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Apple adds TRIM support for third-party SSDs in Mac OS X 10.10.4

Apple adds TRIM support for third-party SSDs in Mac OS X 10.10.4

Apple’s latest OS X 10.10.4 update, which rolled out alongside iOS 8.4 on Tuesday, finally brings TRIM support for third-party solid-state drives (SSDs). Users must enable it manually, but it’s a fairly simple process that takes just a minute.

OS X El Capitan’s latest beta hints at 4K 21.5-inch iMac display, and Bluetooth multi-touch remote

OS X El Capitan’s latest beta hints at 4K 21.5-inch iMac display, and Bluetooth multi-touch remote

Two days ago, Apple seeded the second OS X El Capitan beta to developers, and now a few interesting details are starting to come to light.

OS X El Capitan preview roundup: Yosemite aesthetic with plenty of worthwhile refinements

OS X El Capitan preview roundup: Yosemite aesthetic with plenty of worthwhile refinements

Right now, OS X El Capitan is in its early beta stages, with a public launch planned for later this year. That hasn’t stopped quite a few different publications from publishing their first impressions of the new desktop software.

Apple seeds first OS X 10.11 El Capitan beta to developers

Apple seeds first OS X 10.11 El Capitan beta to developers

Apple has seeded the first beta version of OS X 10.11 El Capitan to registered developers of its Developer Program.

Apple unveiled OS X during today’s WWDC 2015 Keynote address. With El Capitan, Apple hopes to refine the experience with simple and smarter ways to do things and improve performance by making under the hood tweaks.

OS X 10.11 El Capitan coming as a free upgrade this fall, Public beta in July

OS X 10.11 El Capitan coming as a free upgrade this fall, Public beta in July

Apple today announced a new version of OS X — El Capitan — with Metal for Mac, performance improvements, new system font, major improvements to how the OS handles windows and more.

OS X 10.11 El Capitan brings Metal to Mac, comes with major performance improvements

OS X 10.11 El Capitan brings Metal to Mac, comes with major performance improvements

At WWDC today, Apple announced OS X 10.11 El Capitan. The new version of the OS is all about refinements and improvements to how windows are handled by the OS.

Apple unveils OS X El Capitan with improved Spotlight search, Metal for Mac and more

Apple unveils OS X El Capitan with improved Spotlight search, Metal for Mac and more

Today during the WWDC 2015 keynote, Apple took the wraps off of OS X El Capitan, the sucessor to OS X Yosemite 10.10. Apple CEO Tim Cook and his team of executives unveiled several new features in OS X that will land when the next version of the desktop operating system is rolled out sometime this year. Read below for our ongoing coverage of these significant announcements.

OS X 10.11 Rumor Roundup: Everything we know about Apple’s next major OS X update

OS X 10.11 Rumor Roundup: Everything we know about Apple’s next major OS X update
Apple is holding its annual developer’s conference next week at the Moscone West convention center in San Francisco, California. The 5-day conference will kick off with a keynote on June 8th where Apple is expected to unveil OS X 10.11 alongside iOS 9 and other services. Much like iOS 9, OS X 10.11 is expected to focus on stability and performance improvements. What exciting new features do we expect to see in OS X 10.11? Read on to find out.

Pre-2014 Macs vulnerable to firmware modification

Pre-2014 Macs vulnerable to firmware modification

Older Macs are vulnerable to a newly-discovered flaw that could allow attackers to install hard-to-remove malware, one security researcher has found. The flaw allows Apple’s UEFI (unified extensible firmware interface) to be modified and has been described as “dangerous.”

Designer highlights the detail in Apple’s new San Francisco font

Designer highlights the detail in Apple’s new San Francisco font

Apple introduced San Francisco, its new favorite font, with Apple Watch, and recent rumors have claimed it will also replace Helvetica Neue in iOS 9 this fall. If you haven’t already experienced it on the Watch, the dissection above from designer Wenting Zhang will help you appreciate its detail.