Apple is reportedly testing Siri and Apple Maps integration for the next-gen version of its operating system, OS X 10.9. It makes perfect sense that they'd test two marquee (if controversial) features on the desktop. But that doesn't mean they'll be in the final product.
Has updating your computer to Mac OS X Lion completely killed your battery life? Today Apple has released the first major update (10.8.1), and it's rumored to fix that problem for you. Here's the full list of what it includes:
This morning I had a bad case of nostalgia. I listened to the classic "Quack" Macintosh system alert sound in a YouTube video and I thought about the good old days, when computing felt magical and smelled of new.
So Mountain Lion isn't perfect. It's got its flaws. But overall, it's a solid platform, and a lot of the smaller issues that pop up can be fixed with third party apps. Here's how to make everything just to your liking, using non-Apple software.
Apple's Power Nap, which allows Macs to pull down email, calendar changes, software updates and whatever else from the internet while in standby, is now available as a firmware update for those running Mountain Lion.