OS X El capitan

OS X El Capitan Update Patches Zero-Day Vulnerabilities

Apple has today followed up its iOS security update with a software update for both OS X El Capitan and OS X Yosemite. Security Update 2016-001 (El Capitan) and Security update 2015-005 (Yosemite) also bring security fixes to Safari. As detailed on Apple's dedicated support site, the update patches the zero-day security flaws Lookout discovered...

OS X El Capitan Download Released for Mac Users [u]

Apple has pressed the launch button for the public release of OS X El Capitan, their latest update to their Mac operating system, which brings new features and performance updates. What are the requirements for OS X El Capitan? If your Mac can run OS X Yosemite, you’re good to go. So this means the...

OS X El Capitan Review Roundup: ‘Solid as a Rock’

Apple has reminded its users that tomorrow will be “OS X El Capitan Day.” On September 30, the latest desktop operating system will land in the Mac App Store. Some Mac owners have used El Capitan all summer and had the opportunity to experience how it evolves into a desktop OS that is as “solid...

Apple Reminds OS X El Capitan Coming Sept. 30

Just in case you were wondering when OS X El Capitan will be available, Apple has today announced that it's tomorrow, September 30, 2015. The new desktop operating system will be available as a free update for Mac users and brings performance improvements alongside neat features aimed at easing everyday activities. “People love using their...

Apple Revamps Two-Factor Authentication for iOS 9 and OS X El Capitan

According to a detailed support page, Apple is introducing a revamped two-factor authentication system with the third betas of iOS 9 and OS X 10.11 El Capitan. The new two-factor authentication system is different from Apple’s existing two-step verification system, using different methods to trust devices and deliver verification codes. The company says that the...

First OS X El Capitan Reviews Hit the Web

Apple announced the latest version of its desktop operating system, OS X El Capitan, a week ago at the start of the highly anticipated Worldwide Developer Conference. The software is available to both developers and journalists, and now that the first reviews of OS X El Capitan have hit the web, we have gathered a...

OS X El Capitan Enables TRIM Support on Third-Party SSDs

Users owning older Mac computers have been able to extend the life of their devices using third-party solid-state drives (SSDs). However, there was an issue some of them faced after the neat upgrade: The lack of support for TRIM on these devices caused a drop in writing speeds after the drive began to fill up....

iOS 9 and OS X El Capitan Install Requirements

With today’s preview of iOS 9 and OS X El Capitan, Apple said the latter “builds on the groundbreaking features and beautiful design.” So essentially, both of these upcoming upgrades are iterations of their previous versions. Macs that were able to support Mavericks were able to run Yosemite. Now, these same Macs will be able...