OS X Lion and Mountain Lion Still Available to Purchase

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OS X Mavericks might have officially released earlier this week, but Apple is still selling earlier versions of OS X in the online Apple Store for $20 a piece. Since not all Macs support Mavericks, it seems the company is continuing to sell older versions for those who at least want to update their older […]

iCloud.com Now Includes Notes And Reminders

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After it announced the iPhone 5 and the release date for iOS 6 Apple quietly updated the iCloud website to include a few features that sync with the service. The updated iCloud.com now includes Notes and Reminders which started out as iOS-only apps, but now sync across most Apple devices. Apple brought both apps to […]

Apple By the Numbers Fall 2012 Edition

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Apple announced the new iPhone 5 at their press event in San Francisco today kicking things off with the customary Apple by the Numbers bragging session highlighting their facts and figures. And once again the stats don’t lie. Apple’s gaudy numbers show a company that shows no signs of lagging during the post Steve Jobs era. […]

Mountain Lion Causing Battery Issues For Some Mac Users

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Last week Apple released Mountain Lion on the Mac App Store to almost universal praise, but it looks like the update is causing some battery life issues for users. According to Ars Technica, a number of users are taking to Apple’s support forums to talk about battery life issues in OS X 10.8. Some users […]

20 Reasons OS X Mountain Lion Is Worth $20

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The best way Mac owners can spend $19.99 is to head over to the App Store and upgrade to OS X Mountain Lion. The OS X Mountain Lion update (OS X 10.8) can be installed on multiple Macs, so long as they’re all using the same Apple ID for App Store purchases. Households with multiple […]

Mountain Lion Hits the Mac App Store for $19.99 on July 25th

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Apple will release OS X 10.8 Mountain Lion tomorrow for $19.99 in the Mac App Store, as we expected. Apple announced the release of the new version of OS X in the press release detailing it’s Q3 2012 earnings press release. The new version of OS X brings even more iOS features to the Mac […]

OS X Mountain Lion Release May Be Set for July 25

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The next version of Apple’s OS X might come to the Mac App Store on July 25, just a day after Apple’s next quarterly earnings call. According to 9To5Mac, Apple retail stores are planning an overnight event on July 24, the same day as Apple’s next quarterly earnings call. Apple regularly holds overnight events before […]

Apple Mountain Lion Video Shows Off Mac and iOS Convergence

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At WWDC Apple gave us a better look at some of the new features in Mountain Lion. A new video demonstrates most of the new features discussed in the keynote, and explains how Mountain Lion will make the Mac work nicer with iOS. Mountain Lion continues the trend that Lion started of bringing iOS features […]

Apple’s WWDC Keynote: Mixed Emotions

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I’m not sure why I’m feeling this, but something seems to be missing from Apple’s WWDC Keynote from earlier today. You can watch it here. It’s not the products. Apple certainly announced a number of new products to keep people excited and the cash registers ringing. (Question: As we move closer to digital wallets and […]

Apple Announces Dictation for OS X Mountain Lion

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Like the new iPad, the new version of Mountain Lion won’t have Apple’s full personal assistant, but it will be able to transcribe text. The dictation function is built into then latest version of Apple’s OS X and will be available in every app, even Microsoft Word. The feature should work as well as the […]

Why I Want a Do Not Disturb Feature for the iPhone 5

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Apple’s latest software update to OS X Mountain Lion, the next version of Mac software, includes an incredibly handy Notification Center feature — a do not disturb option. The new do not disturb feature makes it simple to turn off all notifications on the notebook so I can focus on work instead of seeing software updates and […]

Apple Announces WWDC 2012: Sets Stage for iOS 6 and Mountain Lion

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Apple’s World Wide Developers Conference 2012 will kick off on June 11 and run for five days, ending on June 15 with a focus on developing for iOS and OS X. The WWDC opening keynote is likely when we’ll learn more about the upcoming iOS 6 and Mountain Lion. Last year Apple used the stage to […]

Why Does Apple Need App Stores?

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Apple has changed the way we buy apps on our smartphones with the app store, a centralized location of apps that are easily searchable. Last year, Apple brought the app store experience to the Mac with the launch of the Mac App Store. This brings the number of app stores owned by Apple to two, which is […]

OS X Mountain Lion: Review Roundup–The Cloud is In

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On Thursday, Apple gave developers a preview of what it was working on with its next-generation desktop-class operating system known as OS X 10.8 Mountain Lion. Mountain Lion, as it is commonly referred to, will succeed the current version of the Mac OS called OS X 10.7 Lion. Rather than hosting a larger media event, […]

Mountain Lion Taking Us Closer to iOS on the Mac

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Apple quietly announced their new OS today calling it Apple OS X 10.8 Mountain Lion. For those who don’t keep track, the name alone signals a something important about the update and Apple’s philosophy. Mountain Lion includes minor changes and not a big leap forward. Lion felt like that, but signaled a drastic philosophy shift […]

Messages Brings iMessages to Mac in OS X 10.8 — Beta Available Today

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Since Apple launched iMessage for the iPhone, iPad and iPod Touch last year we’ve hoped for a Mac app to tie the experience together, and now it looks like we’ll have that when OS X 10.8 Snow Leopard launches later this year. If you can’t wait to try iMessage on the Mac, Apple has just posted a […]