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Google Drive/Photos client drops support for OS X Mountain Lion - PiunikaWeb (blog)

Until and unless you are happy with the older versions of Backup and Sync, which are no longer supported (meaning they won't receive any updates), we suggest you update your macOS to 10.9 Mavericks or later. Moving on, as for other changes included in ...

How to 'AirDrop' Between Windows, macOS, iOS, and Android Devices - Lifehacker

When it comes to file management, Apple fans have had it easy. Ever since Apple debuted AirDrop in OS X Lion, way back in July of 2011, moving files around your linked desktop and laptop systems (and iPhones and iPads) couldn't be any easier. Windows ...

Here's How to Force Your Mac to Run Only in 64-bit Mode - The Mac Observer

Prior to 2003 the Mac operating system was 32-bit, but that changed with Mac OS X Panther and the introduction of 64-bit support. When Mac OS X Lion was released in 2011, 64-bit was the default, although even macOS High Sierra still supports 32-bit apps.

How to use AirDrop with iOS and macOS - Computerworld

If only transferring large and small files was as simple as sending a Tweet – while being as private as handing something physical to another person. The good news? With Apple's AirDrop (available in iOS and macOS devices) it already is. Here is ...

Revisiting the forgotten history of obscure Apple accessories - 9to5Mac

OS X Lion was the first version of Apple's desktop operating system to ship after the release of the Mac App Store, and the first version of OS X not distributed on DVD. To accommodate users unable to upgrade by digital download, Apple offered the OS X ...

What Would it Be Like to Go Back to macOS Snow Leopard? - The Mac Observer

Lion. Mac OS X 10.7 Lion got off on the wrong foot by trying to move users away from the file operation “Save As…” and created a firestorm that has long since subsided. Newly introduced was AirDrop, full screen apps, Mission Control (which unified ...

The Mac, The Myth, The Legend: How Snow Leopard became synonymous with reliability - 9to5Mac

Shortly after the July 2011 release of Mac OS X Lion, Snow Leopard's successor, some Mac users were already looking back nostalgically. Tweets from as early as August 2011 refer to Lion as a “step back.” The popularity of Snow Leopard wasn't the result ...

Apple Seeds First Beta of macOS High Sierra 10.13.3 to Developers [Update: Public Beta Available] - Mac Rumors

First OSx came 2001 and current version is just an evolution of that made by updating it yearly. Yeah, it's annoying. The 10.x versions are always quite large updates that break a lot of third-party stuff and introduce bugs. I'm mainly sick of all my ...

Leaping Into a System Upgrade - New York Times

The company says Macs that are running at least OS X 10.8 (Mountain Lion) — and that meet the hardware requirements for the new software — can upgrade directly to High Sierra (also known as macOS 10.13). As for those hardware requirements, Apple ...

You Might Want to Install macOS High Sierra Right Away as Apple Patches a Number of Security Flaws, Inc Encryption ... - Wccftech

Available for: OS X Lion 10.8 and later. Impact: A previously denied application firewall setting may take effect after upgrading. Description: An upgrade issue existed in the handling of firewall settings. This issue was addressed through improved ...

macOS 10.13 High Sierra Now Available: When Should You Upgrade? - TidBITS

Apple has now released macOS 10.13 High Sierra via the Mac App Store for Macs running at least OS X 10.8 Mountain Lion, going back to the MacBook and iMac from late 2009 and the MacBook Air, MacBook Pro, Mac mini, and Mac Pro from 2010. (These ...

Dropbox Dropping Support for Older Operating Systems - TidBITS

The Mac systems include those running Mac OS X 10.6 Snow Leopard through 10.8 Mountain Lion; Windows Vista systems will also lose desktop support on that date. Not that it matters much, but you won't be able to download or install the Dropbox desktop ...

Apple Updates Mac Printer Drivers for Canon, Epson, Brother, Lexmark - The Mac Observer

Canon Printer Drivers v3.4 for OS X – (Lion OS X 10.7 “or later”); Epson Printer Drivers v3.3 for OS X – (Lion OS X 10.7 through Yosemite OS X 10.10 “or later”); Canon Laser Printer Drivers 3.2 for OS X – (Lion OS X 10.7 through El Capitan OS X 10.11) ...

Buy and Download Apple Mac OS X 10.7 Lion - European Communications (press release)

at Apple Mac OS X 10.7 Lion 31; Englund at 868 & n. 13. After the coding, is finished the programmer will run the program, on the computer in order to find and, correct any logical and syntactical errors. We appreciated the app�s useful Apple Mac OS X ...

macOS: Putting a Recovery Partition on Your Mac (Without Reinstalling macOS) - The Mac Observer (blog)

Sometimes, we break things. It's unfortunate, but true. If you've somehow managed to delete or mangle your Recovery partition beyond recognition, there's still hope. For versions of OS X and macOS from Lion 10.7 and up, there's a script called Recovery ...

macOS 10.12.4 Recovery mode now able to install latest compatible version - AppleInsider (press release) (blog)

... still done by hitting Command-R during startup, restores a Mac to the original version of macOS/OS X that that the machine shipped with, blogger Thomas Brand noted on Thursday. The original behavior had been in place since OS X Lion, which shipped ...

How to create a macOS virtual machine easily — and for free - Mac Kung Fu

The way around this is to create a macOS/OS X virtual machine as described above, and then USE THAT to open Mac App Store and download the older versions of OS X. For some reason Apple doesn't bother checking if you're using a virtual machine to ...

Your Mac is not malware-proof: a look at the threats and defenses - Naked Security

Gatekeeper is a new feature in Mountain Lion and OS X Lion v10.7.5 that builds on OS X's existing malware checks to help protect Macs from malware and misbehaving apps downloaded from the internet. Wu said the lab intercepts a lot of PUA families that ...

Anyone With Your Mac Can Bypass Your Password Unless You Do This - How-To Geek (blog)

This option was removed back in OS X Lion, but you can still access the same password-reset utility in recovery mode by selecting Utilities > Terminal, typing resetpassword into the terminal window, and pressing Enter. This would allow anyone with ...

Open Third-Party Apps from Unidentified Developers in macOS - GadgetHacks

Apple has a built-in way to protect you from opening up potentially malicious apps on your computer in Mac OS X Lion, Mountain Lion, Mavericks, Yosemite, El Capitan, and macOS Sierra. This setting, named Gatekeeper, will never stop you from installing ...

Mac OS X Lion is the eighth major release of Mac OS X , Apple's desktop and server operating system for Macintosh computers.

Mac OS X 10.7 Lion
A version of the Mac OS X operating system
OS X Lion icon.png
Mac OSX Lion screen.png
Screenshot of Mac OS X 10.7 Lion
Developer Apple Inc.
OS family
Source model Closed, with open source components
Released to
manufacturing
July 20, 2011; 5 years ago (2011-07-20)
Latest release 10.7.5 (Build 11G63) / October 4, 2012; 4 years ago (2012-10-04)
Update method Apple Software Update
Platforms x86-64
Kernel type Hybrid (XNU)
License Apple Public Source License (APSL) and Apple end-user license agreement (EULA)
Preceded by Mac OS X 10.6 Snow Leopard
Succeeded by Mac OS X 10.8 Mountain Lion
Official website Mac OS X 10.7 Lion at the Wayback Machine (archived June 9, 2012)
Support status
Unsupported as of about October 2014; iTunes support ended in September 2015

Mac OS X Lion (version 10.7; marketed as Mac OS X 10.7 Lion) is the eighth major release of Mac OS X (now named macOS), Apple's desktop and server operating system for Macintosh computers.

A preview of Mac OS X 10.7 Lion was publicly unveiled at the "Back to the Mac" Apple Special Event on October 20, 2010. It brings many developments made in Apple's iOS, such as an easily navigable display of installed applications, to the Mac, and includes support for the Mac App Store, as introduced in Mac OS X Snow Leopard version 10.6.6. On February 24, 2011, the first developer's preview of Lion (11A390) was released to subscribers to the Apple Developer program. Other developer previews were subsequently released, with Lion Preview 4 (11A480b) being released at WWDC 2011.

Lion was released to manufacturing on July 1, 2011, followed by its final release via the Mac App Store on July 20, 2011. Apple reported over one million Lion sales on the first day of its release. As of October 2011, Mac OS X Lion had sold over six million copies worldwide.

Mac OS X Lion - Is It Still Useful?

This week, it's another installment of the "Is It Still Useful?" series, and in this episode, we'll be taking a look at Mac OS X 10.7 Lion to determine if it is still a ...

Apple Special Event 2010 - Mac OS X Lion Introduction

Mac OS X Lion (version 10.7; marketed as OS X Lion) is the eighth major release of Mac OS X, Apple's desktop and server operating system for Macintosh ...

Mac OSX Lion How to do a Clean Install

How to make a clean install of Mac OSX Lion with a USB memory stick. Useful Links My 2nd Channel http://www.youtube.com/dailytechtv Website ...

Steve Jobs previews OS X Lion & MacBook Air - Apple Special Event (2010)

Steve Jobs unveiled a plethora of new stuff such as iLife '11, OS X Lion, the Mac App Store and one more thing... new MacBook Airs. HIGHLIGHTS: 00:00.

OS X Mountain Lion - Is It Still Useful?

To kick off the new year, we'll put OS X Mountain Lion, version 10.8, through its paces and see if this 5-year-old operating system can still be used in 2017, ...

OS X Lion First Impressions: It Sucks

Here is my reaction to using Lion for about 3 hours. Worst user interface Apple has ever done. Check out my follow up video ...