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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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Google Disclosed OS X Vulnerabilities Patched In OS X 10.10.2

01/23/2015, Earlier this week, Google’s security team Project Zero released a report which highlighted some vulnerabilities found in Apple’s OS X. The good news is that if you’re an OS X user and worried about the potential security risk you are facing, you can...

Dropbox To Stop Supporting OS X 10.5 After 18th May 2015

01/20/2015, It is understandable that some of you guys running OS X might be running older builds of Apple’s desktop operating system. This could simply be due to hardware incompatibility with the newer versions of OS X, or it could be that you simply prefer the...

Chrome For OS X Emoji Support Arrives

01/11/2015,   There’s great news today for people who were always irked by the inability of Chrome for OS X to display emojis. For a few years there has been a bug in this web browser which has prevented Apple’s emoji’s from properly being...

Novalia Interactive DJ Decks Lets You Make Music In A New Way

01/08/2015, Novalia has collaborated with DJ Qbert in order to churn out what are deemed to be the first interactive DJ Decks in an album cover in the whole world, and assuming this particular idea catches on in the long run, this is definitely going to be a...

Apple Pushes Out Critical Security Update For OS X

12/23/2014, If you’re a Mac user running the latest version of OS X Yosemite, or maybe older versions like Mavericks or Mountain Lion, you might want to install a security update that Apple has recently pushed out to their users. The update supposedly addresses a...

djay PRO Arrives On Mac With Spotify Integration

12/18/2014, djay is a very popular application for the iPad, it also happens to be one of the best selling apps of its kind. This is a DJ app that has been around for a very long time on Apple’s tablet and today a new version arrives on the Mac with even more...

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...