So, OS X Mountain Lion. You should probably know about that. Here's a rundown on what you should know about Apple's next OS:
The latest Mac OS X is now just OS X. The "Mac" is now gone. It's a clear declaration of intentions. The end of Macintosh-the desktop metaphor that reigned supreme for more than two decades-is near.
Not the MacBooks and the iMacs, no, but what defines them. More »
Seemingly out of nowhere, Mountain Lion, the next version of the Apple's OS X operating system, is formally in the works and will be on our computers later this summer. More »
AIM, Gchat, FaceTime, and iMessage-too many ways to communicate between too many different devices. Not anymore. The new Messages app-available as a beta from OS X 10.8 Mountain Lion-fixes that. More »
OS X Mountain Lion looks like it's going to add a bunch of neat stuff for Mac users. But some of you are going to be left out in the cold. Here's the list of Macs that Cult of Mac claims can run OS X Lion, but not Mountain Lion: More »
OS X Mountain Lion's Gatekeeper is ideally meant to warn users about potentially malicious apps sitting around the web. That's a good thing! But Gatekeeper could also be interpreted as Apple heavily discouraging less savvy users from installing non-Mac App Store apps entirely. More »