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OS X global market share passes Windows Vista

According to the latest monthly totals from web metrics firm Net Applications, global usage of Apple’s (AAPL) Mac OS X platform overtook that of Microsoft’s (MSFT) Windows Vista in the month of August. The >>

OS X Mountain Lion GM now available for developers

Apple on Monday made the near-final Gold Master version of its upcoming OS X 10.8 Mountain Lion operating system available to developers. OS X 10.8 Mountain Lion includes hundreds of new features, most >>

'Apple's devices are like beautiful crystal prisons'

Apple makes use of a number of open source technologies in its software products, but operating systems like iOS and OS X are hardly considered “open.” Apple has tight control over nearly every >>

Security firm claims OS X is 'really vulnerable' to malware

Security firm Kaspersky Lab has begun to independently examine Apple’s Mac OS X platform and found that it’s highly vulnerable to malware. “As Mac OS X market share continues to increase, we expect cyber-criminals >>

Pre-launch Windows 8 usage doubles that of OS X Mountain Lion

Since Microsoft released its Windows 8 Consumer Preview in February, millions of users have downloaded the software giant’s latest operating system, which looks to carefully blend its existing mobile and desktop experiences into >>