Despite gathering enormous attention and huge expectations upon its launch, Mac OS Sierra has experienced a series of fall. The culprit for it, are its most common issues that you might have faced until now. For all those who haven’t...Show More Summary
Problem on Mac OS Sierra (10.12.x): Using file_get_contents() for an https resource fails with error:14090086:SSL routines:SSL3_GET_SERVER_CERTIFICATE:certificate verify failed. This solution appears to be legit, although I am not primarily...Show More Summary
If you haven’t updated to macOS Sierra, you’re probably pretty annoyed by the giant banner that appears in the updates tab in the App Store. Thankfully, OS X Daily points out that you can get rid of it. Read more...
I've just migrated from a MacBook Air to a MacBook Pro and am confused that my favorite bluetooth headphones are now really soft. Is there some secret Mac OS X control that lets me make them loud again? The post Bluetooth headphones on MacBook Air too soft? appeared first on Ask Dave Taylor.
“Distrust and caution are the parents of security”–Benjamin Franklin A recent threat targeting Chinese users of Mac OS X and iPhone came to light yesterday. The malware, called WireLurker, is distributed by the Chinese third-party app store Maiyadi. Show More Summary
On February 4, Adobe released an out-of-band update for Adobe Flash Player. The update addresses a critical remote code execution vulnerability that is being actively exploited in the wild. The update applies to Windows, Mac OS X, and Linux. Show More Summary
Recently a critical vulnerability has been identified in Adobe Reader X and Adobe Acrobat X Versions 10.1.1 and earlier for Windows and Mac OS, Reader 9.4.6 and Reader 9.x Versions for Unix. This zero-day vulnerability (CVE-2011-2462) could allow an attacker to execute arbitrary code and silently take the control of a victim’s machine. Show More Summary
Here’s a quick update on the Mac OS X malware landscape, a rather hot topic this month. May started off with the announcement of the DIY malware kit Weyland-Yutani BOT. This news was shortly thereafter dwarfed by numerous reports of fake (a.k.a. Show More Summary
It’s not breaking news that fake-alert Trojans infections are growing. But it’s worrying for Mac OS X users to find themselves a target for those attacks. As my colleague Tad Heppner mentioned in his post, a scareware called MacDefender was spotted in the wild. Show More Summary
This month, Apple published seven security updates resolving around 250 issues. The last patch is arrived yesterday; it addressed Mac OS X 10.6.7. Adding the CVE IDs (for Common Vulnerabilities and Exposures) listed in each patch does not give us accurate view of the number of vulnerabilities involved. Show More Summary
System Integrity Protection (SIP) should be on by default but, if it isn't, you can turn it on at any time. Introduced as part of OS X El Capitan, System Integrity Protection (SIP) was designed to provide a type of root-level shielding to the Mac similar to what the iPhone and iPad have benefited from for years. Show More Summary
November 17, 1995: Apple releases the first beta version of its new Copland operating system to around 50 Mac developers. Not so much a Mac OS update as a totally new operating system, Copland promises to help Apple take on the then-mighty Windows 95, with some ahead-of-its-time features. Show More Summary
Since OS X El Capitan, the operating system that runs on Macs has been protected by a feature called System Integrity Protection (SIP), which is designed to keep your Mac safe from malware by restricting the permissions of the root user...Show More Summary
You're probably quite familiar with Windows or Mac OS X — chances are you're visiting us from a computer running one of them right now. However, Linux and UNIX are two operating systems that any self-respecting programmer needs to know. Show More Summary
Best Recommendations for Mac OS Cleaning A fast, easy and flowing work is a desire of all Mac users. Nevertheless, every time you start working, you notice that changes are surely not in the right direction. Assuming you feel the same, it is just the time you start a regular […]
For the last decade I have been in search of a good wireless headset for the Apple Mac OS X operating system. And have been very disappointed. I don’t even want to tell you how much money I have wasted. BUT AT LAST I FOUND IT! Here is my video review. THIS HEADSET IS SO AMAZING IT WILL KNOCK YOUR SOCKS OFF! http://amzn.to/2feYKoD
October 25, 2003: OS X Panther, the fourth major OS X update released by Apple, arrives on Macs. Following Jaguar and preceding Tiger, Mac OS X Panther 10.3 brings a number of useful features — including Exposé, which lets users instantly...Show More Summary
There have long been rumors that Apple would port the Mac OS to its ARM-based “A” series processors, replacing Intel CPUs on some Macs. These rumors keep surfacing year after year, without any real evidence. Recently there have been two indicators that Apple may finally do so. Respected industry newsletter [...]
By now, most of you are probably upgraded to macOS Sierra, which is proving be a massive home run for Apple. However, while the new Mac OS packs some great new features, it’s also got a handful of problems — ranging from strange error messages to Wi-Fi issues. Check out our video below for three […] (via Cult of Mac - Tech and culture through an Apple lens)
Mac OS Sierra 10.12.1, watchOS 3.1 and tvOS 10.0.1 are mostly about fixing little issues -- but they also bring a couple new features.