Could Apple be planning to rename OS X to “macOS,” to bring it into line with the naming conventions of the software running their other popular devices, such as iOS, tvOS, and watchOS?
OS X News
Developer survey results released by Stack Overflow reveal a number of interesting facts about the state of app development in 2016, not the least of which include the growing popularity of OS X and Swift.
Users who create the same type of folder hierarchies over and over will want to take a look at Geeksuit’s Client Folder Maker 4.5. The recently updated app offers easy folder creation and management, perfect for use by web developers, graphic designers, app developers, desktop publishers, or prepress operators.
While your Mac requires less attention than many computing platforms, it’s still a good idea to perform occasional maintenance to keep it running smoothly. Drive Genius 4 takes care of that for you.
While owning a Mac is usually a lot less work than owning a Windows-based PC, your machine still needs regular maintenance to keep it running at its best. TechTool Pro 8 for Mac goes beyond just the usual diagnostics, to keep your Mac running strong.
If you find yourself working at your Mac with no break for hours on end, perhaps Dejal Systems’ recently updated Time Out 2 app can help you. The app reminds Mac users to take regular breaks, allowing them to stretch and relax, easing stress and muscle strain.
Eltima Software has released Uplet 1.0 for Mac OS X, their bulk uploader for Instagram. The app allows uploading multiple photos at once to an account on the popular photo sharing service.
The first Mac ransomware found in the wild has been discovered in version 2.90 of Transmission, the popular Mac BitTorrent client.
Users who are looking for just a bit more than simple task switching from their Mac’s Command-Tab keyboard combo, might want to take a look at SpriTec Software’s SuperTab 2.0.
Users needing easy to use, yet powerful file and cloud management features might want to take a look at Writes for All Inc.’s File Cabinet Pro, its powerful file manager for the OS X menubar.
Some users find the constant iMessage notifications while working on our Mac a bit distracting. If you feel the same way, here’s how to quickly turn off iMessage notifications on your Mac.
Mac users who require the ability to monitor a number of servers, web and FTP sites, DNS servers, and more might want to take a look at Dejal Systems’ new release of Simon 4.2, their server monitoring tool for Mac OS X.
During our daily use of the Messages app on our iOS devices and Macs, we may find we need to know when a message was received or sent. Here’s how to view the timestamp.
Users of Final Cut Pro or iMovie who are looking for an easy way to add motion graphics animations to their videos should take a look at Green Screen Pro 1.0, now available in the App Store.
Here’s What’s Causing Safari to Crash on Your iOS Devices and Macs This Morning (Update: It’s Fixed)
Safari users on both iOS devices and Mac are reporting that their Safari web browser is crashing when entering text into the URL bar.
Apple Seeds First Betas of iOS 9.3, tvOS 9.2, watchOS 2.2, and OS X 10.11.4 El Capitan to Developers (UPDATED)
Apple has erupted in a storm of betas today, as the Cupertino device maker has released the first betas of iOS 9.3, tvOS 9.2, watchOS 2.2, and OS X 10.11.4 El Capitan to developers.