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Mozilla’s Open Web Apps Have Made Great Progress

Mozilla’s Open Web Apps Have Made Great Progress

By Zach Walton October 29, 2013

When building apps for Firefox OS, developers use modern Web tools like HTML5, JavaScript and CSS to deliver apps with near native performance on mobile devices. Now Mozilla is helping those same developers bring their Firefox OS apps to other …

Windows 7 Finally Dethrones XP As Most Popular Operating System Windows 7 Finally Dethrones XP As Most Popular Operating System
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Thanks to the poor performance of Windows Vista, XP has enjoyed a decade long rule over the operating system landscape. Many people switched over to Windows 7 when it launched, but XP still had a lot of faithful users. The …

Apple OS X Mountain Lion Update Now Available Apple OS X Mountain Lion Update Now Available

Apple’s first update for its OS X Mountain Lion operating system is now available. The update became available on Thursday afternoon and includes mostly minor bug fixes for the OS that “improve the stability and compatibility of your Mac.” The …

Mountain Lion Is Apparently Really Popular Mountain Lion Is Apparently Really Popular
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We all knew that Apple’s new OS, Mountain Lion, was going to be popular, but we didn’t know exactly how popular. With stricter system requirements, it was going to be interesting to see how well Mountain Lion performed in its …

Mountain Lion Is Available Today: Here’s What To Expect Mountain Lion Is Available Today: Here’s What To Expect
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Apple surprised everyone by announcing the launch date of their new operating system, Mountain Lion, during their earnings call yesterday. Even more surprising was that the launch date was today, July 24. Most Apple fans have probably already downloaded Mountain …

Mountain Lion Comes Out Wednesday, Apple Says Mountain Lion Comes Out Wednesday, Apple Says

Apple released its quarterly earnings report today. More on that here, but within that report, CEO Tim Cook just happened to mention that Mountain Lion will be released tomorrow. “We’re thrilled with record sales of 17 million iPads in the …

Apple Announces That They Still Make More Money Than Anybody Else Apple Announces That They Still Make More Money Than Anybody Else
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We knew for a while that Apple was going to reveal that they made a lot of money today. We just didn’t know to what extent. Thanks to Apple releasing their third quarter results, we can confirm that the company …

Want Mountain Lion? Better Make Sure Your Mac Has The Right Specs Want Mountain Lion? Better Make Sure Your Mac Has The Right Specs
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I’m not the biggest fan of Apple, but I do commend their dedication to simplicity. I have to go through a long list of checks before I can install a new version of Windows or a new piece of hardware …

Coming Off Proview, Apple Faces A New Lawsuit In China Coming Off Proview, Apple Faces A New Lawsuit In China
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After a lengthy legal battle, Apple and Proview finally settled over the rights to the iPad name for a cool $60 million. It was smart for Apple to settle because it looked like Proview wasn’t going to give up until …

Skype For Mac OS X Updated to 5.8 Skype For Mac OS X Updated to 5.8

Ethiopian citizens may never know it, but Skype today released an update for its Mac OS X client. The new version brings Skype for the Mac up to version 5.8. The latest version has a few improvements and a streamlined …

Apple Announces 26 Million Mac OS X Lion Copies Sold Apple Announces 26 Million Mac OS X Lion Copies Sold

Lost among the hardware specs and announcements of Apple’s Worldwide Developers Conference keynote, a huge fact was floated with little fanfare accompanying it. It turns out that there are now more than 66 million Mac users worldwide. Of those users, …

Apple Quietly Drops “Mac” From OS X’s Name Apple Quietly Drops “Mac” From OS X’s Name
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When Apple unexpectedly announced OS X Mountain Lion this morning, they trumpeted a host of new features. Mountain Lion is getting Messages (which is already available in beta), Reminders, and Notification Center from iOS. It’s getting Gatekeeper for security. It’s …

Apple Sued for Patent Infringement Apple Sued for Patent Infringement

Apple is being sued by Operating Systems Solutions for patent infringement. OSS claims that Apple is selling computer systems “including but not limited to the MacBook Pro, that utilize the Mac OSX operating system that infringes,” on a claim in …

Mac OS X Lion Hits Mac App Store Mac OS X Lion Hits Mac App Store

During Apple’s earnings call yesterday, the company announced that Mac OS X Lion would become available today, and sure enough it has. The OS was demoed at Apple’s Worldwide Developers Conference in early June, when the company said that Mac …

Mac OS X Update Provides Bridge to Lion Mac OS X Update Provides Bridge to Lion
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At Apple’s Worldwide Developers Conference earlier this month, the company demoed Mac OS X Lion, the next version of its flagship Mac operating system. It’s set to become available in July, but Apple has released another update to Mac OS …

Steve Jobs, iCloud Will Appear at Apple Worldwide Developers Conference Steve Jobs, iCloud Will Appear at Apple Worldwide Developers Conference
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Apple made a couple of significant announcements in regards to its upcoming Worldwide Developers Conference today. For one, CEO Steve Jobs will be keynoting. This is significant given his medical leave. Secondly, the company announced the topics of keynote, which …

MacDefender, MacProtector, MacSecurity: How to Remove This Malware from Your Mac MacDefender, MacProtector, MacSecurity: How to Remove This Malware from Your Mac

MacDefender, MacProtector ,and MacSecurity are the names for a fraudulent “anti-virus software” that is the subject of recent phishing campaigns targeting Mac users. It affects users of Mac OS X 10.4, Mac OS X 10.6, and Mac OS X 10.5. …