OS X

Apple Hints at ‘MacOS’ Name Change on Dedicated Environmental Webpage

Apple Hints at ‘MacOS’ Name Change on Dedicated Environmental Webpage

Just a few weeks ago, the first hint that Apple could be considering changing things up as far as the naming scheme for OS X goes. And now Apple’s hinting at it yet again.

Apple Seeds OS X El Capitan 10.11.5 to Public Testers

Apple Seeds OS X El Capitan 10.11.5 to Public Testers

Following the developer seed of the first OS X El Capitan 10.11.5 beta, public testers are now getting their shot.

OS X 10.11.4 Framework File Hints at the OS Being Renamed to ‘macOS’

OS X 10.11.4 Framework File Hints at the OS Being Renamed to ‘macOS’

Some low-level files in OS X 10.11.4 indicate that Apple will be renaming OS X to macOS in a future release. An interface file — FUFlightViewController_macOS.nib, in the FlightUtilities framework to be precise — uses the macOS nomenclature, which hints at this possibility. 

German court rules Apple infringed OpenTV streaming patents

German court rules Apple infringed OpenTV streaming patents

A German court has ruled against Apple in a video streaming patent case with OpenTV. “The claim is predominantly valid and well-founded,” the court said, before stating Apple cannot sell products that make use of the infringing streaming software in Germany.

Apple seeds OS X El Capitan 10.11.4 beta 7 to developers and public beta testers

Apple seeds OS X El Capitan 10.11.4 beta 7 to developers and public beta testers

Apple’s upcoming desktop release, OS X El Capitan 10.11.4, is still in its beta phases, and the company has just released another version to developers and public beta testers.

Apple seeds OS X El Capitan 10.11.4 beta 6 to developers

Apple seeds OS X El Capitan 10.11.4 beta 6 to developers

Apple’s upcoming desktop release, OS X El Capitan 10.11.4, is still in its beta phases, and the company has just released another version to developers.

OS X installers downloaded prior to February 14 no longer work

OS X installers downloaded prior to February 14 no longer work

Having a backup of your OS X version is just one way to make sure you’ve got some bases covered just in case something bad happens.

Microsoft points out Mac’s missing features in new Windows 10 ads

Microsoft points out Mac’s missing features in new Windows 10 ads

 

Microsoft has rolled out a series of new Windows 10 ads that promote its new operating system by highlighting all the advantages PCs have over Macs. Those include things like Windows Hello, which lets you login by looking at your webcam, and touchscreens.

Apple seeds OS X El Capitan 10.11.4 public beta 4

Apple seeds OS X El Capitan 10.11.4 public beta 4

Apple has seeded another beta for those within the Public Beta Test program for OS X, giving another glimpse of what to expect in the upcoming software.

Apple seeds OS X El Capitan 10.11.4 beta 4 to developers

Apple seeds OS X El Capitan 10.11.4 beta 4 to developers

Apple’s upcoming desktop release, OS X El Capitan 10.11.4, is still in its beta phases, and the company has just released another version to developers.