It can be fun to participate in the OS X Yosemite Beta Program or Developer Preview and get early looks at new OS X features, but sometimes it’s best to return to the safer and more stable public builds. Here’s how to remove your Mac from the OS X beta update program and stop receiving pre-release updates in Software Update.
Apple wants developers and consumers to better understand why apps get rejected from the iOS and Mac App Stores. To that end, the company recently released a new page for developers highlighting “Common App Rejections” for both iOS and OS X.
After signaling Aperture’s demise on Friday, Apple moved to assure users of its other professional media apps that their future remains bright with a series of updates for Final Cut Pro, Motion, Compressor, and MainStage.
The latest version of SimCity disappointed many longtime fans of the franchise. But now gamers can easily go back to the “classic” days of city planning with the re-release of SimCity 4 Deluxe Edition for OS X. Mac gaming publisher Aspyr has updated the 10-year-old game for the latest version of OS X and made it available on the Mac App Store.
Automatic app updates, first introduced in iOS 7, are now available in OS X with Mavericks. While many will find the feature quite handy, power users may want to maintain greater control over what gets installed on their Mac. Here’s how to disable automatic app updates in Mavericks.
A major flaw in Apple’s Mac App Store ecosystem is the inability of developers to offer reduced-price upgrades to existing customers. The Omni Group looks to solve this issue with OmniKeyMaster, a free app that gives App Store purchasers free Omni licenses to use for upgrade pricing.
Clipboard managers are nothing new, but a new app from developer Eric Mann introduces an interesting new feature: the ability to send your Mac’s clipboard contents to your phone via SMS. Clipr, available now on the Mac App Store, manages your Mac’s clipboard via a simple menu bar item. Using the app is fairly straightforward; once it’s installed and running, head into Clipr’s preferences and tell it how many items it should remember and how large the preview for each…