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Hungry Mountain Lion Mauls Deer on a Family’s Porch

Don’t fuck with a mountain lion. Sadly, a small deer in Southern San Francisco learned that lesson the hard way when its neck was snapped on a family’s porch. Read More >>

Apple’s Latest OS X Update Fixes More Messages Bugs

Overnight, Apple released OS X 10.8.4, an update to Mountain Lion that (again) addresses some issues with Messages, as well as some miscellaneous bugs. Read More >>

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This Code Will Nuke Pretty Much Any App on a Mountain Lion-Running Mac

Here's something a little weird and potentially hilariously fun -- there's a little eight-character code that causes pretty much any app on a Mac to crash, instantly. Writing said code, which we had to put in an image using a Windows machine, will cause your app to crash, losing anything open. Read More >>

Rumour: OS X 10.9 Will Get Siri and Apple Maps Integration

Apple is reportedly testing Siri and Apple Maps integration for the next-gen version of its operating system, OS X 10.9. It makes perfect sense that they'd test two marquee (if controversial) features on the desktop. But that doesn't mean they'll be in the final product. Read More >>

What’s Apple’s Next Iteration of OS X Going to Be Called?

The rumour mill has just coughed up a pinch-of-salt name for the as yet unannounced, but totally presumed, OS X 10.9. How does Lynx sound? It fits with Apple's penchant for big kitties, and considering the cats have been getting smaller since Lion, a Lynx sounds about right, but what do you think? Read More >>

You Can Build Your Own Apple Fusion Drive For Your Old Mac

Apple's fancy new Fusion Drive promises to couple an SSD with a traditional hard drive for large-scale storage with lightning fast boot up and program launches. But a developer found Mountain Lion already packs support for Fusion Drive, meaning that with an SSD, a hard drive, and a bit of Terminal magic, you can create your own homebrew Fusion Drive right now for your old Mac. Read More >>

Using Growl on Mountain Lion Just Got Way Less Annoying

An update to Growl will make notifications start playing nice with Mountain Lion. Read More >>

Factoid: 10 per cent of Macs Now Roaring With Mountain Lion

It seems to be the case that if you make an update cheap and easily accessible then people will flock to the latest and greatest, which evidently is true as the speed of Mountain Lion's adoption is unprecedented for Apple's OS X. Read More >>

Facebook Integration Continues Testing in OS X 10.8.2

Fancy more Facebook in your day-to-day life? Well, those in on the OS X 10.8.2 Mountain Lion beta have just been given an update with a focus on the Facebook integration, meaning you can look forward to posting all manners of different content from the comfort of your desktop when the new update officially drops. Read More >>

You Can Grab Apple’s First Mountain Lion Update Right Now

Has updating your computer to Mac OS X Lion completely killed your battery life? Today Apple has released the first major update (10.8.1), and it's rumoured to fix that problem for you. Here's the full list of what it includes: Read More >>

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How to Get the Classic Mac Sounds Back Into OS X Mountain Lion

This morning I had a bad case of nostalgia. I listened to the classic "Quack" Macintosh system alert sound in a YouTube video and I thought about the good old days, when computing felt magical and smelled of new. Read More >>

Microsoft Got 99 Problems But Retina Graphics Ain’t One

The Retina Macbook Pro has a pretty gorgeous display, but not all apps are updated to take advantage of the massive resolution just yet. Most developers are going to be updating their apps to make them look squeaky clean for the new screen, but Microsoft is not one of them, and will be leaving Office for Mac users with blurry messes to contend with. Read More >>

How to Fix Every Mountain Lion Annoyance With Third Party Apps

So Mountain Lion isn't perfect. It's got its flaws. But overall, it's a solid platform, and a lot of the smaller issues that pop up can be fixed with third party apps. Here's how to make everything just to your liking, using non-Apple software. Read More >>

OS X Mountain Lion: Everything You Need to Know

The public release of OS X Mountain Lion is available for download now. Is it worth it? Should you upgrade? We've got you covered. Here's everything you need to know. Read More >>