Apple has updated the iPhoto app for the Mac to version 9.6.1 in order to prepare for the upcoming move to the new Photos for OS X app.
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Apple has released a security update for Macs running OS X Yosemite 10.10.2.
Apple released Safari 8.0.4 for OS X Yosemite on Tuesday. The update includes stability and security improvements. Apple also released Safari 7.1.4 for Mavericks, and Safari 6.2.4 for Mountain Lion.
Apple has issued a new beta of OS X Yosemite 10.10.3 to developers, just a few days after the last beta release. The update fixes a bug affecting the new 13-inch MacBook Pro with Force Touch.
Apple released build 14D98g of OS X Yosemite 10.10.3 to developers on Thursday. The new seed includes new APIs to support the new Force Touch trackpad found on the new 12-inch MacBook and 13-inch MacBook Pro with Retina Display.
Apple has issued a fix for the “FREAK” (Factoring Attack on RSA-EXPORT Keys) security flaw that left OS X, iOS, and Apple TV devices vulnerable to hacking attacks.
If you’ve been chomping at the bit to try out Apple’s new Photos for OS X app out, but you aren’t a developer, today is your lucky day, as Apple has released a beta of OS X Yosemite 10.10.3 to the public, including the Photos app.
Apple seeded the second beta of OS X 10.10.3 Yosemite to developers on Monday, coming two and a half weeks after the initial beta release.
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.
If you’re running iTunes version 12.1 on your Mac running OS X Yosemite, you can display the currently playing song in the Today area of your Mac’s Notification Center. Here’s how to enable it.
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.
Parallels announced an update to Parallels Desktop 10 for Mac on Wednesday, bringing “experimental support” for Windows 10 Technical Preview and Office Preview for Windows 10 to Macs running OS X Yosemite.
While it’s pretty obvious how to save a photo to your iOS device in Messages, it’s not as obvious in the Mac version of the same app. Here’s how.
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’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.
With the release of the first beta of OS X Yosemite 10.10.3 to developers on Thursday, the press embargo has been lifted, and media outlets that had been given a beta copy of Photos for OS X can now begin publishing their first impressions of the all-new photo editing app.