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Latest OS X 10.11.4 Update Causing System Freezes

05/16/2016, Software updates typically introduce new features, bug fixes, and system improvements. However from time to time, an update does go awry and causes more problems than it fixes, take for example the latest OS X El Capitan update. If you haven’t updated...

WhatsApp Releases Desktop App For Windows And Mac

05/10/2016, The other day it was speculated that WhatsApp could be working on a desktop version of its app Given that WhatsApp already sort of exists on the desktop via a web interface, we guess this was the next logical step. The good news is that we did not have to...

This Tool Will Help Detect Ransomware On OS X

04/26/2016, Just because there aren’t as many cases of malware infecting Mac computers doesn’t mean that they are immune. That being said if you want to be safe and keep your Mac computer free from ransomware, you will be pleased to learn that security research...

Apple Website Hints That OS X Could Be Renamed To MacOS

04/14/2016, OS X has been the name Apple has used for its operating system for awhile now, but it seems that Apple could be getting ready to move on to a different name. We’ve already seen how Apple’s naming system works as of late, like watchOS for the Apple...

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...