Don't-Miss OS X Stories
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.
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.
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.
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.
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 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.
Apple's shined up the MacBook Pro's environmental rating, one rumor site is putting its shiny dollar down on a Mountain Lion release date, and the shine is off Siri for one tech writer.
Sure, it's easy to create a PDF, but can you protect what you share? In this Macworld Video, Scholle Sawyer McFarland shows how to encrypt a PDF using only OS X's built in tools.
A new Java-based malware targets Macs, along with Windows and Linux computers. But if you're running Lion, you're safe.
Windows 8, the next major upgrade of Microsoft's operating system for PCs, tablets and laptops, will be released to manufacturers in August and will ship in October, the software giant says.