Apple updates iMovie for the Mac and development tool Xcode

Apple updates iMovie for the Mac and development tool Xcode

Apple today updated iMovie for the Mac video editor with a handful of bug fixes and a few minor improvements that affect sorting and foreign language support. The Cupertino company also release a new version of its development tool, Xcode.

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Apple confirms OS X, iOS and key web services not affected by Heartbleed

Apple confirms OS X, iOS and key web services not affected by Heartbleed

Apple confirmed to Re/Code that its key web services and both its mobile and desktop operating systems are not affected by the Heartbleed security flaw. The vulnerability, first reported by Web security firm Codenomicon, is present in OpenSSL encryption software, which is used by websites to secure user information.

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Apple starts emailing developers with WWDC ticket information

Apple starts emailing developers with WWDC ticket information

Apple announced last week that its WorldWide Developer Conference 2014 will be held from June 2nd through June 6th at Moscone West Conference Center in San Francisco. Unlike previous years, tickets to WWDC are being offered on a lottery basis with registrations being accepted over the weekend and ending today.

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Safari for OS X Mavericks updated with improved push notifications, security fixes

Safari for OS X Mavericks updated with improved push notifications, security fixes

Apple on Tuesday released a new version of Safari for the Mac that includes improved push notifications and new security features for OS X Mavericks users.

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Mac OS X 10.10 Concept shows iOS 7 inspired design

Mac OS X 10.10 Concept shows iOS 7 inspired design

Earlier this year, a reported claimed that OS X 10.10 is codenamed Syrah, and one of its biggest highlights will be its “flatter” look and feel like iOS 7. Designer Danny Giebe has created a Mac OS X 10.10 Syrah concept to show us what a “flatter” OS X might look like.

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GarageBand for Mac updated with MP3 export, new drummer pack

GarageBand for Mac updated with MP3 export, new drummer pack

Apple today updated GarageBand for the Mac, bringing the music-making app to version 10.0.2 and adding several improvements, including a new drummer music pack.

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Upcoming version of iTunes may restore local Contact and Calendar syncing

Upcoming version of iTunes may restore local Contact and Calendar syncing


As noted by 9to5Mac, Apple today seeded a new version of OS X Mavericks to its employees. The latest version, 10.9.3, includes iTunes 11.1.6 beta, which restores a local syncing feature removed when Apple debuted OS X Mavericks.

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FaceTime Plus brings Chatroulette-style conversations to Apple’s chat client

FaceTime Plus brings Chatroulette-style conversations to Apple’s chat client

FaceTime Plus leverages the messaging features of FaceTime and adds a chatroulette option that lets you connect to random people for a quick chat. It’s an interesting concept that expands your FaceTime encounters beyond the people in your address book.

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Apple adds 4K support to OS X as it works on its own 4K monitor

Apple adds 4K support to OS X as it works on its own 4K monitor

Apple may be expanding support for 4K displays in the latest developer release of OS X 10.9.3, but this release may be part of a bigger plan to release and Apple-branded 4K display, reports 9to5 Mac.

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Apple releases OS X Mavericks 10.9.2 with SSL bug fix, FaceTime Audio, contact blocking and more

Apple releases OS X Mavericks 10.9.2 with SSL bug fix, FaceTime Audio, contact blocking and more

As expected, Apple has released OS X Mavericks 10.9.2 with a number of new features like FaceTime Audio, contact blocking, but most importantly, a fix for a critical security flaw that could let an attacker sniff and modify your data on secure HTTPS connections.

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