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Apple releases Mountain Lion 10.8.1

Apple on Thursday released its first update to Mountain Lion, with a variety of bug fixes and improvements.

VMware launches Fusion 5 software

VMware on Thursday morning announced the launch of Fusion 5, the latest generation of the popular and well-reviewed app that lets users run Windows on their Mac computers.

Macworld Pundit Showdown XVIII

In between Mountain Lion and iOS 6 releases, we gather the brightest minds in the tech world and quiz them on all the biggest headlines.

Developer interview: How Haiku is building a better BeOS

What happened to the BeOS of old? It's turned to Haiku.

Weekly Wrap: iCloud woes, Mountain Lion tips, and more

This week, we covered Twitter's new crackdown, the intricacies of iCloud, and a slew of software and hardware news. Let's dive deep with another edition of the Weekly Wrap.

Mountain Lion tips

A group of Macworld editors gather 'round the virtual tips table to offer their favorite Mountain Lion tricks.

Weekly Wrap: Mastering Mountain Lion and plenty more

Now that you and Mountain Lion have had the chance to get to know each other a bit better, the pressure's off: No more first date jitters. We're delighted you and Mac OS X 10.8 have reached this comfortable point in your relationship, so you and the big cat can curl up together, stress-free, and catch up on some of our biggest stories from the week gone by.

Remains of the Day: Do not want

CBS doesn't want to help Apple build a business on the back of its content, a Russian carrier doesn't want to submit to Apple's autocratic demands, and Mountain Lion apparently doesn't want MacBook users to get their full battery life.

Mountain Lion passes 3 million downloads in first four days

Apple says customers have downloaded Mountain Lion more than 3 million times in its first four days of availability.

Weekly Wrap: All of Macworld's Mountain Lion coverage

Apple released Mountain Lion. And we covered every morsel of it.

Ad network: Mountain Lion grabs 3 percent share of OS X in first 48 hours

An advertising network claims that Mountain Lion powered more than 3 percent of all Macs within two days of the OS X update's release.

Up close with Mountain Lion: Notes

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.

Up close with Mountain Lion: Contacts and Calendars

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.