Tag Archives: Mac

Rumor: MacBook Air with USB-C, no launch timeframe set

Taiwanese website DigiTimes is reporting that Apple has plans to refresh its MacBook Air with USB-C ports. However, the report does not give a timeframe in which Apple will launch the new machine. Currently, Apple has decided to adopt the USB Type-C interface for its MacBook Air, while Asustek Computer and Hewlett-Packard (HP) are upgrading one of their…

MMS malware vulnerability found in older versions of OS X and iOS

A Cisco researcher has discovered a vulnerability in OS X and iOS that could allow an attacker to gain access to your files and stored password by sending a malicious image. Cisco Talos has discovered a vulnerability in the way in which the Image I/O API parses and handles tiled TIFF image files. When rendered by applications that use the Image I/O API,…

Apple seeds macOS 10.12 beta 3 to developers

Along with other betas going out today, Apple has seeded its third beta of macOS 10.12 to developers. MacOS 10.12 Sierra packs some relatively major features such as Auto Unlock via Apple Watch, Apple Pay via iPhone, and Siri finally makes it debut on the Mac. The update is currently now available for both developers and public beta testers.  It’s…

Siri references ‘Finder’ ahead of WWDC on Monday

With a few more days before WWDC, Siri was spotted referencing an app named ‘Finder’ (via Brian Roemelle). Siri itself is supposed to play a huge role in the upcoming keynote, and such references could lead us to believe that Siri is indeed coming to the Mac. Obviously, Finder on iOS doesn’t exist but it does on OS X. This could mean Siri is either…

Apple releases iTunes 12.4.1 to the public

Apple today has released iTunes 12.4.1 to the public. The new release comes several weeks after the release of iTunes 12.4, and is mainly a bug fix release. It’s still unknown whether or not Apple has fixed it’s longstanding music deletion bug when subscribed to Apple Music. This release focuses on how iTunes handles up next and crossfade. Here’s…

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…

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’…