5 quick OS X Lion tips and work-arounds

Overall, I'm thrilled with OS X Lion. However, like any new OS, there are some things that either don't work quite right or, while working as intended, may annoy. So, here are five tips and work-arounds I've found that might help address some growing pains.…

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1 million copies of OS X Lion already sold

Mac OS X 10.7 Lion went on sale on Wednesday, and already Apple is saying this release is selling "faster than any other OS release in Appleā€™s history." It's also the first time Apple's done a major desktop OS release through its Mac App Store.…

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Mac OS X through the ages

Apple has come a long way since it first introduced OS X at WWDC 1998. Lion arguably represents the biggest shift for the Mac operating system we've ever seen. Here's a look back at how OS X has grown over time to put it in context.…

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Mac App Store is a big success

At the WWDC Keynote on Monday, Phil Schiller went through a few facts about the success of the App Store. In the six months it has been open, the Mac App Store has become the No. 1 channel for purchasing Mac software, surpassing big retail stores.…

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Mac Malware and the App Store Coming of Age

MacDefender is the latest, and arguably the most significant Mac malware threat we've seen in a long time. Apple support reportedly isn't offering help over the phone to affected customers, but doing so could set a costly precedent, and there's arguably a better solution available long-term.…

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