Apple has released a beta version of Safari 10, the next version of its web browser for Mac, for OS X Yosemite 10.10 and OS X El Capitan 10.11. The beta can be downloaded for either system at Apple's Developer Downloads site. While it...Show More Summary
A new iTunes bug has been discovered that causes Apple Music playback issues related to tracks shorter than 60 seconds. MacRumors was able to reproduce the issue on Macs running OS X 10.11.5 and iTunes 12.4.1. Specifically, when an Apple...Show More Summary
Apple announced macOS Sierra as the successor to OS X El Capitan last week at WWDC 2016, introducing new features like Siri for Mac, Apple Pay for Safari, Auto Unlock, Universal Clipboard, and new iCloud features that will ship to customers later this fall. Show More Summary
Mac OS X has been around so long that Nickelback had the number one single the year it launched. So after over 15 years, it’s time for a change. OS X is officially dead, and has been renamed macOS. The first version of macOS, codenamed Sierra, launches this fall as a free update for most Macs. Show More Summary
Check what version of OS X your Mac is running, because knowledge is power. As technology and software advance, some newer apps and devices won't work with older versions of OS X. Not sure what version of OS X you're running? Here'sShow More Summary
Mac OS X users with the Flash plug-in installed in Safari will need to make sure they're running the latest version.
Apple has released the third developer beta version of OS X El Capitan 10.11.6. Developers can head over to Apple's Developer Downloads page to grab the latest release, or to the Updates section of the Mac App Store on a machine running the previous beta. Members of Apple's Beta Software Program can also grab a new public beta update. Show More Summary
Remember OS X? macOS Sierra is the new hotness, but OS X El Capitan has at least one more update left before the big name change takes place later this year. OS X 10.11.6 isn’t quit ready for prime time yet, but Apple has released the third beta version of the Mac software update for testing. Apple first started testing the Mac update back in May. Show More Summary
MacOS 10.12 is out in beta. Early beta tests can be buggy though. If you want that fresh Mac feel on your current version without the risk—or on your PC for that matter—you can download the new wallpaper. As Mac OS 10.12 is code-named “Sierra”, it’s only fitting that the background would feature the lovely […]
I was excited when Apple announced its Split View feature back in 2015 as one of the key features in Mac OS X El Capitan. It meant I could finally split my screen with two different apps, like I do on Windows with the Snap feature, which...Show More Summary
Mac: It’s easy enough to use a system service to launch Terminal from any folder in OS X , but you don’t have much in the way of options. TermHere does the same thing, but allows you to pick your Terminal app of choice, and even open multiple directories. Read more...
At 2016’s Worldwide Developers Conference, Apple didn’t just announce a new version of the operating system that powers its computers, but a whole new identity. OS X is dead, long live macOS. Despite the new name and a few useful new features, Sierra is very much representative of the iterative updates we’ve come to expect from Apple. Show More Summary
Between Spotlight, Finder, and the Dock, you can find anything on your system in the blink of an eye — even files that you’ve lost or accidentally misplaced. In that sense, file shortcuts don’t really make sense anymore. But the shortcut feature still exists in OS X, which is nice for those who want them. Show More Summary
OS X: Hemingboard began as an iOS keyboard that works like an amped-up thesaurus, not only suggesting synonyms to whatever you’re typing, but also rhymes and similar-sounding words that you can use as puns. Now they’ve brought their wordplay weaponry to your desktop. Read more...
If you download a font with special characters, it’s very easy to access those additional characters with the Windows Character Map. While Macs have a similar native tool that ship with the OS, it’s a little harder to find. The Mac equivalent to the Character Map is buried in the Mac Font Book, under the setting “Repertoire”. Show More Summary
Microsoft has announced Class Notebook Tools for OneNote 2016 on OS X. The new tools aid teachers in working more efficiently with Class Notebooks on the platform. With the update installed, a new Class Notebook tab is visible in the...Show More Summary
The latest Mac OS version is also the first to get built-in Siri support.
Apple yesterday announced macOS Sierra, the latest version of its Mac software platform and renamed successor to OS X El Capitan. The first beta was released to developers following yesterday's keynote, providing early adopters withShow More Summary
Apple dropped support for some Macs when it dropped the X from OS X.
Just because your Mac runs OS X 10.11 El Capitan, there's no guarantee that you'll be able to run macOS Sierra when it's released this fall.