Topic: Mac OS X
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.
07/11/2012, 10:07 pm
As first hinted in February, Apple's upcoming OS X 10.8 Mountain Lion operating system update will not include support for certain models of Macs with older Intel chipsets with integrated graphics.
07/11/2012, 10:07 am
A new form of browser-based cross-platform malware can give hackers remote access to computers running Apple's OS X, Microsoft's Windows, and even Linux.
07/11/2012, 07:07 am
The new Notification Center service of OS X Mountain Lion, a feature borrowed from iOS, goes beyond its mobile sibling to offer a direct way to send tweets from the desktop. It does not however have iOS 5's live ticker updates for widgets such as Weather and Stocks, something OS X presents in Dashboard instead.
07/09/2012, 10:07 pm
Shortly after seeding the Golden Master release of OS X Mountain Lion, Apple has sent an email calling for developers to begin submitting apps for the upcoming desktop operating system update.
07/09/2012, 05:07 pm
Apple on Monday seeded what is intended to be the final test version of its OS X 10.8 Mountain Lion to developers with no known issues, meaning that the next-generation operating system is all but complete and set for imminent launch.
07/09/2012, 03:07 pm
With OS X 10.8 Mountain Lion set to arrive this month, Apple's latest operating system will become available at least two months earlier than Microsoft's competing Windows 8.
07/09/2012, 12:07 pm
Apple's new Maps in iOS may not be limited to the iPhone and iPad, as new evidence suggests the company could also bring its in-house mapping solution to the Mac.
06/26/2012, 04:06 pm
Apple on Tuesday rolled out an update that adds RAW compatibility for three Canon models and one Sony camera to Aperture 3 and iPhoto '11 users.
06/25/2012, 10:06 pm
Travel booking website Orbitz has revealed that it shows Mac users more-expensive hotel options than it does to PC users because those using Apple's desktop operating system tend to spend more.
06/25/2012, 06:06 pm
It was revealed on Monday that Apple's upcoming OS X Mountain Lion will feature an automatic security check feature that will ensure users have the most up-to-date software protection amid a growing number of Mac-targeted malware.
06/25/2012, 03:06 pm
Apple's website used to boldly claim that the Mac "doesn't get PC viruses," but following the spread of the Flashback botnet, the company has since toned down the language to say that OS X is "built to be safe."
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.
06/18/2012, 04:06 pm
Apple on Monday released a software update to the most current seed of Mountain Lion Developer Preview 4 one week after pushing out the original beta operating system last week.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.