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Mac users: You have to patch too

OS X and Mac applications have security vulnerabilities too; some people still don't believe it, but it's true. Here are the latest ones and why you need to take them seriously.

September 13, 2013

More OS X software rot

Evidence of the quality rot in Mac OS X continues to grow. The latest is a hilarious-if-it-weren't-so-sad: typing "file:///" with a capital F results in many Mac applications crashing. But that's not all.

February 5, 2013 by

Virtualized web app test adds iOS and Mac to the mix

Sauce Labs, the maker of the Sauce "cloud testing service" on Tuesday announced that it added support for OS X, iOS and Android to its automated cross-platform, cross-browser testing service for web applications.

August 28, 2012

OS X, iOS still making market share gains

According to Net Applications' browser and OS market share statistics, OS X is still making slow progress on Microsoft Windows, and the total iOS share is crushing Android and all the rest of the mobile OS pack.

July 2, 2012

Proceed with caution with the OS X Lion v10.7.4 Update

Last week Apple pushed out a combined OS X Lion and security update. It's still being pushed out through the Software Update service. While most third-party applications appear to be playing well with the update, a number of serious compatibility issues have been reported, including problems mounting external SATA drives and software RAID volumes.

May 14, 2012

APM can optimize biz agility, revenue

Applications increasingly core to business operation, necessitating app performance management to optimize not just company's revenue, but agility, innovation and brand recognition, Compuware exec says.

February 17, 2012 by

Run virtualized Snow Leopard and Rosetta on Lion?

Some Lion users miss their older Rosetta-dependent applications, which didn't make the cut in the latest Apple OS upgrade. However, a recent tip says that with a little effort — a download or two — it is possible to run Snow Leopard, the Rosetta Power-PC emulation libraries, and your older apps on a Lion machine.

August 16, 2011

Google beefs up Chromebook business functionality

Google has updated its Chrome operating system to include several enterprise-friendly features, such as VPN and secure Wi-Fi support.The updated Chrome OS, announced in a blog post on Wednesday by Chrome for Business group product manager Rajen Sheth, also allows Chromebook users to access virtualised desktop applications such as Photoshop, thanks to a tie-in with Citrix.

August 11, 2011 by

Virtual is the way to go

Nowadays, going virtual can be a huge saver in the long run. You can run an older OS on new hardware for instance, and retain old applications that may not run on a newer OS.

April 1, 2011 by

Black Hat to offer Mac OS X hacking classes

As it did last year, the annual Black Hat security conference in Las Vegas will feature a full class on hacking Mac OS X, Mach and Objective-C apps and tools, as well as native Cocoa applications.

March 7, 2011

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