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.
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If you’ve bought a Retina Macbook Pro in the hope that you can install Ubuntu (or another Linux OS) on it, then put it straight back in the box and try and get a refund. It ain’t gonna work as Phoronix discovered, even if you know what you’re doing.
The internet has a lot of great content, and I find myself downloading stuff all the time! If you’re like most users, you likely do the same. But sometimes you might forget just where a certain file came from. Fortunately, there’s a tip for that!
Apple has just released a new beta of OS X Lion 10.7.5 to developers, with a build number of 11G36. The updated beta comes two weeks since the previous seed, and marks the third beta of the updated seeded to developers.
Oracle has announced the release of Java SE 7 Update 6, which brings full support for Java SES 7 to OS X for the first time.
Apple has just provided the very first beta build of OS X Mountain Lion 10.8.1 to developers – the first incremental update to Mountain Lion. Updates like this typically contain mostly bug fixes and stability improvements.
#Friday5 – 5 Copies of ‘OS X Mountain Lion: The Missing Manual’ to Give Away + a $20 iTunes Voucher!
We have hooked up with O’Reilly to give away 5 copies of OS X Mountain Lion: The Missing Manual – the ultimate go-to reference for Apple’s new desktop OS! This ebook would normally set you back $27.99, but we’re giving away 5 copies today for free!
Following numerous messages posted in the Apple Support Communities, a report this week offers anecdotal evidence that the new OS X 10.8 Mountain Lion may indeed be causing battery life issues for some MacBook users.
After releasing Mountain Lion only at the end of last month, Apple is already getting ready to see the next update, 10.8.1 to developers for testing.
There’s an easy way to access all of your files stored in iCloud directly from the Finder! Here’s how to access them, and how to create a shortcut to quickly navigate to the folder in the future.
Remember the trick we told you about how to bring back the “Save As” command when you’re using Mountain Lion? It might not be as handy as we thought.
Apple Support Communities threads are filling with reports from a number of MacBook Pro and MacBook Air owners who are complaining of battery performance issues since updating their machines to OS X Mountain Lion.
For those of you that still use Dashboard (or would at least consider it), I’ve rounded up a few of the most useful Widgets to help you make the most of the experience! I still use most of these widgets on a daily basis.
There’s trouble in Apple-land, as users are reporting outages for iCloud, iMessage, the App Store, and FaceTime. Looks like if something is Apple ID related, it’s not going to work right now.
Among the plethora of new and useful features in OS X Mountain Lion, Apple included two new native apps borrowed from iOS: Notes and Reminders.
When Apple released OS X Lion last year on the Mac App Store, they added an interesting feature that deleted the Lion installer once it had been run. The same is true of Mountain Lion. We’ll tell you how to get that installer back – and keep it this time!