Apple fixes FaceTime connection issue on OS X; but FaceTime still not working on iOS 6

Apple fixes FaceTime connection issue on OS X; but FaceTime still not working on iOS 6

Last night Apple released an update for FaceTime for OS X [iTunes link] to fix the connection issue that users have been facing with FaceTime for almost a week.

Apple is recommending all users of FaceTime on OS X 10.6 Snow Leopard to install the update.

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Apple opens up OS X Beta Seed program to the public

Apple opens up OS X Beta Seed program to the public

Apple today opened its OS X Beta Seed program to the public. Starting now, anyone with an Apple ID can apply to join the program as long as they meet the minimum hardware requirements. Recently, this program was only available to developers who had a valid OS X developer account.

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Apple releases Safari 7.0.3 and OS X Security Updates for Mavericks, Mountain Lion and Lion

Apple releases Safari 7.0.3 and OS X Security Updates for Mavericks, Mountain Lion and Lion

Apple followed up the release of iOS 7.1.1 today with more software updates. Safari has been updated to version 7.0.3 and OS X Mavericks, Mountain Lion and Lion have all received security updates.

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Apple seeds eighth beta version of OS X Mavericks 10.9.3 to Developers

Apple seeds eighth beta version of OS X Mavericks 10.9.3 to Developers

Last night, Apple seeded the eight beta version of OS X Mavericks 10.9.3 (build number: 13D45a) to developers.

The new beta version arrives less than a week after the seventh beta version was released.

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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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