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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.


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.


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.


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.


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.


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.


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.


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.


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.


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.


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.


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.


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.


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.


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.


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.


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.


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.


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.


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.