August 23, 2002: Apple ships Mac OS X Jaguar, the third major release of OS X, and the first to publicly adopt the cat-themed code name it had been known by inside Apple. The $129 operating system is well-received by Mac users, who correctly view it as the most stable version of OS X yet — […] (via Cult of Mac - Tech and culture through an Apple lens)
2016- the Year of Ransomware has seen draconian variants of Ransomware. Some came in the form of robust encryption while others bypassed strongest of security ramparts. In May this year, another tightly-knitted operating system was hijacked by a Ransomware variant. Show More Summary
Google today announced plans to kill off Chrome apps for Windows, Mac, and Linux in early 2018. Chrome extensions and themes will not be affected, while Chrome apps will continue to live on in Chrome OS. Chrome apps are web applications that run on Google’s browser. There are two types: Hosted apps (first available in […]
How many of you actually use Chrome apps on your computers? Unless it's running Chrome OS, chances are you don't. This is why Google is deciding to retire Chrome apps from Windows, Mac and Linux.
New apps will be available only on Chromebooks by the end of this year, and will stop loading on non-Chrome OS machines in 2018.
Chrome OS will remain supported "for the foreseeable future."
The North Korean government has made a habit of ripping off American technology products. Back in 2013, Kim Jong Un’s totalitarian regime made a state-sponsored Android phone ripoff, followed by a Mac OS X ripoff in 2015. Now, it appears that North Korea wants a piece of streaming video. Read more...
No 9to5Mac reader is going to be at risk from malware that directs users to a scam website and asks them to download software, but Malwarebytes has discovered a previously unknown piece of Mac malware that could easily fool less technical...Show More Summary
Furthering its mission to work more closely with the developer community, Microsoft is open sourcing PowerShell and making it available on Linux and Mac OS X. PowerShell is the company’s task-based command-line shell and scripting language built on the.NET Framework for running and managing system tasks. Show More Summary
Microsoft is open-sourcing its PowerShell command line shell and bringing it to Linux and Mac OS X, as recently rumored.
My lawyer is sending me contracts to review in PDF format and I can't figure out how to add comments or notes. Does Mac OS X "Preview" include annotation / review features, or do I need to buy a different app? The post Reviewing PDF documents with Mac Preview? appeared first on Ask Dave Taylor.
Learn how to achieve faster startup and deployments on both Windows, Mac OS X, and Linux, and understand how these containers improve portability across machines. Preface The Java programming language was created over 20 years ago. It continues to be the most popular and widely used programming language after all these years. Show More Summary
Mac OS Dicks.
There's little doubt that OS X 'El Capitan' is a fully-featured operating system that helps you to get a lot done, but by adding a few extra utilities will allow you get an awful lot more from the platform with very little extra eff...
If you have a lot of text files on your computer, distinguishing between them can take a lot of effort. Over on How-To Geek, they remind of us the oft-forgotten feature in OS X called Summarize. Read more...
By default, your Mac should reboot if it freezes. This is good for most of us, but that auto restart can make troubleshooting difficult for advanced users. OS X Daily shows you how to change it with a Terminal command. Read more...
It doesn’t happen as often as it might on Windows, but from time to time you’ll find that even applications on Mac can freeze, hang, or otherwise cause problems that prevent you from properly closing them down. On Windows, you’d launch the Task Manager to kill unresponsive processes. Show More Summary
Some time ago I visited my parents, and as these things tend to go, they had a list of things that bothered them about their computers, iPhones and iPads and the Internet connection. I like helping them, so tried optimizing their Wi-Fi network first. Show More Summary
Apple’s Photos for OS X has a button for one-click improvements to your pictures, but it also includes a toolbox for more detailed adjustments.
Multiple security vulnerabilities were revealed by Cisco's Talos security team earlier this week, identifying areas at risk of possible exploits in iOS devices and Mac OS X. Some experts believe the exploits to be complex to pull off and likely not worth the time to attack. Show More Summary