Archive for November, 2010

Apple Officially Dumps Flash from Mac OS X

Apple has made its decision to kick Adobe’s Flash out of the Mac OS X official. On Oct. 23, the company announced it won’t include Flash in Mac OS X bundles anymore. The Mac Book Air will be the first Apple product with no Flash components built in. Apple has had a public conflict with […]

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Mac OS X Lion Coming Next Summer

Apple should release the next generation version of Mac OS X which is tentatively called Mac OS X Lion sometime in Summer 2011. The exact date of the release has been determined but Steve Jobs said the release should come next summer at his October 20 press conference. Jobs told reporters that OS X Lion […]

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Mac App Store Coming

Apple is trying to take a lot more control of software development and users of the Mac OS X with its Mac App Store. The Mac App Store would be a website where apple users could download software for Macintosh and devices running Mac OS X like people download apps from app store. Such a […]

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Mac OS X is Vulnerable to New Trojan

The growing popularity of social working is leaving devices and computers operating on Mac OS X increasingly vulnerable to tapeworms, viruses, Trojans and other kinds of Malware. A java based Trojan called trojan.osx.boonana.a is infecting both Mac OS X and Windows based devices, website Ars Technica reports. The Trojan is getting into Apple devices through […]

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What is Mac OS X?

Basically Mac OS X or Snow Leopard is the latest operating system for the Macintosh and other Apple Devices. Apple is the only computer company that has its’ own operating system. The other computer manufacturers use systems such as Microsoft Windows, Unix or Linux. Mac OS X or Mac OS 10 is the latest version […]

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Mac OS X Users Facing More Security Threats

It looks like Mac OS X users are going to have to start taking all the kind of security precautions long familiar to Windows users. Malware is getting increasingly sophisticated and is now often capable of penetrating systems running on Mac S X. The trojan.osx.boonana.a Java Trojan can penetrate Mac OS X systems through Facebook […]

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Will the Mac App Store Spell the End of Independent Software Development for Mac OS X?

The announcement that Apple is trying to create an operating system that makes it easier to add new programs and an online Mac App Store to sell software to the public undoubtedly has some developers worried. There have already been blog posts and news stories that suggest Apple is trying to take total control of […]

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Will Steve Jobs Open Mac App Store to Independent Designers and Smaller Software Firms?

The big story in the world of Mac OS X and Mac users is not the launch of Lion but the advent of the Mac App Store. Steven Jobs has said publicly that a Mac App Store for Snow Leopard will be launched within 90 days and one for Lion is coming. The Mac App […]

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Snow Leopard: Buying and Installing It

The good news is that it is really easy to find Snow Leopard Mac OS X and updates for it on line. A person who shops around on Amazon can get Snow Leopard 10.6 OSX update for as little as $29. Mac OS X version 10.6.3 can be found for sale on Amazon. The standard […]

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Secrets of Mac OS X

As almost any Mac OS X veteran knows there are supposedly lots of secret features to Mac OS X. The truth of course is that most of these “secrets” aren’t really secrets they’re just rarely used or little known features most users don’t take advantage of. There are quite a few websites out there that […]

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