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Topic: Mac OS X

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.


Apple taking aim at Chinese market with Mountain Lion, iOS 6

06/12/2012, 03:06 am

Apple actively promoted on Monday new Chinese-language features in both OS X 10.8 Mountain Lion and iOS 6 that should help it ramp up sales in the world's most populous nation.


OS X 10.8 Mountain Lion hits the Mac App Store in July for $19.99

06/11/2012, 02:06 pm

The next major update to OS X, known as Mountain Lion, will become publicly available for $19.99 on the Mac App Store in July, Apple announced on Monday.


Apple details iCloud, dictation, Power Nap features in Mountain Lion

06/11/2012, 01:06 pm

At Monday's Worldwide Developers Conference keynote, Apple showed off some of the new features of its forthcoming Mountain Lion operating system update, including dictation for the Mac, tighter integration with iCloud, Power Nap for automatic data updating, and a new version of Safari.


Mac workplace penetration loosens Window's stranglehold on enterprise

06/06/2012, 10:06 pm

While the enterprise market remains a predominantly Windows-based environment, Macs are creeping into the workplace as the popularity of tablets driven by Apple's iPad slowly erodes the walls of Microsoft's once-impenetrable fortress.


Mountain Lion to bring offline mode to Safari Reading List

05/23/2012, 05:05 pm

A feature in Apple's upcoming OS X Mountain Lion will bring extended functionality to the Safari web browser by caching saved pages for perusal when away from an internet connection.


Apple update brings RAW support for 6 new cameras

05/22/2012, 04:05 pm

Apple on Tuesday released a system-wide update that adds RAW image support for six new cameras.


Apple adds Automatic Downloads alert to latest Mountain Lion beta

05/22/2012, 10:05 am

Apple's previously announced Automatic Downloads feature is slowly coming together in the latest developer preview of OS X 10.8 Mountain Lion, which features a new Notification Center alert for Mac App Store purchases.


Apple sends out sandbox deadline reminder email to developers

05/18/2012, 07:05 pm

With Apple set to flip the switch on its Mac App Store sandboxing system, the company sent out an email to registered developers on Friday reminding them that enforcement of the new rules will being on June 1, 2012.


Apple issues fourth developer preview for Mountain Lion Server

05/17/2012, 06:05 pm

Following the release of OS X 10.8 Mountain Lion Developer Preview 3, Apple on Thursday seeded the latest build for the operating system's server assets.


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.


Filing details Apple's plans for Retina-ready resolution-independent OS X

05/17/2012, 08:05 am

Apple's behind-the-scenes work to upgrade its OS X operating system for future high-resolution Retina display Macs has been detailed in a new patent filing.


Apple issues developers new beta build of OS X 10.8 Mountain Lion

05/16/2012, 04:05 pm

Apple on Wednesday supplied its developers with an updated version of OS X 10.8 Mountain Lion Developer Preview 3, the pre-release build of the forthcoming Mac operating system update.


Software updates bring Flashback removal, Flash disabling to OS X Leopard

05/14/2012, 04:05 pm

Apple on Monday released two software updates that bring recent OS X Lion security fixes regarding Java and Adobe Flash Player to Macs running previous generation operating system OS X 10.5 Leopard.


Kaspersky Lab was not asked by Apple to advise on OS X security [u]

05/14/2012, 12:05 pm

In the wake of the biggest malware presence in Mac history, Kaspersky Lab claimed it was asked by Apple to consult on potential OS X security issues, but later said the company's CTO was misquoted [updated].


Apple's latest Lion update continues preparations for Retina display Macs

05/10/2012, 10:05 am

Apple continues to make behind-the-scenes improvements to OS X that will allow future Macs with high-resolution Retina displays to show higher quality images, AppleInsider has learned.


OS X 10.7.4 Lion update fixes FileVault bug, includes Safari 5.1.6 [u]

05/09/2012, 04:05 pm

Apple on Wednesday released OS X 10.7.4, the latest update to the company's Lion operating system which brings various improvements including a fix for a recently-exposed FileVault bug.


Reported AppleCare training points to June Mountain Lion launch

05/08/2012, 06:05 pm

The EMEA (Europe, Middle East and Africa) division of AppleCare is allegedly hiring and training new staff on certain aspects of Apple's upcoming OS X 10.8 Mountain Lion, possibly hinting that a release date is soon to arrive.


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.


Apple seeds new OS X 10.7.4 build to developers

05/01/2012, 07:05 pm

Apple seeded the latest 11E53 builds of OS X Lion and Lion Server with no known issues on Tuesday, possibly signaling an imminent release of the forthcoming maintenance update.