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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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Google Brings VirusTotal Uploader Onto OS X

05/27/2014, Mac users, have you downloaded a somewhat suspicious looking file that you’re unsure if it might contain malware? While there are plenty of anti-virus softwares available for OS X, the good news is that the popular Windows-based malware scanner,...

Apple Reportedly Testing ARM-Powered Macs [Rumor]

05/26/2014, Apple’s range of MacBook computers are currently powered by an Intel chipset. However with the increase in performance by ARM-based chipsets, there have been talks that Apple could be considering making the shift over to ARM, which means that in the...

Modern Warfare 2 & 3 Finally Available On Mac Computers

05/20/2014, When it comes to video games on the Mac, unless you’re playing games made by Blizzard, chances are you have to wait for the Mac version to be released after the PC version. Sometimes this wait can be a short one, and sometimes it can take quite a while...

OS X 10.9.3 Update Brings Improved 4K Display Support And More

05/15/2014, We have known for the past few weeks that Apple has been internally testing a new build of OS X Mavericks. OS X 10.9.3 wasn’t supposed to be a major update in any way though it was expected to bring a few crucial bug fixes and some improvements....

Apple Opens OS X Beta To Non-Developers

04/22/2014, When it comes to getting your hands on Apple’s beta products, like iOS or OS X beta, you will need to register yourself as a developer which also meant that you’d have to fork out $99 a year. Sure it’s a small price to pay to be able to access...

How To Install Mac OS X Mavericks From USB

04/06/2014, I had to clean my old Macbook Pro 15 and Macbook Pro 15 Retina laptops before I got rid of them, so I wanted to be able to install a new, clean, version of Mac OS X Mavericks and ensure that none of my apps and data is left on the computer. I don’t...

Mail Issues Persist On Mavericks Even After 10.9.2 Update

02/26/2014, Even though OS X Mavericks comes with a plethora of new features, one of the core features has been plagued with bugs since launch. The native Mail application has been the cause of many headaches and much criticism for Apple. Soon after Mavericks was...

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...