I’ll be honest, I had no idea you could do this.
I’ll be honest, I had no idea you could do this.
Have you noticed that Safari’s hovering-over-a-link pointing-finger cursor looks a little different in Mac OS X 10.7.3? It’s not just that the finger is at a slightly different angle — it’s a new UI resource that scales gracefully to larger sizes.
He’s right, I hadn’t noticed.
Get your Software Update system preference warmed up because Apple released Mac OS X 10.7.3 on Wednesday evening. The update is recommended for all Lion users. The update fixes problems with smart cards used to log on to OS X; … Continued
The developers of North Carolina have spoken, and we’ve listened. By popular demand, CocoaConf will be coming to downtown Raleigh, NC, in early December.
The conference is December 2-3.
Core Research last week issued an advisory saying it found a security hole in the way Apple sandboxes applications. The problem is what they reported is not actually a security hole. I’ve done some digging over the past few days … Continued
Steve Lyb: If you’ve got four-finger swipe down set to App Exposé on your Magic Trackpad or MacBook’s trackpad like I do, hover over a dock icon of a running app and swipe. Cool find.
Federico Viticci at MacStories
What’s interesting about this folder when used with two Macs under the same iCloud account is that it provides a basic “drop box” functionality for files that don’t necessarily belong to an iCloud-enabled app.
You knew it was hidden in there somewhere.
Apple released on Wednesday Lion Recovery Update 1.0, software that helps you restore your Lion-based Mac in the event of a catastrophic failure without requiring a physical disk to boot from. The software is available for download through the Software … Continued
Apple has released an update to Lion, bringing it to OS X 10.7.2. Apple recommends the update for all users and says it fixes stability, compatibility and security. It also adds support for iCloud, Apple’s new cloud-based storage and data … Continued
52 Tiger: Mac OS X Lion features automatic spell correction out of the box. The way it works is similar to autocorrect in iOS. As you type, Lion notices a misspelled word and offers a correction. To accept it, just … Continued
A nice look at Mac OS X’s Dictionary app from Dave Caolo.
FileMaker issued an advisory on Tuesday encouraging users of its Bento database software for Mac OS X to download the newest release, 4.0.6. The update is free for all Bento 4 users and is available for download from FileMaker’s Web … Continued
In the last 24 hours Apple has posted two separate EFI firmware updates for Thunderbolt-equipped Macs and a software update that provides support for the new Apple Thunderbolt Display. All are available for download from Apple’s Support Downloads Web page. … Continued
Apple has posted MacBook Air EFI Firmware Update 2.1. The update is specifically for “mid-2011”-era MacBook Air models equipped with Thunderbolt high-speed I/O ports. This update includes fixes that enhance the stability of Lion Recovery from an Internet connection, and … Continued
Macworld: One in six Macs now runs Apple’s latest operating system, a Web metrics company said Thursday. According to California-based Net Applications, Mac OS X 10.7, aka Lion, accounted for 1 percent of all desktop operating systems that were used … Continued
Apple on Wednesday posted iMac graphic firmware update 3.0, available for download on its Web site.
Macworld: In an email to Macworld early Monday morning, Loch wrote: “I’m happy to put Techspansion to rest. Again.” Updates for VisualHub (and its sibling AudioHub) are available at Techspansion’s website. Techspansion and its payment processing service, Kagi, were at … Continued
Apple on Tuesday released an update to OS X Lion to version 10.7.1 – the update is available through the Software Update system preference, and is recommended for all Lion users.
Apple on Tuesday made the OS X Lion USB Thumb Drive available from its online store.
Apple Support Web site: The Lion Recovery Disk Assistant lets you create Lion Recovery on an external drive that has all of the same capabilities as the built-in Lion Recovery: reinstall Lion, repair the disk using Disk Utility, restore from … Continued
When OS X Lion was released earlier this month, some users were inadvertently charged multiple times for the purchase.
Washington Post: The same goes for a myriad of mobilized gestures that can get confusing, even for power users. Do I use the three-finger double-tap or the two-finger double-tap to zoom? (It’s the latter — a three-finger double-tap pulls up … Continued
Bloomberg: Macs that have Nvidia Corp. (NVDA) graphics processing units have an implied license to the patents, the judge said. Gildea found that two other S3 patents were invalid, as were aspects of the two patents found to be infringed. … Continued
John Paczkowski: Now, with new MacBook Airs and Mac minis on the shelves and the Mac App Store serving up one million downloads of Lion in a single day, Apple is poised to reap the benefits of what up until … Continued
Passware, a computer forensics and password discovery company, on Tuesday said it discovered a way to get passwords from a Mac running OS X Lion. However, it may not be as dire as it seems.
Freeverse has announced that it’s discontinuing a number of Mac game titles because of the release of OS X Lion:
With previous releases of Mac OS, Apple had to stop development about a month before it was supposed to ship, so disks could be manufactured. After manufacturing, disks had to be shipped to stores and other retail outlets, which costs … Continued
Apple on Thursday said OS X Lion topped 1 million downloads in just one day.
If you’ve purchased a new Mac any time since June 6, you can get a free copy of OS X Lion from Apple as part of their Lion Up to Date program. The deal also applies to companies or individuals … Continued
AirDrop is a new feature in OS X Lion that lets you wirelessly send files to other OS X Lion users, without Wi-Fi. But it only works on certain Macs. Apple has posted a KnowledgeBase article explaining which ones work: