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Topic: OS X 10.8

Apple again blocks latest version of Java through OS X anti-malware system

01/31/2013, 09:01 am

The recently released Java 7 Update 11 has been blocked by Apple through its XProtect anti-malware feature in OS X.

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OS X Mountain Lion overtakes Lion internet share for first time

01/04/2013, 05:01 pm

Apple's newest operating system, OS X 10.8 Mountain Lion, accounted for more than 32 percent of all internet traffic originating from Apple computers in December, and is nearly doubling the growth seen previously by OS X 10.7 Lion, a recent study found.

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Apple's Fusion Drive cuts Mac startup time in half, triples read/write speeds

11/09/2012, 09:11 am

A hands-on test with Apple's Fusion Drive inside the new Mac mini has found that the hybrid hard drive, with both solid-state flash memory and a traditional spinning hard drive, offers a significant performance boost.

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Parallels Desktop 8 update enhances support for Windows 8

11/08/2012, 01:11 pm

Parallels Desktop 8 for Mac has been updated with expanded support for Microsoft's newly released Windows 8 operating system.

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Microsoft reveals strong pre-sales of Windows 8 in quarterly earnings

10/19/2012, 03:10 pm

Sales of Windows PCs plunged ahead of the forthcoming release of Windows 8, but Microsoft saw strong pre-sales for its next-generation operating system ahead of its Oct. 26 launch.

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Apple releases Mountain Lion 10.8.2 with Facebook integration

09/19/2012, 01:09 pm

On the heels of the release of iOS 6, Apple has also publicly issued OS X Mountain Lion 10.8.2, a major update featuring system-wide Facebook integration for the Mac.

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Apple seeds second OS X 10.8.2 build in three days, hints at imminent release

09/14/2012, 10:09 pm

Three days after Apple pushed out build 12C50 of OS X 10.8.2 Mountain Lion to developers, the company has seeded an updated version, possibly hinting that a public release is imminent.

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Apple working to improve Power Nap feature in latest 10.8.2 beta

09/05/2012, 09:09 pm

Apple seeded a new OS X 10.8.2 beta on Wednesday, asking developers to focus on a number of areas including the Power Nap feature introduced with Mountain Lion.

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Parallels 8 now available with 30% faster 3D graphics, 25% faster Windows startup

09/04/2012, 08:09 am

Parallels Desktop 8 for Mac officially launched to the public on Tuesday, offering new features like support for Apple's Retina display MacBook Pro, along with improved performance and faster startup times.

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Apple's OS X passes Windows Vista in worldwide usage

09/03/2012, 08:09 am

Total Web usage of Apple's OS X operating system has exceeded Microsoft's Windows Vista, while for the first time, Windows 7 has topped Windows XP to become the world's largest operating system.

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OS X Mountain Lion passes 10% adoption in one month, on track to outperform Lion

08/30/2012, 07:08 pm

A study from ad network Chitika found that after only one month of availability, Apple's latest OS X 10.8 Mountain Lion has garnered over 10 percent of all Mac-based ad impressions after enjoying a high adoption rate that shows no signs of slowing down.

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Apple continues testing Facebook integration with second beta of OS X 10.8.2

08/29/2012, 06:08 pm

Apple on Wednesday provided developers with the second beta of OS X 10.8.2 Mountain Lion, less than a week after the first beta became available.

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Apple invites developers to begin testing OS X 10.8.2

08/22/2012, 02:08 pm

Even before OS X 10.8.1 is publicly released, Apple has begun inviting developers to test the following version of OS X Mountain Lion, identified as 10.8.2.

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OS X 10.8.1 beta said to substantially improve battery life

08/21/2012, 11:08 am

Apple's pre-release build of OS X 10.8.1 Mountain Lion has improved MacBook battery life by as much as four hours, according to one developer.

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OS X Mountain Lion may be degrading battery life, test shows

08/09/2012, 12:08 am

In response to an Apple Support Communities forum thread, a report on Tuesday offers anecdotal evidence that the new OS X 10.8 Mountain Lion may be causing battery life issues for some MacBook users.

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OS X Mountain Lion users reporting laptop battery life issues

08/03/2012, 02:08 pm

A number of MacBook Pro and MacBook Air owners who updated to the recently-released OS X Mountain Lion are complaining of battery performance issues, with some reporting their batteries only last half as long as when OS X 10.7 Lion was installed.

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Downloads of Apple's OS X 10.8 Mountain Lion top 3 million in 4 days

07/30/2012, 08:07 am

Apple's newly updated Mac operating system, OS X 10.8 Mountain Lion, has been downloaded more than 3 million times in its first four days, the company announced on Monday.

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Apple OS X Mountain Lion hits 3.2% penetration in two days

07/27/2012, 04:07 pm

After being on the market for just 48 hours, OS X 10.8 Mountain Lion is already accounting for 3.2 percent of all Mac web traffic and is on track to become one of the most quickly adopted operating systems in history.

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Mountain Lion easter egg references debut of original Apple Macintosh

07/26/2012, 04:07 pm

Incomplete downloads in OS X 10.8 Mountain Lion show a "Date Modified" of Jan. 24, 1984, a reference to the day when Apple's very first Macintosh was unveiled by Steve Jobs.

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Apple OS X Lion pulled as Mountain Lion rolls out

07/25/2012, 06:07 pm

Apple on Wednesday pulled its last-generation OS X Lion from both the Mac App Store and brick-and-mortar Apple Stores amid the launch of OS X 10.8 Mountain Lion OS.

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