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Apple publishes support article for setup problems with 12-inch Retina MacBook

Apple publishes support article for setup problems with 12-inch Retina MacBook

Early adopters of Apple’s new, 12-inch Retina MacBook are running into freezing issues when setting up the machine for the first time. As a result, Apple has published a support article with a couple of workarounds that’ll help you get past that spinning beachball.

Apple failed to fix ‘Rootpipe’ security vulnerability in OS X 10.10.3

Apple failed to fix ‘Rootpipe’ security vulnerability in OS X 10.10.3

According a report from Forbes, which cites a former NSA staffer, the latest OS X 10.10.3 update has failed to fix the major security flaw that it was actually released for.

Yosemite gets enhanced 4K, support for Dell’s 5K monitor with OS X 10.10.3

Yosemite gets enhanced 4K, support for Dell’s 5K monitor with OS X 10.10.3

While Apple’s new Photos app and a ton of new emoji stole the limelight when OS X 10.10.3 rolled out to the public last week, there were a number of significant changes under the hood that went unnoticed — including enhanced 4K compatibility, support for Dell’s 5K monitor, and a new protocol that delivers faster SSD performance.

Macs continue to see sales growth despite decline in U.S. PC shipments

Macs continue to see sales growth despite decline in U.S. PC shipments

Gartner is a good source of information when it comes to shipments and sales, and according to a new report from the firm, Apple’s Mac continues to see positive growth.

Apple releases OS X Yosemite 10.10.3 with all-new Photos app

Apple releases OS X Yosemite 10.10.3 with all-new Photos app

As expected, Apple has released OS X 10.10.3 Yosemite, which includes the all-new Photos app along with several other improvements.

New Apple patent again hints at mid-air gesture controls for Macs

New Apple patent again hints at mid-air gesture controls for Macs

Apple has been granted a new patent that again confirms its exploration into mid-air gesture controls that could one day change the way we interact with our Macs. The patent describes a 3D mapping system that is capable of recognizing human hand gestures with great accuracy.

How to take a screenshot on your Mac

How to take a screenshot on your Mac

If you want to capture an image on your Mac, you will need to use the screenshot function. People snap screenshots to document computers issues or showcase a high score on Candy Crush. Apple, staying true to its core belief of “keeping it simple” provides a few different ways to take a screenshot on your Mac computer.

OS X 10.10.3 Yosemite beta 6 released to developers, and public beta testers

OS X 10.10.3 Yosemite beta 6 released to developers, and public beta testers

Apple has just seeded the sixth OS X 10.10.3 Yosemite beta (build number: 14D127a) to developers, and public beta testers. It comes a week after the release of the fifth OS X 10.10.3 Yosemite beta.

iMovie update demonstrates the capabilities of Force Touch trackpads

iMovie update demonstrates the capabilities of Force Touch trackpads

The Taptic Engine inside Apple’s new Force Touch trackpad, which is built into the new MacBook and MacBook Pro, does more than just provide a satisfying click. As the latest iMovie for Mac update demonstrates, it also has the potential to help us “feel” apps.

Apple releases fourth OS X 10.10.3 Yosemite beta to developers; second public beta to testers

Apple releases fourth OS X 10.10.3 Yosemite beta to developers; second public beta to testers

Apple has just seeded the fourth OS X 10.10.3 Yosemite beta (build number: 14D105g) to developers, and the second public beta to testers.