OS X Mountain Lion http://www.stuff.tv/apple/os-x-mountain-lion/all en-GB Apple to axe Messages on OS X Lion from December 14th http://www.stuff.tv/apple/apple-axe-messages-os-x-lion-december-14th/news <div class="field field-type-text field-field-standfirst"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Want to carry on using iMessages on your Mac? You&#039;ll have to upgrade to Mountain Lion if you haven&#039;t done so already </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-main-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_main_image" width="1200" height="900" alt="" src="http://images.cdn.stuff.tv/sites/stuff.tv/files/images/news/imessages-iphone-ipad-macbook_0.jpg?1364398153" /> </div> <div class="field-item even"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_main_image" width="500" height="50" alt="" src="http://images.cdn.stuff.tv/sites/stuff.tv/files/images/news/new-twitter-banner_431.jpg?1364398153" /> </div> </div> </div> <p>Apple has informed customers that its Messages Beta program for OS X Lion will be terminated on December 14th.</p> <p>Apple fans who want to carry on using the Messages service will have to fork out £14 for the <a href="http://www.stuff.tv/review/apple-os-x-mountain-lion" target="_self">OS X Mountain Lion</a> upgrade from the App Store, although those with Macs too old to run it will be left in an iMessaging lurch.</p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-legacy-url"> <div class="field-label">Legacy URL:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> /news/apps-and-games/news-nugget/apple-to-axe-messages-on-os-x-lion-from-december-14th </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.stuff.tv/apple/apple-axe-messages-os-x-lion-december-14th/news" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.stuff.tv/apple/apple-axe-messages-os-x-lion-december-14th/news#comments Apple OS X Mountain Lion Mon, 19 Nov 2012 09:08:18 +0000 Esat Dedezade 423489 at http://www.stuff.tv Mountain Lion becomes most successful OS X release in history http://www.stuff.tv/apple/mountain-lion-becomes-most-successful-os-x-release-history/news <div class="field field-type-text field-field-standfirst"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Apple’s new OS is downloaded more than three million times in four days. No wonder those servers were looking a bit creaky </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-main-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_main_image" width="500" height="375" alt="" src="http://images.cdn.stuff.tv/sites/stuff.tv/files/images/news/apple-osx-mountain-lion-picture_0_2_0.jpg?1364399782" /> </div> <div class="field-item even"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_main_image" width="500" height="375" alt="" src="http://images.cdn.stuff.tv/sites/stuff.tv/files/images/news/apple-osx-mountain-lion-picture_0.jpg?1364399782" /> </div> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_main_image" width="500" height="50" alt="" src="http://images.cdn.stuff.tv/sites/stuff.tv/files/images/news/new-twitter-banner_4443.jpg?1364399782" /> </div> </div> </div> <p>Remember the days when a new OS would cost you a three-figure sum? If not, you may be surprised to hear that Apple’s £14 OS X Mountain Lion has put in the sort of sales sprint that would get it sent straight to the drug testing lab if selling operating systems was an Olympic sport.</p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-legacy-url"> <div class="field-label">Legacy URL:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> /news/apple-news/news-nugget/mountain-lion-becomes-most-successful-os-x-release-in-history </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.stuff.tv/apple/mountain-lion-becomes-most-successful-os-x-release-history/news" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.stuff.tv/apple/mountain-lion-becomes-most-successful-os-x-release-history/news#comments Apple OS X Mountain Lion Tue, 31 Jul 2012 08:12:39 +0000 Paddy Smith 422147 at http://www.stuff.tv What's new in OS X 10.8 Mountain Lion http://www.stuff.tv/apple/whats-new-os-x-108-mountain-lion/news <div class="field field-type-text field-field-standfirst"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Here&#039;s what to expect when you rip the virtual packaging off Apple&#039;s latest OS update, OS X 10.8 Mountain Lion </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-main-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_main_image" width="500" height="375" alt="" src="http://images.cdn.stuff.tv/sites/stuff.tv/files/images/news/apple-osx-mountain-lion-picture_0_1_0.jpg?1364399802" /> </div> <div class="field-item even"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_main_image" width="500" height="375" alt="" src="http://images.cdn.stuff.tv/sites/stuff.tv/files/images/news/apple-osx-mountain-lion-picture_0_0.jpg?1364399802" /> </div> </div> </div> <p>Apple's latest <a href="http://www.stuff.tv/news/apple-news/news-nugget/os-x-108-mountain-lion-released-today" target="_self">OS X release </a>is up on the App Store now – though Apple's servers are packed to bursting at time of writing. Take a break from hitting refresh and catch up on all you need to know about OS X 10.8 Mountain Lion's fancy new features.</p> <fieldset class="content-multigroup-group-sections"><legend>News Section</legend><fieldset class="content-multigroup-wrapper content-multigroup-0"><div class="field field-type-text field-field-body"> <div class="field-label">Body:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p>OS X Mountain Lion follows in the footsteps of its iOS 5 brother with a new dropdown notification list. Simply slide two fingers from the right edge of the trackpad to fire it up and enjoy instant status updates and access to Twitter and Facebook.</p> </div> </div> </div> </fieldset> <fieldset class="content-multigroup-wrapper content-multigroup-1"><div class="field field-type-text field-field-title"> <div class="field-label">Title:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Apple OS X 10.8 Mountain Lion – Notification Centre </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-body"> <div class="field-label">Body:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p>Mountain Lion will let you challenge your iOS-toting mates in real-time with cross platform gaming support – as long as there's a Mac version of the title available. In other words, you can lose to your 5 your old niece more often as she laps you round the track yet again.</p> </div> </div> </div> </fieldset> <fieldset class="content-multigroup-wrapper content-multigroup-2"><div class="field field-type-text field-field-body"> <div class="field-label">Body:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p>Craving Siri-like dictation on your Mac? Mountain Lion has you covered, letting you convert your speech to text in a whole host of apps and take advantage of the dual mics present in the <a href="http://www.stuff.tv/review/apple-macbook-pro-2012" target="_self">next-generation MacBook Pro</a>. Ideal for lazy gadgeteers with fatigued fingers.</p> </div> </div> </div> </fieldset> <fieldset class="content-multigroup-wrapper content-multigroup-3"><div class="field field-type-text field-field-title"> <div class="field-label">Title:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Apple OS X 10.8 Mountain Lion – Game Center </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-body"> <div class="field-label">Body:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p>OS X Mountain Lion supports AirPlay mirroring, pumping out your Mac's screen in 1080p to any telly that's connected to an Apple TV box. Expect to see this feature built into Apple's rumoured iTV television set too.</p> </div> </div> </div> </fieldset> <fieldset class="content-multigroup-wrapper content-multigroup-4"><div class="field field-type-text field-field-body"> <div class="field-label">Body:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p>iCloud gets smarter and allows you to sync calendars, emails and contacts across your collection of iOS devices, as well as your notes, messages and reminders.</p> </div> </div> </div> </fieldset> <fieldset class="content-multigroup-wrapper content-multigroup-5"><div class="field field-type-text field-field-title"> <div class="field-label">Title:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Apple OS X 10.8 Mountain Lion – Dictation </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-body"> <div class="field-label">Body:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p>iChat bows out of OS X Mountain Lion to make way for a new unified messaging experience which will allow you to natter away on multiple accounts including Google Chat and AIM. Image and HD video sharing is also on the cards, as is FaceTime support. Messages also lets you to send and receive iMessages sent to your iPhone or iPad using your Mac.</p> </div> </div> </div> </fieldset> <fieldset class="content-multigroup-wrapper content-multigroup-6"><div class="field field-type-text field-field-title"> <div class="field-label">Title:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Apple OS X 10.8 Mountain Lion – AirPlay mirroring </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-body"> <div class="field-label">Body:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p>The forgetful among you will be glad to hear that reminders are now supported in OS X 10.8 Mountain Lion which will now be synced across all of your iOS devices.</p> </div> </div> </div> </fieldset> <fieldset class="content-multigroup-wrapper content-multigroup-7"><div class="field field-type-text field-field-body"> <div class="field-label">Body:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p>A Share button is now featured in apps like Safari which lets you send links and photos via Messages, email and Twitter, with support for Facebook, Flickr and Vimeo.</p> </div> </div> </div> </fieldset> <fieldset class="content-multigroup-wrapper content-multigroup-8"><div class="field field-type-text field-field-title"> <div class="field-label">Title:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Apple OS X 10.8 Mountain Lion – deeper iCloud integration </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-body"> <div class="field-label">Body:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p>Power Nap lets your shiny new next-gen Macbook Pro and second generation MacBook Air update while it sleeps – a damn sight more productive than our power naps, which achieve nothing but drooling and occasional snoring. Power Nap will also support software updates, mail refreshes and backups to iCloud.</p><p>Gatekeeper, on the other hand, will let you restrict third party app downloads on the App Store and will install daily security updates for the paranoid among you.</p><p><strong>You might also like</strong><a href="http://www.stuff.tv/news/life-etc/news-nugget/pebble-reveals-fourth-smartwatch-colour-%E2%80%93-and-delayed-release-date"></p><p>Pebble reveals fourth smartwatch colour – and delayed release date</a><a href="http://www.stuff.tv/news/life-etc/news-nugget/natural-history-museum-live-streaming-mars-landing"></p><p>Natural History Museum live streaming Mars landing</a><a href="http://www.stuff.tv/news/life-etc/news-nugget/this-glass-house-concept-would-make-a-great-apple-store"></p><p>This glass house concept would make a great Apple Store</a></p> </div> </div> </div> </fieldset> <fieldset class="content-multigroup-wrapper content-multigroup-10"><div class="field field-type-text field-field-title"> <div class="field-label">Title:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Apple OS X 10.8 Mountain Lion – Messages </div> </div> </div> </fieldset> <fieldset class="content-multigroup-wrapper content-multigroup-12"><div class="field field-type-text field-field-title"> <div class="field-label">Title:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Apple OS X 10.8 Mountain Lion – Reminders </div> </div> </div> </fieldset> <fieldset class="content-multigroup-wrapper content-multigroup-14"><div class="field field-type-text field-field-title"> <div class="field-label">Title:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Apple OS X 10.8 Mountain Lion – Sharing </div> </div> </div> </fieldset> <fieldset class="content-multigroup-wrapper content-multigroup-16"><div class="field field-type-text field-field-title"> <div class="field-label">Title:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Apple OS X 10.8 Mountain Lion – Power Nap and Gatekeeper </div> </div> </div> </fieldset> </fieldset> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-legacy-url"> <div class="field-label">Legacy URL:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> /news/apple-news/news-nugget/whats-new-in-os-x-108-mountain-lion </div> </div> </div> http://www.stuff.tv/apple/whats-new-os-x-108-mountain-lion/news#comments Apple OS X Mountain Lion Wed, 25 Jul 2012 14:15:41 +0000 Esat Dedezade 422090 at http://www.stuff.tv OS X 10.8 Mountain Lion released today http://www.stuff.tv/apple/os-x-108-mountain-lion-released-today/news <div class="field field-type-text field-field-standfirst"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> That&#039;s right, you can feed Apple&#039;s latest OS to your faithful Mac later on today for a sum that won&#039;t shatter your wallet </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-main-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_main_image" width="500" height="375" alt="" src="http://images.cdn.stuff.tv/sites/stuff.tv/files/images/news/apple-osx-mountain-lion-picture_0_0_1.jpg?1364399816" /> </div> <div class="field-item even"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_main_image" width="500" height="375" alt="" src="http://images.cdn.stuff.tv/sites/stuff.tv/files/images/news/apple-osx-mountain-lion-picture_0_2.jpg?1364399816" /> </div> </div> </div> <p>Apple has announced in its Q3 earnings report that OS X 10.8 Mountain Lion will be released later on today.</p> <p>Apple's latest OS update brings a host of new features to the table including Siri-like voice dictation and notifications (as outlined in our <a href="http://www.stuff.tv/news/apple-news/need-to-know/need-to-know-%E2%80%93-apple-os-x-mountain-lion-108" target="_self">OS X Mountain Lion need to know guide</a>).</p> <p>Mac OS X Mountain Lion will hit the Mac App Store  later today at the wallet-friendly price of just £14, or free for users who have recently purchased Macs.</p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-legacy-url"> <div class="field-label">Legacy URL:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> /news/apple-news/news-nugget/os-x-108-mountain-lion-released-today </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.stuff.tv/apple/os-x-108-mountain-lion-released-today/news" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.stuff.tv/apple/os-x-108-mountain-lion-released-today/news#comments Apple OS X Mountain Lion Wed, 25 Jul 2012 07:01:26 +0000 Esat Dedezade 422081 at http://www.stuff.tv OS X Mountain Lion adds Siri-style dictation http://www.stuff.tv/apple/os-x-mountain-lion-adds-siri-style-dictation/news <div class="field field-type-text field-field-standfirst"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> OS X Mountain Lion 10.8 ships in July, and will feature Dictation, Power Nap, and iCloud integration </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-main-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_main_image" width="500" height="375" alt="" src="http://images.cdn.stuff.tv/sites/stuff.tv/files/images/news/apple-osx-mountain-lion-picture_0_8.jpg?1364400057" /> </div> <div class="field-item even"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_main_image" width="500" height="50" alt="" src="http://images.cdn.stuff.tv/sites/stuff.tv/files/images/news/new-twitter-banner_4877.jpg?1364400057" /> </div> </div> </div> <p>Apple has shown off its upcoming new version of OS X, Mountain Lion, at the <a href="http://www.stuff.tv/news/apple-news/stuff/2012-apple-wwdc-liveblog">WWDC event</a> in San Francisco.</p> <p>As well as adding the ubiquitous new desktop image and a new glass dock, OS X 10.8, as it's more formally known, continues the convergence between Apple's desktop OS and its iOS mobile operating system. That means you get Siri-style dictation, a Notification Center and Game Center, along with iCloud integration.</p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-legacy-url"> <div class="field-label">Legacy URL:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> /news/apple-news/need-to-know/os-x-mountain-lion-adds-siri-style-dictation </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.stuff.tv/apple/os-x-mountain-lion-adds-siri-style-dictation/news" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.stuff.tv/apple/os-x-mountain-lion-adds-siri-style-dictation/news#comments Apple OS X Mountain Lion Mon, 11 Jun 2012 18:18:45 +0000 Stephen Graves 421506 at http://www.stuff.tv iCloud reveals banner notifications destined for OS X Mountain Lion http://www.stuff.tv/apple/icloud-reveals-banner-notifications-destined-os-x-mountain-lion/news <div class="field field-type-text field-field-standfirst"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Oh, Apple. You used to be so good at keeping secrets. Now you’ve gone and let the Mountain Lion out of the bag. Or have you? </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-main-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_main_image" width="500" height="375" alt="" src="http://images.cdn.stuff.tv/sites/stuff.tv/files/images/news/notifications-icloud_0.jpg?1364400270" /> </div> <div class="field-item even"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_main_image" width="500" height="50" alt="" src="http://images.cdn.stuff.tv/sites/stuff.tv/files/images/news/new-twitter-banner_5174.jpg?1364400270" /> </div> </div> </div> <p>Remember when Apple borrowed its iOS Notification Centre from Android? Well, guess what? It looks like the iPhone maker is planning to bake those same handy notifications into OS X Mountain Lion, expected to be released at the <a href="http://www.stuff.tv/news/apple-news/rumour-mill/iphone-5-launch-date-could-fall-on-june-11th-at-apples-wwdc">Apple WWDC on June 11th</a>.</p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-legacy-url"> <div class="field-label">Legacy URL:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> /news/apple-news/rumour-mill/icloud-reveals-banner-notifications-destined-for-os-x-mountain-lion </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.stuff.tv/apple/icloud-reveals-banner-notifications-destined-os-x-mountain-lion/news" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.stuff.tv/apple/icloud-reveals-banner-notifications-destined-os-x-mountain-lion/news#comments Apple OS X Mountain Lion Tue, 08 May 2012 19:42:30 +0000 Paddy Smith 421070 at http://www.stuff.tv