OS X turned 14 today, fully embracing those awkward teenage years. Happy birthday to you! Happy birthday to you! Happy birthday to you! Huzzah!
Apple released security patch notes for Security Update 2015-003 for Yosemite Thursday evening. The software update went live with little information on its contents, but Apple's security page now indicates the update patches two issues that could allow the bad guys to take over your Mac.
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.
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