OS X

Steve Jobs’ Famous Commencement Speech is Hidden in every Mac

Steve Jobs’ Famous Commencement Speech is Hidden in every Mac

Every copy of OS X that Apple ships comes with a hidden file named Apple.txt that contains extracts from two popular speeches. Here’s how you can access the hidden file.

Apple releases OS X Yosemite Public beta 2 and update for iTunes 12 beta

Apple releases OS X Yosemite Public beta 2 and update for iTunes 12 beta

Apple has just released OS X Yosemite Public Beta 2 (build number – 14A329r). It most probably changes and improvements included in OS X Yosemite Preview 6, which was released earlier in the week.

Apple unveiled OS X Yosemite at WWDC 2014 Keynote. It includes new features and improvements such as improved Notification Center, new iCloud Drive integration, Mail Drop and lots more.

Apple releases Safari 6.1.6 and 7.0.6 with a focus on security

Apple releases Safari 6.1.6 and 7.0.6 with a focus on security

On August 13, Apple released updates to Safari for OS X Lion/Mountain Lion, as well as Mavericks, with a focus on security fixes.

Oculus VR brings Mac OS X support in new SDK for Oculus Rift

Oculus VR brings Mac OS X support in new SDK for Oculus Rift

While Oculus, the company behind the Rift virtual reality headgear, has supported Mac gaming for some time now, it is now easier than ever for developers to compile Rift-compatible apps for the device with a newly published software developer kit.

Apple reportedly seeking out retail employees to try out Photos for OS X, and new iCloud Photos feature

Apple reportedly seeking out retail employees to try out Photos for OS X, and new iCloud Photos feature

Even before it sees public availability, Apple’s upcoming Photos for OS X has a pretty torrid story. Adding another chapter to the mix, though, certainly isn’t a bad thing.

Apple stops development of Aperture and iPhoto, to replace them with Photos for OS X

Apple stops development of Aperture and iPhoto, to replace them with Photos for OS X

Apple today said that it is stopping the development of Aperture for OS X, its photo editing and management app targeted at pro users. Photos for OS X, briefly previewed at WWDC, will replace Aperture next year.

Apple releases OS X Mavericks 10.9.4 build 13E19 to developers

Apple releases OS X Mavericks 10.9.4 build 13E19 to developers

Last week, Apple seeded the second beta build of OS X Mavericks 10.9.4, but that doesn’t mean Apple is resting on their laurels. The Cupertino-based company has released the newest build for Mavericks, but as usual, it’s strictly meant for developers.

Apple seeds new OS X 10.9.4 beta to developers

Apple seeds new OS X 10.9.4 beta to developers

Apple has seeded a new beta of OS X Mavericks 10.9.4 to developers for testing. The pre-release software has the build number 13E16 and is available through the Mac Dev Center for download. The accompanying seed notes do not reveal any notable changes to the Mac software, as was the case with the first beta released last month

A close look at the design changes in Mac OS X Yosemite

A close look at the design changes in Mac OS X Yosemite

Apple previewed OS X Yosemite at WWDC last week and released the first beta for developers and beta testers. The OS X update sports an all new design, in line with the changes iOS 7 underwent. Here’s a detailed look at these changes.

OS X Yosemite code hints at unreleased Retina iMac models

OS X Yosemite code hints at unreleased Retina iMac models

Apple is rumored to be preparing a refresh for its iMac line of desktops, with the latest hint coming from OS X Yosemite. As noted by Macbidouille, the developer preview of OS X Yosemite includes a file that defines new display scaling resolutions for a machine identified as an iMac. This report follows an earlier discovery from OS X 10.9.4 beta that also referenced a new iMac model.