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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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Modbook Pro X Is A Tablet That Runs On OS X

07/30/2014, There have been talks in the past about how Apple could be interested in the idea of a hybrid device, like a MacBook laptop with a touchscreen display which we guess combines the best of an iPad with a MacBook. While it remains to be seen if Apple will...

iOS 8, OS X 10.10 Yosemite Will Launch At Separate Dates [Rumor]

07/22/2014, At WWDC earlier last month, Apple unveiled iOS 8 and OS X 10.10 Yosemite. Apple did not mention when either platform would be released, but presumably iOS 8 will be released alongside the new iPhones, and that OS X 10.10 Yosemite will probably be released...

OS X 10.10 Yosemite Beta Adoption Rate Outpaced Mavericks

07/09/2014, With the changes and new features that Apple is introducing to the upcoming OS X 10.10 Yosemite, we’re sure many are looking forward to the operating system. This has been proven by web analytics firm, Chitika, who revealed that early adoption of OS X...

Photos For OS X Will Come With Advanced Features

07/02/2014, Just last week we reported that Apple’s Aperture photo editing software would ceased to be developed any further. This cant be good news for current photographers who rely on Apple’s software for a living, but we guess an alternative would be Adobe...

Bing Becomes Default Search Engine For OS X 10.10

06/02/2014, It looks like Microsoft and Apple have long buried the proverbial hatchet, where at one point in the past for both companies, it looked as though they were unable to come together and work as a team. Having said that, the enemy of my enemy is my friend,...

OS X 10.10 Could Be Known As “Yosemite”

05/30/2014, WWDC 2014 is kicking off next week, and whether you’re a fan or detractor of Apple’s products, well safe to say that both sides are curious to see what Apple could be bringing to the table. Now we know that iOS 8 and OS X 10.10 will most likely be...

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...