A security researcher has found an extremely simple way to bypass Gatekeeper to allow Macs to open any malicious app, even when it is set to open only apps downloaded from the Mac App Store. Patrick Wardle, director of research at security firm Synack, told arsTechnica that once Gatekeeper okays an approved app, it pays no more attention to […]
The latest version of OS X, El Capitan is hitting consumers as an upgrade, but should you rely on Microsoft's Office 2016 suite of apps you may wish to hold off upgrading for now. Numerous reports have surfaced detailing issues when attempting to use Office 2016 on the latest version of OS X. Show More Summary
Just under two weeks following the first beta, Apple has seeded a second beta of the upcoming OS X El Capitan 10.11.1 release to developers. The first version of El Capitan comes out on the Mac App Store for consumers tomorrow. The first 10.11.1 beta brought new emojis over from iOS to the Mac, and […]
SAN FRANCISCO — As high-end iOS devices like the iPad Pro look more like laptops, low-end consumer-friendly MacBooks look more like tablets and a growing number of apps work across both systems, analysts and observers have suggestedShow More Summary
OS X 10.11 El Capitan is on track to debut Wednesday, Apple confirmed with a press release, reminding customers that they will be able to install the free update from the Mac App Store.
Apple today issued a press release reminding users that the next version of the Mac operating system, OS X El Capitan, will become available tomorrow (September 30th) on the Mac App Store as a free update. Of course, this has been known since Apple’s September 9th event, which included the Wednesday release date as an […]
Earlier today, we noted Apple had recently removed older versions of OS X and other discontinued software from the Purchased tab of the Mac App Store for users who had previously purchased or downloaded them. The apps, which included...Show More Summary
If you've purchased iPhoto or Aperture from the Mac App Store, you might notice it's missing from your Purchased list. Both apps recently went missing from the Purchased list of Mac App Store account users. But don't worry, they'll be back. Show More Summary
Mac: Despite a recent price bump, Airmail is still our favorite email app on Mac, and today it’s getting some new features, including to-do list integration, support for El Capitan, and more. Read more...
Apple recently removed older versions of OS X and other discontinued software from the Purchased tab of users who had previously purchased or downloaded them. With the change, it is no longer possible for users to download Aperture,Show More Summary
Airmail, the versatile third party email app for Mac, has updated to version 2.5 with several improvements and new features, starting with full support for OS X El Capitan. This includes the ability to use Airmail with El Capitan's new split screen view. Show More Summary
Mac: Weather is a fickle thing, but if you like to stay on top of it from your Mac, you don’t have a ton of options beyond refreshing a web site. Forecast Bar is an app that’ll help you do just that, with a forecast in your menu bar, weather alerts, and more. Read more...
Bohemian Coding created Sketch App for Mac OS X as a means to help designers mockup user interfaces, and for that reason many of the styles are CSS-centric. Shadow is one of them, where the values are X, Y, Blur and Spread. With CSS we would represent this as box-shadow: x, y, blur, spread – […] Read More at Sketch 3 and the Single-Sided Border Hack
We’re excited! This week marks the launch of our brand-new Cult of Mac Magazine app, version 2.0! We’ve redesigned it to make it even easier to get all of the best Cult of Mac content in a version that’s optimized for touchscreen displays. Just zoom in with your finger and thumb to pull up a […] (via Cult of Mac - Tech and culture through an Apple lens)
Records, an app that lets you create fully-customizable databases on your Mac, has been updated to version 1.0.5. This update adds support for OS X El Capitan, which releases to the public in under a week. There are also some other performance enhancements and fixes. Show More Summary
How many times have you been digging through folders in search of a particular icon or iconset? This has always been my traditional workflow, but it seems a new app Iconjar offers a sleek alternative. The program is only for Mac OS X 10.10 or later so unfortunately Windows & Linux users will have to […] Read More at Iconjar App organizes your Icon Library for Free
If you are using an iOS device, you have the default Notes app. This app will sync across all your iOS devices as well as save to the cloud, so if you have a Mac computer and multiple iOS devices, then the default Notes app will come in handy. Show More Summary
Mac: Are you the type of person who buys a lot of apps? Ceceree is a Mac app that makes that experience a little better. Ostensibly it’s just a wish list creator, but it can also watch for price changes, create shareable links, search iTunes, and more. Read more...
Apple has launched OS X Server 5.0 in the Mac App Store for $19.99. The new version supports the upcoming release of OS X 10.11, also known as El Capitan. However, users of the current OS X 10.10.5 Yosemite can upgrade to OS X Server 5.0 for free. Show More Summary
Having a slow computer is a frustrating experience. No matter how hard you try, it's impossible to ignore the when your machine slows down to a crawl, apps fail to work, and simple tasks become a chore. New MacBooks are very tempting, but upgrading a machine that can easily be salvaged makes no sense. Show More Summary