You can tell by its name: The next version of Apple's macOS, High Sierra, isn't a huge and transformative update. Instead, like Snow Leopard and Mountain Lion, the new OS refines what came before it. It's hard not to feel a bit disappointed, though, since last year's macOS Sierra was also a modest update. Show More Summary
Nothing lasts forever, including browser support and operating systems. Apple has already kicked OS X versions 10.8, 10.7 and 10.6 to the curb and in August this year, Firefox on these platforms will also be given its marching orders by Mozilla. More »
Although we’ve known it was coming since November last year – and dropping the axe has already been postponed once – the newest version of Chrome will no longer be updated to work with Windows XP, Vista or OS X 10.8 (Mountain Lion) or older. Show More Summary
Take a note... and then view it across all your Apple devices. Notes was first introduced as a standalone application for Mac with the release of OS X 10.8 Mountain Lion. Previously integrated in the OS X Mail application, the move to...Show More Summary
Google has announced that Chrome will stop supporting Windows XP, Vista, and older versions of OS X — 10.8 Mountain Lion and earlier — as of April 2016. Chrome will continue to work on these operating systems, but there will be no more security updates and so users will become susceptible to viruses and malware. Show More Summary
Google on Tuesday announced that it will phase out support for its popular Chrome browser on OS X versions 10.6, 10.7 and 10.8, as well as Microsoft Windows XP and Vista, come April 2016.
Apple on Wednesday released OS X El Capitan as a free upgrade and as a result, lots of Mac users are busy upgrading their desktop and notebook computers. As with OS X Lion, OS X Mountain Lion, OS X Mavericks and OS X Yosemite, AppleShow More Summary
If you've used a Mac running OS X Mountain Lion or later, you're well-acquainted with Gatekeeper: it's the security measure that prevents unsigned apps from running unless you want them to. Unfortunately, it turns out that this first line of defense isn't quite as secure as it's supposed to be. Show More Summary
Mac users fondly remember OS X Snow Leopard and Mountain Lion. These two releases were the epitome of Apple’s best work on OS X. Two rock solid iterations that were all about refinements, performance updates and stability. While OS X El Capitan isn’t a true ‘Snow’ release, this year’s OS X follows the same tradition in many ways — and it’s a great thing. Read More
OS X El Capitan brings a smarter, smoother, more sophisticated experience to the Mac. OS X Leopard begat OS X Snow Leopard. OS X Lion begat OS X Mountain Lion. And now OS X Yosemite has begotten OS X El Capitan. Just as the granite monolith...Show More Summary
Developed by Silvio Rizzi, Reeder 2 was our favorite feed reader for Mac when it was released last year, but design wise, it was themed an OSX Mountain Lion app in an OS X Yosemite world. Now, Reeder 3 is here, available to everyone as part of a public beta. And not only does it […]
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
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