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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Apple close to releasing OS X 10.9.2 with SSL fix, FaceTime call waiting

Apple close to releasing OS X 10.9.2 with SSL fix, FaceTime call waiting

Apple is distributing a prerelease build of OS X 10.9.2 to employees, which suggests the public release is right around the corner, claims AppleInsider. The version being distributed internally is identified as build 13C64.

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doubleTwist releases AirPlay Recorder, lets Mac users save songs from iTunes Radio

doubleTwist releases AirPlay Recorder, lets Mac users save songs from iTunes Radio

Double Twist released a Mac version of its AirPlay Recorder today. The app serves as an AirPlay device and gives Mac users the ability to record iTunes audio and iTunes Radio streams for offline listening. AirPlay Recorder is created by doubleTwist which is known for its popular, self-named jukebox app that lets users manage and playback media imported from iTunes.

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Apple releases sixth OS X Mavericks 10.9.2 beta to Developers

Apple releases sixth OS X Mavericks 10.9.2 beta to Developers

Apple has seeded build 13C59 of OS X Mavericks 10.9.2 to developers, which makes the 6th beta version to be released so far.

The latest build arrives just a week after the company released OS X Mavericks 10.9.2 build 13C53.

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Apple releases OS X Mavericks 10.9.2 Build 13C53 to developers

Apple releases OS X Mavericks 10.9.2 Build 13C53 to developers

Apple has seeded build 13C53 of OS X Mavericks 10.9.2 to developers.

The latest build arrives just a week after the company released OS X Mavericks 10.9.2 build 13C48.

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Airplay mirroring freezing on your Mac? Try turning off Bluetooth

Airplay mirroring freezing on your Mac? Try turning off Bluetooth

Apple has posted a new support document on its site, acknowledging Airplay mirroring issues with late 2013 MacBook Pros and the new Mac Pro over an 802.11 b/g Wi-Fi network.

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Former Sony President reveals Steve Jobs’ desire to launch VAIO laptops with Mac OS X

Former Sony President reveals Steve Jobs’ desire to launch VAIO laptops with Mac OS X

As Sony thinks about selling its PC business, Japanese writer Nobuyuki Hayashi shared a conversation he had with former Sony President Kunitake Ando that reveals that Steve Jobs wanted Sony’s VAIO laptops to run Mac OS X.

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