Guess what the most popular OS (Operating System) is right now? Windows? Mac? Nope. It’s Android. Check out this article from Techcrunch for the details. Ok – if you read the article, the stats are really counting usage instead of users, but still. After you read the article, think about this – are your staff […]
April 27, 2008: Psystar’s first Mac clones ship to customers. The new Open Computer means that, for the first time since the mid-1990s, there’s no need to assemble a “hackintosh” to run OS X on a non-Apple computer. Unlike the last clone Macs, however, these low-priced computers don’t come with Cupertino’s blessing. Show More Summary
April 26, 1996: Apple’s eagerly anticipated, but much delayed, Copland operating system for Mac suffers a fatal blow when the senior VP in charge of the project leaves the company. David C. Nagel, Apple’s chief technologist, previously promised Mac OS Copland would ship to users by mid-1996 at the latest. Show More Summary
Many applications have been developed over the years for iPhone and iPads that are capable of synchronizing operations with your Mac. To enable such actions, Mac OS has been gearing itself with new updates time to time. Due to these,...Show More Summary
Are you an Apple fan, and you’re feeling a bit nostalgic? Then you might want to check out the Internet Archive’s old-school Mac OS emulators. As spotted by Neowin, the archive now hosts Mac OS System 6 and System 7, as well as a variety of games and apps including Frogger, Space Invaders, MacPaint, and much more. Show More Summary
Black-and-white versions of System 6 and 7 show off what early Mac OS was like.
A pair of 20MB hard drive compilations contain a full MacOS 7.0.1 environment that runs in a browser, and contains an assortment of applications spanning from 1984 to 1991 has appeared on the Internet Archive, with the entire bundle able to be run inside Safari.
Opening PLIST files. Did your computer fail to open a PLIST file? We explain what PLIST files are and recommend software that we know can open or convert your PLIST I have created in resource folder. I have written some data within that directly (without using coding). I am able to read that data but I cant
People love using macOS for plenty of reasons: its simple navigability, its built-in suite of creative-minded tools, and y'know, the whole Apple fanboy thing. But the OS's perceived security remains one of the biggest draws for picking a Mac over a Windows device. That security, however, may be at risk. Show More Summary
April 7, 1997: Apple’s System 7 operating system receives its last update with the shipping of Mac OS 7.6.1. The update adds a few bug fixes and support for Apple’s new PCI Power Macs and the PowerBook 3400. Most importantly, it officially brings to an end the System 7 era, which dawned way back in 1991. […] (via Cult of Mac - Tech and culture through an Apple lens)
April 5, 2006: Apple introduces the public beta of Boot Camp, software that allows users with an Intel-based Mac to run Windows XP in addition to macOS — or OS X as it was known at the time. Boot Camp later officially makes its debut as a feature in Mac OS X “Leopard,” which debuts […] (via Cult of Mac - Tech and culture through an Apple lens)
Mac OS X’s Mission Control is an exceptionally useful feature that lends itself very well to a multi-tasking/multi-application workflow, all within the small footprint of a single monitor. In this article we will show the various ways to customize and master Mission Control so that it works well for you and improves your productivity. Show More Summary
As of macOS 10.12.4, released on Monday, a new keystroke combination at launch will allow Macs to netboot, and download the latest OS compatible with a computer when performing a recovery, potentially saving time and bandwidth.
Until now, only Windows users were targeted by malware and other such infections. But now hackers are also showing their interest in Mac OS, and have developed ‘Macro’ malware for Mac systems. Yes, you heard us. According to recent malware...Show More Summary
Tinder is expanding from being a mobile-only app to taking account of desktop users. The firm is now making its service available via the web to Windows, Chrome OS and Mac users who may not have smartphones, access to consistent internet service, or eve users who do have smartphones but for one reason or the other do […]
Apple claims that the CIA hacks released by WikiLeaks in its Vault 7: Dark Matter cache are obsolete and pose no threat to current iPhone and Mac users. The WikiLeaks documents list several projects meant for use on OS X devices (Macs) and one project, NightSkies v1.2, intended for implementation on the iPhone. Show More Summary
Apple products may be expensive and receive a lot of media hype. But they’re far more capable when it comes to security against malware and viruses. Unlike the NT based Windows OS, Mac OS is UNIX based that requires substantial authorization before allowing any program from functioning. Show More Summary
There was a time in the history of macOS (formerly known as Mac OS X) when you had to use a Terminal command or a third-party utility to show the hidden files and folders littered all over your storage drive. I won't go down the rabbit...Show More Summary
Neverware is now offering a version of its take on Chrome OS with Microsoft OneDrive and Office 365 integration. CloudReady is software designed to breathe new life into your old Windows computer or Mac by using Chromium — the free open source version of Chrome OS. Show More Summary
March 17, 1988: Apple sues Microsoft for allegedly stealing 189 different elements of its Macintosh operating system to create Windows 2.0. The incident, which causes a deep rift between Apple and one of its former top developers, paves the way for an epic battle between the two companies that will rage for years. Show More Summary