A team of researchers has created a real-world firmware attack on Macs, based on the Thunderstrike vulnerability discovered last year. ThunderStrike 2 relies on some of the same attack vectors as its namesake.
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A leaked product page on the Australian Parallels page, (since removed), indicates that version 11 of the popular virtual machine software will support Microsoft Windows 10’s Cortana virtual assistant via OS X.
Apple on Monday seeded the fifth beta of OS X 10.11 El Capitan to developers for testing. The new beta release comes less than one week after beta number four.
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Apple on Friday released an OS X El Capitan Beta Supplemental Update that is intended to fix “an issue that may cause some 32-bit apps to quit unexpectedly.”
Microsoft has officially launched its Office 2016 for Mac productivity suite, including new versions of Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Outlook.
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BlueStacks launched a Mac version of their Android emulator software on Wednesday, giving Mac users access to the app that BlueStacks says already has 90 million users on Windows.
Apple’s latest beta of OS X 10.11 El Capitan contains some references to a pair of possible future Apple hardware releases: a new 4K 21.5-inch iMac, and a Bluetooth Remote Control.
Apple has added 7 new Flyover cities to Apple Maps, bringing the total number of Flyover cities in Apple Maps to 148. The feature allows users to view a photorealistic flyover view of cities, including the ability to zoom in on buildings and other landmarks.
Apple said on Friday that it has rolled out a server-side security update designed to address the concerns of cross-app resource access (XARA) exploits, and is currently working with researchers on additional fixes.
A team of six researchers has discovered three serious vulnerabilities in Apple’s iOS and OS X operating systems. The flaws have been used to successfully steal data, including passwords and secret authentication keys.
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Google is working on the battery issues users have complained about when using the Chrome for OS X browser. The company is working to improve the performance of the browser, attempting to bring it up to Safari levels.