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Apple Patches OS X Bug That Can Leak Your iMessages

04/11/2016, From time to time you might receive notifications about an update for your operating system. Unless it’s a very obvious bug that impacts the performance of your computer, some of you guys might choose to ignore the update until a later date. Now if you...

OS X 10.11.4 Update Causing Some iMessage, FaceTime Login Problems

03/23/2016, Whenever a software update has been made available, it’s always good news since it means that problems are addressed, there are security improvements, and sometimes even new features. Unfortunately from time to time software updates actually end up...

Mac Users Targeted By Ransomware Campaign

03/06/2016, There are many who are inclined to believe that Mac computers are less susceptible to hacks or viruses compared to Windows, which unfortunately isn’t particularly true. In fact just over the weekend, it has been reported by Mac users were targeted by a...

Siri Is Reportedly Coming To Mac

02/24/2016, Siri, Apple’s virtual personal assistant, had a humble start on the iPhone. It has been included in every iPhone model since and has also been expanded to the iPad, Apple Watch and even the Apple TV. There’s one major Apple product line...

Batman: Arkham Knight For Mac & Linux Cancelled

02/04/2016, Warner Bros’ Batman: Arkham Knight was launched on the PC with a lot of issues, but eventually it did find its way back onto the platform. Now we’re sure there were some Mac and Linux gamers who were hoping that by catching these bugs and issues that...

How To Uninstall Apps On Mac

02/01/2016, Unlike Windows where there are options provided to uninstall an app, it isn’t quite the same for Apple’s Mac OS X platform, which might be a little disconcerting for novice Mac users who want to uninstall apps on their computer to free up hard disk...

Safari On iOS And OS X Seem To Be Crashing Today

01/27/2016, It seems that for some strange reason, iOS and OS X users are reporting that today, their Safari app on either platform seems to be crashing out of the blue. For iOS users, some report that just by tapping the URL bar in the app will cause it to crash,...

This Bug Makes Chrome’s Incognito Mode Not-So-Private Anymore

01/13/2016, Want some privacy while browsing the web, at least from people you might share a computer with? Browsers like Google’s Chrome comes with an Incognito Mode which is supposed to help you with that. However it turns out that maybe Incognito Mode might not...

Apple’s Swift Language Is Now Open Source

12/03/2015, Last year Apple introduced their Swift programming language, which for developers was actually a nice surprise. What was an even bigger surprise was that earlier this year during WWDC 2015, Apple’s SVP of software engineering Craig Federighi promised...

Blizzard: Overwatch Not Coming To OS X

11/08/2015, When developers make games, they tend to make them for the PC first, and then they might consider an OS X version. Sometimes the OS X version can arrive as many as several years after the PC release. However developers such as Blizzard have typically done...

Malware On Macs Reaches An All-Time High

10/21/2015, Mac computers have typically been known to not have as many malware/virus issues compared to Windows. This isn’t to say that the OS X platform built by Apple is invulnerable, it’s just that there aren’t as many viruses or malware that have targeted...

Apple Won’t Be Merging iOS And OS X

09/29/2015, It would almost seem like Apple is following in Microsoft’s footsteps, what with iOS and OS X sharing similar features and being able to communicate with one another. It almost looks like there could be a future where iOS and OS X could merge, like how...

Teen Discovers Two Zero-Day Vulnerabilities In OS X

08/17/2015, Say a few years ago, when the topic of OS X versus Windows came up, the favorite argument that was used is that OS X is more secure than Windows as there are less cases of malware and viruses attacking the system. Fast forward to today, that statement...

Boot Camp Windows 10 Support Is Here

08/13/2015,   It’s not that hard to install Windows on a Mac, Apple actually provides its own tool for this purpose called Boot Camp. Setting everything up doesn’t take too long and once it’s up and running you can use both OS X and Windows on...