Safari for granted, however it was very nearly called Freedom. Don Melton, the man behind Safari, reveals on his blog, that Steve Jobs really liked the name, as it invoked a freedom from Internet Explorer.
Let’s face it, not having to worry about checking for app and operating system updates is great. So, with that thought in mind Apple ported iOS 7′s automatic update function over to Mavericks? But what if you want to have some control over whether or not updates get automatically downloaded and/or installed. Here’s how to set your Mac’s update settings to what you’ll feel comfortable with.
Apple has today released updates for two Mavericks apps: Mail, and iBooks. The Mail update fixes many issues the app had working properly with Gmail, while the iBooks update is of the usual “bug fixes and stability improvements” type.
Apple released an update for its music and audio app GarageBand for the Mac, version 10.0.1 Late Wednesday. The update fixes “a number of minor issues.”
Apple has seeded two software upgrades for OS X Mavericks to its employees. The updates are reportedly labeled as OS X 10.9.1 and OS X 10.9.2.
Content sharing service Pinterest has announced that it’s introducing Safari Push Notifications for users of Apple’s OS X Mavericks operating system.
Apple has distributed a build of its update for Mail in OS X 10.9 Mavericks to developers late Wednesday. This indicates Apple is making progress in readying the fix for general release.
You’ve downloaded Mavericks, now it’s time to download some new apps from the Mac App Store. But wait, you’ve downloaded a metric butt-load of apps, (that’s technical talk), and now you can’t find the new apps in the jumble that is your Applications folder! What to do… What to do…
Ever since the release of OS X 10.6.8, Apple has been selectively enabling the TRIM command for SSD’s in OS X. This support continues on in OS X Mavericks, but as many have noted, it only seems to work for Apple SSDs by default. We’ll show you how you can enable TRIM across the board.
Following Apple’s revamp of their iWork office suites for both iOS and OS X, many long-time iWork users found that several features they had used in previous versions were now missing. Apple has good news for those users.
Apple has been reported to be working on a fix for the OS X Mavericks Mail app, and now is reported to be working on a load of performance and bug fixes for several other OS X Mavericks applications.
Apple is well known for bundling great wallpapers with OS X, and Mavericks comes with many fantastic wallpapers built in – but did you know that Apple packed in over 40 more secret wallpapers that are just as awesome?