El Capitan

MacBook Pro System Freezes Occurring with OS X 10.11.4 Update

The latest Mac OS X 10.11.4 update apparently contains a bug that freezes mostly 13-inch Retina MacBook Pros (Early 2015), reports MacRumors. Apple Support seems to be aware of the issue but hasn't yet offered a solution. Affected users have found their own way to fix it: by downgrading to the previous version of OS...

OS X Vulnerability Allows Hackers to Control Your Mac

Apple has just released OS X 10.11.4 which patches a long list of vulnerabilities the system includes, but it looks as though they forgot to patch one major flaw that gives hackers near-total control of any Mac. The zero-day vulnerability was discovered by SentinelOne, as reported by The Next Web. The major security flaw allows...

OS X El Capitan 10.11.1 Update Released

Apple has released OS X El Capitan Update 10.11.1, which includes a variety of bug fixes and enhancements. Here’s what’s new: Improves installer reliability when upgrading to OS X El Capitan Improves compatibility with Microsoft Office 2016 Fixes an issue where outgoing server information may be missing from Mail Resolves an issue that prevented display...

Microsoft Acknowledges Frequent Office 2016 Crashes on OS X El Capitan

Microsoft has admitted that its Office for Mac 2016 suite is encountering frequent crashes on OS X El Capitan, while announcing that it is working closely with Apple to resolve the issue, though no ETA has been given for a fix, ComputerWorld is reporting. According to a Microsoft spokeswoman, the company is looking into the problem, and is actively investigating...

OS X El Capitan Lets Users Install Third-Party Extensions in Photos

With today’s release of OS X El Capitan, users can now install third-party photo editing extensions on their Mac and use them alongside the built-in tools in Apple’s Photos app. These third-party extensions expand your editing options in Photos. You can edit a photo using multiple extensions, in addition to all the built-in editing features...

How to Make Bootable OS X El Capitan Install USB Drive

Earlier today, Apple finally released OS X El Capitan to general public as a free download via the Mac App Store, with tons of new features, performance updates and security fixes. While Apple does not officially offer its OS via optical media or USB sticks, you can always keep a physical copy of your Mac App...

OS X El Capitan Will Launch On September 30th

One omission you'll have notice if you watched Apple's just-concluded 'Hey Siri' event, during which the company revealed a duo of powerful new iPhones, a long-rumoured new, larger iPad, new Apple Watch colours and accessories, and a long-overdue Apple TV update, is the complete absence of anything to do with the Mac lineup. For such a celebrated and important platform, it came...

Apple Unveils OS X El Capitan: Better Performance, More Features

Apple kicked off the highly anticipated WWDC event today by announcing OS X El Capitan. Alongside more power, the new desktop operating system brings major enhancements to the apps customers use most. OS X El Capitan refinements begin with the new system font, San Francisco. “OS X delivers unparalleled integration between Mac hardware, iOS devices,...