The previous major release of OS X, Mountain Lion, was largely a hit, boosting the system's feature set and security; however, it also mangled some iOS features into the mix that didn't work terribly well, such as iCloud documents, and a sub-standard full-screen mode.Still, that didn't stop OS X Mountain Lion enjoying strong sales. According to Apple, more than three million...
(17 days ago)
The Black Hills mountain lion season may be over but at least one lion and her kitten are missing from the final tally of 61 kills.
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For the first time, California state wildlife officials have clear rules in place to deal with problem mountain lions short of killing them. This mountain lion was collared in an earlier study in New Mexico by UC Davis wildlife biologists who are now collaring lions in the Peninsular Ranges. A mountain lion roams in a wildlife reserve in the early morning about seven miles...
(2 months and 23 days ago)
Time to answer a reader's question, this one relating to Apple's OS X 10.8 'Mountain Lion' operating system. I've just bought a new Mac and noticed that it doesn't come with a DVD containing OS X 10.8 'Mountain Lion'--it doesn't even have a DVD drive! I'm worried that if something happens to my Mac's drive, I won't be able to get my system up and running. Is there a way I...
(3 months and 7 days ago)
Two people reported seeing a mountain lion in a South Lake Tahoe meadow last week.
(1 month ago)
A young mountain lion is trapped in an aqueduct near May Avenue in Santa Cruz.Santa Cruz police and members of the Puma Project at UCSC and WildRescue of Moss Landing are on scene awaiting state Fish and Wildlife officials in hopes of moving the mountain lion back to nature.
(7 days ago)
Apple’s Worldwide Developers Conference is just over the horizon, and many of us are expecting to hear something about the future of Mac OS X. With that in mind, we cast our minds back to last year’s introduction of Mountain Lion. At the time, many of us were excited about features like integration with iMessages, Notification Center, and AirPlay Mirroring, but a year...
(19 hours ago)
BOISE – Three next-door neighbors in east Boise have had their small dogs attacked by a mountain lion in their fenced backyards in the past two weeks, and two of the dogs have died. The attacks happened in Surprise Valley, a neighborhood on the city’s eastern edge that backs up to native sagebrush land. This is the first mountain lion incident reported in Boise this spring,...
(1 day ago)
Apple has patched Java for the aged OS X Snow Leopard and tweaked Safari to give users more control over what websites they let run the vulnerability plagued Oracle software. Oracle on Tuesday shipped an update for Java 6 and Java 7 to patch up to 42 bugs—the number depends on the version and platform—for Windows and OS X. Because Apple maintains Java 6 for OS X—unlike Java...
(1 month and 5 days ago)
Since I often take the minority view, I am used to receiving lots of hate mail. Regarding Apple, the hate mail I receive usually spikes when I write that Apple is overly dependent on subsidies from phone carriers or when I write that my research shows Apple is facing headwinds with less affluent consumers. Of course, I also receive some intelligent and insightful emails,...
(2 months and 21 days ago)
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