OS X Mountain Lion, or version 10.8 as it’s known according to Apple’s numbering system, accounted for 32 percent of all web traffic measured by Net Applications, a firm that charts OS share and other web metrics. This marks the first time Mountain Lion has accounted for a majority share of web traffic from Apple computers, with Lion dropping down to 28 percent. → Read More
If all goes according to rumored plan, OS X Lion should hit stores by July 14 alongside new hardware to run the new OS. I’ve played with the Gold Master over the weekend and I’m pleased to report it is stable and a unique version of OS X, more complete than other, iterative updates like Snow Leopard. I won’t bore you with all the new stuff under the hood but let’s look at a few of the cool new… → Read More
OS X Lion (pictured at right), which was announced back in October, is in “Gold Master” status and is “shipping” to developers. A curious set of terms for an OS that strives so mightily to cut ties with the old disc-based model for software distribution. 9 to 5 Mac also hears that it will be available for you and me come July 14th — coincidentally, the time we expect… → Read More
This has been a thorn in my side for… going on 20 years now.
No longer. → Read More
Apple has never been the best at securing its OS. At hacking conferences like Defcon, nobody even bothers hacking OS X because it literally takes only a few seconds using old exploits, and new ones seem to be found in minutes. Apple may be looking to remedy this sad situation by spreading the developer build of 10.7 around the security sector, perhaps to get a few pointers on how not to be a… → Read More