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Topic: Mac OS X

Apple seeds first OS X 10.8.2 beta with Facebook integration

08/23/2012, 12:08 pm

On the heels of the public release of OS X 10.8.1, Apple has provided select developers with a beta release of the next update to Mountain Lion, OS X 10.8.2.

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Apple releases Mountain Lion OS X 10.8.1 with iMessage, Migration Assistant fixes

08/23/2012, 11:08 am

Apple on Thursday released OS X 10.8.1, the first security and maintenance update for its Mountain Lion operating system, featuring fixes for iMessage, Migration Assistant, and audio on Thunderbolt displays.

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Apple invites developers to begin testing OS X 10.8.2

08/22/2012, 02:08 pm

Even before OS X 10.8.1 is publicly released, Apple has begun inviting developers to test the following version of OS X Mountain Lion, identified as 10.8.2.

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OS X 10.8.1 beta said to substantially improve battery life

08/21/2012, 11:08 am

Apple's pre-release build of OS X 10.8.1 Mountain Lion has improved MacBook battery life by as much as four hours, according to one developer.

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Apple's Mac OS X 10.8.1 update to address Thunderbolt display noise issue, more

08/10/2012, 06:08 pm

Apple on Friday evening began providing its developers with the first maintenance update to its Mac OS X 10.8 Mountain Lion operating system released just weeks ago.

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OS X Mountain Lion may be degrading battery life, test shows

08/09/2012, 12:08 am

In response to an Apple Support Communities forum thread, a report on Tuesday offers anecdotal evidence that the new OS X 10.8 Mountain Lion may be causing battery life issues for some MacBook users.

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OS X Mountain Lion users reporting laptop battery life issues

08/03/2012, 02:08 pm

A number of MacBook Pro and MacBook Air owners who updated to the recently-released OS X Mountain Lion are complaining of battery performance issues, with some reporting their batteries only last half as long as when OS X 10.7 Lion was installed.

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Apple seeds new OS X 10.7.5 Lion builds, iCloud Control Panel to developers

07/30/2012, 04:07 pm

Apple on Monday seeded new builds of OS X Lion, Lion Server and the Windows-only iCloud Control Panel beta to developers with no known issues.

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Downloads of Apple's OS X 10.8 Mountain Lion top 3 million in 4 days

07/30/2012, 08:07 am

Apple's newly updated Mac operating system, OS X 10.8 Mountain Lion, has been downloaded more than 3 million times in its first four days, the company announced on Monday.

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Firmware update brings 'Power Nap' to Retina MacBook Pro

07/27/2012, 05:07 pm

Apple on Friday rolled out a firmware update for the 15-inch MacBook Pro with Retina display enabling Mountain Lion's new Power Nap feature two days following the new operating system's release.

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Apple OS X Mountain Lion hits 3.2% penetration in two days

07/27/2012, 04:07 pm

After being on the market for just 48 hours, OS X 10.8 Mountain Lion is already accounting for 3.2 percent of all Mac web traffic and is on track to become one of the most quickly adopted operating systems in history.

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Blizzard joins Valve in panning Microsoft's Windows 8

07/27/2012, 04:07 pm

An executive at Blizzard, the developer of hit games like "World of Warcraft" and "Diablo III," has joined in to deride Microsoft's forthcoming Windows 8 operating system.

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Apple updates high quality OS X speech with Voice Update 2.0

07/27/2012, 11:07 am

Tom and Jill are going uphill, version 2.0 that is. The high quality voices, first introduced in OS X Lion as optional downloads, now have updates available through Software Update.

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Mountain Lion easter egg references debut of original Apple Macintosh

07/26/2012, 04:07 pm

Incomplete downloads in OS X 10.8 Mountain Lion show a "Date Modified" of Jan. 24, 1984, a reference to the day when Apple's very first Macintosh was unveiled by Steve Jobs.

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Firmware update enables 'Power Nap' feature for Mid-2011 MacBook Airs

07/25/2012, 07:07 pm

A firmware update pushed out by Apple on Wednesday enables the Power Nap in certain MacBook Air models that were promised the feature but found it missing when OS X Mountain Lion launched earlier in the day.

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Apple OS X Lion pulled as Mountain Lion rolls out

07/25/2012, 06:07 pm

Apple on Wednesday pulled its last-generation OS X Lion from both the Mac App Store and brick-and-mortar Apple Stores amid the launch of OS X 10.8 Mountain Lion OS.

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Some new Mac buyers unable to redeem Mountain Lion codes on App Store

07/25/2012, 11:07 am

A number of customers who recently bought a Mac and are looking to upgrade to Mountain Lion through Apple's OS X Up-to-Date program have been met with error messages telling them their redemption code has already been used.

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Review roundup: Apple's OS X 10.8 Mountain Lion is a bargain at $20

07/25/2012, 09:07 am

With the launch of OS X 10.8 Mountain Lion on Wednesday, review embargoes were lifted, and tech pundits heaped praise on the value offered by Apple in its $19.99 operating system upgrade.

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Apple launches OS X 10.8 Mountain Lion on Mac App Store for $19.99

07/25/2012, 08:07 am

With more than 200 new features, OS X 10.8 Mountain Lion launched on the Mac App Store on Wednesday as a $19.99 upgrade from Lion or Snow Leopard.

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Apple to release Mountain Lion Wednesday on Mac App Store

07/24/2012, 04:07 pm

Apple announced on Tuesday that OS X 10.8 Mountain Lion, its next-generation Mac operating system, will hit the Mac App Store on Wednesday, July 25.

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