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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.

Related tags: OS X Lion, OS X Mountain Lion, OS X Mavericks

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Apple details which Macs are not eligible for Mountain Lion upgrade

07/11/2012, Apple has just released a quick guide on how to update your computer to Mountain Lion, which will be released at some point in July. Unfortunately, some people may get upset when looking at the guide as Apple has also confirmed which computers will not be...

Chrome 22 developer release doesn’t support OS X Leopard

07/10/2012, It looks like it may be time to upgrade your Mac to the latest OS, Mountain Lion(OS X 10.8), which should be here very soon after we saw the gold master developer version release yesterday. One reason to upgrade is that the latest version of...

Mac OS spotted on Nook Simple Touch

06/17/2012, Apple’s collection of hardware has grown to sport an extremely impressive line these days, that it is always nice to have a blast from the past – case in point, someone who decided to install a 16-year-old version of Mac OS on a modern day...

Apple WWDC: What’s On The Radar

06/09/2012, It’s that time of the year again. Apple is going to open the doors of its Wordwide Developer Conference (WWDC) on Monday and tell developers what direction the company will take for the next year or so. It is clear that the next iOS and Mac OS will...

Mac OS (Old School) mod gives your Mac a retro-feel

06/07/2012, If you’ve been around long enough, you might have at some point owned or have seen the old Macintosh laptops. They were big and chunky and were monochromatic. However if the monochromatic theme is one that you miss or one that you’d like to recreate,...

OS X 10.7.4 reveals more Retina-ready icons

05/11/2012, There have been tons of reports and evidence that has suggested that Apple is looking to upgrade OS X to support ultra high resolution “HiDPI” screens. The evidence so far has been in the form of icons which Apple has been updating slowly to higher...

OS X 10.7.4 FileVault Security Issue Fixed

05/09/2012, Mac users will be happy to hear that Apple has just launched its latest update to Mac OS X Lion today. If you can still remember our post a few days ago about the issue with the FileVault encryption program that, according to security researcher David...

OS XI concept merges best of iOS and OS X

04/10/2012, Here is a concept that Apple fans might just drool over – the OS XI concept that will bring together OS X and iOS elements. Of course, one can always see the ‘I’ bit as part of iOS, or they can see it as part of ‘XI’, which...