Apple released iPhoto 9.6.1 Thursday, an update that preps the way for migrating to Apple's upcoming Photos app. The update also includes a couple of bug fixes.
Apple released two security updates Thursday for Yosemite—one for "early 2015 Mac," whatever that is—and one for the rest of Yosemite users. The patch notes for both updates say that are "recommended for all users and improves the security of OS X," but as of this writing we have no info on what it actually contains or fixes.
Apple released Safari 8.0.4, Safari 7.1.4, and Safari 6.2.4 Tuesday, releases that patch many memory issues, included memory corruption. The updates also address an issue that could allow malicious hackers to disguise a URL.
Apple released iOS 8.3 (beta) 12F5047f—the third beta release of the iPhone and iPad operating system—to developers Thursday . The most notable change in the release is a known issue with Verizon LTE Voice.
Twelve South has announce the HiRise for Apple Watch, the latest in its line of HiRise accessories. This new accessory will make it easier - and classier - to charge your new watch.
Apple quietly unveiled updates to its MacBook Pro with Retina Display and MacBook Air lines Monday. The company introduced faster processors, better graphics, and longer battery life for the MacBook Pro. The MacBook Air received faster processors, better graphics, and Thunderbolt 2.
Apple didn't release a new Apple TV model during its "Spring forward" media event, but it did push out a new software update for the set top entertainment box. The update for Apple TV 3 doesn't include any noticeably flashy changes—like the promised HBO Now channel—so it's more likely a compatibility update for iOS 8.2 and the upcoming OS X Yosemite 10.10.3 update.
Along with iOS 8.2, Apple released Xcode 6.2 for developers on Monday. The update for the app development environment includes iOS 8.2 support, and WatchKit support for developing Apple Watch apps.
As promised, iOS 8.2 for the iPhone and iPad was released Monday following Apple's "spring forward" media event where Apple Watch and the new ultra-thin MacBook were shown off. iOS 8.2 includes support for the soon to ship Apple Watch, and sports a new Apple Watch app.
Apple showed off the Apple Watch smartwatch at its special media event on Monday and answered many questions that have been hanging in the air ever since it was first shown off last September. To cut to the chase: You can see and pre-order them on April 10, they ship on April 24, and the gold model pricing really does start at US$10,000.
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