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Topic: Lion

Apple's OS X passes Windows Vista in worldwide usage

09/03/2012, 08:09 am

Total Web usage of Apple's OS X operating system has exceeded Microsoft's Windows Vista, while for the first time, Windows 7 has topped Windows XP to become the world's largest operating system.

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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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Mountain Lion updates for OS X Server, Xcode, Remote Desktop hit Mac App Store

07/25/2012, 11:07 am

Along with Wednesday's release of OS X 10.8 Mountain Lion, Apple released Mountain Lion Server as a $19.99 upgrade on the Mac App Store, while Xcode 4.4 was also provided to developers, and Apple Remote Desktop also received an update.

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Apple releases Safari 6 with offline reading for OS X 10.7 Lion

07/25/2012, 09:07 am

For those with OS X 10.7 Lion who aren't ready to upgrade to Wednesday's release of Mountain Lion, Safari 6 is now available for download, though a Windows version of Safari 6 remains absent.

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Apple asks developers to focus on graphics in first OS X 10.7.5 beta

06/19/2012, 03:06 pm

Apple has supplied its development community with the first beta of OS X 10.7.5, its forthcoming maintenance update to the Lion operating system.

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Apple preparing first external betas of OS X 10.7.5

06/18/2012, 03:06 pm

Work on OS X 10.7.5, the next performance and maintenance update for Lion, is far enough along that Apple is preparing to issue a preview of the software to its developers for testing.

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Apple pulls Messages for Mac beta ahead of Mountain Lion

06/12/2012, 01:06 pm

With OS X 10.8 Mountain Lion set to launch in July, Apple has pulled the link to download its Messages for Mac beta.

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Newly approved Mac App Store offering features 'Retina graphics'

06/08/2012, 07:06 am

A recently updated application approved for download in the Mac App Store is advertised as featuring "Retina graphics."

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Mac App Store apps begin to comply with sandboxing rule ahead of deadline

05/17/2012, 12:05 pm

Applications complying with Apple's sandboxing rules for OS X have begun to appear on the Mac App Store, with Pixelmator being among the first major offerings to meet the forthcoming requirement.

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FileVault security hole discovered in OS X Lion 10.7.3

05/07/2012, 12:05 pm

Apple's legacy FileVault Mac encryption system in OS X 10.7.3 has a security flaw that could allow malicious users to access stored passwords.

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Rumor: iPhoto '12 for Mac coming this summer with features from iOS

04/24/2012, 12:04 pm

A new rumor claims Apple is planning to release iPhoto '12 on the Mac App Store this summer, with the new software bringing some of the features of iPhoto for iOS to the Mac.

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Apple seeds fourth build of OS X 10.7.4 Lion with no known issues

04/24/2012, 08:04 am

Apple this week seeded its developer community with the fourth build of OS X 10.7.4, the upcoming maintenance update for its Lion operating system.

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OS X Lion tested with unreleased Intel Core i7 Ivy Bridge chip

03/23/2012, 03:03 pm

A modified version of OS X 10.7.3 has been tested with an unreleased Intel Core i7 Ivy Bridge chip, giving a first indication of how Apple's next-generation Macs will perform.

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Apple preparing for first external betas of OS X 10.7.4

03/12/2012, 03:03 pm

Apple is wrapping up work on its next performance and maintenance update for the Lion operating system, as OS X 10.7.4 will soon make its way to developers for testing.

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Gatekeeper is hidden in OS X 10.7.3 Lion, developers can preview it now

02/16/2012, 03:02 pm

Though it will formally debut later this year in Mountain Lion, Apple has secretly included its new Gatekeeper feature in OS X 10.7.3 Lion, and developers can enable it now to test it.

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Apple's iOS finishes 2011 with 52% share of mobile Web browsing

01/02/2012, 09:01 am

Apple closed out 2011 with a commanding 52.1 percent share of mobile devices tracked browsing the Web, while Google's Android had just 16.2 percent.

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Quicken for Mac 2007 being rebuilt to work with Mac OS X 10.7 Lion

12/22/2011, 02:12 pm

Intuit announced to customers on Thursday that it plans to release a "re-engineered" version of Quicken for Mac 2007 that will be compatible with the latest version of Apple's Mac operating system, OS X 10.7 Lion.

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Mac OS X 10.7.3 beta supports AMD's next-gen desktop graphics

12/05/2011, 10:12 am

As Apple considers scrapping its Mac Pro line of desktops, the latest beta of Mac OS X 10.7.3 includes support for AMD's "Tahiti" graphics cards. But whether Tahiti-powered Mac Pros will ever be released remains to be seen.

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Microsoft to follow Apple's Lion lead with digital delivery of Windows 8

11/22/2011, 10:11 am

Much like Apple did with the release of Mac OS X 10.7 Lion in July, Microsoft plans to make the simplest and easiest method of installing Windows 8 a download over the Internet.

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Apple plans software fix for Lion battery life issues on older MacBooks

11/15/2011, 04:11 pm

As some users continue to report battery life issues running Mac OS X 10.7 Lion on older MacBooks, Apple continues to look into the problem in hopes of finding a solution.

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