Apple seeds OS X 10.7.3 build 11D42 to devs

Stepping aside for a moment from the extravagant Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas, Apple has put developers to work by seeding the latest build (11D42) of OS X 10.7.3, bringing along the usual bug fixes and much more. Weighing in at 989.75 MB (for those updating from 10.7.2 and 1.26 GB for those updating from … Continue reading “Apple seeds OS X 10.7.3 build 11D42 to devs”

Apple updates Xcode 4.2 with iOS 5 and Lion SDKs

Update list: iTunes 10.5, iOS 5, iCloud, OS X 10.7.2. Lion, Safari 5.1.1, iMovie, Remote, Find My iPhone, Pages, Numbers, Keynote AND now Xcode 4.2. With almost everything updated, how could Apple leave behind Xcode? It is now updated to version 4.2 with SDKs for iOS 5 and Mac OS X 10.7. It is available from … Continue reading “Apple updates Xcode 4.2 with iOS 5 and Lion SDKs”

Safari 5.1.1: 13 percent faster Javascript performance

Along with iOS 5, iCloud and OS X 10.7.2 Lion, Apple updated its kingpin browser Safari as well, updating it to version 5.1.1. They say the new Safari brings 13% faster Javascript performance, something which is always welcome. From the Support Document: Safari 5.1.1 also contains various fixes and improvements to performance, stability, usability, compatibility, … Continue reading “Safari 5.1.1: 13 percent faster Javascript performance”

OS X 10.7.2 Lion arrives with iCloud support

After updating their mobile OS shortly ago, Apple has released an OS update for the Macs with OS X updated to 10.7.2, roping in iCloud features to the desktop. The update is 435.5MB heavy and brings several bug fixes and stability fixes to Lion. You can download it via Software Update (also includes Safari 5.1.1). Release Notes The … Continue reading “OS X 10.7.2 Lion arrives with iCloud support”

Apple seeds Mac OS X 10.7.2 build 11C57 to developers

Apple has seeded Mac OS X 10.7.2 build 11C57 to developers, focusing on AddressBook, GraphicsDrivers, iCal, iChat, iCloud, Mac App Store, Mail, MobileMe, Safari, Spotlight and Time Machine.  No known issues were detected in the 790MB Combo Update. Get downloading.

OS X 10.7.1? Apple jumps to OS X 10.7.2, seeds build 11C26 to Developers

In a strange and confusing move, Cupertino giant, Apple has skipped OS X 10.7.1 to directly seed OS X 10.7.2 build 11C26 to developers, which isn’t available as a direct update and needs a special URL to step into. With everyone speculating this interesting behavior from Apple, the company quickly pulled down the developers page, … Continue reading “OS X 10.7.1? Apple jumps to OS X 10.7.2, seeds build 11C26 to Developers”

How To: Solve the “This disk cannot be used to start up your computer” error while installing OS X Lion

Some users have been reporting that while trying to install Apple’s new Mac OS — OS X Lion, they are being greeted with a “This disk cannot be used to start up your computer” error message. To install Lion, users must have at least 17GB of free space available — with 4GB required by the … Continue reading “How To: Solve the “This disk cannot be used to start up your computer” error while installing OS X Lion”

Mac OS X Lion launches today — are you ready?

Apple CFO Peter Oppenheimer yesterday announced that the eagerly awaited arrival of OS X Lion is just hours away now, with preparations in full flow in all of Apple’s retail stores to be ready in time to unleash the Lion. While its good to hear this news officially, unofficially we already knew the Lion’s launch … Continue reading “Mac OS X Lion launches today — are you ready?”

Apple seeds OS X Lion Golden Master (GM) to devs

Apple has seeded the Golden Master version of their upcoming OS X Lion software for Mac, just in time for the OS’ final version launch sometime this month. The build number is 11A511 and can be downloaded from Apple’s Mac Developer website. Apple has also released XCode 4.1 Developer Preview 7. Get downloading, devs.

Apple releases Mac OS X 10.6.8, will get your Mac ready to upgrade to Lion

Apple has put the final nail in the coffin of Snow Leopard by releasing OS X 10.6.8 as the build up to OS X Lion‘s July arrival continues. The upgrade fixes some minor bugs, improves IPv6 and VPN support, identifies and removes other known versions of Mac Defender malware, and most importantly gets your Mac … Continue reading “Apple releases Mac OS X 10.6.8, will get your Mac ready to upgrade to Lion”