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If you've been worried about the recent discovery of a security flaw called Shellshock in the bash UNIX shell, you can rest easier. Apple released OS X bash Update 1.0 to fix the issue, which made it possible for a remote attacker to execute arbitrary shell commands. According to the release ...

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It's easy to take for granted how lucky we OS X users have it these days. Not only is OS X now a free upgrade, there's no longer a need to head over to a retail store, pick up a physical box, take off the shrink-wrap, pop in an install disc, and navigate through a series of setup options. Nope, th...

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California-based Net Applications measures operating system and browser adoption rates by checking stats from visitors to about 40,000 Web sites. A Computerworld post today highlighted the fact that Apple's OS X 10.6 (Snow Leopard), 10.7 (Lion) and 10.8 (Mountain Lion) have been adopted by Mac ...

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Apple is notifying Lion users that the beta version of the Messages app will expire on December 14th. The app debuted as a free beta download for Lion users and was incorporated into OS X 10.8 Mountain Lion when the latest version of OS X was released earlier this year. An email sent to Lion ow...

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With all of the fanfare of a mouse creeping into a dark, dank basement, Apple updated the Apple Remote Desktop Admin app to version 3.6.1 a few days ago. Remote Desktop 3.6.1 requires either OS X Lion or OS X Mountain Lion. For Mountain Lion, the update is available via the Updates tab in the...

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Dear Aunt TUAW, The hard drive in my late 2006 black MacBook died this week. I purchased a new hard drive for it, used my OS X 10.6 install CD and then updated. I then went to the Mac App Store and found I can no longer download Lion, even with trying to hold the Option key down. What can I...

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Cue the video of 10.7 walking off into the sunset. Today is Mountain Lion day, and with the arrival of the new operating system comes the departure of its predecessor. Clicking the link for Lion will bring up a "The item you've requested is not currently available" error message in the Mac App Sto...

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Adobe InDesign owners using a new MacBook Pro with an Intel Ivy Bridge processor are reporting problems with both the Creative Suite 5 and Creative Suite 6 version of the app. A growing thread on Adobe's website documents the problem which happens when performing routine tasks like deleting a pag...

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Dear Aunt TUAW, I know I'm late to the party but Lion killed my scrollbars. Please bring back my scrollbars. I miss my scrollbars. Sobbing, Scrollbarless in Seattle Dear, um, "Scrollbarless", Head on over to Settings > General and just set the "Show scroll bars" preference to "Alw...

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Perian has been a steadfast friend on my computer for years. With Perian, nearly any video format I throw at QuickTime simply works. Perian has been a wonder. It supports AVI. It supports DivX. It supports MKV. It's been one of the best and most useful tools I have had access to and invariably ...

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Apple has seeded the fourth build of OS X Lion 10.7.4 to developers. Build 11E52 lists no known issues and asks developers to focus on graphics, iCal, Mail, Printing, and Time Machine. The fourth build of 10.7.4 weighs in at 1.43 GB for the combo update and 716 MB for the delta update. OS X L...

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Planning on making some Skype video calls today to talk with your buddies about the new Apple products? Before you hit the dial button, be sure to get the update to Skype 5.6. The update became available yesterday and adds some Lion-friendly features as well as fixes to a few issues. Beom Soo Park...

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