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Apple seeds OS X 10.11.6 beta 1 to developers

Along with other minor betas going out today, Apple has seeded its first beta of OS X 10.11.6 to developers. This relatively minor update to OS X El Capitan focuses on stability and bug fixes. No visual changes are in this version compared to the latest stable release. While there may be nothing new on the outside, this update still will be good for…

OS X 10.12 to support unlocking Macs with iPhone’s Touch ID

As we inch closer to WWDC, OS X 10.12 is sounding like a huge upgrade to Apple’s desktop operating system. One of the major features is rumored to be Siri on the Mac. Today, MacRumors is now reporting that OS X 10.12 ‘may’ include support for unlocking your Mac with your iPhone’s Touch ID sensor. The feature could work similarly to the Apple Watch…

Dock icon for Siri spotted before official launch in OS X 10.12

Siri has been rumored to be coming to the Mac for a while now, and as of late, it seems like more and more of a reality versus a rumor. It’s been previously reported that Siri will have its own menubar icon in OS X 10.12. But, Siri may now get its own dock icon in the upcoming release, (via MacRumors). According to the report, there will be a ‘Siri’…

Apple releases OS X 10.11.5 update to the public

Alongside iTunes 12.4, Apple has released a minor update for OS X El Capitan, 10.11.5. The update focuses on stability, compatibility, and security improvements. Updates to iOS, watchOS, and tvOS were also released today. While the update doesn’t change any user facing features or interfaces, it’s recommended for all users. After all, these “under the…

Fourth OS X 10.11.5 beta seeded to developers

Along with other minor betas going out today, Apple has seeded the fourth beta of OS X 10.11.5 to developers. This relatively minor update to OS X El Capitan focuses on stability and bug fixes. No visual changes are in this version compared to the latest stable release. While there may be nothing new on the outside, this update still will be good for…

New Mac beta, OS X 10.11.5, seeded to developers

Along with other betas released today, Apple has seeded a new developer beta for OS X. This update, version 10.11.5, is likely a minor update given the timing along with the other betas. This comes just weeks after Apple released OS X 10.11.4 to the public. This update added support for Live Photos in Messages, secured Notes, and iBooks for…

Re/code: Apple Pay coming to mobile sites later this year

According to a report from Re/code, Apple is looking to partner with several mobile vendors to roll out Apple Pay in mobile sites starting later this year. The report notes that Apple has been working to expand its mobile payment service outside of apps. So, instead of entering credit card information, users will be able to use Apple Pay to complete their…