iOS 8 may bring some improvements to iCloud, including the addition of TextEdit and Preview apps for the iPhone and iPad. On OS X the two have had iCloud sync built in since 10.8 Mountain Lion, but according to Mark Gurman of 9to5Mac,...Show More Summary
Apple has all but announced it will no longer Mac computers running Snow Leopard, or OS X 10.6. On Tuesday, the company released an update for Mavericks, or OS X 10.9, plus security updates for its two predecessors, Mountain Lion (10.8) and Lion (10.7), but nothing for any other previously-released versions of OS X. Show More Summary
In addition to OS X 10.9.2, Apple has posted security updates for OS X 10.7 (Lion) and OS X 10.8 (Mountain Lion). Both of those are available either through the Software Update system preference or directly from Apple's web site. While...Show More Summary
AVG recently announced that its antivirus software is now available for Mac OS. The new product will protect users running Mac OS X 10.9 Mavericks and OS X 10.8 Mountain Lion from viruses and malware. The antivirus software is currently available as a free download from the AVG website and Apple’s App Store. Show More Summary
Over the past few years, Apple has released new versions of its OS X software, with the latest being OS X 10.9 Mavericks. Prior to that we had Mountain Lion, Lion, and Snow Leopard which was released back in 2009, a good four years ago, and it would seem as though Apple’s support for the four year old operating system could be coming to an end. Show More Summary
OS X 10.9 Mavericks continues to gain popularity, overtaking previous versions of OS X like Mountain Lion and Lion in November of 2013 according to the newest market share data from Net Applications (via The Next Web). First introduced...Show More Summary
MacPractice has announced that version 4.4.45+ 64-Bit MacPractice MD, MacPractice DC, MacPractice DDS and MacPractice 20/20 are compatible with OS X Mavericks and OS X Mountain Lion. MacPractice also announced recent iOS 7 compatible...Show More Summary
One of the features in OS X Mavericks that I was most looking forward to was offline dictation. Back in OS X Mountain Lion, Apple added the systemwide Dictation tool, similar to Siri in iOS. You pressed a key combination (by default, the Fn key twice) and started talking to your Mac, and it recorded and transcribed what you said. Show More Summary
In OS X Mountain Lion, Apple made sharing files between two Macs easier than ever before with AirDrop… but that only works if you’re on the same network. What if you want something as easy to use as AirDrop, but … Read more ›
Almost two years ago I wrote a short list of things I wanted Apple to bring back to the iPad. It was following the first OS X 10.8 Mountain Lion preview, and it included things like rich text in Notes, a more spatially consistent Notification...Show More Summary
Apple has seeded two new Safari betas for developers to test, supporting OS X Lion, Mountain Lion, and Mavericks in the latest updates. The two updates include Safari 6.1.1 for OS X 10.7.5 Lion and OS X 10.8.5 Mountain Lion, as well as Safari 7.0.1 for OS X 10.9 Mavericks. Show More Summary
When OS X Mountain Lion came out, we found out that there were 43 hidden high-resolution images included as part of the screen saver system: nature images from National Geographic, aerial images, images of the cosmos, and patterns in nature, … Read more › The post How To Find And Use The Hidden Screensaver Images In Mavericks [OS X Tips] appeared first on Cult of Mac.
You may know that your Mac can send you notifications via the native Notifications Center, introduced in OS X Mountain Lion. You can get notified via a pop up badge or alert window for various activities, like iMessages, Calendar events, … Read more › The post Keep Your Private Notifications Off Your Lock Screen In Mavericks [OS X Tips] appeared first on Cult of Mac.
The Apple OS X Mavericks OS was released less than two weeks ago with no charge and already more than 10% of all Mac users have upgraded to the new iOS. The OS X Mavericks Adoption rate was helped along by a platform which offers more than 200 new features. Show More Summary
If Apple decided to make updates to its OS X operating system free in part to drive more rapid consumer uptake, it was a great decision: Market adoption of its new OS X Mavericks operating system has beaten adoption of the preceding Mountain Lion version by a large margin.
We’ve been able to change the name of our Mac documents from the title bar since OS X Mountain Lion, and it’s made for an interesting new workflow. In fact, there was a nice little drop down menu that would … Read more › The post Change The Name, Tags, And Location From Any Document Title Bar In Mavericks [OS X Tips] appeared first on Cult of Mac.
New operating systems always bring new problems, and Mavericks is no different. The Migration Assistant in Mountain Lion had a tendency to crash while copying over your files, while other Macs with the OS dropped Wi-Fi after waking from sleep. The Mavericks update seems to have gone smoothly for most, but it’s far from trouble-free.... Read More
Back in OS X Lion and then again in OS X Mountain Lion, Apple hid access to the user Library folder to prevent neophyte OS X users from messing around in the areas of the file system that could cause … Read more › The post Mavericks Makes It Way Easier To Access Your Library Folder [OS X Tips] appeared first on Cult of Mac.
Apple has started selling OS X Mountain Lion redemption codes, alongside OS X Lion, for $20 each—so you can still buy the old OS if you need to. Read more...