All items tagged with "OS X 10.8"

Hiss Pipes Growl Alerts To Mountain Lion Notification Center

Hiss Pipes Growl Alerts To Mountain Lion Notification Center

Hiss integrates Growl into Notification Center on OX X 10.8

If you went ahead and loaded the developer preview of OS X 10.8 Mountain Lion onto your Mac, you likely already played around with the new Notification Center. Until you got bored and fired up Growl once again so you could enjoy notifications from all your apps, not just Mail and Calendar. Wouldn’t it be great, though, if all those Growl-capable apps could talk to Notification Center instead? With Hiss, they can.

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OS X Mountain Lion Could Make Many Popular Third-Party Apps Completely Obsolete

OS X Mountain Lion Could Make Many Popular Third-Party Apps Completely Obsolete

Goodbye Growl, hello Notifications

Apple’s new version of OS X, 10.8 Mountain Lion, bakes in a lot of new features that may make existing third-party apps obsolete. Notification Center, Reminders, Messages and Twitter all step on the toes of independent developers. And worst of all, these apps come from some of the most popular categories in the App Store.

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OS X 10.8 Is Coming, Already In Testing At Apple!

OS X 10.8 Is Coming, Already In Testing At Apple!

If you’d asked me to bet on it, I would have said that OS X 10.7 Lion would be the last iteration of the Big Cat family. After all, where else is there to go? All of OS X’s releases have been named after successively bigger cats, and with Lion, Apple finally reached the biggest cat of them all.

Apparently, though, Apple envisions at least one more version of OS X before retiring the Big Cat OS once and for all. MacRumors reports that Apple is already testing OS X 10.8 internally.

Any bets on what the next version of OS X will be called? There aren’t any bigger cats, at least not without dipping a toe into cryptozoology, which would be awesome. I still favor ‘Manticore.’