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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 …

iPad’s Dictation Feature Coming To Mountain Lion, New Macs? iPad’s Dictation Feature Coming To Mountain Lion, New Macs?

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 …

MacBook Pro Prices Drop Ahead Of Refresh MacBook Pro Prices Drop Ahead Of Refresh
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We’ve been bringing you reports for awhile now that Apple was preparing to launch a major update to their MacBook Pro line of computers. Rumored features include a retina display, USB 3.0, and a thinner (though not MacBook Air-like) form …

Apple iMac And MacBook Air To Get Retina Display? Apple iMac And MacBook Air To Get Retina Display?

Yesterday we brought you news that the 15-inch MacBook Pro might be getting a pretty significant refresh later this summer. The main features of this update were a thinner form factor, USB 3.0 technology, and, most notably, a retina display. …

Apple Updates OS X Leopard With Flashback Removal Tool Apple Updates OS X Leopard With Flashback Removal Tool

With the release of OS X 10.6 Snow Leopard two years ago, the release of OS X 10.7 Lion last year, and OS X 10.8 Mountain Lion coming sometime later this summer, nobody thinks much anymore about older versions of …

MacBook Pro Getting Retina Display? MacBook Pro Getting Retina Display?

There have been rumors for some time now that Apple’s MacBook Pro line would be getting an update sometime this year. While earlier reports suggested April, that obviously didn’t happen. Given how deep we are into May, a launch this …

iCloud Web Interface Getting Notes And Reminders iCloud Web Interface Getting Notes And Reminders
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On Tuesday we brought you news that Apple was testing iOS-style banner notifications for the iCloud web interface. The notifications, which appear to have been a test that was made public by accident, revealed that Apple is at least considering …

Apple Releases Security Updates For OS X Snow Leopard, OS X Lion, And Safari Apple Releases Security Updates For OS X Snow Leopard, OS X Lion, And Safari

Yesterday Apple rolled out OS X 10.7.4 Lion along with updates to OS X 10.6 Snow Leopard and Safari. The main focus of these updates is security. Numerous security issues present in both operating systems are fixed, and Safari now …

OS X Mountain Lion May Be Coming In June OS X Mountain Lion May Be Coming In June
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The release of OS X Mountain Lion may be sooner than initially expected, according to recent reports concerning Apple’s latest hiring push. Until recently the only clue anyone had to the release date was Apple’s statement that it would be …

Apple Leaks iCloud Banner Notifications Apple Leaks iCloud Banner Notifications

Apple is testing iOS-style banner notifications for the web version of iCloud. The tests came to light earlier this afternoon when several iCloud users reported seeing a test banner at the top of their iCloud interface. Apple first adopted this …

Bug In OS X Lion Stores User Passwords In Clear Text Bug In OS X Lion Stores User Passwords In Clear Text

A recently discovered security flaw in OS X Lion causes users’ login passwords to be stored in unencrypted plain text files. The files are accessible to anyone with the computer’s admin password. What’s more, with a little effort, someone who …

Flashback Malware Infection Dropping By 100,000 Macs Per Week Flashback Malware Infection Dropping By 100,000 Macs Per Week

Infection rates of the Flashback malware that was on over 650,000 Macs at the beginning of April have been in steep decline, according to the organization that discovered the malware in the first place. What’s more, thanks to the proliferation …

OS X Mountain Lion Developer Preview Gets Update, “Do Not Disturb” Feature OS X Mountain Lion Developer Preview Gets Update, “Do Not Disturb” Feature

Apple has released an update to the developer preview of their next operating system, OS 10.8 Mountain Lion. The new update doesn’t appear to add much in the way of features, but it does bring the OS one step closer …

OS X Snow Leopard Now Free For MobileMe Subscribers OS X Snow Leopard Now Free For MobileMe Subscribers
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Apple has begun offering MobileMe users who are still running Mac OS 10.5 Leopard a free upgrade to 10.6 Snow Leopard, as an incentive to switch to iCloud. Since iCloud requires users to be running OS 10.7 Lion, users still …

OS X HackStore: Cydia For Your Mac, Coming Soon OS X HackStore: Cydia For Your Mac, Coming Soon

Mac users will soon be getting a second App Store for their computers that mimics the free and open nature of the Cydia store, according to recent reports. The OS X HackStore is currently being developed by Russian programmer Andrey …

Messages Only For OS X Mountain Lion After Beta Messages Only For OS X Mountain Lion After Beta

When Apple unexpectedly announced OS X Mountain Lion yesterday, they offered Mac users a taste of things to come in the form of a beta version of the new Messages app. The app works just like Messages for iOS, in …

Flickr, Vimeo Sharing Coming To OS X Mountain Lion Flickr, Vimeo Sharing Coming To OS X Mountain Lion

There’s plenty of buzz today following Apple’s unexpected announcement of OS X Mountain Lion. Most of the attention is being focused on the numerous iOS features that are being incorporated into the new operating system – Reminders, Notes, Messages, Twitter …

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 Announces OS X Mountain Lion, Coming This Summer Apple Announces OS X Mountain Lion, Coming This Summer

Apple has announced OS 10.8 Mountain Lion, the latest update to their Mac OS X operating system. Mountain Lion follows the trend begun with OS 10.7 Lion of bringing popular features from the iOS mobile operating system back to the …

Study: iOS Beats Mac OS X In Web Market Share Study: iOS Beats Mac OS X In Web Market Share
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Apple’s iOS mobile operating system has surpassed their desktop operating system, OS X, in web traffic market share over the last six months. Apple had a record quarter in which they sold 37.04 million iPhones and 15.43 million iPads, and …

Apple Announces iBooks 2, iBooks Author, iTunes U App Apple Announces iBooks 2, iBooks Author, iTunes U App

Apple announced the launch of iBooks 2 in New York City today. As expected, the update to Apple’s e-reader software is aimed squarely at textbooks. Textbooks in iBooks 2 include an amazing array of interactive features, including videos, interactive 3D …