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Topic: Mac OS X 10.7

Apple to begin production of Thunderbolt MacBook Airs next month

04/22/2011, 11:04 am

Apple next month will reportedly begin manufacturing the first updates to its rejuvenated MacBook Air line as the company looks to maintain the impressive sales momentum generated by the ultra-thin notebooks and limit the market opportunity for would-be competitors hoping to wedge their foot in the door.

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Apple issues update for Mac OS X 10.7 Lion Preview 2

04/15/2011, 03:04 pm

Apple on Friday released an update for its second developer preview of Mac OS X 10.7 Lion, the forthcoming operating system update set to publicly arrive this summer.

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Mac OS X 10.7 Lion: new multitouch gestures, Dock integration for Exposť, Launchpad, Mission Control

04/14/2011, 06:04 pm

Apple has already demonstrated a variety of changes on the way for Mac OS X Lion's Dock, Dashboard, Exposť, and Spaces, but there are a variety of interesting details about how these components will work together, and how new multitouch gestures will make them effortlessly available.

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Safari on Mac OS X 10.7 Lion to include do-not-track tool

04/13/2011, 09:04 pm

Apple has added a do-not-track privacy tool to the Safari web browser in Mac OS X 10.7 Lion that would prevent websites from monitoring users' activity, according to a new report.

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Inside Mac OS X 10.7 Lion: New dictionaries, multiple word views, multitouch lookups

04/12/2011, 07:04 pm

Mac OS X Lion adds polish to the bundled Dictionary app, with new dictionaries and an improved multi-pane interface. The system also improves overall dictionary functions with enhanced Spotlight integration and multitouch support for inline text lookups.

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Inside Mac OS X 10.7: Apple to strip most Aqua gloss

04/11/2011, 08:04 pm

Apple's next desktop operating system release will tone down much of the Aqua user interface and change how screen captures handle windows' drop down sheets.

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Inside Mac OS X 10.7 Lion: TextEdit adds vertical layout, graphical toolbar

04/08/2011, 06:04 pm

Mac OS X's bare bones text editor gets some attention in the coming release of Lion, adding support for vertical layouts for East Asian languages, as well as a graphical menu bar with font selection and text highlighting.

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Inside Mac OS X 10.7 Lion: iChat 6 adds Yahoo IM, account integration, web page sharing

04/06/2011, 02:04 pm

The next version of Mac OS X will deliver an updated version of iChat capable of logging into Yahoo IM accounts, providing an improved experience when using multiple accounts, and adding web page sharing in iChat Theater.

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Mac OS X 10.7 Lion: iCal 4.0 gets annual view, iPad appearance

04/01/2011, 04:04 pm

Apple's iCal 4.0 in Mac OS X 10.7 Lion's second Developer Preview adopts an iPad appearance and a new annual view.

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Mac OS X 10.7 Lion to introduce multi-user Screen Sharing

03/31/2011, 07:03 pm

In Mac OS X 10.7 Lion, Screen Sharing morphs from a simple VNC remote screen viewer into a multiuser, Fast User Switching Remote Desktop solution similar to Microsoft's Terminal Services.

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Mac OS X 10.7 Lion sets, finds, corrects insecure folder permissions

03/31/2011, 04:03 pm

Mac OS X 10.7 Lion makes system wide changes to standard folder ownership and permissions to enhance security, finding and recommending changes where necessary.

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Mac OS X 10.7 Lion to deliver Scene Kit framework for 3D apps

03/31/2011, 02:03 pm

The release of Mac OS X Lion will debut a new development framework called Scene Kit, which developers say will support easy to implement 3D rendering within their apps.

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Apple releases Mac OS X 10 Lion Developer Preview 2 to developers

03/30/2011, 07:03 pm

Apple on Wednesday released the second developer preview of its upcoming Mac OS X Lion operating system due this summer, but contrary to recent reports, the pre-release software is not a Gold Master.

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No new iPhone hardware expected at Apple's software-centric WWDC - report

03/28/2011, 10:03 am

Apple is not expected to introduce a new iPhone at this year's Worldwide Developers Conference in June, as it has done in years past, and will instead focus on software for the 2011 show, according to a new report.

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Apple to kick off Worldwide Developers Conference June 6 in San Francisco

03/28/2011, 08:03 am

Apple announced on Monday that it will hold its annual Worldwide Developers Conference, where it has traditionally introduced the next generation iPhone, this year from June 6 through June 10 at San Francisco's Moscone West.

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Inside Mac OS X 10.7 Lion: Apple drops FTP, adds WebDAV file sharing for iOS

03/24/2011, 06:03 pm

The upcoming release of Mac OS X Lion and Lion Server dramatically simplifies file sharing, removing official support for FTP and Sun's NFS file sharing protocols while adding a new WebDAV option making it easy to share files with iOS devices.

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Inside Mac OS X 10.7 Lion Server: Apple replaces Samba for Windows networking services

03/23/2011, 04:03 pm

The upcoming release of Mac OS X 10.7 Lion Server will remove the formerly bundled open source Samba software and replace it with Apple's own tools for Windows file sharing and network directory services.

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Mac OS X software chief Bertrand Serlet to depart Apple

03/23/2011, 08:03 am

Apple announced on Wednesday that Bertrand Serlet, the company's senior vice president of Mac Software Engineering and a man who has worked with Steve Jobs for 22 years, is leaving the company.

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Inside Mac OS X 10.7 Lion: New Wi-Fi Diagnostics tool

03/15/2011, 09:03 pm

Apple has added a new Wi-Fi Diagnostics utility to monitor the performance of wireless networks, record events, capture raw network frames, and log diagnostic data that can be sent to Apple by users for troubleshooting.

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Inside Mac OS X 10.7 Lion: AirDrop local file sharing

03/10/2011, 10:03 pm

Mac OS X 10.7 Lion introduces a new feature in the Finder named AirDrop, designed for easy file sharing between nearby systems.

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