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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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Apple Finally Address Yosemite Wifi Problem In Latest Beta

05/27/2015, If you’re using an Apple computer running on OS X Yosemite and you have not had any issue with WiFi, consider yourself lucky. There have been many complaints about WiFi connectivity issues in OS X Yosemite ever since it was released last year. In fact...

Apple Spotlight Search Will Soon Feature Tweets

04/29/2015, Apple and Twitter already work closely together when it comes to integrating the micro-blogging service with the Cupertino company’s software, and it appears that they’re going to take yet another major step to further improve this...

Security Researcher Calls Mac Security Tools “Trivial”

04/24/2015, Are Macs “safer” than Windows-based PCs? That seems to be the common belief despite the fact that there have been several times when Macs were exhibiting some severe security flaws. That being said, this isn’t to say that Apple hasn’t been trying...

OS X “Rootpipe” Security Flaw Has Yet To Be Fixed

04/21/2015, Last year security researchers discovered a security flaw in OS X which only affected those running OS X Yosemite. Apple later released an update that supposedly fixed the issue, but according to a report from Objective-See (via ZDNet), it seems that the...

Apple Seeds OS X Yosemite 10.10.4 Beta

04/16/2015, Apple recently released the OS X 10.10.3 with the new app “Photos” for Mac, and today, the company issued the primary beta build of OS X 10.10.4 Yosemite to the developers for testing purposes. It seems like that the latest build focuses on system...

OS X 10.10.3 Kernel Panics Happen Upon JPEG File Previews

04/16/2015, It was the OS X 10.10.3 update that was released in the previous week that would go under the spotlight this time around, especially when you take into consideration how in select cases, it will trigger off kernel panics whenever one decides to perform a...

Apple To Roll Out OS X 10.10.3 Update

04/08/2015, It is widely tipped that Apple will be introducing the OS X 10.10.3 update some time later today, where it will also come with the brand new Photos app, now how about that? This will be a free release, of course, and having an all-new Photos app for...

Cintiq Companion 2 Hacked, Runs On OS X

03/05/2015, Wacom’s Cintiq Companion 2 – the graphics tablet that arrived at the FCC in January this year, happens to be a device which is able to hook up to either a Windows or Mac computer, and while connected, is capable of helping the talented digital...

Aperture Will No Longer Be Sold Upon Photos For OS X Release

02/11/2015, Last year Apple announced that they would cease the development of their photo editing software Aperture. This meant that the version you’re using is probably the version you’re stuck with. Instead Apple would be launching an app called Photos which...

Next OS X Update Could Introduce Customizable, Multi-Cultural Emojis

02/09/2015, Emojis are a fun way to express certain emotions when you are sending text messages. Given that sometimes the tone of our voice can’t be conveyed over text, emojis are a good way to do that, or at least attempt to do that. There are plenty of emojis to...

Photos For OS X Beta Previewed

02/05/2015, It does seem as though Apple’s very first beta of the upcoming Photos application for OS X points users in the direction of a sleek, uncluttered interface which will make one feel as though using it is a very natural thing, especially for those who...

iTunes 12.1 Brings OS X Notification Center Widget

02/01/2015, Mac users have a new iTunes update to play with. Apple has released an incremental update for its desktop software which brings a new feature apart from the usual tweaks and improvements that one expects from incremental updates. iTunes 12.1 is the...