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Apple Seeds OS X El Capitan 10.11.5 Beta 3 to Developers

Apple Seeds OS X El Capitan 10.11.5 Beta 3 to Developers

Apple has officially seeded the third developer beta of OS X 10.11.5 for testing purposes.

FBI Disclosed iPhone Vulnerability to Apple on April 14

FBI Disclosed iPhone Vulnerability to Apple on April 14

The FBI has confirmed that it informed Apple of a vulnerability in its iPhone software on April 14. It’s thought to be the first time the bureau has disclosed a flaw to Apple as part of the so-called Vulnerability Equities Process.

Apple Seeds OS X El Capitan 10.11.5 Beta 2 to Public Testers

Apple Seeds OS X El Capitan 10.11.5 Beta 2 to Public Testers

Apple has seeded the second public beta for OS X El Capitan 10.11.5 for testing purposes.

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.