In my Mac Pro review I lamented the state of 4K display support under OS X 10.9.0. In my conclusion I wrote: " 4K display compatibility under OS X is still a bit like the wild west at this point". Compatibility was pretty much only guaranteed with the ASUS/Sharp 4K displays if you cared about having a refresh rate higher than 30Hz. Show More Summary
Have you ever wanted to create a quick video of yourself doing something interesting on your Mac? Need to show someone in another department how you manage your files, or the tagging system you employ using Mavericks? You can create … Read more ›
For Apple users with a 4K resolution monitor, you're in luck: the next OS X Mavericks update for Macs will reportedly bring Retina support to the high-resolution displays. While running on what's referred to as a pixel-doubled resolution,...Show More Summary
Time Machine is OS X Mavericks's built-in backup software. It was introduced with OS X 10.5 Leopard and has been there ever since. If you've never used it, please start. Time Machine is absolutely the easiest way to back up your Mac,...Show More Summary
Apple has seeded the first beta of its OS X Mavericks version 10.9.3 to developers, and 9to5Mac reports that the update brings in support for users with Macbooks connected to 4K-resolution monitors. Basically, Mac users can now natively...Show More Summary
"Retina"-style scaling and 60Hz refresh rates reportedly enabled for some Macs.
Apple on Thursday released the first beta seed of OS X 10.9.3. It's now available for download by those registered with Apple's Mac developer program. The build number for this release is 13D12. It was only last week that Apple publicly...Show More Summary
Apple today seeded the first test build of OS X 10.9.3 to registered Mac developers, just over a week after releasing OS X 10.9.2. The new beta, build number 13D12, is available through the Software Update mechanism in the Mac App Store...Show More Summary
A brief guide on what you need to do to get the Qt Creator to compile and develop Qt Applications on Mac OS X without running into install_name_tool_failed
Cryptocat, an encrypted instant-messaging service for Web browsers and Mac OS X, can now be installed on iOS devices.
Nuance on Tuesday announced Dragon Dictate for Mac 4, its latest voice recognition software, which comes bundled with features from the company’s MacSpeech Scribe OS X app that will let users transcribe text from “pre-recorded, single-speaker...Show More Summary
Good news for Mac users – the award winning Drakensang Online has moved into the Mac MMOspace. After several months of closed beta testing, Bigpoint has released the Apple OS X beta client. It comes with full support and easy Facebook registration. With this release, every game published by Bigpoint is now available to both
Most of the time you'll never have to worry about having to install a new operating system on your Mac - the one that's on there should work fine through thick and thin. But every once in a while you might want or need to - here are step by step instructions for making it happen. Show More Summary
"Apple retires Snow Leopard from support, leaves 1 in 5 Mac vulnerable to attacks," reads the headline on Computerworld. Is it the end for Apple's venerable OS X 10.6 "Snow Leopard" operating system, and are you at risk if you're still using it? Hardly. Show More Summary
Keeping secure in today's always connected age of computing is not a once and done sort of task, it is an ongoing process that requires attention. The following checklist will help keep your devices secure.
A number of Mac users in an Apple Support Communities thread are reporting that Apple’s 10.9.2 update to Mavericks has broken Airplay mirroring to Apple TV and the ability to extend desktops to external monitors. I just updated to 10.9.2 and now when i try and airplay mirror to my Apple TV, it sends the audio […]
Following the release of Apple's OS X 10.9.2 update, a number of users have taken to Apple's Support Communities forum, saying the latest OS version has "broken" AirPlay Mirroring and extending of desktops to external displays.
Apple has probably ended support for Mac OS X Snow Leopard 10.6. Here's how to make the free upgrade to Mavericks.
Mac OS X 10.6, better known as Snow Leopard, is almost four and a half years old. The last security update for this iteration was released back in September 2013. It was left out in the update released in December, as well as in the one released day before yesterday. Show More Summary
A Bitcoin-stealing trojan has been detected in downloads claiming to be cracked versions of popular Mac applications, reports security firm ESET through its We Live Security blog. The OSX/CoinThief.A malware was discovered in popular...Show More Summary