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.
Mac 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.
Mac OS X 10.7.3 Supplemental Update released
This update resolves an issue when restoring a Mac from a Time Machine backup. This update is recommended for users running 10.7.3 with Time Machine backups.
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 releases Mac OS X 10.6.8, Leopard security update
Apple on Thursday released an update for Mac OS X Snow Leopard, bringing the most current version to 10.6.8.
∞ Omni Group: Why they only develop for Apple and not Windows or Android
One of the most respected developers in the Apple community is Ken Case from the Omni Group. If you’ve wondered why some developers only make apps for Apple, Case has the answer for you.
∞ 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.”
∞ 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.
∞ No iPhone, iPad or Mac hardware coming at WWDC
Apple closed the door this morning on any speculation that it would announce new hardware at its Worldwide Developers conference saying it would focus on iOS and Mac OS.
∞ Apple to unveil 'the future of iOS and Mac OS' at WWDC
Apple on Monday announced the dates for its annual Worldwide Developers Conference. This year’s event will be held June 6-10 in San Francisco, Calif. AS in past years, Apple will hold the event at Moscone West.
∞ Chameleon open source project speeds iOS to Mac OS X conversion
On Tuesday developers Craig Hockenberry and Sean Heber introduced Chameleon Project, a new open source project aimed at helping developers cross the bridge from iOS to Mac OS X.
∞ Interview: Apple execs discuss MacBook Pro, Mac OS X Lion
Apple on Thursday released a new line of MacBook Pro laptops and a preview release of Mac OS X Lion, the next generation operating system. Apple executives sat down with The Loop to talk about the new products.
∞ Apple offers Mac OS X Lion developer preview
Amidst the clamor of Apple’s new MacBook Pro release, the company also announced a developer preview of Mac OS X Lion. The new version of Mac OS X is expected to be released to the public this summer.
∞ Mac App Store, Mac OS X 10.6.6 arrive
Apple on Thursday released Mac OS X 10.6.6, which includes the Mac App Store.
∞ Report: Mac OS X Lion-compatible Final Pro updates coming in March
Users of Apple’s professional filmmaking software, Final Cut Pro, may be in for a new version in the next couple of months, according to a new report on Monday.
∞ Ambrosia releases WireTap Anywhere 2.0
Ambrosia Software has announced the release of WireTap Anywhere 2.0, an upgrade to their audio routing and mixing software for Mac OS X. It costs $129, and upgrades are available for $69.
∞ 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
∞ Simultaneously copy and paste text on the Mac
This is why I love Mac developers — they see a problem and come up with an innovative, cool solution. If you’ve ever tried to copy and paste multiple lines of text, you know what a pain it is. CopySwap … Continued
∞ New variant of Mac OS X Trojan discovered
In late October, SecureMac discovered a new trojan that affected users of Mac OS X. On Thursday, the company posted a warning that a new variant of the trojan has been discovered.
∞ Apple begins accepting apps for the Mac App Store
Apple on Wednesday told developers that they could start submitting their applications for inclusion in the Mac App Store.
∞ Mac OS X 10.7 "Lion" coming in summer 2011
Apple gave its first look at Mac OS X 10.7 “Lion,” the next major iteration of its Mac operating system, at a special “Back to the Mac” event at its Cupertino, Calif. headquarters on Wednesday. The software is slated for … Continued
∞ Live update of Apple's "Back to the Mac" event
Apple’s “Back to the Mac” event kicks off today at 10:00 am PT (1:00 pm ET). The company announced this morning that it would provide a live video stream, but since not everyone will be able to view it, we … Continued
∞ Apple to hold "Back to the Mac" media event October 20
Apple sent a note to media on Wednesday about a media event the company will have on October 20, 2010.
∞ Apple releases Security Update 2010-006
Apple on Monday released a security update for Mac OS X Snow Leopard. The issue it fixes only appears in Mac OS X 10.6.4 server and client versions.
∞ SecureMac offers MacScan free today only
Macintosh security experts, SecureMac, is offering its flagship product MacScan as a free download for one day only.
∞ Apple releases Leopard, Snow Leopard security update
Apple on Tuesday released a security update for Mac OS X Leopard and Snow Leopard. Both client and server versions of the operating systems have been updated.
∞ Snow Leopard graphics update fixes game, Aperture problems
Apple has released an update for Mac OS X 10.6 “Snow Leopard” which is available for download through the Software Update system preference and through the Apple Web site.
∞ Apple launches MobileMe Calendar beta
Apple first previewed its MobileMe Calendar beta in early July. Tonight it went live.