Yosemite

Apple Releases 2015-003 Security Update for OS X Yosemite

Apple has released a security update today for OS X Yosemite users, including new Early 2015 Mac users. The description reads "Security Update 2015-003 is recommended for all users and improves the security of OS X.” The security update page has not been updated yet to detail the specific changes, but stay tuned. You can...

Apple Releases Safari 8.0.4 With Security and Stability Improvements

Today, Apple released Safari 8.0.4 for Mac OS X Yosemite (similar updates are also out for Mavericks and Mountain Lion), which brings security and stability improvements to the company’s web browser. In addition to the stability improvements, the update addresses several security vulnerabilities in WebKit, which could allow an attacker to unexpectedly terminate any running application...

Spotlight Search Glitch in OS X Yosemite Exposes Private Data

German tech news site Heise uncovered a new OS X Yosemite privacy issue that reveals private details of Apple Mail users, such as IP addresses and other system information, which could be particularly interesting to hackers. The glitch has been replicated by IDG News Service. The issue involves the new Spotlight: although it is a...

An Overview of Apple’s 2014 in One Minute [VIDEO]

The Telegraph has released a 60 second video of Apple’s 2014, which showcases everything the company has announced and released over this past year. Check it out below (not mobile friendly it appears): Apple’s year started with the announcement of CarPlay, which allows drivers to safely interact with their iPhone without losing focus on the...

How to Enable New Yosemite Features on Older Macs

If you own an older Mac and have upgraded to OS X 10.10 Yosemite only to find out that you still don't have access to cool new Continuity features such as AirDrop Handoff and Instant Hotspot, ZDNet reports that with minor hardware upgrading and a free software patch, you can easily activate these features on your existing Mac without...

Are You Still Experiencing Wi-Fi Issues After OS X 10.10.1 Update?

Yesterday, Apple released OS X 10.10.1 Yosemite update alongside iOS 8.1.1, addressing Wi-Fi reliability issues experienced by a significant number of Mac users, among other bug fixes. However, Computerworld is reporting that lots of users on Apple's support forums are still claiming to have issues with Wi-Fi even after updating to OS X 10.10.1 (via MacRumors). Some users...

New Hack Enables OS X “Continuity” to Work On Older Macs

A new app called the 'Yosemite Continuity Activation Tool' can get OS X 10.10 Yosemite’s “Continuity" feature working on Macs not officially supported by Apple. According to CultofMac, the hack can also diagnose what you need to change on your Mac to enable Handoff, Instant hotspot, and AirDrop on your older Mac which does not have Bluetooth...

How To: Clean Install OS X 10.10 Yosemite [Step-by-Step]

Last week, we showed you how to keep a physical copy of your Mac App Store digital download of OS X 10.10 Yosemite in the form of a bootable install USB drive, which comes in handy if you want to do a clean install of the operating system. Now, we’ll show you how to perform a clean OS...