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OS X is the Operating System used on Apple Macintosh computers. It is based on Unix and started to ship on Macs in 2002. It succeeded to Mac OS 9 which was the final version of the pre-OS X operating system for Apple computers. OS X is derived from the work done on NeXTSTEP, the operating system written for Steve Job’s NeXT company.

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Apple Plugs SSL Encryption Bug On OS X

02/25/2014, Last week it was discovered that iOS had a gaping security vulnerability, one that could be exploited by hackers to launch man-in-the-middle attacks. The exploit would allow hackers to intercept crucial information being sent by the device, such as emails...

Apple’s SSL Bug Extends To OS X Too, Fix Incoming

02/24/2014, Earlier today, we reported that Apple had issued a crucial fix in the form of iOS 7.0.6 for its iOS devices. This is an important update and for those who haven’t bothered to update, you guys probably should. For those wondering what the big deal is, it...

Tim Cook Compares Android To Europe

02/07/2014, While Apple’s Mac computers are starting to become more commonplace, it is safe to say that their distribution numbers still pale in comparison to the likes of the Windows platform where it is used more widely, especially in schools, businesses, and...

Sony’s VAIO Lineup Almost Ran OS X

02/05/2014, As we all know, Apple’s OS X operating system is an exclusive piece of software that is available on Apple’s Mac products, just like how iOS is only available on Apple made mobile devices like the iPhone and iPad. However it seems that back in the...

Dell XPS 15 Advertised Running OS X By Mistake

02/03/2014, Apple’s MacBooks have always been nicely designed and despite what detractors say about OS X, laptop OEMs have no trouble attempting to copy the look and design of the MacBook but tossing Windows onboard instead. Well it seems that in a little...

OS X 10.10 Could Feature A Flatter Design

01/27/2014, While iOS 7 and OS X will not be merging anytime soon, it seems that at least in terms of visuals, there will be some kind of unification. According to a report from 9to5Mac, they claim that the upcoming OS X 10.10, which has been given the codename...

CyanogenMod Installer Beta Makes Its Way Onto Mac Computers

01/15/2014, When it comes to flashing custom ROMs onto Android phones, safe to say it is not something that the not-so tech savvy should attempt as a mistake could result in you bricking your brand new phone. Sure, one could go and do their homework and follow...

Missed Safari Update Could Signal End Of OS X Snow Leopard Support

12/18/2013, Over the past few years, Apple has released new versions of its OS X software, with the latest being OS X 10.9 Mavericks. Prior to that we had Mountain Lion, Lion, and Snow Leopard which was released back in 2009, a good four years ago, and it would seem...

OS X 10.9.1 Seeded Out To AppleCare Staff; Public Release Imminent

12/05/2013, When Apple seeds new versions of OS X to its employees, then you know a public release is just around the corner. In this case, reports are coming in that Apple has recently seeded OS X 10.9.1 to AppleCare employees, which means you should prepare...

Latest OS X Mavericks Beta Drops “Developer Preview” Tag

10/03/2013, It has been widely believed that Apple’s latest operating system, OS X Mavericks, would see a release sometime later this month, although specific release dates have yet to be given, but it looks like those rumors could come true as the ninth beta of...

OS X Mavericks Expected To Release In October [Report]

09/06/2013, Apple unveiled the next version of its OS X operating system, called OS X Mavericks, just a few months ago. Since its unveiling, OS X Mavericks has been seeded to developers to allow them to improve their software prior to its launch, although at this...

Analyst Predicts Apple’s iOS And OS X To Outsell Microsoft In 2015

06/26/2013, As it stands, Microsoft’s Windows operating system is very obviously a lot more common and popular compared to Apple’s OS X. The same cannot be said for Microsoft’s Windows Phone platform which pales in comparison to Apple’s iOS in terms of market...