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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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Emilio Gomariz turns OS X animations into art

03/01/2012, OS X users are probably familiar with the various animations that accompany their operating system, and while most of us never gave it much thought, one person did – Emilio Gomariz, who decided that there was art to be found in the various...

Mac OS X Mountain Lion developer preview now available

02/16/2012, Were you worried that Apple might run out of names for their Mac OS X platform? Well the Cupertino company did not disappoint as they have just announced the release of the first developer preview of the company’s next-generation operating system, Mac...

Redesigned MacBook Pros to disrupt the notebook market?

02/10/2012, Whether you’re a fan of Macs or not, there’s no doubt that Apple made a significant impact in the world of mobile computing when it released the MacBook Air. Premium, ultrathin notebooks that could perform well and last long longer than a...

Apple was/is reportedly working on porting OS X onto ARM devices

02/07/2012, There have been rumors in the past that Apple could be shifting their focus away from Intel processors to ARM processors, and while that has never been confirmed (nor denied), the closest thing we have to some form of evidence would be a recently...

SMK-Link Bluetooth Calculator Keypad for OS X users

12/14/2011, If you own a Mac computer that’s paired up with a compact-sized keyboard instead of a regular one and you’re missing the functionality of a dedicated keypad, you’re in luck. There are plenty of solutions to choose from in the market, and...

Apple Mac App Store hits 100 million downloads

12/12/2011, It sure looks like the end of the year is a great period for achieving milestones. Last week we reported that the Android Market hit 10 billion downloads, and today Apple has announced that its Mac App Store has surpassed 100 million downloads....

Samsung Series 7 Tablet Gets Mac OS X Lion Port

11/21/2011, Unholy unions seem to be the most interesting combinations – i.e. Android and Flash running on an iPhone, which we’ve covered before in the past. Well, a developer has decided to go the distance with his latest creation – by installing Mac OS X...

Rumors about the new iPad, iPhone and MacBook Pro surface

11/18/2011, There’s some new rumors going around and if they are to be believed, we’ll be seeing some changes to the bodies of Apple’s upcoming iPad, iPhone and MacBook Pro. The folks over at iLounge were tipped off by a “reliable...

WinOnX runs Windows apps on your Mac

11/18/2011, If you’ve recently changed from Windows to a Mac computer, you’ll probably have trouble locating alternatives to some of the apps you’ve been using all this while. Sure, there are a lot of apps that are available on both platforms, but...

Siri functionality on your Mac?

11/13/2011, One of the iPhone 4S’ strength would be the inclusion of Siri, your virtual talking assistant who is able to help you out in a variety of situations, although a lot of it depends on the plug-ins that it works with in the background, in addition to...

VirnetX goes after Apple again for patent infringements

11/01/2011, VirnetX is back and it looks like they’ll be going after Apple for patent infringements, which is based on a patent which they had been granted only hours before they launched their lawsuit against Apple. If the name sounds familiar it’s because last...

Apple could be bringing AirPlay Mirroring and iMessage to OS X

10/31/2011, Mac OS X users, if you are looking forward to AirPlay Mirroring or iMessage on your Mac computer, assuming the rumors are to be believed, Apple is currently working on applications that will allow for AirPlay Mirroring along with the ability to...

Apple has already started working on OS X 10.8

10/31/2011, Mac OS X 10.7 Lion was released several months ago back in July, and not surprisingly it looks like Apple has already started work on OS X 10.8. According to Mac Rumors, this seems to be based on their web logs, which has started showing an increasing...