While yesterday’s 10.8.1 Mountain Lion update did not mention battery improvements, the update does indeed give some Mac users more battery life.
For many years, Apple enjoyed security through obscurity. The market share for Mac computers was so small that malware creators bypassed it to go after the much bigger target, Microsoft Windows. Not anymore.
Apple announced Thursday that its latest operating system — OS X 10.7, codenamed Lion — has sold more than 1 million copies since it made its debut on the Mac App Store just one day earlier.
Apple has confirmed that OS X Lion will be released July 20, 2011.
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, 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.
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.
Unlike Apple’s iPhone App Store, developers won’t be able to submit trial versions of applications to the company’s upcoming Mac App Store.