Apple has pushed out an update to address a “critical security issue: for OS X. The patch fixes a vulnerability discovered in the Network Time Protocol service. The patch is for OS X Yosemite, Mavericks, and Mountain Lion.
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Apple has seeded new betas of their Safari browser to developers. Versions include Safari 8.0.3 beta for OS X Yosemite, Safari 7.1.3 beta for Mavericks, and Safari 6.2.3 beta for Mountain Lion.
Apple seeded the third beta of OS X Yosemite 10.10.2 (build 14C81f) to developers on Friday. The new seed comes just over two weeks after the release of the second beta.
Apple has released Safari 8.0.2 for OS X Yosemite. Apple released Safari 8.0.1 right days ago, and then quickly pulling it back due to issues where some users couldn’t access Safari after installing the 8.0.1 update.
Apple has seeded the second beta of OS X Yosemite 10.10.2 (build 14C78c) to developers. The second seed comes two weeks after the first beta of the update.
The iCloud.com photos upload feature has emerged from developer-only testing, and is available to all iCloud.com users.
Squirrels has released the updated AirParrot 2 mirroring app for OS X and Windows. The popular screen mirroring app now offers the ability to mirror and stream to Chromecast devices, mirroring and streaming of audio only, and discovery by Bluetooth with the Apple TV version 3.
Apple has seeded the first beta of OS X Yosemite 10.10.2 to developers. The beta, build 14C68k comes mere days following the public release of OS X Yosemite 10.10.1.
Apple released the OS X Yosemite 10.10.1 update on Monday, which listed as a fix, “Improves Wi-Fi reliability.” However, Computerworld reports a number of users on Apple’s support forums are claiming they still have issues following the update, with some reporting an inability to connect at all, and others saying their Wi-Fi speeds are achingly slow.
Chinese authorities arrested three individuals on Friday that are suspected of being behind the “WireLurker” malware, which infected thousands of iOS devices via malicious Mac software users downloaded from a third-party app store.
Alongside an iOS 8.1.1 update for iOS users, Apple also showed Mac users some update love today, releasing OS X Yosemite 10.10.1. The update is designed to improve Wi-Fi performance, and also includes fixes for Mail and Microsoft Exchange users.
Apple has seeded Xcode 6.1.1 GM (build 6A2006) to developers. The Golden Master release indicates a public release will likely be soon to follow.
In the wake of the discovery of an iOS security hole dubbed as Masque Attack, which has the ability to replace existing legitimate apps with malicious clones, Apple has officially commented about the issue on Thursday
Apple has seeded new betas of Safari to developers. The betas are: Safari 8.0.1 for OS X Yosemite, Safari 7.1.1 beta for Mavericks, and Safari 6.2.1 beta for OS X Mountain Lion.
OS X Yosemite brought some great new features to Spotlight, the operating system’s built-in search tool. However, there’s always room for improvement. Enter Flashlight.
Apple on Monday seeded build 14B23 of OS X 10.10.1 to developers, coming one week after the first OS X 10.10.1 beta seed, build 14B17. OS X Yosemite 10.10.0 was released to the public in October.