Don't-Miss OS X Stories
The venerable Sticky Notes is still there in your Applications folder. But it's been joined by Notes, a much more capable note-taking tool. Christopher Breen checks it out.
A couple of old OS X standbys--Address Book and iCal--are gone, replaced by two new apps, Contacts and Calendar. Are they improvements? Christopher Breen has a first look.
AirPlay Mirroring has long let you mirror the screen of an iPhone or iPad on an Apple TV. Now, in Mountain Lion, it's come to the Mac. Dan Frakes takes a look.
In Lion, Apple introduced Auto Save, a feature that let you browse back through previous iterations of documents you were working on. In Mountain Lion, Apple has tweaked Auto Save in some very nice ways. Christopher Breen explains.
You've been able to dictate text to your iPhone and iPad for a while. Now that capability comes to the Mac, in the form of Mountain Lion's Dictation feature. Lex Friedman gives you a tour.
Some Lion users get bitten by a bug with the Mountain Lion update process, Apple products are hallmarks of the lifestyles of the rich and famous, and you may soon be able to actually listen to Podcasts on your iOS device.
Power Nap missing from your recently purchased MacBook? A firmware update awakens this feature.
OS X Lion remained on sale at the Mac App Store right up until the moment Mountain Lion became available for download Wednesday morning. At TechHive, Chris Brandrick wonders what recourse people who purchased OS X 10.7 might have.
Join us for a video tour of Apple's latest operating system.
A quick, visual tour of the most important new features in Apple's latest operating system: OS X Mountain Lion.
In addition to launching Mountain Lion in the Mac App Store, Apple pulled Lion from the store. Folks who already purchased Lion can find it again, but only if they know the trick.
Messages is more than just a reskinning of iChat. Rather, Mountain Lion's new messaging client is a rethinking of the way chatting and texting should work on the Mac.
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.
Mountain Lion is out, and Jason Snell takes us on an extensive tour of the OS X update's new features.
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.