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Apple Working on 'Find My Watch' Feature, Watch OS Update





Last week, I told you that the Apple Watch is a potential target for thieves as it has no Activation Lock or Find My iPhone feature. According to the latest report from 9to5Mac reporters, who cite reliable sources, the guys from Cupertino are currently working on an update for Watch OS that will include a feature called Find My Watch. This update will also make the operating system more stable and improve its connectivity and health-tracking capabilities as well as the compatibility with third-party apps. Moreover, this update can possibly make the smartwatch a primary input device for the upcoming Apple TV.


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Apple Watch Can't Be Locked After Being Lost or Stolen



According to the latest report from people familiar with the matter, the Apple Watch can soon become a potential target for thieves. You see, there’s no such feature as Activation Lock embedded to the wearable device. In case you don’t know, this security feature makes it impossible for thieves to use the iPhone, iPad or iPod touch with a new account.


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Written by Andrey

Saturday, May 16th, 2015. 0:03

Apple Releases Third OS X Yosemite 10.10.4 Beta to Developers



As you probably know, Apple on Monday released the third iOS 8.4 beta with a brand new Music app and a number of important improvements and bug fixes to developers and the members of public testing program. Apart from the iOS beta, the guys from Cupertino have also seeded the third OS X Yosemite 10.10.4 beta with a bunch of stability enhancements and bug fixes to developers for testing. The release took place two weeks after the release OS X 10.10.4 Beta 2. The very first version of Yosemite 10.10.4 was released in April.


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Written by Andrey

Tuesday, May 12th, 2015. 19:37

Apple Releases Safari 8.0.6, Safari 7.1.6 and Safari 6.2.6 with Security Fixes



One of the things I like most about Apple is that it continues to support older versions of its software. OS X and Safari browser are perfect examples illustrating my words.

According to a support document released by the guys from Cupertino, the company has recently released Safari 8.0.6, Safari 7.1.6, and Safari 6.2.6 for OS X Yosemite 10.10.3, OS X Mavericks 10.9.5 and OS X Mountain Lion 10.8.5 with fixes for WebKit vulnerabilities found in the browser. These vulnerabilities are reportedly connected with WebKit, WebKit History and WebKit Page Loading. If you have any of the aforementioned versions of OS X installed on your Mac, it is recommended that you should update your browser as soon as possible. This will allow to protect your data and computer from Internet thieves.


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Written by Andrey

Thursday, May 7th, 2015. 18:52

Apple Releases Second OS X Yosemite 10.10.4 Beta to Developers and Public Beta Testers



Apple on Monday released the second beta of OS X Yosemite 10.10.4 to developers for testing. This same version is now also available for all the members of the public beta testing program, which means it is more stable than the first beta.


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Written by Andrey

Tuesday, April 28th, 2015. 21:37

Apple to Launch Apple Pay in Canada in November?



According to the latest report shared by The Wall Street Journal, Apple is planning to launch Apple Pay in Canada as soon as in November. The reporters claim the guys from Cupertino are currently in talks with six major Canadian banks about the possible launch of the NFC-based payments system in the near future.


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Written by Andrey

Saturday, April 18th, 2015. 17:49

Apple Releases First OS X Yosemite 10.10.4 Beta to Developers for Testing



Apple on Thursday seeded the very first OS X Yosemite 10.10.4 beta to developers for testing. The release came just about a week after the official public release of OS X Yosemite 10.10.3. In case you don’t know, the latest stable OS X version can boast of new Photos app and several other improvements.


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Written by Andrey

Friday, April 17th, 2015. 22:37

Supplemental Update for OS X 10.10.3 Is Now Available for All Users



As you probably know, Apple’s OS X Yosemite 10.10.3 was officially released to users worldwide on April 8th. Following this release, the guys from Cupertino on Thursday made the so-called supplemental update for OS X 10.10.3 available for download. According to the release notes, this update can boast of a fix for the bug in the video driver, which made it difficult or impossible for Mac to start up when running certain applications created to capture video.


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Written by Andrey

Friday, April 17th, 2015. 22:31

Apple Releases iOS 8.3 to Users Wordwide



Apart from releasing OS X Yosemite 10.10.3 to users worldwide, the guys from Cupertino have recently released iOS 8.3. The latest version of Apple’s mobile operating system can boast of a number of stability and security improvements as well as some new features. In case you don’t remember, the very first iOS 8.3 beta was seeded to developers in February.


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Written by Andrey

Saturday, April 11th, 2015. 0:14

Apple Releases Seventh OS X Yosemite 10.10.3 Beta to Developers and Public Beta Testers



Apple в четверг выпустила седьмую бета-версию OS X Yosemite 10.10.3 для разработчиков и участников публичной программы тестирования. Интересно то, что релиз состоялся спустя всего через три дня после выхода шестой “беты”, которая могла похвастаться приложением Фото, поддержкой двухуровневой верификации Google, обновленными смайликами, а также рядом улучшений безопасности, стабильности и исправленными багами. Самая первая тестовая версия Yosemite 10.10.3 появилась где-то две месяца назад.


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Written by Andrey

Friday, April 3rd, 2015. 18:09

Apple Releases Sixth OS X Yosemite 10.10.3 Beta to Developers and Public Beta Testers



Apple on Monday seeded the sixth OS X Yosemite 10.10.3 beta to developers and the members of public beta testing program. The release came just one week after the release of the fifth beta, which contained a number of minor stability and performance improvements, and nearly two months after the debut of the first 10.10.3 beta.


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Written by Andrey

Tuesday, March 31st, 2015. 12:49

Rumors About Release of TaiG Jailbreak Tool for iOS 8.2 Are False - TaiG Team



Earlier this week, rumors appeared on the Internet suggesting that the TaiG Jailbreak Team would release a jailbreak for iOS 8.2 within few days. These rumors surfaced on the Internet ahead of Mobile Security Summit (MSS), which was held in Beijing, China on March 27th and where the hackers discussed the possibility to create a platform for communication among world’s most prominent jailbreak developers.


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Written by Andrey

Sunday, March 29th, 2015. 15:56

Apple Releases Fifth OS X Yosemite 10.10.3 Beta to Developers and Public Beta Testers



Apple on Monday released the fifth OS X Yosemite 10.10.3 beta to developers public beta testers for testing. The release came just one week after the release of the fourth pre-release OS X version and about a month after the debut of the very first 10.10.3 beta.


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Tuesday, March 24th, 2015. 14:02

Apple Releases Safari 8.0.4, 7.1.4 and 6.2.4 with Fixes for WebKit



Just one day after the release of the fourth beta of OS X Yosemite 10.10.3 to developers and public beta testers, Apple made three security updates for its browser. Safari 8.0.4, Safari 7.1.4, and Safari 6.2.4 are available for OS X Yosemite, Mavericks, and Mountain Lion respectively and contain fixes for WebKit.


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Written by Andrey

Wednesday, March 18th, 2015. 18:07

Apple Releases OS X Yosemite 10.10.3 Beta 4 to Developers and Public Testers



Apple on Monday seeded the fourth beta of OS X Yosemite 10.10.3 to registered developers and public beta testers. The release came only a couple of days after the release of the third OS X 10.10.3 beta and nearly a month after the release of the very first beta of this version of Apple’s operating system for desktops.


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Written by Andrey

Tuesday, March 17th, 2015. 16:15