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Apple Unveils OS X Mavericks, The First Non-Cat In Over A Decade

Apple Unveils OS X Mavericks, The First Non-Cat In Over A Decade

By Chris Crum June 10, 2013

Apple unveiled the next version of Mac OS X at its Worldwide Developers Conference today. For the first time in over a decade, they went with a name that doesn’t involve a cat. This is, as the company noted, because …

Noisy Typer Turns Your Mac Into A Typewriter Noisy Typer Turns Your Mac Into A Typewriter
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Let’s say that you’re the type of person who like to wax nostalgic about the time when writers like Ernest Hemingway pecked away at a typewriter inside an unfurnished hardwood flat, while mercilessly pounding whiskey and chain-smoking. But let’s also …

Apple Announces Third Quarter Earnings Call Apple Announces Third Quarter Earnings Call

Apple has announced the details for their third quarter earnings call. According to a post on their Investor Relations website, Apple’s quarterly conference call will take place on July 24th at 2 PM Pacific Time, 5 PM Eastern. Apple’s past …

Mountain Lion Getting Automatic Security Updates Mountain Lion Getting Automatic Security Updates

Around the same time we were bringing you news that Apple had backed off on claims that Macs are immune to viruses, they released a security update for the developer preview of OS X 10.8 Mountain Lion. Developers were alerted …

Apple Backs Off On OS X Virus Immunity Claims Apple Backs Off On OS X Virus Immunity Claims

Two months ago we brought you news that hundreds of thousands of Mac computers were infected with the Flashback malware. While not the first malware to be specifically targeted at Macs, Flashback was somewhat unique in that it didn’t need …

Mountain Lion Release Date: Vacation Ban Gives Clues Mountain Lion Release Date: Vacation Ban Gives Clues
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Earlier this week we told you that Apple might be launching OS X 10.8 Mountain Lion on July 19th. New information that has surfaced today may lend some weight to that date. According to a report from MacRumors, employees at …

OS X Mountain Lion To Release July 19th? OS X Mountain Lion To Release July 19th?
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One of the big stories from Apple’s WWDC 2012 keynote last week was OS X 10.8 Mountain Lion. The latest version of Apple’s desktop operating system packs in a bunch of exciting new features, including Notification Center, Reminders, Twitter Integration …

Apple May Be Most Profitable Company Ever In 2012 Apple May Be Most Profitable Company Ever In 2012

By pretty much any standard you care to look at, Apple has had an amazing year. With the exception of a few hiccups, their stock has remained consistently in the neighborhood of $575-600, with a market cap that has occasionally …

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 …

WWDC 2012: Apple Uploads Keynote To YouTube WWDC 2012: Apple Uploads Keynote To YouTube

On Monday various Apple executives took the stage for the keynote at this year’s Worldwide Developers Conference, which ends today. During the keynote they introduced a huge number of new products. Items on the menu included updates to the MacBook …

Growl To Work With Notification Center, Not Against Growl To Work With Notification Center, Not Against

Whenever Apple unveils a new version of one of their operating systems – iOS or OS X – they tend to include at least a few new, interesting features. Unfortunately, though, these new goodies sometimes have unpleasant side effects for …

Messages Beta Disappears From Apple's Website Messages Beta Disappears From Apple's Website

Back in February Apple shocked pretty much everybody by announcing OS X 10.8 Mountain Lion without warning. At the time, they released a developer preview of Mountain Lion, as well as a public beta of one of Mountain Lion’s tentpole …

Power Nap Your MacBooks for Synchronization Power Nap Your MacBooks for Synchronization

Apple announced a new addition to the Mountain Lion/OS X family, in the name of keeping your new MacBook Pro up-to-date with relevant information concerning data stored to iCloud (email, calendar updates) via other devices, as well as keeping it …

iOS 6, New Mac Updates On Tap At WWDC 2012 Today iOS 6, New Mac Updates On Tap At WWDC 2012 Today

It wouldn’t be much of a stretch at all to say that Apple’s WWDC 2012 keynote is the most highly-anticipated keynote in a long time. Historically, Apple has used WWDC to unveil new generations of the iPhone. Last year’s delayed …

WWDC 2012: Moscone West Gets A Makeover WWDC 2012: Moscone West Gets A Makeover

WWDC 2012 starts in just five days. In preparation for the event, which kicks off Monday morning in San Francisco, the conference’s venue, Moscone West, is getting itself all prettied up. According to images that are being published all around …

WWDC 2012: Apple Announces Keynote, Schedule, App WWDC 2012: Apple Announces Keynote, Schedule, App

Apple has released the schedule for the upcoming Worldwide Developers Conference, including this year’s Apple keynote. As we reported last month, WWDC 2012 is scheduled for June 11-15 at San Francisco’s Moscone West. Apple’s keynote will take place on Monday …

New Macs To Get The New iPad's Dictation Feature? New Macs To Get The New iPad's Dictation Feature?

The theme of the last year’s release of OS X 10.7 Lion was “back to the Mac.” The update introduced several features to OS X that had proven useful and popular on the iOS platform. The upcoming release of OS …