Apple is in the third and final leg of its “Get Stuff Done” promotion in the Mac App Store, and has unveiled ten discounted Mac apps designed to simplify workflows on the Mac. This week’s collection of discounted apps is under the umbrella of “Utilize.”
OS X News
A startup company called Rabbit has launched a closed beta of their “video chat and content sharing application”. Perhaps the best way to describe it is a modern implementation of instant messaging. With video added, of course.
Adobe issued a security bulletin on Thursday announcing that it was releasing updates to the Flash Player to address a pair of security holes targeting Mac and Windows users.
Origin has hit the Mac, and here’s to hoping that it works better than the Windows version. Previously released in a private Alpha, it is now available for all to download.
Bitcasa has announced that its Infinite Drive cloud storage system has launched, and is now available on the Mac and iOS devices. This is in addition to support that existed during beta testing for Android, Windows, Windows RT, and Google Chrome.
Apple has posted a job listing for user interface engineers who want to make “the next big thing even bigger.” with an eye expanding Siri’s capabilities to new apps on iOS, and apparently, their Mac platform.
All software has bugs, but this is a weird one. If you try typing the phrase “File:///” (no quotes, the f must be capitalized) into almost any app while running Mountain Lion on your Mac, it will crash. I tried it in Chrome, the browser I use while posting articles, and it works. Just a hint for a happy life, make sure all your work is saved before you try this, OK?
Macs running OS X 10.9 are continuing to show up in ever increasing numbers, possibly hinting that Apple’s next-generation Mac operating system could soon be unveiled to the public.
Auto Correct debuted in OS X Lion. People either love it, or hate it. No matter which camp you’re in, here’s how to toggle it to your satisfaction.
To be filed under, “It’s About Damn Time!” Valve’s Half-Life, the popular 1st-person shooter released in 1998, is finally available via Steam for the Mac.
We reported Friday that Apple had taken the unusual step of disabling existing OS X installations of the Java 7 browser plug-in due to a major security hole being exploited in the wild. Word now comes of a Java update from Oracle.
Want to share the slideshow you’ve created in iPhoto with others? Here’s the easy way to export your slideshow so it can be viewed online, on a DVD, or from a removable drive.
Web analytics company Net Applications says Apple’s OS X mountain Lion is now the most popular version of OS X. This, just a mere five months after its release.
If you’re like me, you take hundreds, if not thousands of photos during the year. And if you’re also like me, you wind up with numerous duplicates in your iPhoto, Aperture, or Adobe Lightroom libraries.
Here’s a fairly amusing photo coming right from Times Square. You might think that the huge billboards on display use Windows or some version of Linux. Well guess what? Probably the biggest screen to have switched to Mac yet, Times Square billboards run OS X.
ophos has released its Security Threat Report 2013. The report shows that malware writers have adjusted to the new diversity of platforms by targeting such operating systems as Android, and yes, OS X.