Mac OS X

  • Mac laptops and desktops running OSX have a reputation as being virus- and malware-free, but as Apple's market share increases, cybercriminals are beginning to focus their efforts on OSX machines, according to a recent report by Malwarebytes.
  • The Worldwide Developers Conference 2018 is underway, and Apple crammed a whole host of announcements into the opening keynote. Its engineers have spent the last year busy on a host of improvements for iOS, macOS, watchOS and tvOS, and we've got a full rundown for you here.
  • Apple has been talking developers through upcoming changes to its OS X desktop software, beginning with a new macOS moniker. This year's update is called macOS Sierra and it brings with it Siri for the desktop, tweaks to iCloud, and a lot of tabs.
  • If you've got Apple's brand new desktop operating system up and running on your Mac then you're probably wondering about how to get the best from it. Well, wonder no longer as these tips and tricks will help familiarize you with some of the new features introduced in El Capitan.
  • Announced in June, Mac OS X 10.11 El Capitan is now available to download for free for OS X users. After spending several months with the early betas and now the final version of Apple's latest and greatest operating system, here are our thoughts on the new release.
  • The world may not be flat, but Apple's entire world now is. After last year's iOS 7 brought a flatter and cleaner design aesthetic to Apple's mobile operating system, the just-announced OS X Yosemite completes the transition, bringing Jony Ive's software sensibilities to the Mac's software.
  • Backing up your data can save important documents, digital purchases and years of memories. But even if you never have to restore a single file, backups can still give you peace of mind. Join Gizmag, as we review Backblaze, a simple and affordable service that backs up your entire PC.
  • Microsoft may be pitching its Surface Pro 3 as a "tablet that can replace your laptop," but is it really an upgrade from the setup you already have? Let's take a look, as we compare the features and specs of the Surface Pro 3 and 11-in MacBook Air.
  • At Gizmag, we often review brand spankin' new devices that sit on the cutting edge of technology. Other products we review are little more than incremental updates. And then there's the 2014 MacBook Air, a device that gives new meaning to the word "incremental."
  • Earlier this week we took a look at how the new 13-in MacBook Air compares to the same-sized MacBook Pro with Retina Display. But we don't want to leave the 11-in Air out of the fun. Let's see how its features and specs compare to the Microsoft Surface Pro 2.
  • Back in 2012, Montreal-based entrepreneurs Marty Algire and Corey Velan released a product known as the FixMeStick. It's a bootable USB device that detects and eliminates viruses in PCs ... and now a Mac version is in the pipe.
  • Apple's 2013 was, as the old song goes, a very good year. But it was also an unusual year, as CEO Tim Cook saved all of his product announcements for the last seven months, with most of them lumped right before the holidays. Join Gizmag, as we take a look at the tail-heavy year that was for Apple.
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