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Today in Apple history: The seeds of OS X are sown

Today in Apple history: The seeds of OS X are sown

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November 25, 1996: A midlevel manager at NeXT contacts Apple about the possibility of Cupertino licensing NeXT’s OpenStep operating system. Garrett L. Rice’s communication with Ellen Hancock, Apple’s chief technology officer, is the first formal step in a long process. It ultimately leads to Apple buying NeXT, the creation of OS X, and Steve Jobs

Nikon Wireless Transmitter Utility, Camera Control Pro 2 and ViewNX-i/Capture NX-D updates released

Nikon Wireless Transmitter Utility, Camera Control Pro 2 and ViewNX-i/Capture NX-D updates released

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Nikon released new software updates for Wireless Transmitter Utility, Camera Control Pro 2 and ViewNX-i/Capture NX-D: Wireless Transmitter Utility Version 1.8.1 Added support for the Z 6. Added support for macOS version 10.14 (Mojave). Ended support for OS X version 10.11. Camera Control Pro 2 Version 2.28.0 This software is for current owners of Camera Control Pro 2.

Celebrate Half-Life's 20th Birthday With This New Trailer For Black Mesa: Xen

Celebrate Half-Life's 20th Birthday With This New Trailer For Black Mesa: Xen

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Time seems to fly right on by sometimes, especially when reminiscing about classic video games that don't seem all that far in the rear view mirror. So it goes with Half-Life. Developed by Valve, it's now been two decades since publisher Sierra Studios released the game for PC (it was later ported to the PlayStation 2, OS X, and Linux). To

New iPad Pro bend test

New iPad Pro bend test

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The new iPad Pro looks pretty cool (I'd buy one if it also ran OS X). But how durable is it? Jerry of Jerry Rig everything puts it (and the Apple Pencil) to his classic durability test by scratching, burning, and bending the gear. The iPad Pro fails the bend test. Jerry said it "folds like a piece of paper."

Want to use one drive between a Mac and Windows PC? Partitions are your best bet

Want to use one drive between a Mac and Windows PC? Partitions are your best bet

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Compatibility issues between Microsoft Windows and Apple Mac OS X may have diminished sharply over the years, but that doesn't mean they've completely disappeared. Here's how to make an external drive work between both operating systems.

Nikon Z6 manual now available, ViewNX-i, Capture NX-D and other software updates released

Nikon Z6 manual now available, ViewNX-i, Capture NX-D and other software updates released

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The Nikon Z6 manual is now available online. Nikon also released several software updates: ViewNX-i Version 1.3.1 Added support for the Z 6. Added support for macOS version 10.14 (Mojave). Ended support for OS X 10.11. Nikon Message Center 2 (Mac) Version 2.3.1 Nikon Message Center 2 now requires macOS 10.12.6 (Sierra) or later. Picture Control

OneDrive support is ending for OS X 10.10 and 10.11 on February 1

OneDrive support is ending for OS X 10.10 and 10.11 on February 1

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Microsoft announced today that it will be ending support for OneDrive on some older versions of macOS on February 1. The client will continue to work, but new installations will be blocked. Read more...

Wot I Think: Football Manager 2019

Wot I Think: Football Manager 2019

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Developer: Sports Interactive Publisher: Sega Release: Out now! On: Windows and Mac OS X From: Steam For: £37.99, $49.99, 54.99€ For those without much free time or a pre-existing, intimate understanding of its framework, understanding Football Manager’s enormous locker room of riches has been a problem. You might be the most eager wannabe digital gaffer

Mac mini (Late 2014) Review

Mac mini (Late 2014) Review

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The Mac mini (late 2014 edition) is an affordable and attractive OS X machine, though it sacrifices the upgradability of previous models.

Hackaday Links: October 28, 2018

Hackaday Links: October 28, 2018

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Steve Jobs was actually a good designer and CEO. This is a statement that would have been met with derision in 2010, with stories of a ‘reality distortion field’. We’re coming up on a decade in the post-Jobs era, and if there’s one thing the last seven or eight years can tell us, it’s that Jobs really, really knew how to make stuff people wanted. Apart from the iPhone, OS X, and the late 90s redesign of their desktops, the most impressive thing Jobs ever did was NeXT. Now there’s book that describes the minutia of all NeXT hardware. Thanks …read more

Today in Apple history: OS X Panther claws its way onto Macs

Today in Apple history: OS X Panther claws its way onto Macs

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October 25, 2003: Mac OS X Panther arrives on Macs, bringing a number of useful new features. Exposé lets users instantly view all open windows at once. The new iChat AV allows users to talk with audio and video as well as text. Plus, the Mac OS upgrade makes Safari Apple’s default web browser for the

Today in Apple history: OS 9 is ‘classic Mac’ operating system’s last stand

Today in Apple history: OS 9 is ‘classic Mac’ operating system’s last stand

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October 23, 1999: Apple releases Mac OS 9, the last version of the classic Mac operating system before the company will make the leap to OS X a couple years later. It does not veer far from OS 8 in terms of look and feel. However, OS 9 adds a few nifty features that make

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