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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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Mac OS X 10.8.4 Code Confirms 802.11ac WiFi Support

04/10/2013, There is plenty that can be gleaned from the code of an operating system or program, assuming you know on where are the right places to look for. Well, it seems that code in the most recent 10.8.4 beta version of Mountain Lion did point towards the very...

Modbook Pro Brings Us The iPad We’ve Wanted All Along

03/20/2013, When the concept of the original iPad was being knocked around a number of years ago, many people hoped it would end up being a tablet with OSX installed on it. Ultimately, Apple used its iOS platform for its iPads, but that doesn’t mean you have to...

Apple OS X 10.8.3 Supports Windows 8 In Boot Camp

03/14/2013, It has been a long time in coming, and once again, just to prove the fact that good things come to those who wait, Apple has managed to reveal a new operating system update for their OS X platform in the form of the 10.8.3 update, delivering Boot Camp...

Surface Pro Runs OS X?

02/18/2013, Back in the day when Apple and Microsoft were bitter rivals where the desktop operating system was concerned, it was deemed sacrilegious to see Windows running on a Mac machine. In fact, at one point in time, when Windows could boot up officially on Apple...

Siri For Mac Could Appear In OS X 10.9 According To Job Listing

02/06/2013, Back in September of 2012, a patent by Apple surfaced which suggested that perhaps Siri could be coming to Mac OS in the future, and rumors of OS X 10.9 also suggested that Siri and Maps could be integrated into the computer OS as well. As it stands there...

Mac OS X 10.9 To Feature Siri And Maps Integration?

11/19/2012, There were whispers going around earlier this month that Apple has already begun to test out early builds of Mac OS X 10.9, where it does seem as though Cupertino is pretty adamant on delivering iOS features onto the OS X platform. So far, it seems that...

This OS X bug turns Launchpad into an abstract art piece

11/15/2012, Bugs in software are usually annoying and they range from being small annoyances to possibly rendering the software unusable entirely, but we guess once in a while a bug does pop up that we can’t help but smile at. It seems there are several reports on...

The Next Version of OS X Is Already Surfing the Web

11/06/2012, Several Apple-watching sites have taken a look at their web logs, and they’ve found that they’ve been visited by computers sporting an OS X 10.9 identification string. It’s pretty easy to spoof an identification string, but several...

Mac OS X 10.8.3 beta being prepared

11/01/2012, It seems that from today onward, Apple has started to invite developers to give the next update to the Mountain Lion operating system a go, which more or less points toward the viability of a OS X 10.8.3 beta version in the pipeline. It seems that...

Mac OS X Mountain Lion: over 3 million downloads

07/30/2012, The latest update to Mac OS X, Mountain Lion, was only released last week but it looks like it’s now the most successful OS X release in Apple’s history. According to a press release this morning, Apple announced that downloads of Mountain...

Morcut malware opens a backdoor in Mac OS X

07/26/2012, It sure feels like malware on Mac computers are getting a lot of attention recently. On the eve of Mac OS X Mountain Lion’s launch, a new malware was discovered by some researchers. Known as Morcut or Crisis, this malware arrives in a file named...

OS X Mountain Lion Error 100 has solutions in sight

07/25/2012, Yes, OS X Mountain Lion, the long awaited update to the OS X operating system platform, is now readily available over at the App Store for $20, but is everything hunky dory? Not really, as some users have already reported running into trouble when...

Mac WiFi issues may come from OS X Lion power management

07/19/2012, Every once in a while, we hear about some WiFi issues with Mac OS. This doesn’t seem to affect many people, and we’ve never experienced it ourselves, but for those who do, they lose their Internet connection for no apparent reason. This can be...