iOS Security Flaws

Protect Yourself From Hackers – Update to iOS 8.4 and OS X 10.10.4 Right Now

By on July 1, 2015 at 2:01 PM.

Protect Yourself From Hackers – Update to iOS 8.4 and OS X 10.10.4 Right Now

If Apple Music and Beats 1 weren’t enough motivation for you to update your iPhones, iPads and iPod touch handhelds to iOS 8.4, maybe the dozens of security flaws Apple patched will do the trick. Beyond the new features and enhancements in Apple’s latest mobile software update, the company has detailed numerous bugs, flaws and exploits that have been addressed in iOS 8.4.

The company has also addresses several big security flaws in OS X 10.10.4 Yosemite, which was released for Mac computers on Tuesday as well. More →

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Record iPhone 6 Screen Mac Free

Awesome iPhone Trick: Record Your Screen With a Mac for Free

By on June 19, 2015 at 3:25 PM.

Awesome iPhone Trick: Record Your Screen With a Mac for Free

A hidden iOS 9 feature that Apple hasn’t really explained is ReplayKit, and it’s one that many gamers, developers and other iOS users will appreciate. ReplayKit lets you easily record the action from your iPhone or iPad screen, and you don’t even have to wait for iOS 9 to roll out. A cool trick lets you record your iPhone 6 display or any other iOS device right now, free of charge, provided you have a Mac. More →

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Yosemite Wi-Fi Connection Bug Fixed

Finally: Annoying Yosemite Wi-Fi bug is squashed

By on May 27, 2015 at 4:40 PM.

Finally: Annoying Yosemite Wi-Fi bug is squashed

Many Mac users have complained about Wi-Fi issues since installing OS X Yosemite last fall, and Apple issued fixes in maintenance updates supposed to patch the wireless connectivity problems. In spite of those fixes, the problem persisted even after it became increasingly clear what Yosemite component was causing connection drops, and Apple did not publicly address the matter. However, Apple seems to be aware of the problem, and has finally fixed it in its newest Yosemite beta. More →

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OS X Yosemite Tips Tricks

8 great OS X Yosemite tips and tricks you really need to know

By on May 12, 2015 at 3:03 PM.

8 great OS X Yosemite tips and tricks you really need to know

Apple with OS X Yosemite introduced a number of cool features designed to make one’s computing experience easier and more efficient. While some may already be familiar with some of OS X Yosemite’s more prominent features, Apple’s desktop OS, per usual, is teeming with a number of under the radar features which will undoubtedly prove enlightening for both seasoned OS X users and those completely new to the world of Mac.

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OS X Yosemite Rootpipe Security Vulnerability

‘Rootpipe’ OS X Yosemite security vulnerability not as patched as initially believed

By on April 22, 2015 at 6:50 AM.

‘Rootpipe’ OS X Yosemite security vulnerability not as patched as initially believed

A “Rootpipe” backdoor in various Mac OS X versions, or a security flaw that could give hackers full access to a Mac without authentication, was supposedly patched by Apple in an OS X 10.10.3 update earlier that month. But it looks like the patch doesn’t quite fix the security flaw, The Hacker News reports, as Yosemite computers are still vulnerable to Rootpipe-based attacks. Furthermore, Macs running OS X 10.9 or later have not been patched, and it’s likely they won’t be. More →

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Yosemite 10.10.3 Release: Photos

You can download Apple’s OS X 10.10.3 update with the new Photos app right now

By on April 8, 2015 at 12:20 PM.

You can download Apple’s OS X 10.10.3 update with the new Photos app right now

OS X developers and users who have opted for the Yosemite public beta program have already been able to try out Apple’s Photos apps on OS X 10.10.3, as Apple rolled out several beta releases in the past weeks offering early access to the application. Now, the rest of Mac users can now finally get the latest version of Yosemite. More →

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Windows 10 vs. OS X Yosemite

How to run Windows 10 Technical Preview on top of Yosemite for free

By on March 26, 2015 at 6:50 AM.

How to run Windows 10 Technical Preview on top of Yosemite for free

Mac users curious to see how Microsoft’s latest operating system update looks and feels like can run the Windows 10 Technical Preview on their OS X computers right now without purchasing additional software that lets them actually install Windows 10 on top of Yosemite, OS X Daily reveals. More →

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Yosemite OS X 10.10.3 Update: Force Touch

This is the coolest new feature in the latest OS X Yosemite beta

By on March 12, 2015 at 6:00 PM.

This is the coolest new feature in the latest OS X Yosemite beta

Here’s some great news for anyone who wants a preview of some new features found in Apple’s new 12-inch MacBook. 9to5Mac reports that Apple on Thursday released the new OS X 10.10.3 beta, which includes new features such as support for the new OS X gestures Apple introduced with the 12-inch MacBook. More →

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10 Mac OS X 10.10 Tips and Tricks

Hidden tricks to make your Mac more useful than ever before

By on February 9, 2015 at 4:00 PM.

Hidden tricks to make your Mac more useful than ever before

Whether you’re a new or experienced Mac user, it’s likely you’re not familiar with all the secret features and tricks OS X has to offer. To further help you master your Yosemite skills, Popular Mechanics has a guide of 10 tips that can turn your Mac into an even more powerful beast. More →

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Yosemite 10.10.3 Update: Photos for Mac

The one iPhone app Mac users have been waiting for is finally here… but you can’t have it yet

By on February 5, 2015 at 3:40 PM.

The one iPhone app Mac users have been waiting for is finally here… but you can’t have it yet

At WWDC 2014, Apple revealed that it has been developing an OS X version of one of the default apps iPhone users probably use the most and the company has finally made it available to Mac owners. However, not all of them can download it just yet. More →

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Yosemite Spotlight Search Privacy Issue

One of the most important Yosemite features might also be putting your privacy at risk

By on January 9, 2015 at 4:45 PM.

One of the most important Yosemite features might also be putting your privacy at risk

One of the most important features in Apple’s Yosemite desktop operating system is the new Spotlight search, which offers users quick access to apps and files on a Mac and also a fast way of accessing certain online resources. But Spotlight apparently has a flaw that can expose certain personal details to spammers and thus disregard the privacy settings chosen by the user. More →

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Mac OS X NTP Security Update

Apple issues first-ever automatic security update to patch critical flaw

By on December 23, 2014 at 6:50 AM.

Apple issues first-ever automatic security update to patch critical flaw

Apple on Monday issued its first-ever automatic security update for OS X computers, Reuters reports, looking to fix a critical vulnerability that was made public on Friday by the Department of Homeland Security and the Carnegie Mellon University Software Engineering Institute. More →

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Hidden OS X Features

10 secret OS X features hidden inside your Mac

By on December 17, 2014 at 9:30 AM.

10 secret OS X features hidden inside your Mac

Apple recently updated its desktop operating system OS X to version 10.10, also known as Yosemite. The latest version of OS X packs tons of new features beneath a sleek redesign of the user interface, but most Mac computer users likely haven’t even mastered all of the features that were already available in OS X.

We recently told you how to access a nifty paint app that Apple hid on your Mac, and now we have a list to share that identifies 10 interesting OS X features that you might not have known about. More →

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