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The majority of people in the world may have moved from dial-up modem to speedy broadband connections. We may be downloading files faster but you will agree the file sizes that we download have increased too. Some of you may feel download manager are obsolete but are they really?

Suppose you are downloading a large file and you have almost completed it. At that moment the worse thing happens. The internet connection goes down and your download gets interrupted. Imagine the frustration you will have just because you have to download the file again. The scenario would have been better if you had a download manager. You could have resumed the interrupted download from the same position like nothing happened.

Folx is one such download manager for Mac OS X users that is more than just your regular download manager. In addition to the regular features of a download manager like resuming unfinished downloads, and increasing download speed, it features a torrent manager and a YouTube video downloader. We will today look into Folx 5, the latest avatar of the popular download manager for OS X platform. Today, we will take the latest version up for a spin and review Folx 5 for Mac here.

Apple has released public beta of OS X 10.11.4 beta 3. Before released to the public, the betas were seeded to Apple developers two days ago. OS X 10.11.4 beta 3 brings many new features, improvements and updates to Apple’s desktop operating system including secure notes, live photos to messages, and other stability and performance improvements. Apple also updated the developer build of OS X 10.11.4 beta 3 to 15E39d.

Google today released Chrome 48 for Windows, Mac, and Linux. Chrome 48 adds custom notification buttons and removes support for unsecure RC4 encryption. If you have Google Chrome installed, your browser should have silently updated already. You can confirm it by looking at the version number displayed in the About window. You can also manually check for update using the same. Chrome’s built-in updater will start updating your browser if it has not done it yet. You can also download Chrome directly from google.com/chrome.

Adobe has released Adobe Flash Player update v. 20.0.0.267 to fix at least 19 security flaws in the program, including one 0-Day bug that is already being actively exploited in attacks. The new Flash Player update is available for Windows, Mac OS X and Linux users.

The new Adobe Flash update v. 20.0.0.267 includes a fix for a 0-Day vulnerability (CVE-2015-8651), which according to Adobe is being actively used in “limited, targeted attacks.”

Apple releases Mac OS X 10.11.1 El Capitan update soon after announcing the release of the iOS 9.1 software update. OS X 10.11.1 is the first point release of the OS X 10.11 El Capitan operating system.

Apple OS X 10.11 El Capitan computer operating system for Mac was released worldwide on September 30, 2015. During that same time, Apple was already developing OS X 10.11 update. Apple released four beta releases for both Public Beta testers and Apple Developers enrolled in the Apple Beta Software Program could test before releasing the final build on October 21, 2015.

Apple has announced the release date of the next Mac OS X update, OS X El Capitan at its Apple Special Event held on September 9, 2015. Along with the release date, Apple also announced the availability of OS X 10.11 El Capitan GM build for all Mac users participating in the Mac Developer Beta and OS X Public Beta programs. OS X El Capitan will be available as a free update to the general public on September 30, 2015. The free update was first announced at Apple’s Worldwide Developers Conference back in June, 2015.

Wondershare Filmora is the latest professional video editing tool that easily allows you to create, edit or convert videos. After you have done video editing, the program allows you to either save or share it on YouTube, Facebook and Vimeo. It comes bundled with a rich set of video effects that includes filters, overlays, elements, transition effects, titles, split screen effects, and background music. You can use these and add them to your project, to create professional grade impressive videos.

In this age of technology, where accessing content is so easy and universal, geoblocking content is something that goes against it. The whole concept of region-block or geo-block or geoblocking of content goes against the open nature of the internet. Today, anyone with an internet connection can get access to any kind of content except for content that is geoblocked. Generally, copyright holders enforce geoblocking to have different licensing schemes across different countries. Through geoblocking, they intend to increase their profit margin much more. But isn’t this whole concept discriminating? Yes it is. Thus, it is not a surprising fact that the EU has decided to abolish geoblocking and other copyright restrictions. When we see more countries participating to abolish this silly concept that’s the day when the internet will be truly free.

Apple released the first major update for OS X Yosemite 10.10 for Mac bumping the version number to OS X 10.10.1. OS X Yosemite 10.10.1 update is a recommended update that includes a huge list of bug fixes, stability enhancements, and security updates. According to the change log, some major bugs like WiFi reliability issues, Mail app problems, Time Machine backup issues are fixed with this update. If you are running OS X Yosemite, you should download and install OS X 10.10.1 update.