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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 10.8.3 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...

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,...