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In addition to launching new MacBooks and revealing its smartwatches' release date, Apple has also issued software updates to protect its devices from the FREAK bug. If you recall, the security flaw allows hackers to force weaker encryption on Safari (and Android browser) users visiting certain we...

March 10th 2015 at 6:26am 0 Comments
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Tim Cook has just announced that 28 million copies of Mountain Lion have been shipped to date, making it the best-selling OS X ever. The Mac now has a user base of 72 million people, and 35 percent of these Mac users are running OS X 10.8. "The Mac business has out-paced the PC business for sev...

June 10th 2013 at 1:30pm 0 Comments
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Do you like it RAW? Fans of the minimally processed image file format should head out to the Mac App Store today for another in a series of RAW compatibility updates for OS X 10.8 Mountain Lion. Today's update features updates for three new Canon cameras (Canon EOS-1D C, EOS Rebel SL1 and EOS Reb...

May 31st 2013 at 11:00am 0 Comments
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One gripe I hear a lot from OS X Mountain Lion users is that they sometimes get notifications bothering them at the most inopportune times. I know that when I'm working on TUAW TV Live, the last thing I want is something else to distract my attention when I'm already distracted by about 15 other...

February 8th 2013 at 9:00am 0 Comments
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When I acquired a second printer dedicated to making prints and photos, I decided to dig the older Airport Express I have out of a drawer and set it up to be a wireless print server for that printer. However, I ran into a bit of a snafu: the older Airport Expresses require AirPort Utility 5.6.1...

January 22nd 2013 at 4:30pm 0 Comments
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It's the TUAW Daily Update, your source for Apple news in a convenient audio format. You'll get all the top Apple stories of the day in three to five minutes for a quick review of what's happening in the Apple world. You can listen to today's Apple stories by clicking the inline player (requi...

January 4th 2013 at 5:45pm 0 Comments
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California-based Net Applications measures operating system and browser adoption rates by checking stats from visitors to about 40,000 Web sites. A Computerworld post today highlighted the fact that Apple's OS X 10.6 (Snow Leopard), 10.7 (Lion) and 10.8 (Mountain Lion) have been adopted by Mac...

December 4th 2012 at 10:30am 0 Comments
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Apple has made a pre-release of OS X Mountain Lion 10.8.3 (Build 12D32) available for download on the Mac Dev Center today. According to an email received by TUAW, the seed note mentions that focus areas of the update are AirPlay, AirPort, Game Center and Graphics Drivers. One known issue -- Saf...

November 26th 2012 at 4:00pm 0 Comments
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Everybody's favorite cat, OS X Mountain Lion, has a new update this morning. But don't be surprised if you don't see it under the Updates tab in the Mac App Store -- OS X Mountain Lion 10.8.2 Supplemental Update 2.0 is "recommended for all Mac systems introduced in 2012." According to the upd...

November 21st 2012 at 12:00pm 0 Comments
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Apple is notifying OS X Lion users that the platform's preview of Messages will end on December 14th. Originally available as a free beta download for Lion 10.7, Messages went on to become an official feature of Mountain Lion 10.8. Obtained by Cult of Mac, the email from Apple advises that in orde...

November 17th 2012 at 12:00pm 0 Comments