It was reported earlier this month that web logs were showing that Apple was testing early builds of OS X 10.9. Now it is reported that the builds are showing that both Siri and Maps are being integrated into the next version of the Mac OS.
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AppleInsider is reporting they have received more than 30 visits from machines listed as running OS X 10.9. A handful of other computers running Intel based OS X 10.9 have been sighted elsewhere on the web.
For me, Snow Leopard is the best version of Mac OS X to date. Simple, clean, and above all incredibly streamlined and efficient. So that probably explains why recently released data from Net Applications shows that Snow Leopard still runs on 25% of Macs.
If you love lifelike textures, like linen or felt, then you may be in for a disappointment now that Jony Ive has taken over control of the user interfaces of iOS and OS X.
Realmac has announced Clear for Mac, the desktop version of its popular Clear for iPhone, which launched last February, and has become one of the best selling to-do list apps in the iOS App Store.
Following Apple’s release of the OS X 10.8.2 update about six weeks ago, Apple now appears to be preparing the next update for early testing.
Everyone has been wondering when iTunes 11, promised in October, was going to arrive. Apple has now clarified the situation though via a statement to AllThingsD, and it has now been confirmed for before the end of November.
One of the most useful subtle features in OS X Mountain Lion is the ability to rename files directly from the title bar in Finder. The feature is also supported in most apps, as well as all of Apple’s bundled applications. Here’s how to use it!
From about 2000-2003, it’s fair to say that Apple missed out on most if not all major game releases for PC. Back then, the Mac had a tiny market share, and for game developers, it wasn’t worthwhile. How to catch up on what we missed (if you used a Mac between those years)? Gog.com has the answer.
Apple released two Java updates on Tuesday, one for OS X 10.6 Snow Leopard, and the other for OS X 10.7 Lion and OS X 10.8 Mountain Lion. Both are to improve security by uninstalling an Apple-provided Java applet plug-in from all web browsers.
Apple has just released their first update to OS X 10.8.2, bringing a number of minor bug fixes to OS X Mountain Lion. The update is recommended for all users.
Apple today released iPhoto 9.4.1, an update intended to fix a variety of issues, and improve photo syncing to iOS device.
Apple has released two updates for OS X Server this week in quick succession, with 2.1 bringing in some new features while 2.1.1 presumably brings in bug fixes that weren’t in the previous version.
A new zero-day vulnerability has been discovered in all currently supported versions of Java, which could potentially allow attackers to install malware on around 1billion Macs and PCs.
Networking company Sandvine took a look at the web traffic on Wednesday for Apple’s iTunes Store and Mac App Store, and compared it to the two previous Wednesdays, and found that traffic spiked to nine times it’s usual levels with the release of iOS 6, OS X 10.8.2, and a load of other updates from Apple.
Apple was a busy bunch of beavers, as they released iOS 6 and a Mountain Lion update all in one day! In both cases, the updates bring a much awaited bit of Facebook integration.