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Second OS X 10.11.4 beta released by Apple

Along with updates to iOS, watchOS, and tvOS betas, Apple also released the second beta for OS X 10.11.4, the next update for OS X El Capitan. This update brings a few features to the Mac alongside iOS. For starters, Live Photos, introduced last year with the iPhone 6s, can now be viewed and shared via iMessages in the Messages app. Additionally,…

Apple releases OS X 10.11.3 for Macs

Apple has today released the latest update to OS X El Capitan. Having been in beta testing for a month, this update, OS X 10.11.3, doesn’t provide new user features but instead focuses on stability, compatibility, and security. As such, all Mac users are recommended to update to it. The update can be found in the Mac App Store. OS X El Capitan users…

TiP Year in Review: First generation products, services, and more

2015 was a big year for Apple, the company unveiled a lot of new first-generation products, services, and accessories. There’s a lot to cover and this could easily become a long 3,000 word post (post edit: it is), but we’ll only be going over the essentials. Products Starting in March with Apple’s Spring Forward event, the company first started with…

Apple releases OS X 10.11.2 update for Macs

Apple has released another update to OS X El Capitan. This update, version number 10.11.2, is a minor update that brings some minor tweaks and bug fixes to the Mac. OS X 10.11.2 had been in beta testing for several weeks. Developers were told to focus on Graphics, Mail, Wi-Fi, Calendar, USB, Notes, Photos, Spotlight, and Networking. You can expect…

Tim Cook once again says Apple will not merge iOS and OS X

Tim Cook has told us time and time again that Apple is not interested in merging iOS and OS X. Cook spoke with Irish blog Independent and noted that merging the two would have too many compromises. “We feel strongly that customers are not really looking for a converged Mac and iPad,” said Cook. “Because what that would wind up doing, or what…

Some Mac users are experiencing Mac App Store ‘Damaged’ issues

Over the last day or so multiple users on Twitter have been having issues with apps downloaded from the Mac App Store. Every time you would try to open an application an error message would pop up saying that the app is “damaged” and must be redownloaded from the Mac App Store. Heere is the error message: “App Name” is damaged and can’t be…

Apple seeds OS X 10.11.2 beta 2 to developers

Along with betas for tvOS 9.1 and iOS 9.2, Apple has released the second beta of OS X 10.11.2, the second point release update for OS X El Capitan. As is expected from such a release, this one doesn’t bring new features but, instead, focuses on improving the stability, compatibility, and security of the Mac. Developers aren’t being told much about…

OS X 10.11.1 released, Apple’s first update for El Capitan

Along with updates to iOS 9 and watchOS 2, Apple has also released today an update for the Mac. This release is OS X 10.11.1. It brings a few updates in line with the iOS 9.1 update. As with iOS 9.1, this update focuses on performance and bug fixes. This includes improving reliability when upgrading to OS X El Capitan from previous OS X versions, as…