Apple latest version of OS X has only been around for a little over a month, but according to the latest data from web analytics firm Chitika, over 10% of all Macs are already running Mountain Lion – a new all-time record adoption rate for desktop operating systems.
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Apple has now released a second build (12C35) to developers for testing, with developers asked to focus on Facebook integration. Apple initially began seeding the update to AppleSeed members two days ago.
Samsung’s Windows 8 computers will launch with a cool new feature called the “S Launcher,” which looks and functions almost exactly like the OS X Dock. Hasn’t Samsung had enough of Apple’s wrath?
After releasing 10.7.5 build 11G36 to developers just over 10 days ago, the next edition, 11G46 has just been seeded.
Several security experts are now warning of a new Java 7 exploit they say could be “super dangerous” for Mac owners. The bug can be exploited through any browser on a machine that has Java installed.
As nice as Reminders is, there’s an easy way to make it even more useful – by importing and exporting reminders between calendar apps and Reminders for Mac! Better yet, it’s extremely easy to do!
If you’ve just paid to download and install Mountain Lion on your system, you are probably wondering what steps you should take first to get up and running. The following are five big first steps to take now that you are experiencing the roar of Mountain Lion.
Hot on the heels of today’s release of OS X Mountain Lion 10.8.1 (and yesterday’s report that testing would soon begin), Apple has seeded the first beta build of OS X 10.8.2 to developers. The build is expected to bring full compatibility with new iOS 6 features.
After several weeks of testing with developers, Apple has just released OS X 10.8.1 – the first maintenance update to OS X Mountain Lion! The update features a number of bug fixes and improvements, and weighs in at just 24.2MB.
The fine folks at Boinx just announced the release of iStopMotion 3 for Mac. The stop motion animation app now offers the ability to use your iPhone or iPad as a remote camera for the app.
A few month ago we told you about a teaser site that hinted that a major music software title was coming to the Mac for the very first time. Today a new video has been posted on the site, and confirms that Sony will be bringing Sound Forge Pro to the Mac.
Although the first OS X 10.8.1 update for Mountain Lion hasn’t quite been released yet, Apple is already preparing to seed their first build of OS X 10.8.2 to developers, which is expected to add full compatibility with new features in iOS 6.
The pricing of Windows 8 has just been revealed, and it’s not pretty. When the promotional pricing ends in January 2013, users will be paying $199 for Windows 8 Pro, which is ten times the cost of Mountain Lion. Who says Apple is expensive?
The upcoming update to OS X Mountain Lion 10.8.1 may improve battery life on Apple’s MacBook lineup, according to at least one developer with access to the developer seed.
Sometimes the Notification Center doesn’t always display things the way you’d like, however. For instance, it tends to group items by app rather than showing the latest updates at the top of the queue. Fortunately, there’s a fix!
Apple released another beta of OS X 10.8.1 Mountain Lion to developers today, less than a week after their initial build. The beta bears a build number of 12B17, and lists no known issues.