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Remains of the Day: Live long and prosper

The latest update to Mountain Lion may restore some MacBooks' battery life, but the OS can also stop certain applications in their tracks. Meanwhile, Facebook's iOS app gets a new lease on life, thanks to the injection of some native code

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.