Topic: Mac OS X
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
07/23/2012, 01:07 pm
In OS X Mountain Lion, Apple has split Notes off from Mail as its own app, mirroring iOS. Additionally, Mail gets new VIP contact, notification and search features, while the all new Notes app for OS X provides a new option for drafting ideas that are kept up to date across all your devices via iCloud.
07/22/2012, 03:07 pm
In OS X Mountain Lion, Apple has replaced iCal with two separate Calendar and Reminders apps, harmonizing with iOS and improving the overall interface while making Reminders not just calendar event with alarms, but also location-based notifications.
Inside OS X 10.8 Mountain Lion GM: Contacts to get new groups, sharing, linking and Facebook support
07/22/2012, 02:07 pm
In OS X Mountain Lion, Apple has replaced Address Book with Contacts, bringing the simpler OS naming convention to OS X and adding a variety of new improvements, including easy sharing, card linking between different accounts and (later this year) Facebook integration.
07/21/2012, 02:07 pm
In OS X Mountain Lion, Apple has taken an incremental step toward making OS X's new iPad-like Full Screen mode more useful: you can now pick which connected display you want to use.
07/20/2012, 06:07 pm
Coming on the heels of Apple's attempts to plug an iOS in-app purchasing exploit, the latest being a developer support document released on Friday, a similar workaround has reportedly been found for desktop programs running on OS X.
07/20/2012, 07:07 am
In OS X Mountain Lion, iCloud begins to take shape as the smart, automated way to store documents on a per-app, device independent basis, incrementally displacing the local file system that non-technical users have long struggled to comprehend and replacing it with a cloud-based service that connects and synchronizes desktop and mobile devices via the Internet.
07/19/2012, 05:07 pm
Prep work for the rollout of OS X 10.8 Mountain Lion will reportedly culminate next week when Apple employees will be be tapped for overtime beginning July 25.
07/18/2012, 04:07 pm
Apple on Wednesday rolled out a software update to address CPU power use and USB issues that plagued owners of the newly-released MacBook Pro and MacBook Air.
07/18/2012, 07:07 am
In OS X Mountain Lion, Apple is radically improving the layout of Universal Access features for users who are sight, hearing or motor impaired, and changing the name of its portfolio of features to match iOS: "Accessibility."
07/17/2012, 07:07 am
Apple is expanding Game Center from an iOS play into the Mac arena with OS X Mountain Lion, enabling developers to add friend requests, recommendations and challenges as well as unlockable achievements and top score listings.
07/14/2012, 12:07 pm
AirPlay, Apple's wireless audio and video distribution system, gets an update in OS X Mountain Lion, offering modern Macs with compatible hardware the ability to wirelessly mirror the screen to an Apple TV-attached HDTV display.
07/13/2012, 07:07 am
In Mountain Lion, Macs are getting system-wide speech recognition, the same "Dictation" feature Apple gave the new iPad at the beginning of the year. While it works well, it does require a network connection.
07/12/2012, 07:07 am
Safari turns 6 in this summer's release of OS X Mountain Lion, offering a new view of open tabs similar to iPad and a new iCloud tab-sharing feature, along with an offline Reading List, new website passwords browser, new privacy settings, and a feature that allows websites to send alerts to the new Notification Center.