It has long been expected that Siri, Apple’s iOS-based virtual personal assistant, would eventually make it over to the Mac. However, we have yet to see her make a debut on the OS X platform. Now, a new patent application from Apple describes an intelligent assistant that would make Siri on the Mac a reality.
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Google has finally released a 64-bit version of their popular Chrome web browser for OS X. The quiet release comes just a few days following a similar release for Windows 7/8 users.
It’s a busy day for Apple seeds, as in addition to Beta 5 of iOS 8, Apple has also seeded OS X Yosemite Developer Preview 5 to developers. As a bit of icing on the cake, Apple has also released a new Beta 5 of Xcode 6.
Apple seeded the first build of OS X 10.9.5 Mavericks to developers on Wednesday. The build is labeled as 13F7. The company released OS X 10.9.4 to the public one month ago.
Did you just make the move from a Windows machine to a Mac, or maybe you’ve been using a Mac for awhile now, and you still feel like there’s more you could learn about it. Today’s deal is for you!
Apple released a beta version of OS X Yosemite to the public on Thursday, and since then the share of web traffic generated by the beta OS has doubled.
If you’re like me, you may find your hard drive getting a little crowded sometimes. What seemed like a huge amount of space a year or so ago, suddenly seems cramped. One of the biggest space hogs for hard drives is your iTunes library. In this article, we’re going to show you how to move your iTunes directory to an external drive.
Apple has opened up its public beta program for OS X Yosemite, but a number of users are reporting that when they attempt to redeem the code, they receive an error saying the code has already been redeemed. Apple says it’s easy to fix that issue…
Apple has seeded new versions of Safari 7.1 for OS X Mavericks and Safari 6.2 for OS X Mountain Lion to developers. In the new beta’s release notes, Apple is asking developers to test AutoFill for passwords and credit cards, along with general website and extensions compatibility.
As mentioned by The Loop, the public beta of OS X Yosemite will be released on Thursday, July 24th. The release will be the same build released to developers on Monday.
A new report says Apple is putting the finishing touches on iOS 8 in preparation for a September iPhone 6/iOS 8 launch event. Apple is currently projected to be planning a mid-September iPhone event. Apple is also said to be aiming for an October debut for OS X Yosemite.
While iOS 8 and OS X Yosemite will include many new integration features that are mutually beneficial to users of both operating systems, a report today says the releases of the two new operating systems my be staggered by as much as a month.
Good news, everyone! Following the release of the third developer betas of iOS 8 and OS X Yosemite on July 7th, Apple has now just released the 4th developer previews of both releases as well – right in line with expectations.
Apple’s system status page is noting that a small amount of users are experiencing an iCloud Mail outage. Apple reports the outage, which has lasted for over 17 hours, affects approximately 0.1% of all users. 9to5Mac reports that users affected by…
Apple is continuing its efforts to be open about the upcoming Swift Programming Language that will be going live this fall alongside iOS 8 and OS X Yosemite. The latest in Apple’s effort to get info out to developers, a new blog covering the language.
Apple on Thursday seeded developers, and those in the AppleSeed program, with a new version of Safari for both OS X Mavericks (Safari 7.1) and OS X Mountain Lion (Safari 6.2). The update includes several upgrades to the WebKit engine that powers the browser.