Apple Announces Mac OS X El Capitan [WWDC]

Apple unveiled its latest version of Mac OS X at its Worldwide Developers Conference on Monday. It’s called El Capitan. The company said the previous version – Yosemite – had the best adoption rate of any PC operating system ever,…

Mozilla’s Open Web Apps Have Made Great Progress

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…

Mac OS X Mavericks Introduces Performance Updates, Available Today For Free

At today’s Apple event, the company shared an update on the new Mac OS X Mavericks. The new operating system was first introduced back in June, and Apple has remained largely quiet about it since. Now it’s ready to share…

Apple Announces Logic Pro X, Available Today For $199

Apple doesn’t need to hold a press conference for every major product unveiling to make sure people pay attention. Case in point – Apple made a lot of musicians very happy today with the release of Logic Pro X. Apple…

Apple Adds Yandex As Safari Search Choice In Some Countries

Apple is giving its users more search choices with its upcoming operating system releases – iOS 7 and OS X Mavericks. Both were unveiled at the company’s Worldwide Developers Conference on Monday. In the iOS 7 demo, it was revealed…

You May Soon Have Siri And Apple Maps On Your Mac

It appears that Apple is expanding some of its iOS services to the Mac ecosystem in a forthcoming version of Mac OS X. Apple blog 9to5Mac is reporting, citing reliable sources, that early builds of OS X 10.9, expected to…

Windows 7 Finally Dethrones XP As Most Popular Operating System

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’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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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 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

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

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…