Tag Archive: Lion


Apple Releases OS X Lion 10.7.4 To Developers

Apple has seeded OS X Lion 10.7.4 to registered developers following the release of the second Mountain Lion developer preview this afternoon. Lion 10.7.4 can be downloaded now in the Mac Dev Center. The release weighs in at 1.33 GB for the combo update and 580 MB for the delta version. 10.7.4 (Build 11E27) will be deployed to the public once Apple gets the kinks ironed out with developers.  [Read More…]

Quicken Finally Works With Lion But Is It Too Little, Too Late?

Intuit finally releases a Lion-compatible version of Quicken

When Lion was released last summer, there was a big outcry because Apple had decided to kill off Rosetta, the emulation engine that allowed Macs with Intel processors to run apps designed for Macs with Power PC processors. Appleís position was that it had made the switch to Intel and stopped selling Power PC Macs five years earlier and it was time  [Read More…]

10 Ways to Get OS X Mountain Lion Features on your Mac Right Now

Get OS X Mountain Lion features right now Canít wait for OS X Mountain Lion to be released this summer? You can get many of the features of the next generation Mac OS X version right now. Whether you are running OS X Lion or to an extent, OS X Snow Leopard, read on to find out how to get everything from notifications, note syncing, synced reminders, iMessages, the simplified Safari  [Read More…]

Skype 5.6 Now Available With Full Screen Video Mode In OS X Lion, More Features

Skype has released a new public version of its Mac app with full screen video mode for OS X Lion, automatic updates, improved group calling, and more. Version 5.6 includes multiple bug fixes and interface improvements. With this release Skype has introduced automatic updates, making it easier to get the latest version of the app. Another welcomed improvement is the ability to delete select messages  [Read More…]

OS X Mountain Lion Vs. Real-Life Mountain Lion: Fight! [Humor]

Which would win in a fight? OS X Mountain Lion or a real Mountain Lion? Over at DealMac, Jeff Somogyi put together this absolutely hysterical chart, delving into the question. The cheeky result? If the criterion on which you are judging Mountain Lions includes messaging, productivity, note taking, notifications, sharing, gaming or Twitter support, OS X has the edge. If, however, you are judging mountain  [Read More…]

Install OS X Mountain Lion Developer Preview on Old Unsupported Macs

Unsupported Mac running OS X 10.8 If you read the OS X Mountain Lion system requirements and got discouraged that the next version of OS X wonít support your computer, donít give up hope for that old Mac quite yet! A crafty MacRumors Forums member has managed to get OS X Mountain Lion Developer Preview working on an officially unsupported mid-2007 white MacBook, a model with the unsupported Intel GMA 950  [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 itís 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. Itís  [Read More…]

OS X Mountain Lion Will Be A Mac App Store Exclusive, Wonít Ship On USB Keys

Say goodbye to your little friend.

Were you one of the people who freaked out about OS X Lion not shipping on DVD? Did you get outraged that the cost of a OS X Lion USB thumb drive cost $ 69.00, more than double the price of Lion through the App Store? Well, prepare to be incensed, because when OS X Mountain Lion ships, itíll be a Mac App Store  [Read More…]