Tag Archives: Mac

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’…

Apple releases iTunes 12.4 with some new design tweaks

Apple today has released the long awaited iTunes 12.4. The new release comes seven months after the release of iTunes 12.3, and adds some welcome design tweaks, which was rumored earlier this month. Today’s update may also add some new safeguards that could help prevent iTunes from deleting music from your library without your knowledge. While the new…

TIME: iPhone is most influential gadget of all time

Amidst all of the bad press Apple has been getting regarding the Q2 earnings call, TIME magazine published a list of the 50 most influential gadgets of all time, ranging from televisions, smartphones, drones, and more. Unsurprisingly, the iPhone has been named the most influential gadget of all time, coming in at number one. According to TIME, the…

Intel looking to slash 3.5mm headphone jack in favor of USB-C audio

The rumor mill strongly suggests that Apple will ditch the headphone jack in favor of lightning capable headphones in its upcoming iPhone refresh due this fall. But, according to a report from Anandtech, Intel is also looking to make a similar move, though favoring USB-C rather than lightning. Intel believes that moving to USB-C capable headphones…

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…

Latest OS X Server update suggests 2016 12-inch MacBook coming soon

Earlier this week Apple unveiled the 4-inch iPhone SE, 9.7-inch iPad Pro, and a few new Apple Watch bands at its “Let us loop you in” press event. As expected, Apple made no reference to Macs whatsoever during the event. But according to details given to 9to5Mac, Apple may be updating its Macbook line soon as there are references to an ‘early 2016’…