Update OS X Now to Fix the Shellshock Vulnerability

Good news, Mac users. Apple just released an update for OS X that fixes a security flaw in the Bash UNIX shell. This is the part of the software that's vulnerable to the Shellshock bug uncovered last week. And although the vulnerability only affects a small number of Mac users, a fix is certainly welcome. » 9/29/14 5:50pm Yesterday 5:50pm

Apple Opens OS X Yosemite Beta to the Public, Sign Up Now

OS X Yosemite, the upcoming version of Apple's operating system, won't launch until the fall, but if you're interested in trying out its new features now, you can sign up for Apple's public beta today. The beta was previously limited to developers and dev accounts, but now it's open to the first million users who opt… » 7/23/14 9:44am 7/23/14 9:44am

How to Make Your Own Bulk App Installer for OS X

The worst part about setting up a new Mac is finding and downloading all your software. It's time-consuming, boring, and usually feels like a waste of time. Thankfully, with just a little bit of setup, you can automate the whole process with Homebrew and Homebrew Cask so you never have to do it again. » 6/05/14 4:57pm 6/05/14 4:57pm

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WWDC 2014 Roundup: Everything Apple Announced Today

Today's keynote marked day one of Apple's giant developer love fest, and while we didn't actually get any new hardware, Tim Cook and co. tossed a whole mess of long-awaited goodies to their legion of loyal followers. So in case you didn't happen to spend the afternoon glued to your screen, these are the best and… » 6/02/14 5:08pm 6/02/14 5:08pm

The Future of Apple Design Is Hidden Inside OS X Yosemite

Today at WWDC, Apple gave OS X a design overhaul that's just as huge as its namesake. Yosemite is bright, sharp, and flat as hell. But while OS X now looks more like iOS, iOS and OS X are also more alike than ever. Apple is finally—finally—establishing a consistent design language across its platforms. » 6/02/14 4:27pm 6/02/14 4:27pm

​OS X Yosemite: Everything You Need to Know About the Big Redesign

Apple's follow up to OS X 10.9 Mavericks, will be OS X Yosemite, following with the theme of naming OS versions after impressive California landmarks. Last year's WWDC was all about giving iOS an overhaul. This year's star will be Apple's desktop operating system. Here's what you need to know. » 6/02/14 1:15pm 6/02/14 1:15pm

Our WWDC 2014 Liveblog Starts Right Here, Right Now

It's that time of year again! Later today at WWDC 2014, Apple's going to trot out its latest and greatest offerings developments for all the world to see. iOS 8! OS X 10.10! And very possibly a plan to take over your home in a way that should totally not freak you out. We'll be covering it all as it unfolds, right… » 6/02/14 12:04pm 6/02/14 12:04pm

WWDC: What Are You Looking Forward To Most?

Just when we're finally getting used to iOS 7 and OS X Mavericks, it's time for Apple to reveal what's next in the future of these platforms. WWDC 2014, Apple's annual developer conference is happening in San Francisco's Moscone West in less than 24 hours and we've got many, many things on our iOS 8 and OS X wishlist.… » 6/01/14 4:00pm 6/01/14 4:00pm