OS X El Capitan—El Cap for short—is Apple's latest version of the modern Mac operating system. As Snow Leopard refined and advanced Leopard, as Mountain Lion refined and advanced Lion, so too is OS X El Capitan intended to refine and advance last year's OS X Yosemite. Show More Summary
The last version of OS X to be named after a member of the cat family was OS X Mountain Lion. Ever since then, Apple has opted to name OS X after locations around America, like OS X Mavericks which is a surf point in California. Then there was OS X Yosemite, and recently we were greeted with OS X El Capitan. Show More Summary
OS X El Capitan—El Cap for short—is Apple's eleventh version of the modern Mac operating system. As Snow Leopard refined and advanced Leopard, as Mountain Lion refined and advanced Lion, so too is OS X El Capitan intended to refine and advance last year's OS X Yosemite. Show More Summary
The lion's share of the week's Apple news occurred during Monday's WWDC 2015 keynote, when the company unveiled OS X El Capitan, iOS 9, watchOS 2, and Apple Music. The rest of the week was not uneventful however, with word of antitrust investigations and the real story behind Apple's mapping vans.
GateKeeper is one of the Mac's main lines of defense against malware. GateKeeper has been built into OS X since the days of Mountain Lion, but if you open up Spotlight and search for it, you won't find an app or system preference by that name. Show More Summary
Apple has fixed up versions of its browser for OS X Mountain Lion, Mavericks, and Yosemite.
Apple has pushed out an update for Safari for Mac today that addresses a couple of security issues with WebKit. The update applies to Safari on OS X Yosemite, Mavericks, and Mountain Lion, clocking in at version 8.0.6, 7.1.6, and 6.2.6, respectively. Show More Summary
Apple has just released an updated version of the Safari browser for users on OS X Yosemite, Mavericks, and Mountain Lion. The update doesn’t add any new features, but does fix several important security flaws in the WebKit engine that powers the app. Users on any of the three most recent versions of OS X […]
A serious vulnerability present in every iteration of Apple's desktop operating system since OS X 10.7 --?one which allows any user process to gain root privileges --?was disclosed to the public on Thursday following the release of OS X 10.10.3, which addresses the issue, and users are urged to update as older OS X versions will remain susceptible to attack.
Apple has released a pair of Safari betas to developers today for both OS X Mavericks and OS X Mountain Lion. Available on the Developer Portal now, the beta releases ask developers to focus testing on a large number of areas, including website and extension compatability, adding Google accounts to Internet Accounts, and navigation using VoiceOver. Show More Summary
Apple today has released a pair of Safari betas for earlier version of OS X. Safari 7.1.5 beta for OS X Mavericks and version 6.2.5 beta for OS X Mountain Lion are both available on the Mac Developer Center for registered developers. Safari 8.0.5, which includes the same upgrades as the Mavericks and Mountain Lion […]
Apple has issued a security update for Safari for Mac today, addressing a couple of issues with WebKit. The updates clock in at version numbers 8.0.4, 7.1.4, and 6.2.4 for OS X Yosemite, Mavericks, and Mountain Lion respectively. Here's...Show More Summary
Apple today released a trio of OS X security updates for the Safari web browser, labeled 8.0.4, 7.1.4, and 6.2.4 for OS X Yosemite, Mavericks, and Mountain Lion, respectively. The updates revolve around fixes for WebKit: Impact: Visiting a maliciously crafted website may lead to an unexpected application termination or arbitrary code execution Description: Multiple […]
Gatekeeper is OS X's security against malware and adware, but it isn't foolproof. A new warning shows how it can be exploited. Since OS X 10.7.5 Lion Apple has had a security feature called Gatekeeper. Gatekeeper tries to keep the Mac safe from malware and adware. Show More Summary
iCloud Tabs have been around for a while—they work on iOS 6 or later and OS X Mountain Lion or later—but they're worth revisiting if you're new to the software or you've been dallying with other browser apps recently. Here's how to make sure the feature's switched on and where you can find it. Read more...
Apple pushed out a critical security update for Mac users today, and if your Mac is running Yosemite, Mavericks, or Mountain Lion, you’ll want to install it immediately. OS X NTP Security Update was released to users via the Mac … Read more ›
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Apple on Monday pushed out an update addressing a "critical security issue" concerning a vulnerability discovered in the Network Time Protocol service, affecting Mac users running OS X Yosemite, Mavericks and Mountain Lion.
Apple today released an OS X NTP Security Update for Mac users running 10.10 Yosemite, 10.9 Mavericks, and 10.8 Mountain Lion. The update is recommended for all users and fixes a “critical security issue with the software that provides the Network Time Protocol service for OS X,” according to Apple. Check the Updates tab of the […]
Apple on Wednesday seeded new Safari beta builds to developers, including Safari 8.0.3 for OS X Yosemite, Safari 7.1.3 for Mavericks and 6.2.3 for Mountain Lion, with improvements to browser extensions and more.