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Windows 8, Windows Store to form basis for Microsoft's 'epic year'

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.

Apple ships final OS X Mountain Lion to developers

Apple on Monday released a "golden master" of OS X Mountain Lion to developers, putting the impending operating system on track to reach customers this month. Apple said at June's WWDC that Lion would arrive in July.

Windows 8, OS X upgrades by the numbers

Like 2009, this year is one of dueling operating system upgrades, when the two biggest desktop OS rivals face off with new editions.

Navigating files, folders, and menus with the keyboard

You can navigate files faster if you use the keyboard, instead of your mouse or trackpad. Let staff writer Lex Friedman show you how.

Apple borrows from Windows Update playbook for OS X Mountain Lion

Apple will boost the frequency of security updates in OS X Mountain Lion and automatically install required patches for users, steps that bring it into line with Microsoft's approach.

Improved iWork file sharing coming in Mountain Lion

Ted Landau has often noted that sharing an iWork file between a Mac and an iOS device via iCloud doesn't work very well. Mountain Lion figures to change that.

Macworld Pundit Showdown at WWDC

Jim Dalrymple, Christopher Breen, John Moltz, and Paul Kafasis weigh in on WWDC announcements, Apple news, and other tech happenings in the later edition of the Macworld Pundit showdown.

Mountain Lion features you may have missed

Apple first previewed Mountain Lion in February, but the engineers at Cupertino continue to add new features to the OS in advance of its release next month. Here are a few features Apple breezed by at Monday's Worldwide Developers Conference keynote.

Mountain Lion: What you need to know

Got a question about Mountain Lion? We dive into the things you need to know about availability, features, and changes in the next version of OS X.

WWDC 2012 Keynote

Macworld's Jason Snell, Dan Frakes, and Dan Moren went to Monday's WWDC 2012 keynote. Here's their recap of what happened and what it all means.

Slideshow: WWDC keynote highlights

Apple unveiled an updated MacBook line, more Mountain Lion features, iOS 6, and a smarter Siri. Here are some photos and recaps of Monday's WWDC keynote.

WWDC Summary: MacBooks get an update, Mountain Lion gets a ship date

In addition to rolling out updates to its MacBook Pro and Air lineups and announcing that Mountain Lion would arrive in July, Apple also offered a preview of iOS 6, which is slated for a fall release.

Mountain Lion to ship in July for $20

At Monday's keynote for the Worldwide Developers Conference, Apple revealed several new tidbits about Mountain Lion--including its ship date.

Live Update: WWDC Keynote

Jason Snell and Dan Moren will be in the audience as Tim Cook unveils Apple's latest creations. Follow our live blog for all the latest Apple announcements.

Weekly Wrap: Virgin Mobile gets the iPhone, USB 3 on the Mac, and more

You might think that the week before Apple's annual Worldwide Developers Conference, where it's expected to unveil iOS 6 and potentially reveal a few surprises along the way, would be a quiet one. You'd be wrong, as our densely packed Weekly Wrap proves.