If Your Mac Was Buggy Today, Blame Gatekeeper

Mac users reported a slew of issues earlier today, with non-Apple apps locking up, behaving sluggishly and failing to launch.

Netflix Streams In HTML5 On Mac OS X Yosemite

On Monday, Apple revealed its newest version of Mac OS X – Yosemite. It’s available to developers now, and will be available for everyone in the fall. You can also sign up for an upcoming beta program. Netflix announced on…

Apple Unveils OS X Yosemite At WWDC

Apple kicked off its Worldwide Developers Conference on Monday with the usual keynote led by Tim Cook. First on the agenda was a look at the new version of OS X. It’s called Yosemite, keeping in line with its new…

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

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…

Apple’s WWDC Kicks Off June 10th, To Focus on ‘Future of iOS and OS X’

Apple has just announced that it’s annual Worldwide Developers Conference will begin this year on June 10th and run through June 14th. It’ll take place at San francisco’s Moscone West. Tickets go on sale tomorrow, April 25th, at 10 am…

Windows Blue Is Microsoft’s Next OS, Will Move To Annual Release Cycle [Report]

Windows has always been on its own extended release cycle. Microsoft releases a new version of the OS, and then develops the next version over the next couple of years. For instance, Windows 7 released three years ago in 2009,…

OS X Mountain Lion, Like iOS 6, Adds Facebook Integration With New Update

Apple’s big iOS update, iOS 6, is hitting iPhones, iPads and iPod Touches today, but Mac OS X Mountain Lion is also getting an update with version 10.8.2. New Facebook integration is a major component of iOS 6, and now…

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…

Noisy Typer Turns Your Mac Into A Typewriter, Brings Out Your Inner Hemingway

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 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

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

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

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?

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

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

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

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 2.0 To Work With Notification Center, Not Against It

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 For OS X Lion 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…

Syncing Computers With OS X? There’s A Power Nap For That

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…