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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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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...

List Of Mac Computers That Will Support OS X 10.9 Mavericks

06/11/2013, Just yesterday Apple took the wraps off their latest Mac operating system, OS X 10.9 Mavericks. Unfortunately what the Cupertino company failed to do is announce which Mac computers would be compatible with their latest operating system. Well according to...

WWDC 2013 Announcements: Speculation And Rumor Roundup

06/09/2013, We take a detailed look in to what WWDC 2013 announcements might bring us. Apple is expected to unveil iOS 7 and OS X 10.9 tomorrow. iRadio launch is on the cards as well. New MacBook laptops and Mac Pro unveil possible too.