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OS 10.9 Starting to Appear in Server Logs

OS 10.9 Starting to Appear in Server Logs

9to5Mac and other sites are starting to see traffic from Macs using OS 10.9. Does this mean the first betas are around the corner?

Apple Releases Supplemental Updates For OS X 10.8.2 And OS X 10.7.5

Apple Releases Supplemental Updates For OS X 10.8.2 And OS X 10.7.5

Apple has released minor updates for Macs.

OS X 10.8.2 Supplemental Update 1.0 resolves issue that was causing certain Japanese characters to appear incorrectly in Mail, allows Safari to access secure sites when parental controls are enabled etc.

Would you switch to Safari if it was…faster?

Would you switch to Safari if it was…faster?

Lifehacker just did a updated browser showdown to ascertain what “might” be called the best browser for us Mac folks. I’ve been using Chrome over Firefox for a good couple years now, and while I’m rarely (okay never) tempted to try Firefox I’m often tempted to switch to Safari. I’m always wondering, however, if I’m sacrificing something by switching to Apple’s default, built-in browser.

Reading today’s Lifehacker post, however, makes me wonder if I’ve been missing something using Chrome.

Apple Releases OS X 10.8.2 With Facebook Integration

Hot on the heels of releasing iOS 6, Apple has released OS X 10.8.2 for Mac users – the second maintenance update for Mountain Lion that was released on July 25th.

According to the release notes, OS X 10.8.2 includes new features such as Facebook Integration, Game Center etc. 

Mountain Lion (OS X 10.8.1) Update Improves Battery Life; But Still Not Back to Lion (OS X 10.7.4) Levels

Mountain Lion (OS X 10.8.1) Update Improves Battery Life; But Still Not Back to Lion (OS X 10.7.4) Levels

Apple’s Mountain Lion OS X release saw record adoption numbers in the initial few days of launch, but it also brought with a few bugs, the most noticeable of which was a substantial decrease in battery life of MacBooks.

According to tests conducted by MacObserver, OS X 10.8.1, the newly released maintenance update for Mountain Lion, does improve upon the drop in battery life, but not enough to bring it to pre-Mountain Lion levels.

OS X 10.8.1 Now Available For Download

OS X 10.8.1 Now Available For Download

Apple has just released OS X 10.8.1 – the first maintenance update for Mountain Lion that was released on July 25th.

According to the release notes, OS X 10.8.1 includes fixes to improve the stability and compatibility of your Mac.

Apple: Mountain Lion Most Successful OS X Release; Downloaded Over 3 Million Times in Four Days

Apple: Mountain Lion Most Successful OS X Release; Downloaded Over 3 Million Times in Four Days

Apple has announced that OS X Mountain Lion (10.8) that was released last week has already been downloaded over 3 million times in just four days, making it the most successful OS X release in Apple’s history.

Apple Updates iPhoto And iMovie For Mac

Apple Updates iPhoto And iMovie For Mac

Apple delivered a number of updates today, the most notable of which was of course Mac OS X, which was updated to version 10.8, dubbed Mountain Lion.

Alongside the Mountain Lion update, Apple also updated various iOS and Mac apps, including iPhoto and iMovie for the Mac.

OS X Mountain Lion Redeem Codes Sent To Eligible Buyers Under Up-to-date Program Showing Up As Already Used Or Invalid [Updated]

OS X Mountain Lion Redeem Codes Sent To Eligible Buyers Under Up-to-date Program Showing Up As Already Used Or Invalid [Updated]

Under Apple’s up-to-date program, customers who’ve bought Macs with OS X Lion after June 11th are entitled to a free Mountain Lion upgrade.

The free upgrade has to be requested by filling in a form on Apple’s site that asks for personal info, purchase details and the Mac’s serial number. 

OS X Mountain Lion Free Upgrade Form Goes Live For Eligible Buyers

OS X Mountain Lion Free Upgrade Form Goes Live For Eligible Buyers

As per Apple’s promise of delivering a free Mountain Lion upgrade to customers who’ve bought a Mac on or after June 11th, a web form has gone live on Apple’s site that asks for purchase details and delivers a redeem code upon approval.

Apple calls it the “OS X Mountain Lion Up-to-Date Program.”