Patches are released for Mavericks, Mountain Lion, OS X Server and iTunes. A fix for the POODLE bug is included where appropriate. Most of the bugs are old ones in iTunes.
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After limiting its beta software to developers Apple is inviting civilians under the Kimono to test OS X, iTunes and other pieced of its desktop software.
A new beta of iTunes released to developers restores a key synchronization feature removed in OS X Mavericks.
iPhone 5s users can now use the built-in fingerprint scanner to authenticate iTunes purchases as opposed to entering a password. But a more serious lock screen bug present in iOS 7 remains unpatched.
Apple used its Worldwide Developer Conference to announce OS X Mavericks, iOS 7, iTunes Radio, and new MacBook Air, Mac Pro and AirPort hardware.
The exclusive window is a coup for Apple and iTunes but the HD version of Madagascar 3 can't be purchased (or played) in iTunes for OS X, which makes no sense whatsoever. Is it a legitimate technical limitation or an evil plot by the studios?
Following this week's LinkedIn password disaster, Mac users are naturally worried about their passwords and not just for their LinkedIn accounts. What if you used a password in another place? It could happen! There are ways to investigate your passwords in Mac OS X's Keychain Access utility and with popular third-party password management tools. However, some of this investigating can be difficult.
OS X Lion Updated 10.7.4, released today patches a critical password security vulnerability that was publicized earlier in the week.
Apple has released OS X Lion 10.7.4. The update includes performance improvements as well as a bunch of fixes, including the FileVault bug that was recently widely covered across the Web.
With the latest Lion security update, Mac OS X 10.7.3, Apple has accidentally turned on a debug log file outside of the encrypted area that stores the user's password in clear text.
Hinting at what a cable provider deal could look like, Netflix will allow subscribers to sign up for the service via Apple TV and handle billing through iTunes.
Adobe has put out a version of its PDF reader software for Apple's iOS, addressing devices including the iPad, iPhone and iPod Touch.The free and fully-featured Adobe Reader hit iTunes on Monday, allowing users to read PDF portfolios and password-protected PDF files.
People can easily change the password for a Mac OS X Lion user account without knowing the existing password, as long as they have local access to the Apple machine in question and their victim has not logged out, a security researcher has claimed.According to Patrick Dunstan, the redesign of the authentication scheme in Lion, which was released in July, makes the OS X operating system much less secure than its predecessors.
Apple's redesign of the Mac OS X leaves passwords vulnerable to attack or change.
If you have Mac OS X 'Lion' clients and use LDAP authentication, you need to read this.
Bill Detwiler shows you how to reset a Mac OS X local admin password with Apple’s Reset Password utility.
In a two-hour keynote in San Francisco on Monday, Apple showed off the next versions of its iOS and OS X operating systems, and revealed its much-anticipated iCloud online storage and synchronisation service.Steve Jobs took the stage for a brief introdution, relinquishing it for Phil Schiller, senior VP of Marketing, who demonstrated gesture and touch integration on Lion, the forthcoming new version of OS X edition.
If you use Apple's iTunes software -- whether on Windows or Mac OS X -- it's important that you immediately apply the latest software update.
Apple's upcoming Mac App Store will open its virtual doors on 6 January, according to an announcement from the company on Thursday.The repository will deliver Mac apps directly to OS X devices in much the same way as the iTunes App Store does for its iOS counterparts.
A word of warning to any of you who have downloaded and installed the FaceTime for Mac beta - the software allows anyone with access to the system to make iTunes account changes without entering a password.
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