Topic: Mac OS X
01/03/2012, 02:01 pm
Apple celebrated three ten year anniversaries in 2011, making 2012 its first full year in its second decade of Mac OS X development, iPod devices and iTunes, and its retail operations, even as the company takes on new business categories ranging from iAd to iCloud to Siri. Here, in part one, is a look at where the company is headed for its next decade of Mac OS X.
12/28/2011, 11:12 pm
This year, Apple's Mac OS X platform turned ten years old, launched the 10.7 Lion reference release, introduced the Mac App Store and iCloud, and delivered a series of new Macs boasting fast, flexible Thunderbolt connectivity and speedy new Sandy Bridge processors.
12/21/2011, 05:12 pm
Fifteen years ago, Apple announced plans to acquire NeXT Software, a move that would ultimately bring Steve Jobs back to the company he cofounded twenty years earlier.
12/20/2011, 11:12 pm
HTC Chief Executive Peter Chou revealed on Wednesday that the company is already testing a workaround in order to comply with the U.S. International Trade Commission's ban on devices infringing on Apple's Data Detector patent.
12/20/2011, 08:12 pm
Apple on Tuesday issued a new beta version of Mac OS X 10.7.3, labeled build 11D36, to developers for testing.
12/19/2011, 06:12 pm
Apple has won an import ban from the US International Trade Commission blocking HTC Android phones that infringe upon its Data Detectors patent, a move that will require Android to drop the feature or implement it in a way that does not infringe.
12/12/2011, 08:12 am
Apple revealed on Monday that downloads via its Mac App Store have topped 100 million in less than one year of operations.
11/29/2011, 06:11 pm
Apple has made the free update Safari 5.1.2 available from its website and through Software Update for Mac OS X users.
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.
11/21/2011, 06:11 pm
The US International Trade Commission has dismissed the first complaint by graphics firm S3 against Apple, stating that "no violation" was shown and that its investigation into the complaint against Macs has been terminated.
11/15/2011, 05:11 pm
Apple on Tuesday began widespread testing of Mac OS X 10.7.3, the third maintenance update to its relatively new Lion operating system that will improve upon iCloud's Documents in the Cloud, among a handful of other areas.
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.
11/14/2011, 04:11 pm
Despite double-digit declines in Western Europe's PC market during the third quarter, Mac sales surged nearly 20% to help Apple break into the segment's top 5 vendors for unit shipments.
11/11/2011, 08:11 pm
A newly-discovered security flaw in the sandboxing functionality of Mac OS X has prompted concerns over Apple's requirement that all applications submitted to the Mac App Store must implement sandboxing by March 2012.
11/11/2011, 07:11 pm
Contradicting a report by advertising network Chitika describing Mac OS X Lion as stagnating, web analytics firm Net Applications reports Apple's latest OS has already taken a 30 percent share of the active Mac installed base in just over three months.
11/11/2011, 06:11 pm
The adoption rate of Mac OS X 10.7 Lion has seen a drastic slowdown after enjoying strong initial sales and is only running on 16% of Macs, giving it the third largest install base behind Snow Leopard and Leopard.
11/08/2011, 11:11 pm
Apple on Tuesday released the 2.0 version of its iAd producer software, as well as Java updates for Mac OS X Snow Leopard and Lion users.
11/08/2011, 04:11 pm
After meeting with members of Apple's leadership, investment bank Barclays said this week it believes the company's iCloud is the most significant service introduction since iTunes, paving the way for the company to introduce products that don't yet exist.
11/02/2011, 05:11 pm
While Apple advertises iCloud's 'Documents in the Cloud' service as a way of keeping iWork files in sync across devices, its been discovered that Mac OS X Lion users can also leverage the service to sync all types of files across multiple Macs.
10/31/2011, 07:10 pm
A new Trojan horse hidden in a Mac OS X application can steal sensitive user data and take control of the computerís GPU to generate Bitcoins, a form of currency used online.