Mac owners are upgrading to Apple’s OS X 10.9 at an increasing rate, with one report noting the latest OS is running on over 40% of active Macs. The rate of adoption far outpaces the operating system’s predecessor, OS X 10.8 Mountain Lion.
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Hot on the heels of last week’s initial seed of the next releases of Safari for OS X, comes another developers seed of Safari 7.0.3 and Safari 6.1.3 (Seed 2).
Apple Seeds New Betas of OS X 10.9.3 and iTunes 11.1.6 to Developers – Restores Contacts and Calendar Syncing in iTunes
Thursday saw Apple seed the latest betas of OS X Mavericks 10.9.3 and iTunes 11.1.6 to developers. The new betas restore contacts and calendar syncing in iTunes.
Electronic Arts subsidiary Maxis has released Update 10 for SimCity, and it finally allows players to build and run their cities in an offline mode. Yes, it’s true, you can now enjoy the game without needing to be connected to the Internet! (And they said it was impossible!)
Apple has just dropped the first seed of Safari 7.0.3 for Mavericks and 6.1.3 for Mountain Lion to developers. The company is asking them to focus on Push Notifications, Autofill, and more.
Apple has seeded a new version of OS X 10.9.3 to employees, as well as a new iTunes 11.1.6 beta. The OS X 10.9.3 build is available to Apple employees, and looks to be the same as the build recently seeded to developers. The iTunes beta does, however, contain some changes that will interest a large number of users.
If you’ve used a computer, chances are you’ve deleted a file from your hard drive, or formatted a hard drive or memory card by mistake. UGH! bye-bye files! Or is it? Let’s take a look at uFlysoft Data Recovery for Mac.
This year’s annual PWN2OWN hackfest saw a team of Chinese vulnerability and exploit developers take down Apple’s Safari web browser on OS X by exploiting a WebKit flaw, and circumvent Apple’s sandbox via an OS X system-level vulnerability.
Apple has seeded the second beta of OS X 10.9.2 to developers. They’re asking developers to concentrate on graphics drivers and audio. The second beta comes exactly one week after the first beta release.
Apple’s OS X 10.9.3 beta, just released Thursday evening, appears to support “Retina’ resolution on compatible 4K displays, including an option for 60Hz output.
Just a little over a week after releasing OS X 10.9.2 to the public, Apple has seeded the first test build of OS X 10.9.3 to registered Mac Developers.The new beta has a build of 13D12.
This “how to” will walk you through the simple steps of turning on DND, and setting the different options for the feature. And don’t worry, we’ll do it very quietly, so as not to disturb anyone…
Some Mac users are reporting that after applying the OS X 10.9.2 update to their Mac, they’ve discovered that AirPlay Mirroring and extension of desktops to external displays is “broken.”
Downloads appearing on the web that claim to be cracked versions of popular Mac applications such as Pixelmator and Delicious Library in reality contain a Bitcoin stealing trojan. The OSX/CoinThief.A malware was discovered in popular Bitcoin software earlier this month by SecureMac.
If you own a Mac that still runs OS X 10.6 Snow Leopard, this is probably a good time to start thinking about updating it to a later version, as it appears Apple is finished supporting the four-and-a-half-year-old operating system.
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.