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OS X is the Operating System used on Apple Macintosh computers. It is based on Unix and started to ship on Macs in 2002. It succeeded to Mac OS 9 which was the final version of the pre-OS X operating system for Apple computers. OS X is derived from the work done on NeXTSTEP, the operating system written for Steve Job’s NeXT company.

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WireLurker Malware Targets iPhones Through OS X

11/05/2014, When it comes to making the choice between OS X and Windows, the proponents and supporters of the former tend to trumpet the fact that security issues are a whole lot less, and viruses practically not an issue to worry about, as opposed to Microsoft’s...

OS X Yosemite Security Flaw Discovered

11/04/2014, Apple is extremely proud of their OS X, no doubt about it, but having said that, even the road to hell is paved with good intentions. While the OS X is a great operating system, this does not mean that it does not come without its fair share of flaws. No...

Office For OS X Leaked

10/27/2014, Do parents love all of their children equally? That might be the case on paper, but many a time, parents do have their personal favorites, and perhaps in the case of Microsoft, they happen to love other “children” more than Office for OS X. Why do we...

Mailbox For OS X Enters Into Open Beta Phase

10/14/2014, If you have a smartphone and check emails on it regularly, chances are you might have heard of the email app called Mailbox. One of the reasons the app is so popular is because of its clean and simple user interface, and how the developers push users...

Wild Rumor Suggests 12.9-inch iPad Running Both iOS & OS X

10/07/2014, There has been talk in the past about whether Apple would eventually one day unify both their iOS and OS X platforms. One has been designed for mobile devices while one has been designed for computers, and given that OS X has slowly been getting iOS...

Apple: Majority Of OS X Users Safe From Bash Bug, Update Coming

09/26/2014, According to a recent report, a new bug has been discovered which has since been referred to as the Bash bug. Some believe that it could be just as, if not more disastrous than the Heartbleed bug that made the headlines earlier this year. The Bash bug not...

Newly Discovered Bash Bug Could Be More Dangerous Than Heartbleed

09/25/2014, Earlier this year, a security vulnerability called Heartbleed made the headlines. According to the reports at that time, the vulnerability was so bad that security researchers believed that it could have affected as many as two thirds of the internet....

64-bit Chrome For Mac Now Available As A Beta

08/28/2014, A couple of days ago, Google announced that they had released a stable version of their 64-bit version of Chrome for Windows computers. Well the good news is that if you’re a Mac user and you’re looking to take advantage of the 64-bit Chrome, you’re...

Parallels Desktop 10 For Mac Announced With OS X 10.10 Support

08/20/2014, For the most part, OS X supports mainstream applications that are also available on Windows, but if you’re looking to use a very particular piece of software that just isn’t available on OS X, or if its OS X equivalent just isn’t up to scratch, then...

Skype Reportedly Not Working For OS X 10.5 Users

08/07/2014, While there are users out there who upgrade their computers on an annual basis, there are many out there who probably stick to their machines for many years until it dies on them completely. Granted computers are cheaper than what they used to be, buying...

64-bit Chrome Beta Makes Its Way Onto OS X

08/05/2014, Heads up OS X users, if you were a little jealous that Windows users got to enjoy the 64-bit version of Chrome, you’re in luck because Google has rolled out a new beta of Chrome designed for OS X in mind. Dubbed Chrome Canary, it basically takes...

Former Apple Exec Thinks ARM-based Macs Could Happen In 2016

08/04/2014, As ARM processors are becoming more powerful, more powerful than our computers back in the day, it is not surprising to hear rumors or ideas that eventually our regular computers could see their chipsets replaced by ARM chipsets instead. In fact this is a...