Apple Releases Flashback Patches for Leopard Users  

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May 17
2012

Last month, Apple released Flashback fixes and removal tools for Lion and Snow Leopard accordingly. For those still using Apple’s Leopard, the patch was not available at that time. However, if you happen to be a Leopard user, you’re in luck.
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OS X Update 10.7.4 Address a Number of Issues, Fixed FileVault Bug  

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May 15
2012

OS X just got a new update and it looks like it fixes a lot of recent problems with the operating system, including that FileVault security issue.
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GIMP Update Now Available  

by posted in Industry News
May 10
2012

The free alternative to Photoshop, GIMP, has a major 2.8 update that gives the user a slew of new features and a snazzy new look. The new look completely overhauls the UI and offers a single window that most Photoshop users have become accustomed to. Earlier version had multiple windows, which could ultimately get daunting and scare away many users willing to try the free alternative to the image edition giant. However, if you prefer multiple windows, GIMP lets you choose between the two.
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MobileMe Switchers to iCloud Get 20GB of Storage Until September  

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May 9
2012

When Apple announced that they were shutting dow MobileMe at the end of June 2012, they offer MobileMe customers a deal to ease their switch to iCloud. The company offered 20GB to all existing MobileMe users until June 30, 2012; however, Apple’s website suggest a change in the deadline. It now reads September 30, 2012.

Apple’s FAQ page was also update, so the prolonged time is valid. When the free trial ends, customers who wish to keep their 20GB of storage can pay or accept the downgrade to 5GB.

Source: TUAW

Lion Update Causes Your Passwords to Be Stored in Plain Text  

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May 8
2012

In a recent update to OS X Lion, an Apple programmer inadvertently left a debug flag in the latest build of the operating system that turns on a system-wide debug log file. The file stores the user’s login information in plain text. The information not only contains the user’s password, but is it also in an unencrypted area.
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Apple Wants You to Upgrade: Free Snow Leopards for MobileMe Customers  

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Apr 25
2012

Snow Leopard by Rene Rivers

While Apple is currently testing and pushing out preview releases of OS X Mountain Lion to developers, There are still many Leopard-running individuals out there who have yet to upgrade to the latest version of OS X. Due to this, Apple is encouraging remaining customers of MobileMe to upgrade to Lion and iCloud with a free copy of OS X 10.6 Snow Leopard for those still running 10.5 Leopard.
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Apple Releases Java Security Update for OSX: Kills Flashback  

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Apr 16
2012

Many of our readers here at Envato use OSX as their main platform for designing, freelancing and coding. There are many different features that we love about our OS, but one very important aspect of OSX is the lack of many malicious threats to our computers and our precious files within it.

Sadly, there are still a few threats out there that could, if infected, slow down your computer, steal sensitive information and run scripts and programs without you even knowing about it. It is specially alarming as OSX and Mac computers become more popular every year.

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iBooks Author Released: Start Publishing with Freedom  

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Apr 5
2012

Apple has released the free, yes free, iBooks Author app. The OS X application is aimed at any author wanting to create any type of ebook.

The app features a number of templates that are available for authors to quickly get started on their next project. Video and audio can be dragged right into the project’s window. You can also interact with other applications such as Keynote, for adding slides, iBooks, for previewing the ebook and iTunes for syncing. There is also a neat feature that lets you preview a book on the iPad via the USB sync cable.
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