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.

Security researchers hack Google’s Chrome OS

When Google first started talking about its Google Chrome OS software a few years ago, one of the selling points was the promise that it would come with much better built-in security than other operating systems. Now, Chrome OS has only been commercially available for a few months, and security researchers have already figured out how to hack it.

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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.

What to expect from Apple’s iPhone 4.0 OS event

Only a few days after the launch of the iPad, Apple has announced the next event that will give its loyal followers something to worship. The company will be offering a sneak peek at version 4.0 of the iPhone operating system this Thursday, April 8, at 10 a.m. Pacific time.