Mac OS X

OS X Mavericks

I don’t think there is any surprises with the new version of OS X. Some desktop improvements and deeper integration with iOS. That continues a move Apple began with the last version of OS X in bringing the two OSes together in a way that makes it easy for users to sync and share data. Maps, Notifications, iBooks and iCloud Keychain are all going to be great additions to OS X.

OS X 10.8.4 released

OS X has been updated with lots of fixes. The download is available in the Mac App Store — just check for updates.

Apple releases Mac OS X 10.7.3

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

∞ ITC finds Mac OS X infringes S3 patents

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

∞ Apple seeds Lion GM to developers

Apple on Friday released a Gold Master (GM) build of Mac OS X “Lion” to developers. It’s no great surprise, since Apple already announced July as the release month for Lion, but it’s a good sign that Lion’s release may … Continued

∞ Apple details how to remove MacDefender malware

Apple updated its Web site on Tuesday with details on how to remove the much talked about MacDefender malware.

“A recent phishing scam has targeted Mac users by redirecting them from legitimate websites to fake websites which tell them that their computer is infected with a virus,” Apple wrote on its support site. “The user is then offered Mac Defender ‘anti-virus’ software to solve the issue.”

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∞ Apple updates Safari, releases Mac OS X security update

In addition to releasing iOS 4.3.2, Apple on Thursday also released an update for its Safari Web browser and a security update.

There are a number of security updates available, depending on the operating system you use. There are updates for Leopard client and server and one security update for Snow Leopard.

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∞ Steve Jobs: AirPrint is not dead

Rumors began circulating yesterday that AirPrint, an Apple technology the enables wireless printing from your iPad, had been pulled from an upcoming Mac OS X update. Apparently, that’s not the case at all. An email, reportedly from Steve Jobs resolves … Continued