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OS X Spotlight Search glitch can expose private details of Apple Mail users

Performing a Spotlight search opens email previews that load external images, even when the Mail client is asked not to do this

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Apple issues NTP security update for OS X

Apple releases a critical security update that affects OS X Mountain Lion, Mavericks, and Yosemite users.

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Apple delivers another Yosemite beta as Wi-Fi issues persist

It's not clear what this second beta of the OS is designed to fix

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Mac users say Yosemite 10.10.1 update did nothing to fix Wi-Fi

Appleā€™s support forums are still filled with complaints about dropped or sluggish wireless connectivity in Yosemite.


Let the right one in: Apple uses two doors to manage malware

WireLurker and Masque Attack show the different paths Apple has taken for app security, and how Apple could loosen the reins of iOS without putting most users at additional risk.


Fix This App: Writer Pro

Sleek and sophisticated, Writer Pro offered a distraction-free writing experience alongside professional features that serious writers craved. But in reality, it didn't quite deliver as promised.

Handoff and Continuity: What if they don't 'just work'?

When gee-whiz features don't work, it's an exercise in frustration, and Apple should do more to help users troubleshoot their issues.