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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 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...

Skype 5.6 for Mac released

03/06/2012, Great news for Skype users on Mac computers – Skype has announced the release of a new update for its VoIP client. The update brings Skype up to version 5.6 and introduces a bunch of new features such as: automatic updates (you no longer have to...

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...

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...