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2012 in review: The year in Mac

The Mac had a big year in 2012, with several major product revamps, a new operating system, and record sales. Dan Moren runs the highlight reel.

Mac users get an official Ubuntu One client

Unlike Google Drive, which lacks Linux software, Canonical's cloud storage service is now fully cross-platform.


Apple releases Supplemental Update 2.0 for Mountain Lion 10.8.2

Apple on Tuesday released a Mountain Lion update for 2012 Mac systems.

Logitech introduces Mac-based video surveillance

Logitech Alert Commander for Mac allows users to tie in six Logitech Alert security cameras into a single HD dashboard, viewed live or in playback, giving them full surveillance over households and small offices.

Remains of the Day: Everybody was kung-fu fighting

Apple may dip Intel chips, OS X 10.9 is waking up from a cat nap, and Amazon's taking home the bacon in Europe.

A Halloween treat for Linux and Mac users: CrossOver is free today

Now available with 12 months of support, this software lets Windows apps run on other platforms.


What Apple's executive reshuffle means for the products you use

Senior editor Dan Moren detects a consistent throughline in Apple's recent reorganization: a trend towards better integration.

Tim Cook: Apple by the numbers

Apple CEO Tim Cook came to Tuesday’s media event armed with numbers to demonstrate his company’s continued dominance. The biggest number? In the month since its release, iOS 6 has been downloaded to more than 200 million devices.

Apple tries to kill its own Java on most Macs

Apple yesterday started scrubbing most Macs of older Java browser plug-ins, a move that will force users to download the software from Oracle.

Apple releases Supplemental Update 1.0 for Mountain Lion 10.8.2

Apple on Thursday rolled out a minor update for users of 10.8.2 addressing a few rare bugs.

Weekly Wrap

Weekly Wrap: Hands on with iPhone 5 and iOS 6

Apple likes to unleash an avalanche of news when it can. That might not be a strong enough Mother Nature-based analogy -- It's more like a News Tornado. Whatever you call it, this was a week that saw the introduction of the iPhone 5, iOS 6, and Mac OS X 10.8.2.

Apple releases Lion, Snow Leopard updates

Mac OS X 10.7.5 introduces Gatekeeper for Lion users. Snow Leopard gets a security update of its own.

Apple releases OS X 10.8.2 with Facebook integration, Save As improvements, more

Apple on Wednesday released Mac OS X 10.8.2, with Facebook integration and numerous other improvements.