Apple will close out the year with 32 percent of the ultraportable market — Apple is predicted to close out 2015 with 32% share of the ultraportable PC segment, specifically due to its MacBook Air models, according to ABI Research.
Apple releases OS X El Capitan v10.11.2: Handoff, AirDrop, Mail, iCloud Photo Sharing, more — Apple has released OS X El Capitan v10.11.2. The update offers improvements to Wi-Fi, Handoff, AirDrop, Bluetooth, Mail, iCloud Photo Sharing and Live Photos, FaceTime, Messages and more. The update also includes fixes specific to Enterprise users. Open the App Store, click Updates at top right … (it’s free). Here’s a list of its features.
Meanwhile, adoption of OS X and iOS devices continues to grow in the enterprise and education markets according to JAMF Software’s second annual global survey of IT professionals on Apple adoption.
Apple publishes open-source code for OS X El Capitan — Apple has officially released the open-source components behind OS X El Capitan, making good on the licensing requirements of the code.
Techtool Pro 8 gets El Capitan compatibility — The world’s best consumer Mac protection and fixing utility just got El Capitan compatibility (thank goodness!). If you have Techtool Pro 8 already, simply open the app and choose Check For Updates in the Techtool Pro 8 menu. If you haven’t upgraded to from a previous version of Techtool Pro, you can do so online, with both the Buy and Update prices being discounted until year’s end as a Macworld offer (buy it for US$40 instead of US$100). You can also see all the things it can do on this page.
Google Street View glances at seven locations from early Apple history — Here’s a look at what some of these places look like today, courtesy of Google Street View.