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Apple OS X Mountain Lion Review

Apple OS X Mountain Lion Review

Apple's OS X Mountain Lion is here, but can it maul Windows 8? The much-anticipated update promises more iOS-style streamlined simplicity for your MacBook or iMac, further strengthening the ties between mobile and desktop with a healthy serving of iCloud and a fair few features borrowed from the iPad and iPhone. We've been using the final version of OS X Mountain Lion 10.8 to see whether it's really the cat's meow. Read on for the full SlashGear review.

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Apple touts massive iOS 5 adoption at WWDC 2012

Apple touts massive iOS 5 adoption at WWDC 2012

This week at Apple's Worldwide Developer Conference it was announced that iOS was not only doing quite well on its own, it was eating Android's lunch as far as installed user base was concerned. Scott Forstall mentioned that 365 million iOS devices were sold through March 30th, 2012, and of those, the vast majority were working with iOS 5. This was compared to Android where only a small sliver of the pie was dedicated to Android 4.0, their newest version.

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Meet Apple OS X Mountain Lion

Meet Apple OS X Mountain Lion

Seven months ago Apple launched OS X Lion; now, 19m copies later, it's ready to preview OS X Mountain Lion. The next update for Mac isn't expected to hit the Mac App Store for download until this summer, but SlashGear caught up with Apple to find out the top ten - or in fact eleven - headline features of Mountain Lion, as well as get our hands on early version of the developer preview. iMessage jumps to OS X, along with Game Center and Notifications, and plenty more, as Apple narrows the gap between iPad and Mac. Read on for all the details.

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Jobs schemed Apple WiFi carrier plot for original iPhone

Jobs schemed Apple WiFi carrier plot for original iPhone

Steve Jobs explored establishing Apple as a WiFi-based carrier rival, wireless expert John Stanton has confirmed, aiming "to replace carriers" in the run-up to the launch of the original iPhone in 2007. Stanton - an operator chief turned venture capitalist - revealed his discussions with Jobs back in the years between 2005 and 2007 during a speech this week at the Law Seminars International event in Seattle, ComputerWorld reports, having "spent a lot of time talking about whether synthetically you could create a carrier using Wi-Fi spectrum."

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iOS 5 is now installed on 1 out of 3 compatible Apple devices

iOS 5 is now installed on 1 out of 3 compatible Apple devices

After posting some downright amazing sales numbers earlier today, free adoption of the iPhone 4S' most important addition has reached its own milestone. One out of every three Apple devices across the iPad, iPhone and iPod lines is currently running the new iOS 5, at least among those devices that qualify for it. That's the iPhone 4 and 3GS, the iPod Touch's third and fourth generation, and all current models of the iPad.

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Apple’s new iPhone 4S / iOS 5 experience as it exists on Android

Apple’s new iPhone 4S / iOS 5 experience as it exists on Android

There's something about Apple that brings people in and makes them feel at home, secure, and well taken care of, and as with all previous updates, never before has this been more true than with iOS 5 and the iPhone 4S. What you might wonder though, all of you out there who own Android devices and aren't planning on making the switch, if there's a set of apps that match up with what Apple is presenting as their newest most perfect package. Why, yes there is, and as our good pal Sam K shows us, the matching set has been around now for quite some time.

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BlackBerry outage hits third day while iMessage threat circles

BlackBerry outage hits third day while iMessage threat circles

BlackBerry network services remain offline this morning, the third day of issues affecting BlackBerry Messenger, email and web services on the popular smartphone platform. In a statement issued yesterday, RIM apologized for the further downtime and blamed a malfunctioning failover system, explaining that "as a result, a large backlog of data was generated and we are now working to clear that backlog and restore normal service as quickly as possible."

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Apple recaps iOS 5 improvements

Apple recaps iOS 5 improvements

The Apple “Let’s Talk iPhone” event is still developing and of course they can’t dive right into the next-gen iPhone just yet. Instead, they’re going over several of the new features to come with iOS 5, most of which we’ve seen previously at WWDC 2011. But here’s a recap of the more finalized versions.

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