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Today, Apple released the fourth iterations of the betas for iOS 9.3, OS X 10.11.4 El Capitan, watchOS 2.2, and tvOS 9.2. These betas include a number of new features.
According to a database run by the U.S. government, the number of disclosed and fixed vulnerabilities by product was led by OS X, iOS and Flash, with Android at #20 and Windows at #14.
Phil Spencer, head of Microsoft's Xbox division, has stated that an Xbox app for Mac OS isn't on the company's radar, but will be considered if users show interest in the idea.
Google has recently revealed that its Chrome web browser will no longer support older versions of the Windows and Mac OS X operating systems by 2016; the company suggests users to move to a newer OS.
Security researchers plan to present findings on an easily-performed exploit of OS X's Gatekeeper software at the Virus Bulletin Conference in Prague, Czech Republic on Thursday.
Microsoft has announced that over 65 million units of Halo games across different platforms have been sold worldwide. This is up from 60 million units reported in October 2014.
A vulnerability in the way Apple's core operating system handles unicode characters allows an attacker to send a specially crafted message that can automatically reboot any Apple product.
Microsoft has released a significant update for the preview version of Office 2016 for Mac, which brings some critical bug fixes, performance improvements and a few additional features.
A new security vulnerability named "Darwin Nuke," that is capable of allowing remote denial of service attacks, has been discovered in Apple's iOS and OS X operating systems.
Latest research report about security vulnerabilities has revealed that Windows is not the most vulnerable operating system anymore with lesser reported threats than Mac OS and the Linux kernel.
Apple has launched bug fixes for the various currently supported versions of Mac OS X to address the recently discovered serious security flaw in Bash, known as "Shellshock"
A vulnerability believed to be more serious than the Heartbleed bug, has been discovered in Bash which is a shell widely used in various Unix and Linux based operating systems including Mac OS X.
Apple has released updates for the pre-release versions of the upcoming iOS 8 and OS X 10.10 operating systems and developers can now download them over the air for testing.
Apple has released the iTunes 12 beta alongside the new versions of the iOS 8 and OS X 10.10 "Yosemite" betas. The new beta brings needed improvements to the UI, as well as an anticipated feature.
Reports suggest that a 12in Macbook Air was supposed to ship with a Retina Display by late-2014, but was delayed due to shortages. The 11 and 13 inch models are said to be on track for release.
A new report claims Apple CEO Steve Jobs proposed that Sony run Mac OS X on its VAIO notebooks in 2001 but the VAIO team stopped the idea due to their efforts to optimize the notebooks on Windows.
Windows 8 has posted market share gains for June, passing Windows Vista after rising 0.83 percentage points to capture 5.10% of the market. It shows slow but continued gains for Microsoft's newest OS
Microsoft has released three Bing wallpaper packs for owners of Apple PCs running Mac OS X that include a number of Microsoft's images that were made for the Bing front page.
The latest Humble Bundle includes games for Windows, Mac OS X, Linux, and Android. For whatever price you want to pay, you can get cross-platform support for a bunch of games.
A cryptographic key used to validate Adobe applications has been compromised, and was used to sign at least two malicious utilities. Adobe will recall the affected certificate and publish an update.
Paul Ferson takes a look at the Matias Corporation's Tactile Pro keyboard; a mechanical keyboard aiming to improve on the formula Apple showed the world in 1987, as well as adding new touches.
Apple's upcoming Mountain Lion operating system update will drop support of some older Mac models, even though they have 64-bit processors. The reason is likely due to older 32-bit graphics drivers.
A new update to Mac OS X 10.7 (Lion) has, among other things, fixed a flaw that previously allowed for people to see and access a Mac's user passwords in cleartext.
Windows XP is still the number one most used PC operating system in the world with 46.08 percent of the market share worldwide, while Windows 7 continues to gain users.
Despite reports earlier in the week that Mac infections from the Flashback malware had been cut down, Dr. Web claims that Flashback has still infected 566,000 Mac PCs.
A new study claims that Mac users are almost three times more likely to try out an upcoming OS update such as Mountain Lion than Windows PC users are in trying out Windows 8.
Mozilla Corporation has released Firefox 11, the latest version of the popular open source web browser, with new features that can migrate data from Google Chrome and sync add-ons across computers.
Critics describe the new Apple OS “security” feature as the beginning of the end for the traditional OS experience for Mac users: soon Apple could start policing every application you try to install
Apple has announced that its Mac App Store, which first launched less than a year ago for its Mac PCs, has now reached and exceeded the 100 million app download mark.
Neowin takes an in-depth look at the Scrivener writing application to bring you this complete review of the program and show off its potential.
Apple has confirmed it has seen six million downloads of its major Lion update for the Mac OS X operating system since it launched earlier this summer.
Online stats has shown that Windows 7 has overtaken Windows XP as the worlds most used operating system. The news comes a few weeks after Microsoft confirmed that XP will end-of life in 2014.
Shortly after releasing Mac OS X Lion, Apple has released its first major update that addresses a number of issues users have experienced.
A new version of Skype for Mac has added support for HD video calling, following the introduction of built-in HD cameras in the Mac lineup earlier this year.
Apple has a lot of fans who apparently want to get their hands on the latest update to the Mac OS X operating system as soon as they possibly can. The company issued a press...
In the aftermath of the announcements from yesterday's WWDC, one particular release has seen little publicity. The beta of iTunes 10.5, which was released to developers yesterday, will bring with it iCloud and iOS 5...
At today's WWDC keynote, Apple demonstrated what users can expect from their upcoming operating system release, Mac OS X Lion. Following some new sales figures, Phil Schiller took to the stage to show off what...
As Apple's annual Worldwide Developer's Conference draws ever closer, the wrapping has been taken off the banners for this year. All signs so far are pointing to an appearance from each of the three hottest-rumoured...
Apple is reportedly getting ready to issue developers with a near-complete version of Mac OS X 10.7 ''Lion'', less than three months out from the start of a tentative release window for the OS. TechCrunch, without...
Only two weeks after Apple seeded the latest Mac OS X build (10J868) to developers, the latest software update is now available to the public. The final build of Mac OS X v10.6.7 is now...
At the annual pwn2own competition, where hackers lineup to show off their security-cracking skills on a number of software and hardware devices, both Safari and Internet Explorer 8 were successfully exploited due to a zero-day...
Mac OS X Lion has been a long time coming. While Snow Leopard was released in the summer of 2009, only a year and a half ago, it came without any substantial new features. There...
Traditionally, many users of Mac OS X have thought themselves at a much reduced risk of attracting malware due to it being less widely used than Windows. As Macs have gained popularity and Mac OS...
As you might remember late last year, Apple released a sneak preview of Mac OS X 10.7 codenamed Lion. A major aspect of what was unveiled has already been implemented with the Mac App store....
Good news for movie pros today: Apple is rumoured to be releasing a new version of Final Cut Pro this spring, with an ambitious overhaul that will see the biggest change "since the original version...
Less than three weeks after the Mac App Store's launch, Pixelmator's development team have announced their product has already grossed $1 million in sales. Happy customers are also leaving their mark in the review section,...
Today Apple seeded the latest beta of Mac OS X 10.6.7 build 10J842 to developers. This latest update comes just two weeks after Apple publicly released Mac OS X 10.6.6 to the world with the...
Today Apple launched their new Mac App Store they unveiled back in October. Apple announced that they would be opening the Mac App Store for Snow Leopard, and launching with Lion in summer of 2011. The...
Apple has just pushed an update for Mac OS X Snow Leopard. The updated version, v10.6.5, brings a number of bug fixes, stability improvements, compatibility and security updates for Mac. The free update available to all...