Don't-Miss Apps Stories

Up close with Mountain Lion: Reminders

Finally, OS X gets a to-do app of its own, in the form of Reminders. It's yet another feature that has migrated from iOS to the Mac. Is it good enough to manage your tasks? Lex Friedman checks it out.

Go in-depth with Mountain Lion

Mountain Lion is out, and Jason Snell takes us on an extensive tour of the OS X update's new features.

iWork documents float into iCloud with update

The Mac versions of Apple's three iWork apps received updates on Wednesday to enable access to Documents in the Cloud.

Up close with Mountain Lion: Security

None of us are under the delusion that the Mac is immune to malware. Apple has added a few new features--most visibly, something called Gatekeeper--designed to help us keep our Macs safe. Lex Friedman surveys Mountain Lion's security improvements.

Up close with Mountain Lion: Sharing

Borrowing another trick from iOS, OS X Mountain Lion makes sharing files, images, websites, and more easier than ever. Dan Moren takes a closer look.

Up close with Mountain Lion: Notifications

Among the many features OS X Mountain Lion borrows from iOS, Notifications and Notification Center could be one of the most familiar and the most useful. Dan Moren takes a closer look.

Michael Gartenberg: With Mountain Lion, Macs, iPhones and iPads can all get along

Apple's new Mac operating system is all about the ecosystem.

Up close with Mountain Lion: iCloud

While iCloud's been around for a while, it's never been so deeply integrated into OS X as it is in Mountain Lion. Serenity Caldwell takes a look at how that integration works.

Introducing Macworld's Total Mountain Lion Superguide

We at Macworld strive to provide our readers with the very best OS X coverage on release day. But for those who'd rather have the complete compilation without using Instapaper or Read It Later, we present our new Superguide, Total Mountain Lion, available on the iBookstore, Kindle Store, and as a PDF/ePub/MOBI bundle.

Mountain Lion arrives in Mac App Store

Mountain Lion is now available for download from the Mac App Store. The $20 OS X upgrade includes several new iOS-inspired features, enhanced security, and updates to many existing apps as well.

Remains of the Day: Refresh rate

New iPod touches and nanos may spring to life this fall, the latest Mac Trojan horse is making its debut, and one director has a new favorite P.A.

Apple reminds users of coming shutdown

Apple sent out an email on Tuesday, reminding users of that the service will disappear for good at the end of July.


Tech's center of gravity shifts north to San Francisco

The venture capitalist Vinod Khosla recently described Silicon Valley as a state of mind, rather than a geographical place. If that's the case, that state of...