Apple Quickly Updates Malware Definitions to Detect New SMS Scam Trojan

Mac Rumors:

Mountain Lion Downloads Top Three Million

Apple:

“Just a year after the incredibly successful introduction of Lion, customers have downloaded Mountain Lion over three million times in just four days, making it our most successful release ever,” said Philip Schiller, Apple’s senior vice president of Worldwide Marketing.

I’ve had no problems so far.

Mountain Lion Captures 3.2% Share in First 48 Hours

Chitika:

It is rather impressive for an operating system to capture 3.2% of market web usage after just 48 hours on the market. Such figures are likely supported by a relatively low price point for the operating system as well as an expansive list of desired feature improvements.

We Mac users are a fanatic bunch.

Mountain Lion Facts (Humor)

By Joy of Tech

How to Re-Download OS X Mountain Lion Installer from the Mac App Store

How to Re-Download OS X Mountain Lion Installer from the Mac App Store

Nice tip by OS X Daily. If you don’t want to re-download, make sure to copy the installer before running the installation process. Once Mountain Lion is installed, it erases the file downloaded from the Mac App Store, just like Lion did.

Apple updates iMovie, iPhoto and Safari

This just appeared on my MacBook running Lion:

 

It brings stability and security updates, as well as bringing these apps to be Mountain Lion compatible and giving some of the Safari features to Lion users. It’s available now through Software Update.

Apple releases Mountain Lion on the Mac App Store

 

If you’re having trouble getting it, be patient, the servers are getting hammered. Here you have a direct link.

 

 

Mountain Lion comes out tomorrow, July 25 2012.

Apple:

“We’re thrilled with record sales of 17 million iPads in the June quarter,” said Tim Cook, Apple’s CEO. “We’ve also just updated the entire MacBook line, will release Mountain Lion tomorrow and will be launching iOS 6 this Fall. We are also really looking forward to the amazing new products we’ve got in the pipeline.”

Remember to back up and to check that all your important apps will run.

How to prepare for Google’s acquisition of Sparrow

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Exactly what I did. Via BoingBoing

Sparrow for Mac is half price this weekend.

Half price (regularly at $9.99) and Retina Display ready. Mac App Store