OS X Mountain Lion: A reluctant upgrader’s hands-on

As someone who’s still recovering from the upgrade to Lion, upgrading to Mountain Lion was a frightening prospect. While exciting, operating system updates are to me like the first day of school: lots of new faces, and few of them are friendly.


Unclear Mountain Lion upgrade form explained, Enterprise and Education still broken

This morning Apple released it’s latest update to OS X, 10.8 Mountain Lion, along with a form for new Mac purchasers who were promised the upgraded operating system for free with their purchase. The form, which you can fill out here, is broken and is currently not allowing users to submit tickets for the free download. Update – read the update below for the fix.

Apple releasing OS X Mountain Lion tomorrow

Mountain Lion is here! Apple announced that the new Mac operating system, OS X 10.8, will be available to the general public tomorrow, nearly a month since it debuted at Apple’s Worldwide Developers Conference in June.

WWDC 2012: Apple keynote liveblog

Apple’s annual World Wide Developers Conference (WWDC) kicks off today with a keynote address from CEO Tim Cook and company. This year, Apple is expected to make announcements about  iOS 6, Mountain Lion, iCloud, and fresh Mac and MacBook hardware. (Check out our full round-up of predictions.)

WWDC predictions: A new iOS, Mountain Lion date, and iCloud updates

Spoiler alert! Apple is going to announce things on Monday morning at a keynote address kicking off the annual Apple World Wide Developer’s Conference (WWDC). Since speculation and rumors are half the fun (and annoyance) of reporting on Apple, we’ve collected some of our predictions for the big event.


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.