Apple has seeded the fifth beta version of OS X 10.11.2 to developers. It can be found now at the Mac Developer Resource Center, as well as through the Mac App Store on a Mac running the previous beta. A new update for the OS X 10.11.2 Public Beta is also available. Show More Summary
If you’re running the latest OS X El Capitan Update Beta on your Mac, head over to the Mac App Store to grab today’s Update Beta 5 release. OS X 10.11.2 is currently being developed alongside iOS 9.2 for iPhone and iPad as well as tvOS 9.1 for the new Apple TV. If you’re already running the […]
This week’s Apple Loop includes the iPad Pro's lack of vision, Tim Cook's 'CEO Report Card', more OLED rumors around the iPhone display, wondering if Apple should buy 'Thursday Night Football', thoughts on the Mac App Store, Apple's Christmas advert with Stevie Wonder, more 3D Touch options in third-party apps, and ten top apps for your iPhone.
Readdle’s highly praised iOS app PDF Expert has landed on the Mac. Shortly after its debut, it shot straight to the number one spot for paid apps on the Mac App Store. Apple’s own Preview app works fine for simply reading through PDF files or making tiny edits, but people who work with PDF files more […] (via Cult of Mac - Tech and culture through an Apple lens)
Leo's Fortune, a platforming adventure that first made waves on the iPhone and iPad, is now available on the Mac. Featuring a beautiful art style and clever puzzles, Leo's Fortune - HD Edition is now available through the Mac App Store. Show More Summary
Just ahead of Thanksgiving and the busy Black Friday shopping holiday in the U.S., some app developers have discounted their iOS and Mac apps for a limited time. We have been tracking App Store price drops on our sister website AppShopper...Show More Summary
This week: get your mace and taser ready for Black Friday! We share some of the best deals on MacBooks, iPhones, Playstation 4s, Xbox One’s, Wii U’s and more. Plus: why your Mac store apps could be corrupted (and what to do about it); RDIO bites the dust; and the iPad Mini 4 proves far […] (via Cult of Mac - Tech and culture through an Apple lens)
Developers of pro apps have long complained that Apple’s App Store policies are a barrier to them creating iOS versions of popular Mac apps. The launch of the iPad Pro has brought the issue front and center, with a number of developers sharing their thoughts with The Verge. There are two key issues, they say. First, […]
Apple today has publicly addressed the issue with the Mac App Store that last week caused a number of Mac desktop applications to stop working, forcing users to restart their computers and reauthenticate with the Mac App Store after receiving error messages when trying to run their applications. Show More Summary
Apple in a note to developers on Tuesday apologized for last week's Mac App Store app signing issue that rendered certain applications inoperable, explaining server-side fixes and offering app makers instructions on how to patch affected software.
Apple has sent out an update and apology to developers detailing what caused the "damaged apps" situation with app from the Mac App Store last week. Overall, Apple's explanation seems to largely point to what we explained in our primer shortly after the issue reared its head last week. Show More Summary
Last week some users and developers experienced an issue that displayed a "damaged" error when attempting to open select apps from the Mac App Store, including popular apps like 1Password, Tweetbot and Byword. Today, Apple has sent an...Show More Summary
Apple has emailed developers about the recent damaged apps bug affecting a sizeable proportion of the OS X user base with some getting repeated errors on app launch. Whilst a reboot should be enough to invalidate and reload the certificate cache for most people, there are some weird edge cases. Apple says that a permanent fix […]
Apple has seeded the fourth beta version of OS X 10.11.2 to developers. It can be found now at the Mac Developer Resource Center, as well as through the Mac App Store on a Mac running the previous beta. A new update for the OS X 10.11.2 Public Beta is also available. Show More Summary
Apple is continuing to develop the upcoming OS X El Capitan 10.11.2 update, and today released the latest test version. OS X El Capitan Update Developer Beta 4 is now available in the Mac App Store. Check the Updates tab to download, install, and restart your Mac if you’re testing the latest beta version. While previous […]
Apple has expanded Postmates same-day delivery to Manhattan for most products ordered through the Apple Online Store and Apple Store app. The service is available for Mac, iPad, iPod, Apple TV, Apple Watch, Beats products, cables, accessories...Show More Summary
If your Mac’s app updates are acting a little weird, you’re not alone. A security management slip-up means that some software updates might actually require a delete and reinstall to work properly. More »
What's causing Mac apps to report as 'damaged' and what can be done about it. Earlier this week Mac App Store (MAS) apps, on launch, were showing up as "damaged" and couldn't be opened. The old MAS security certificate seemed to have expired and a new one, at first, didn't seem to be showing up. Show More Summary
If your Mac’s app updates are acting a little weird, you’re not alone. A security management slip-up means that some software updates might actually require a delete and reinstall to work properly. Read more...
Michael Tsai: The Mac App Store is supposed to make things easier, but it’s also a single point of failure. Not only is it neglected, but sometimes even the existing functionality stops working. Mac OS X 10.9 introduced a code signing bug that prevented me from submitting updates for several months. Show More Summary