Apple has released an update for iTunes, version 11.1.5. The update fixes a crashing bug, and also improves support for iBooks for Mac in Mavericks.
OS X News
Apple has just released OS X Mavericks 10.9.2 to Mac users. The update includes numerous enhancements and fixes for OS X, however the release notes do not make mention of the SSL security bug reported on earlier this week.
It appears as if the public release of OS X Mavericks 10.9.2 is imminent, as some employees at Apple are reportedly receiving prerelease builds of the update.
A patch is on the way for a major security flaw in OS X, which is the same security flaw recently patched on iOS devices with iOS 7.0.6. Apple spokeswoman Trudy Muller told Reuters: “We are aware of this issue and already have a software fix that will be released very soon.”
ComputerWorld has come up with some self-calculated figures that indicate Mac users are four times more likely to upgrade to the latest version of their computer’s operating system than users of Windows machines are.
Apple seeded build 13C62 of OS X 10.9.2 to developers today, marking the seventh beta of OS X 10.9.2. The release comes five days after the sixth beta of the OS.
Apple released updates on Tuesday for both Boot Camp, Apple’s software that allows Windows 7 and Windows 8 to run on a Mac, and Compressor, Apple’s pro video encoding and formatting software.
A new Mac OS X trojan has been discovered by SecureMac. The trojan, called OSX/CoinThief.A, monitors a users’ web browsing in order to steal Bitcoins.
When you take a look at the screenshots in this article, you may experience some of Yogi Berra’s famous “Déjà vu, all over again.” The latest version of North Korea’s home-grown “Red Star” Linux operating system bears an amazing resemblance to OS X.
Adobe has released a critical update for Adobe Flash Player on the Mac, Linux, and Windows platforms. The update addresses a zero-day exploit that gives hackers complete control over a compromised system. The vulnerability has been documented in the wild.
Late Thursday saw Apple release the fourth beta of OS X Mavericks 10.9.2 to developers. Build 13C48 contains minor changes, and continues to focus on Mail, Messages, and VPN services.
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Apple has seeded build 13C44 of OS X 10.9.2 to developers, the third of a series. The release comes a week after the second beta, build 13C39.
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Apple has just seeded a second beta release of OS X 10.9.2 to developers. The new build is labeled as version 13C39, and can be downloaded via Software Update in the Mac App Store for users running the first beta, and also from Apple’s developer portal.