WWDC 2013 Predictions: Here Comes iOS 7, But What Else? (Updated)

Apple's Worldwide Developers Conference (WWDC) doesn't kick off until tomorrow, but the internet's been wildly speculating about the company's plans for months. Some of it is almost definite (hello, flat design) and some of it's absurd (stop it with this). Here are all the goodies we actually expect Tim Cook and his… » 6/09/13 8:16pm 6/09/13 8:16pm

iWork, iPhoto and Safari Updated With New Mountain Lion-Powered…

If you're a frequent iWork user, you might want to update to the latest version, which lets you to sync your docs with iCloud (so that you can view and edit on other Mac and iOS devices), and includes full support for the MacBook Pro Retina display (no more blurries!). 9to5mac says the update also includes support for… » 7/25/12 10:01am 7/25/12 10:01am

Check Here If Your Mac Is Eligible For a Mountain Lion Upgrade

With Mountain Lion reaching gold master status, it means Apple is nearly ready to ship OS X Mountain Lion to customers like you. But in order to use Mountain Lion, you have to have a certain type of Mac. Apple is cutting off older Macs from using Mountain Lion by making them ineligible for the upgrade. » 7/11/12 10:18am 7/11/12 10:18am

All the New HD Wallpapers from the Latest OS X Mountain Lion Beta

The new MacBook Pro retina screens look crazy good, but you need pretty stuff to look at on it, too. At the very very very least, that means nice-looking wallpaper. Here's what Apple's got loaded up in the Mountain Lion beta so far. There are 34 options in all, at 3200x2000 resolution, and you can grab them all in one… » 6/12/12 2:20pm 6/12/12 2:20pm

OS X Mountain Lion Coming in July for $19.99

We saw a fair amount of OS X Mountain Lion when Apple dropped its developer preview a few months ago. And not only will the $20 download bring all the iOS-ified features promised to all the OS X machines you own, it will also serve up more than 1700 new APIs, added iCloud functionality, a redesigned Safari, Siri-like… » 6/11/12 1:57pm 6/11/12 1:57pm

Hiss: Get Your Growl Alerts in Mountain Lion's Notification Center

OS X Mountain Lion's Notification Center looks incredible. So good, in fact, that we've been wondering what's going to happen to Growl notifications in the future. Some crafty developers have presented one answer to that question with Hiss, a program that integrates the latter utility into the former. » 2/20/12 7:00pm 2/20/12 7:00pm

Gatekeeper, Sandboxing and the Evolution of OS X Apps

Since personal computers became a thing, we've always been free to install any app we like as long as the code was compatible on a very basic level. No approval processes. No regulation. OS X has been no exception. But this week, two things happened in Appleland that could change that entirely. The introduction of OS… » 2/17/12 5:50pm 2/17/12 5:50pm