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Bummer: Many older Macs can’t run OS X Mountain Lion

With each new release of Apple’s operating system, several older Mac models get left out in the cold when it comes to support. The just-announced Mountain Lion OS is no exception, and thanks to TUAW we now we have a list of several machines that won’t run it when it comes out late Summer 2012.

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Hands-on with OS X Lion: iPad-like upgrade, but what’s the point?

Apple’s latest Mac operating system — OS X 10.7, codenamed Lion — has finally come out. It’s designed to invoke the same kind of lightweight hands-on feel the iPhone operating system, iOS, has made popular. With just about every computer carrying a multi-touch trackpad, that should be pretty straightforward.

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Apple delaying MacBook Air refresh to wait for Lion OS?

Apple plans to wait until its new Lion operating system is out in July before releasing new MacBook Air models loaded with refreshed hardware, according to a report by AppleInsider. Just a week ago, reports were circulating that Apple would likely release refreshed Airs in June.

BlueStacks runs Android apps on a desktop

BlueStacks, which lets users run Android applications on any x86-based Windows PC, is the latest in a string of attempts to bring the bells and whistles of a mobile operating system to traditional computers.

Apple debuts Developer Preview of Mac OS X Lion via App Store

Following recent rumors, Apple has officially announced a developer preview of Mac OS X Lion, the latest version of its operating system. Developers part of the Mac Developer Program can obtain the preview today through its App Store on the Mac.