Neowin News Feed for: Lion Neowin News Feed for: Lion en-us Neowin Ignition News (Managing Editor) (Neowin Developers) 5 Apple has released a fix for the Shellshock bug in Mac OS X <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>Apple has launched bug fixes for the various currently supported versions of Mac OS X to address the recently discovered serious security flaw in Bash, known as &quot;Shellshock&quot; <a href="">Read more...</a> (Shreyas Gandhe) Tue, 30 Sep 2014 07:08:01 +0000 Apple now selling $20 vouchers for OS X Lion and Mountain Lion online <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="/images/news/logos/2450671951265923324li.jpg" alt="" /></div>Apple has finally started selling previous versions of OSX on their website. While Mavericks is the latest update some users may still prefer or need the previous Lion and Mountain Lion versions. <a href="">Read more...</a> (Vlad Dudau) Fri, 25 Oct 2013 09:50:15 +0000 OS X Mountain Lion to be released today - available now <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="/images/news/logos/617657151osx_ml.jpg" alt="" /></div>Apple has revealed that its newest operating system for the Mac, &#039;Mountain Lion&#039;, will be released today for $20. The update focuses on implementing some iOS features into the desktop OS. <a href="">Read more...</a> (Jake Durasamy) Wed, 25 Jul 2012 11:43:17 +0000 Apple Mac OS X Lion update fixes password flaw <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="/images/news/logos/2450671951265923324li.jpg" alt="" /></div>A new update to Mac OS X 10.7 (Lion) has, among other things, fixed a flaw that previously allowed for people to see and access a Mac&#039;s user passwords in cleartext. <a href="">Read more...</a> (John Callaham) Thu, 10 May 2012 18:37:41 +0000 Apple's latest Lion update stores passwords in cleartext [Update] <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="/images/uploaded/screen+shot+2012-02-06+at+5.01.08+pm_thumb.jpg" alt="" /></div>It appears that in some configurations Lion version 10.7.3 will store the password of any user that logs into the system in a cleartext file, compromising system security. <a href="">Read more...</a> (Christopher White) Sun, 06 May 2012 22:01:45 +0000 Messages won't be available to OS X Lion users after beta <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="/images/news/logos/2450671951265923324li.jpg" alt="" /></div>A new report claims that the just released beta of Apple&#039;s new Messages chat program won&#039;t be available anymore to OS X Lion users after the beta period is completed. <a href="">Read more...</a> (John Callaham) Sat, 18 Feb 2012 00:33:24 +0000 Apple kills 'software update' in Mountain Lion, fights inconsistency <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="/images/news/logos/2450671951265923324li.jpg" alt="" /></div>It&#039;s clear that Apple&#039;s fighting to maintain consistency with Mountain Lion, and they&#039;re unifying their products. However, the company has taken some bold moves to rid itself of software &quot;cruft.&quot; <a href="">Read more...</a> (Owen Williams) Fri, 17 Feb 2012 01:01:42 +0000 ‘Mountain Lion' download only, as OS X shifts to yearly updates <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="/images/news/logos/996709829apple-logo-1.jpg" alt="" /></div>Details are continuing to emerge on Apple&#039;s next Mac operating system update, including confirmation of annual OS X updates, and news that Mountain Lion will only be available via the Mac App Store. <a href="">Read more...</a> (Andy Weir) Thu, 16 Feb 2012 20:19:56 +0000 Milestone for the Mac as it reaches 5% global share <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="/images/news/logos/107402mac.png" alt="" /></div>Apple can celebrate today, with the news that the Macintosh has reached a new milestone: it makes up over 5% of the global computing market, setting itself a new record. <a href="">Read more...</a> (Paul Ferson) Fri, 18 Nov 2011 20:14:44 +0000 Apple is killing the traditional PC faster than you think <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="/images/news/logos/996709829apple-logo-1.jpg" alt="" /></div>Apple is going to kill the desktop and is already working fevorishly in a new direction. If you think we are destined to live by the desktop, you may want to think again...or is it &quot;think differently&quot;? <a href="">Read more...</a> (Brad Sams) Sat, 22 Oct 2011 02:43:27 +0000 Apple generates six million downloads of Mac OS X Lion <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="/images/news/logos/2450671951265923324li.jpg" alt="" /></div>Apple has confirmed it has seen six million downloads of its major Lion update for the Mac OS X operating system since it launched earlier this summer. <a href="">Read more...</a> (John Callaham) Tue, 04 Oct 2011 17:54:31 +0000 Password security flaws in Mac OS X Lion exposed <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>A security blogger expose two flaws in Mac OS X Lion that allows unauthenticated password changes and the acquisition of password hashes by any logged on user. <a href="">Read more...</a> (Denis Wong) Tue, 20 Sep 2011 18:06:19 +0000 OS X Lion fails to check passwords if authenticating via LDAP <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="/images/news/logos/2450671951265923324li.jpg" alt="" /></div>A new vulnerability in OS X Lion has been discovered that allows you to bypass a password if authenticating using LDAP; Apple has reportedly confirmed the bugs existence. <a href="">Read more...</a> (Brad Sams) Wed, 24 Aug 2011 20:43:12 +0000 Apple releases Mac OS X 10.7.1 update <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="/images/news/logos/2450671951265923324li.jpg" alt="" /></div>Shortly after releasing Mac OS X Lion, Apple has released its first major update that addresses a number of issues users have experienced. <a href="">Read more...</a> (Mike Brown) Wed, 17 Aug 2011 09:16:08 +0000 Mac OS X Lion now available on USB drive for $69 <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="/images/news/logos/2450671951265923324li.jpg" alt="" /></div>If you don&#039;t care for downloading software, Apple has now made its new &quot;Lion&quot; update for its Mac OS X operating system available for sale via a USB drive, but it will cost you $69. <a href="">Read more...</a> (John Callaham) Tue, 16 Aug 2011 15:27:38 +0000 Skype for Mac 5.3 adds Lion support, HD video chat <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="/images/news/logos/121527188824.png" alt="" /></div>A new version of Skype for Mac has added support for HD video calling, following the introduction of built-in HD cameras in the Mac lineup earlier this year. <a href="">Read more...</a> (Mike Brown) Mon, 08 Aug 2011 20:16:43 +0000 Could Apple be merging iOS and OS X in 2012? <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="/images/news/logos/996709829apple-logo-1.jpg" alt="" /></div>It&#039;s been suggested that Apple intends to make iOS and OS X more closely related with the release of OS X Lion. According to some reports, they could be considering a complete merger. <a href="">Read more...</a> (Paul Ferson) Sun, 07 Aug 2011 18:15:34 +0000 NVidia driver problems with Lion on 2010 MacBook Pros <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="/images/news/logos/1405844882ap.jpg" alt="" /></div>NVidia drivers are causing major problems with 2010 MacBook Pros that are upgraded to OS X Lion, leading users to complain en masse to Apple. <a href="">Read more...</a> (James Woodfin) Sat, 06 Aug 2011 08:57:21 +0000 Apple to give free Lion USB sticks to some users <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="/images/news/logos/996709829apple-logo-1.jpg" alt="" /></div>Apple will give out USB sticks that have Lion on them if you meet the requirements. Otherwise, expect to shell out or do-it-yourself. <a href="">Read more...</a> (James Woodfin) Fri, 05 Aug 2011 17:37:42 +0000 OS X Lion breaks Adobe products including Photoshop, Flash <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="/images/news/logos/996709829apple-logo-1.jpg" alt="" /></div>The war between Apple and Adobe appears to be continuing. Last year, Apple continuously fired pot shots at Adobe claiming their Flash software causes bad performance, and subsequently announced it would never support the products... <a href="">Read more...</a> (Owen Williams) Fri, 22 Jul 2011 00:45:30 +0000 Mac OS X Lion downloaded 1 million times in first day <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="/images/news/logos/2450671951265923324li.jpg" alt="" /></div>Apple has a lot of fans who apparently want to get their hands on the latest update to the Mac OS X operating system as soon as they possibly can. The company issued a press... <a href="">Read more...</a> (John Callaham) Thu, 21 Jul 2011 22:45:03 +0000 Apple to sell Mac OS X Lion on USB thumb drives <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="/images/news/logos/2450671951265923324li.jpg" alt="" /></div>You weren&rsquo;t alone if you believed that Apple would only be making Mac OS X Lion available to existing customers as a download from the Mac App Store. For Mac users with limited ability to... <a href="">Read more...</a> (Andy Weir) Thu, 21 Jul 2011 01:51:17 +0000 Apple updates iTunes and iWork for OS X, adds 64-bit <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="/images/news/logos/996709829apple-logo-1.jpg" alt="" /></div>Apple today released their latest version of their operating system, OS X Lion to the world via the Mac App Store, and the company is now pushing updates for the platform already. Specifically, Apple has... <a href="">Read more...</a> (Owen Williams) Wed, 20 Jul 2011 23:23:30 +0000 Apple releases Mac OS X Lion; new MacBook Airs, Minis and Displays <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="/images/news/logos/996709829apple-logo-1.jpg" alt="" /></div>Since Apple&rsquo;s WWDC preview back in June, the Apple community has been eagerly awaiting the next version of Mac OS X to hit the Mac App Store &ndash; and today we can finally say that... <a href="">Read more...</a> (Tim Schiesser) Wed, 20 Jul 2011 12:45:28 +0000 Apple OS X Lion to hit App Store tomorrow <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>It was rumored to be happening after signage for Lion was delivered to Apple's retailed stores, and now we've got confirmation. During Apple's earning call this morning, the company's CFO, Peter Oppenheimer, confirmed that Mac... <a href="">Read more...</a> (Owen Williams) Tue, 19 Jul 2011 22:31:00 +0000 OS X Lion signage shows up at retail locations, launching tomorrow? <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>Ever since Apple said that OS X Lion would be shipping in July, it seems that it has been rumored by some individual or website that each day of the month would be the launch... <a href="">Read more...</a> (Brad Sams) Tue, 19 Jul 2011 17:46:01 +0000 OS X Lion Golden Master seeded to developers, launching July 14? <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>Earlier this year Apple showed off the next generation of OS X, Lion. The new platform will bring many new features to the table for Mac users and will also be only available through the... <a href="">Read more...</a> (Brad Sams) Fri, 01 Jul 2011 19:33:57 +0000 Lion discontinues support of Rosetta <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>Apple has dropped support for Rosetta, the system allowing PowerPC applications to run on Intel-based Macintoshes. After having made the switch for their machine architecture five years ago, it comes as no real surprise that... <a href="">Read more...</a> (Paul Ferson) Tue, 14 Jun 2011 17:19:17 +0000 Mac OS X Lion gets a Safari-Only mode <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="/images/news/logos/2450671951265923324li.jpg" alt="" /></div>Apple has included a new Chrome OS-like browser only mode in the latest developer&rsquo;s beta release of Mac OS X Lion which was released last week. According to MacRumors, the new feature shows up on the... <a href="">Read more...</a> (Byron Hinson) Sun, 12 Jun 2011 10:16:14 +0000 iTunes 10.5 for Mac brings 64-bit, fullscreen support <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>In the aftermath of the announcements from yesterday's WWDC, one particular release has seen little publicity. The beta of iTunes 10.5, which was released to developers yesterday, will bring with it iCloud and iOS 5... <a href="">Read more...</a> (Mike Brown) Tue, 07 Jun 2011 15:25:34 +0000 Apple demonstrates Mac OS X Lion <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>At today's WWDC keynote, Apple demonstrated what users can expect from their upcoming operating system release, Mac OS X Lion. Following some new sales figures, Phil Schiller took to the stage to show off what... <a href="">Read more...</a> (Mike Brown) Mon, 06 Jun 2011 17:42:51 +0000 Apple prepares for WWDC conference, iCloud logo revealed <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>As Apple's annual Worldwide Developer's Conference draws ever closer, the wrapping has been taken off the banners for this year. All signs so far are pointing to an appearance from each of the three hottest-rumoured... <a href="">Read more...</a> (Mike Brown) Mon, 06 Jun 2011 10:02:10 +0000 Rumor: Apple to offer some iCloud features for free to Lion users? <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="/images/news/logos/996709829apple-logo-1.jpg" alt="" /></div>Tomorrow is the big day for Apple fans as the keynote address for the Worldwide Developers Conference kicks things off. Apple CEO Steve Jobs is expected to address the keynote and in an unusual move... <a href="">Read more...</a> (John Callaham) Sun, 05 Jun 2011 17:55:35 +0000 Apple to detail iCloud, iOS 5 and OS X Lion on June 6 <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="/images/news/logos/996709829apple-logo-1.jpg" alt="" /></div>Yep, the rumour sheet can now be taken off. Apple has just confirmed via a short press statement that the company has indeed been working on a cloud service (as everyone expected) and will unveil... <a href="">Read more...</a> (Tim Schiesser) Tue, 31 May 2011 13:15:27 +0000 Rumor: Mac OS X 10.7 ready for launch? <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="/images/news/logos/1722235623osx.jpg" alt="" /></div>While there are lots of rumors about Apple's portable devices like the iPhone, the iPod line and the iPad that doesn't mean that the company doesn't have other updates up their sleeve. One of them... <a href="">Read more...</a> (John Callaham) Mon, 30 May 2011 16:43:23 +0000 Amazon Cloud Player unofficially works on iOS <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="/images/news/logos/24991028ap.png" alt="" /></div>Amazon&rsquo;s Cloud Player first hit the scenes back in March and has been met with a positive reaction. Unfortunately, users on the iOS platform were unable to access the cloud and were instead met with... <a href="">Read more...</a> (Christopher White) Sun, 08 May 2011 15:08:40 +0000 Mac OS X Lion will be made available primarily through the Apple App Store <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="/images/news/logos/2450671951265923324li.jpg" alt="" /></div>As anticipated back in March, Mac OS X Lion will be distributed primarily through the app store, reports Apple Insider. Apple has not set a release date for Lion beyond a ''summer 2011'' window. TechCrunch and... <a href="">Read more...</a> (Steven Parker) Thu, 05 May 2011 10:41:42 +0000 Rumour: OS X Lion nearing Golden Master stage <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="/images/news/logos/2450671951265923324li.jpg" alt="" /></div>Apple is reportedly getting ready to issue developers with a near-complete version of Mac OS X 10.7 ''Lion'', less than three months out from the start of a tentative release window for the OS. TechCrunch, without... <a href="">Read more...</a> (Matthew Jones) Sat, 26 Mar 2011 09:15:33 +0000 Hands on: Mac OS X Lion Developer Preview <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>Mac OS X Lion has been a long time coming. While Snow Leopard was released in the summer of 2009, only a year and a half ago, it came without any substantial new features. There... <a href="">Read more...</a> (News Staff) Sat, 26 Feb 2011 20:36:51 +0000 Rosetta, we hardly knew ye: OS X Lion cuts support for PowerPC apps <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>It will hardly come as a surprise to many, but it appears Apple is finally calling time on PowerPC apps with OS X Lion. 9to5mac reports that Rosetta, the compatibility layer that allowed applications compiled for... <a href="">Read more...</a> (Matthew Jones) Sun, 27 Feb 2011 08:34:32 +0000