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Topic: Mac OS X 10.8

Apple issues fourth developer preview for Mountain Lion Server

05/17/2012, 06:05 pm

Following the release of OS X 10.8 Mountain Lion Developer Preview 3, Apple on Thursday seeded the latest build for the operating system's server assets.


Apple issues Xcode 4.4 Developer Preview 3

04/18/2012, 09:04 pm

Apple on Wednesday included a beta version of Xcode 4.4 for developers alongside releases of OS X Mountain Lion 10.8 and Safari 5.2


Apple introduces Developer ID ahead of Mountain Lion's Gatekeeper

02/27/2012, 07:02 pm

In an email sent out on Monday, Apple invited developers to prepare their software for OS X Mountain Lion by joining the Developer ID program, which will allow for apps to run on a Mac or iOS device that is protected by the upcoming Gatekeeper anti-malware system.


Apple extends Mac App Store sandboxing restriction deadline to June 1

02/21/2012, 03:02 pm

Developers now have until June 1 to make their applications compliant with the new Mac App Store sandboxing restrictions, Apple announced on Tuesday.


Apple ends physical media OS distribution with Mountain Lion

02/17/2012, 04:02 pm

After testing the waters by distributing Mac OS X Lion via the Mac App Store or an OS-toting USB drive, it seems Apple is ready to ditch physical media altogether and will only be offering digital downloads of OS X Mountain Lion.


With Mountain Lion, Apple officially drops 'Mac' from OS X name

02/16/2012, 10:02 pm

After priming the transition with "OS X" trademark applications years ago, Apple has now confirmed that the word "Mac" is no longer part of the name of its flagship desktop operating system.


Mountain Lion signals end of OS X support for older Macs

02/16/2012, 04:02 pm

In its announcement of OS X 10.8 Mountain Lion on Thursday, Apple failed to mention that a handful of Macs that will be cut from the fold when the next generation operating system debuts this summer due to end of support for older Intel integrated graphics chipsets.


Share Sheets, Twitter integration to make Mountain Lion more social

02/16/2012, 04:02 pm

While system-wide Twitter integration debuted in iOS 5 and is now coming to Mountain Lion, the new Share Sheets feature in OS X 10.8 will also allow users to quickly share links, photos and videos in a variety of ways.


Gatekeeper is hidden in OS X 10.7.3 Lion, developers can preview it now

02/16/2012, 03:02 pm

Though it will formally debut later this year in Mountain Lion, Apple has secretly included its new Gatekeeper feature in OS X 10.7.3 Lion, and developers can enable it now to test it.


Tim Cook admits Apple may further converge iOS & OS X, Macs could run on ARM CPUs

02/16/2012, 01:02 pm

While he didn't hint at any definitive future plans, Apple Chief Executive Tim Cook did admit that all options are on the table for the future of the Mac operating system, including further converging iOS and OS X, as well as potentially running Macs on ARM processors like are found in the iPhone and iPad, or switching iOS to Intel.


Mountain Lion's Gatekeeper to bring optional app restrictions to OS X

02/16/2012, 11:02 am

The new behind-the-scenes Gatekeeper security feature in the upcoming release of Mac OS X 10.8 Mountain Lion is one of the most anticipated additions to the operating system upgrade Apple unveiled on Thursday because it provides users with additional security options for installing and running third-party applications.


Game Center for Mountain Lion to offer cross-platform play between Mac, iOS

02/16/2012, 10:02 am

With the addition of Game Center to OS X 10.8 Mountain Lion, Mac users will be able to play online competitively and cooperatively against gamers who have the same title for iOS.


Apple bringing Macs to the living room with AirPlay for Mountain Lion

02/16/2012, 10:02 am

Apple plans to break down the barriers between the Mac and HDTVs with its forthcoming OS X 10.8 Mountain Lion operating system update, which will bring the AirPlay Mirroring feature currently found on iOS to the Mac.


Apple releases Messages beta for Mac, replacing iChat and integrating with iOS

02/16/2012, 08:02 am

Though the new Mac Messages application with cross-platform support for iOS will be a major feature of the forthcoming OS X 10.8 Mountain Lion, users can get their hands on an early beta immediately.


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.


Internal testing of Mac OS X 10.8 increases at Apple

10/31/2011, 01:10 pm

Only months after Lion, the latest version of Mac OS X, was publicly released, evidence continues to grow that Apple is hard at work on the next version of its Mac operating system.