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Apple has just rolled out version 10.8.5 of OS X in order to remedy a number of recent issues with Mountain Lion. The update packs fixes for WiFi file transfers over 802.11ac, message display issues in Mail and unwanted screen saver appearances, along with the usual less-specific tweaks. If you ha...

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A serious bug has been uncovered in Apple's CoreText layout engine, which is responsible for laying out text in applications that make use of the Cocoa framework on OS X and iOS systems. The bug causes any app relying on CoreText to crash when a specific string of Arabic characters is displayed, m...

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There's a special moment in every operating system's life when it loses its innocent .0 status and grows up. It's OS X Mountain Lion's turn to mature, as Apple has just pushed out the 10.8.1 update for early adopters. Most of the fixes are for issues that plague specific use cases, such as audio o...

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We've seen plenty of users report that Apple's latest OS, Mountain Lion, has caused a massive drop in battery life. While we haven't been able to confirm any decrease in longevity with our own OS 10.8 machines, which include previous generation MacBook Pros and the company's latest Retina model, i...

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We've been fielding a number of tips this morning from eager Apple users who have been experiencing issues downloading Apple's latest operating system update. There's the usual round of server errors that come with major software upgrades and some issues with those download codes provided for folk...

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Update: Some readers are experiencing issues with the redemption codes and are being told by Apple support to retry them later today. For those trying to get codes now, it could take up to 72 hours to receive them. For those who qualify, Apple's up-to-date program for OS X Mountain Lion is no...

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Apple CEO Tim Cook announced that Mountain Lion would be released today and now the latest version of OS X is available for download. You can grab it from the Mac App Store. Prepare to be patient, as the download and install process could take a while -- of course, you backed up first, and you'r...

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More Info Apple OS X Lion 10.7 review OS X Mountain Lion 10.8 in-depth preview OS X Mountain Lion: arrives on Macs next month, priced at $20 A lot has changed since early 2001. We've got a new president approaching the end of his first term, the US has embarked on two major wars and the w...

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Mountain Lion is almost here, arriving tomorrow on the Mac App Store. Are you ready to upgrade? First, make sure your Mac is Mountain Lion compatible. Apple offers a list of technical specifications, so you'll be able to upgrade with confidence (although Apple says 2GB of RAM is OK, we'd recomme...

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Apple just confirmed in its Q3 2012 earnings report that Mountain Lion is coming tomorrow. The hotly anticipated 10.8 version of OS X brings with it a host of new features, as we've expounded upon in the past. The upgrade will be just $19.99 (unless you've recently bought a new Mac -- in which cas...

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