You may not have noticed it with everything else going on Tuesday, but Apple quietly put OS X Mountain Lion 10.8 out to pasture, at least from the Mac App Store -- but those who need it can still purchase it directly from Apple's website.
OS X Mavericks is finally here, so MacLife proudly presents a series of informative how-tos to keep you updated on what has changed and how to use it. Check back often to learn more about the newest Mac operating system from Apple.
One of the most touted features of Mavericks is the ability to use the Maps application throughout the OS to do things like add maps to Calendars, get directions, and even search for local points of interest. But some of the things Apple didn't go into detail on were the ability to view your maps with flyover data, view localized weather information in the calendar, print directions, and also send maps and directions to your iOS devices for viewing (or navigating) later. Continue reading, and we’ll show you how to do these things and much more.
Well here's a nice surprise to round out the week: OS X Mavericks 10.9 has now hit gold master status, which means a formal release could hit the Mac App Store whenever Cupertino decides to pull the trigger.
The new iPhones are here! Well, not quite — but those looking to buy one of the new candy-colored iPhone 5c models can at least preorder on Friday, and presumably will have the device in hand come Sept. 20, when the rest of us can wander into a retail store and buy one. If you're preordering, drop us a line in the comments and let us know which color and storage capacity you're laying down cash for!
Everyone likes being part of an exclusive club, and if you happen to own Parallels Desktop for Mac, today is the day you've been waiting for -- version 9 is now available as a paid upgrade ahead of the public release next week.
Have you ever wanted to bring the best part of Pinterest out of the web browser and onto your Mac? RealMac Software appears to be doing just that (and more) with a reimagining of its LittleSnapper application.
The dog days of summer appear to have arrived early across much of the United States, with a heat wave making it pretty unpleasant to step out of the house for more than a few minutes. Thankfully, we've been locked away in the air conditioning, toiling to dig up the latest and greatest news for today's recap, so beat the heat by indulging us for a few minutes, won't you?
With any new operating system release, there's a certain amount of hand-wringing from users running an older version -- but for now, it seems as if the new OS X Mavericks will work on any Mountain Lion-friendly hardware.
It's no secret that 802.11n is no longer the fastest Wi-Fi on the block, but the question is: When will Apple support it? Judging from code found inside the latest OS X developer beta, it could be coming soon.
If you need to create powerful slideshows with full control over the end results, you've no doubt discovered FotoMagico, one of the best solutions available for the Mac -- and now, a trio of new features are making it even better.