Tag Archive: 10.8


Dual Boot OS X 10.9 Mavericks and OS X 10.8

OS X Install icon Setting up a dual-boot environment for OS X Mavericks and OS X 10.8 (or even 10.7 and 10.6 if you’re still running an older version of Mac OS X) is easy and allows for a fresh installation of Mavericks to test and develop with. Because the original OS X installation remains untouched, it’s also the safest way to give Mavericks a trial run, which is perfect for  [Read More…]

OS X 10.8 Mountain Lion [Review]

OS X Mountain Lion is here, and it’s even sleeker than Lion.

It’s hard to believe that it was just a little more than a year ago that Apple released OS X Lion. Only twelve months later, and we’re now staring right down the maw of Apple’s ninth major release of Mac OS X: Mountain Lion.

OS X 10.8 Mountain Lion signifies a new approach on Apple’s part towards OS X updates:  [Read More…]

Send Growl Notifications to Notification Center in OS X 10.8 with Hiss

Growl to Notifications Center Make OS X 10.8 Mountain Lions new Notification Center feature instantly more useful by grabbing Hiss, a free application that sends apps Growl notifications directly to Mountain Lions desktop notification panel. Theres not much more to the app than that, but nonetheless its a great utility and worth downloading for those who are using the OS X 10.8 Developer Preview. Right now there simply arent that many  [Read More…]

How to Make a Bootable OS X 10.8 Mountain Lion USB Install Drive

OS X Mountain Lion Bootable Installer OS X 10.8 Mountain Lion will be offered exclusively through the App Store, familiar territory for Apple since OS X Lion was provided the same way. Thankfully its still possible to create a bootable OS X 10.8 Mountain Lion installer from any USB drive, be it a flash key or external hard drive. By creating a bootable install drive, you can perform clean OS X  [Read More…]

How to Use AirPlay Mirroring on a Mac with OS X 10.8 Mountain Lion

AirPlay Mirroring on a Mac Apple TV owners have an extra incentive to try out OS X Mountain Lion Dev Preview; AirPlay Mirroring. With AirPlay Mirroring, you can stream the Mac desktop and whatever application is on screen to an HDTV wirelessly through the Apple TV, making it easier than ever to watch videos from a Mac or play games on a much larger TV screen from a couch. Its  [Read More…]

Mac OS X 10.8 Mountain Lion Video Previews

OS X Mountain Lion Want to see OS X 10.8 Mountain Lion in action? Here are a couple video previews to show off some of the new features and changes. The first is Apples official preview, unofficially rehosted on YouTube and embedded below although its best watched on Apples website in HD: The Verge also put together a decent first-look video as wel, previewing some of Mountain Lions new features: If  [Read More…]

OS X 10.8 Mountain Lion System Requirements

OS X Mountain Lion System Requirements With every new version of Mac OS X comes new system requirements, and as expected a few machines are getting cut from the list of compatible Macs. The newer the Mac the better, but here is what we know so far about system requirements for OS X 10.8: Basic System Requirements for OS X Mountain Lion: 64-Bit Intel Core 2 Duo processor or better required  [Read More…]

OS X 10.8 Mountain Lion Release Date: Summer 2012

Mac OS X 10.8 Release Date OS X 10.8 Mountain Lion is currently available as a Developer Preview, meaning registered Mac Developers can access and download the next Mac OS right now. But what about the rest of us? When can we expect to have OS X Mountain Lion on our Macs? The public release date of Mac OS X 10.8 Mountain Lion is slated for Summer 2012? , this is  [Read More…]

Mac OS X 10.8 Mountain Lion Developer Preview Released as Dev Download

Mac OS X 10.8 Mountain Lion Apple has released the first developer preview of Mac OS X 10.8 Mountain Lion today, the next major release of the Mac operating system. Mac OS X Mountain Lion looks has even stronger iOS influence than OS X Lion and brings many iOS features to the Mac platform. Some of the rumored features like iMessage and AirPlay Mirroring are included, although as of yet there  [Read More…]

Apple Already Testing OS X 10.8, What Cat Could it Be?

Apple is already testing the next version of OS X according to MacRumors and 9to5Mac, who have both reported seeing computers running OS X 10.8 in their web logs. The computers running OS X 10.8 started accessing the sites in August and the site requests appear to originate from Apple’s HQ in Cupertino and the surrounding areas. It should be noted that this timeline is typical of Apple. Shortly after Leopards launch in late 2009,  [Read More…]