Tag Archive: Lion


This Old G4 iMac Can Now Run Mountain Lion Thanks To Its New Ivy Bridge Processor [Video]

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Jonathan Berg, aka “Dremel Junkie,” shares our love for the iMac G4. Rather than letting his old G4 waste away in some landfill, he decided to resurrect it by putting an Intel Ivy Bridge processor inside and using some hackery to get it running OS X Mountain Lion.

Even though there’s not much space inside the G4′s base, Jonathan was able to squeeze in a DVD burner, a Core i3  [Read More…]

Apple Releases Its Seventh OS X Mountain Lion 10.8.3 Beta To Developers

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Apple has issued a new developer beta of OS X 10.8.3. The update comes after a long line of betas for the next version of Mountain Lion, and today marks Apple’s seventh release to devs.

Another beta build was seeded last Tuesday with no major changes, and today’s update looks relatively minor as well. Apple always asks dev to focus on testing with certain aspects of OS X, and today’s beta  [Read More…]

OS X Mountain Lion Now Accounts For 32% Of Mac Web Traffic

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Apple’s newest version of OS X – 10.8 Mountain Lion – has been the fastest adopted Mac operating system in history and it’s continuing to dominate. A new web traffic survey has concluded that Mountain Lion is now the most popular version of OS X used to browse the web.

According to the survey conducted by Net Applications  32 percent of Mac users are running Mountain Lion on their machines, while the  [Read More…]

Lion Case Folio Shield For iPad Mini

I have resolutely been refusing to buy an iPad mini, but this new case from Lion Case might tip me over the edge. It’s a mini version of one of my favorite cases of the year, the New York Hong Kong Folio.

Given that the NYHK case was impossibly light, yet tough, functional and (mostly) strong, the mini Folio case should be even better in all those respects.

The Folio Shield is made from  [Read More…]

Lion Case Folio Shield For iPad Mini

I have resolutely been refusing to buy an iPad mini, but this new case from Lion Case might tip me over the edge. It’s a mini version of one of my favorite cases of the year, the New York Hong Kong Folio.

Given that the NYHK case was impossibly light, yet tough, functional and (mostly) strong, the mini Folio case should be even better in all those respects.

The Folio Shield is made from  [Read More…]

Apple Issues Second Mountain Lion 10.8.2 Supplemental Update To Address Password Bug On New Macs

Apple today released its second supplemental update to OS X Mountain Lion 10.8.2. Supplemental Update 2.0 addresses a bug in OS X’s Keychain, the database that stores saved passwords and logins.

We received a couple tips yesterday about 2012 Macs being unable to update to 10.8.2 due to a password-related bug. It appears that today’s update resolves that issue.

“This update addresses an issue with Keychain that can affect 2012 Mac  [Read More…]

OS X Mountain Lion 10.8.2 Supplemental Update 2 Released for 2012 Macs

OS X 10.8.2 Supplemental Update 2 for 2012 Macs

Owners of 2012 model year Macs have a minor update available for OS X Mountain Lion. Labeled “OS X Mountain Lion 10.8.2 Supplemental Update 2.0″, the small system update resolves issues with Keychain that were specific to Macs released this year. No other issues are mentioned, and the update is unavailable to other Mac users. This Supplemental Update is not be confused with  [Read More…]

Apple’s Messages Beta Program For OS X Lion Ends December 14th

Apple has just sent out the following Email to OS X Lion users, alerting them that the Messages Beta program for OS X Lion will end on December 14th. Messages for Mac, originally launched as a beta application before the release of OS X Mountain Lion, was available for free to users until it officially launched as part of 10.8 in summer.

If you’re still on Lion, you’ll have until  [Read More…]

Use Your Own iPhoto Or Aperture Images As Desktop Pictures In Mountain Lion [OS X Tips]

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Desktop pictures, or wallpaper, are one way to make your Mac truly your own. Choosing from one of the beautifully rendered images that are provided along with OS X is one way to be sure to impress any passers-by, as well and give you something beautiful to look at as you go about your daily Mac business.

Now, however, Mountain Lion lets you  [Read More…]

Collaborate With Others Using Shared Reminders In Mountain Lion And iCloud [OS X Tips]

Got a birthday wish list you’d like to share with significant others, making sure they are never wanting for just the right gift to give you for the next celebration? How about a grocery list that you can add to secure in the knowledge that your husband or wife will know to stop and get garlic at the store on the way home from work? Or even a shared task list  [Read More…]