Although it is already possible to make a bootable restore medium of OS X Lion to use in case of emergencies, the process isn’t the simplest or most intuitive for all users. Fortunately, there’s a new app available called Lion DiskMaker which does the whole thing for you in just one click!
OS X News
Apple today went live with iCloud.com – the web based portal that at the moment allows you access Mail, Contacts, Calendar, iWork, and Find my iPhone from the Cloud. If you have a developer account you can login at iCloud.com.
This awesome image of a vinyl album found within OS X’s user icons seems normal enough at first – but zooming in on the image reveals that this particular vinyl contains some very interesting songs…
A new report surfacing today suggests that a number of early OS X Lion users are experiencing an issue with their Macs freezing after waking from sleep. The issue seems mainly to be affecting new 2011 iMacs, though a few MacBook Pro users have reported the same concern.
Early adopters OS X Lion who rely on Microsoft’s Office For Mac 2011 will be happy to note that Microsoft has announced a forthcoming update to their office suite in order to improve Lion compatibility and add support for Versions, Auto-Save, and Full-Screen Apps.
After ordering a 15″ 2011 MacBook Pro on OS X Lion’s launch day, suspecting that there might be some interesting differences, I was disappointed when I finally received the new machine today, and found out what those differences are.
Apparently it doesn’t matter who you are – everyone makes mistakes, even Apple! And this one’s a doozy! Apple reportedly charged John Christman’s PayPal account 122 separate times for his Lion download, for a total of $3878.40!
One of the more annoying things to cross over from iOS 5 to OS X is auto correct spelling. It’s a love / hate feature to have on a mobile device in the first place because mobile spawned txt speak and Apple’s implementation of auto correct on iPhone / iPad is just so so poor.
Welcome to the world of Max & The Magic Marker. In this physics based puzzler you control Max, who one day gets a mysterious marker in the mail. He then draws a monster on a piece of paper. Once the marker leaves the paper, the Monster comes to life and has to be stopped.
Despite the face that OS X Lion is considered by many experts to be the most secure consumer operating system to date, all FireWire-enabled Macs are apparently vulnerable to a frightening FireWire based attack that could present your password to anyone with access to your Mac in mere minutes.
Apple introduced the controversial reverse scroll in OS X Lion. It’s a contentious enhancement with many people switching back to a more “normal” and tried and tested mouse movement. But what do you think? Are you happy with reverse scrolling or did you switch back? Vote in our poll.
Following Apple’s recent release of the Snow Leopard 106.8 update, which helped prepare Snow Leopard users to update to OS X Lion, Apple has now released a revised version of the 10.6.8 update, which will resolve additional issues with making the upgrade from Snow Leopard to OS X Lion.
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Display settings revealed in OS X Lion may indicate that Apple is prepping Lion for retina display in future releases of their Mac range. Advancements in display technology through HiDPI mode (High Dots Per Inch) may see a quadruple increase in the quality of future Mac displays.
Apple has seeded OS X Lion 10.7.2 to developers through their developer portal. The 10.7.2 release introduces iCloud functionality for Lion. No mention of 10.7.1. is made within the developer portal, indicating that it’s likely a minor update to the OS that we will see in the next few days / couple of weeks.