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Topic: Mac OS X

Apple unveils Mac OS X 10.8 Mountain Lion coming this summer with 100+ new features

02/16/2012, 08:02 am

Apple on Thursday announced Mac OS X 10.8, dubbed "Mountain Lion," the next major release of its Mac operating system, set to launch on the Mac App Store this summer, with a preview now available for Mac developers.

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Apple continues adding Lion Internet Recovery support to 2010 Macs

02/08/2012, 12:02 am

Apple on Tuesday released several EFI firmware updates for its 2010 Macs to enable the Lion Internet Recovery feature to the older machines.

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Apple intern's thesis leaks secret project to port Mac OS X to ARM processors

02/07/2012, 12:02 am

An academic paper written by a former Apple intern who now serves as a Core OS engineer at the company has revealed that it was working on a secret experiment to port Mac OS X Snow Leopard to the ARM architecture.

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Apple rolls out Mac OS X Lion, Snow Leopard updates

02/01/2012, 04:02 pm

Apple on Wednesday released a host of Mac OS X updates, including 10.7.3 Lion and Lion Server, which brings various system improvements and expanded language support along with Safari 5.1.3, a new version of Sever Admin Tools, fixes for Apple Remote Desktop and security updates for Snow Leopard.

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Forensics vendor warns Mac OS X FileVault vulnerable to decryption

02/01/2012, 04:02 pm

Passware, a vendor of forensics tools for recovering data for law enforcement, has issued a warning that its forensics tools can bypass the security of FileVault disk encryption in Mac OS X if the computer is left powered on, recovering decryption keys from memory.

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Half of the enterprise is issuing Macs, 21% of workers use Apple products

01/26/2012, 07:01 pm

A new study indicates around half of all large companies with 1,000 employees or more are buying Macs, while over a fifth of all "information workers" are now using at least one Apple product to do their work.

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Apple's new iBooks Author aims to simplify e-book creation

01/19/2012, 10:01 am

Apple on Thursday unveiled a new Mac OS X application that the company says will simplify the process of creating and selling digital textbooks through its iBookstore.

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Mac platform faced 58 malware threats from Q2 to Q4 2011 - report

01/18/2012, 11:01 pm

Mac OS X endured 58 separate malware attacks from April 2011 to December 2011, a small fraction when compared to Microsoft's Windows operating system, according to a new summary from a security research firm.

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Apple seeds new Mac OS X 10.7.3 Build 11D46 to developers

01/18/2012, 06:01 pm

Apple delivered a new build of Mac OS X to developers, focused on iCloud Document Storage, Spotlight, Safari, and Mail, iCal and Address Book features.

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Weekend Apple tech news video recap: Week 1 Jan 2012

01/07/2012, 01:01 pm

Here's a video recap of the top tech stories involving Apple for the first week of 2012, including a look at 2011, Apple's future directions, big product news, the week's business stories, and upcoming events.

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Apple loses bid to seal trade secrets in Psystar suit

01/03/2012, 08:01 pm

US federal District Judge William Alsup has denied Apple's effort to seal information related to its copyright infringement case against Psystar, ruling that it is not a protectable "trade secret" because it has already been widely published.

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The next ten years of 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.

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Inside Apple's 2011: Mac hardware and 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.

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Apple's 15 years of NeXT

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.

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HTC already testing phones to work around ITC ruling

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.

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Apple seeds new OS X Lion 10.7.3 build to developers

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.

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ITC grants injunction over Apple Data Detectors patent against HTC Android phones

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.

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Apple's Mac App Store downloads top 100 million

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.

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Apple releases Safari 5.1.2 to fix memory usage, stability, page flashing

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.

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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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