Microsoft has announced version 7.5 of Skype for Mac, featuring support for 14 new languages, along with performance improvements and bug fixes.
OS X News
While the OS X printer system usually works pretty well, you’re bound to run into an issue with stuck print jobs, or even a printer that just won’t respond. When all else fails you can simply reset the entire printing system and start from scratch.
While it’s pretty obvious how to save a photo to your iOS device in Messages, it’s not as obvious in the Mac version of the same app. Here’s how.
Apple has told users via a support document posted on Thursday that it is now requiring all OS X users to upgrade to the latest version of the Adobe Flash Media Player plug-in for the Safari browser. The update is required due to potential security vulnerabilities.
Apple’s beta of their upcoming Photos for OS X app, which was included in yesterday’s initial beta release of OS X Yosemite 10.10.3, reportedly uses a private, unreleased UXKit framework, based on the iOS UIKit framework.
Adobe on Saturday released a critical update to its Flash player software, patching a vulnerability that could allow attackers to take control of a Mac or PC. The flaw is reportedly already being exploited out in the wild by the bad guys.
Apple released a major update to Logic Pro X on Wednesday, bringing the professional digital audio workstation software up to version 10.1. Apple also released a new version of Logic Remote for the iPad.
While the unveiling of Apple’s new programming language Swift may have taken the developer community by surprise last year at WWDC 2014, it hasn’t taken them long to adapt the new method of developing for the iOS devices and the Mac.
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.
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.
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.
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 announced on Thursday that it is putting measures into place to block apps containing the “WireLurker” malware. The malware transmits itself from an infected Mac to iOS devices via a USB cable, thereby infecting the iOS device. Apple is preventing the infected applications from launching.
Popular Mac photo editing app Pixelmator received some update love today. Version 3.3 of the Photoshop alternative gets a redesigned interface, OS X Yosemite support, Handoff and iCloud Drive support, and more.
Researchers from Palo Alto Networks have published a research paper detailing how a new malware strain is infecting both Mac computers and iOS devices. “WireLurker” targets users in China.
iOS 8 and OS X Yosemite have both been released, and that means now is the time for developers to learn Swift, Apple’s great new development language!