OS X Mountain Lion

OS X Mountain Lion also brings on iTunes Game Center

OS X Mountain Lion also brings on iTunes Game Center

For those of you looking to upgrade to OS X Mountain Lion today, you'll be glad to know that not only do you have a vast collection of updates to your Mac, you've got an app store based update as well: Game Center. Though you'll be able to connect to your friends and associates with the in-game version of Game Center in more of a social networking way, you've also got an app store section now titled Game Center as well. This is Apple's first real push for a gaming machine in the Mac.

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Safari 6 now available for download

Safari 6 now available for download

Along with Mountain Lion, Apple has begun to roll out updates for several of its core Mac OS X apps, including Safari 6. The updated browser will be available for Lion as well as Mountain Lion, and features several new features over its predecessor, including Smart Search Field, Offline Reading List, Do Not Track, a password pane, and support for Baidu, a Chinese search engine. Some features, however, will only be available on Mountain Lion.

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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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Prepping for Mountain Lion: three steps you must take

Prepping for Mountain Lion: three steps you must take

This week Apple will be unleashing the Mountain Lion: Apple OS X 10.8, and aside from grabbing $20 from your dresser drawer, we've got three steps you'll want to take in preparation for this upgrade to your computer. This software update is set to bring you everything we got a look at a few weeks ago in our first Mountain Lion hands-on and more, and all of it for a cool $19.99 - but not everyone can join in on the fun. The first step you'll need to take is checking to make sure your machine can handle the update.

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Apple OS X Mountain Lion release date Wednesday July 25

Apple OS X Mountain Lion release date Wednesday July 25

During the company's Q3 2012 earnings call, Apple announced that tomorrow will be the day that OS X 10.8 Mountain Lion will be formally released into the wild. This software update is made for all computers in the newest generation and will bring on a selection of features outline in our early first look at the system several weeks ago. This system will be just $19.99 USD - this undercutting the price of competitors on several levels.

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OS X Mountain Lion Up-to-Date application released, quickly disappears

OS X Mountain Lion Up-to-Date application released, quickly disappears

It would seem that Apple is in the final stages of preparing for the upcoming launch of OS X Mountain Lion, as an application for its Up-to-Date program when live for a brief period today. The Up-to-Date program, which was announced last month, allows users who purchased a Mac after June 11 to receive a free upgrade to the new OS. However, the application was taken down shortly after it went live, so it appears that Apple isn't quite ready to roll out the program just yet.

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Mountain Lion launch expected on July 25th

Mountain Lion launch expected on July 25th

Apple has been pushing out updates to Mountain Lion slowly but steadily, and now that the Gold Master version of the update has been seeded, a retail release is just around the corner. 9to5Mac believes that Apple may be planning to release the final version of Mountain Lion to the public on July 25th, pointing to information that shows the company is planning an “overnight” for retail stores on the 24th.

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Tweetbot for Mac released for download

Tweetbot for Mac released for download

The alpha version of the application Tweetbot for Apple computers running OS X has been released to the public today. This application has been a user favorite in its iOS version for iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch for over a year now, and the folks creating that app are just about ready to push it to the desktop as well. The release coming today (out now, as it were) is just an alpha version meaning there very well may be some bugs to be worked out - but you can grab it right this instant!

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Apple confirms Macs not eligible for Mountain Lion upgrade

Apple confirms Macs not eligible for Mountain Lion upgrade

Apple has confirmed which Mac systems will be compatible with the fast-approaching OS X Mountain Lion upgrade, and it's bad news if you're running a MacBook dating back to before 2007 or a Mac mini from before 2009. With each iteration of OS X there's always a list of machines that have been left behind, and Mountain Lion is no different, though Apple has not given any specific indication as to why older systems don't meet the grade.

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