Reviews & hands-on

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    Apple OS X Mavericks review

    By 23 October 2013

    The latest Apple OS X operating system, version 10.9, better known as Mavericks, has arrived. And it's a free upgrade to anyone running OS X Snow Leopard and above. Not only does Mavericks kill off the animal-based naming system, it also promises a host...

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    Facebook in OS X Mountain Lion details, we go hands-on

    By 25 July 2012

    Apple has confirmed to Pocket-lint that Facebook will be joining Twitter in being given system-level access to allow you to check and make status updates from anywhere at the click of a button. We've been playing with a developer preview of the new feature...

  • Laptops 4.5 out of 5

    Apple OS X Mountain Lion review

    By 25 July 2012

    Mountain Lion is Apple's latest operating system and according to Apple heralds a new dawn in computing. Costing just £13.99, the question is not why should you upgrade, but what shiny new features will you get? We've been living with the full retail...

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    First Look: Apple OS X Mountain Lion review

    By 6 March 2012

    You always hear about the lion roaring, about the big noise the big cat makes, but you never really hear about the mountain lion. It is more of a reclusive animal, and it is fair to say that Apple’s OS X Mountain Lion takes a lot of cues from its namesake....

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    OS X Mountain Lion detailed as dev build goes live and we go hands-on

    By 16 February 2012

    Apple has announced the release of the developer preview of the next version of its OS X operating system - Mountain Lion - on Thursday, giving developers and Mac users a sneak peek into what is to come when the new OS launches in the summer. Key to...

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    Apple Mac OS X Lion review

    By 20 July 2011

    Apple’s latest cat is out the bag and ready to roar. But should you upgrade and is it worth the cash? We’ve been living with the new OS since its first beta outing earlier in the year to find out. And now that the final version is out and ready to...

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    First Look: Mac OS X Lion review

    By 1 March 2011

    Apple’s new Operating System, Mac OS X Lion, has roared into existence and ready to download if you’re a member of Apple’s developer programme. While there are still months to go before the official launch, we downloaded the preview build to see...

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    Apple OS X Snow Leopard - Mac review

    By 28 August 2009

    The latest update to Apple's OS X, Snow Leopard, is finally unleashed upon the world. At £25 you might not need to question whether there is any reason to wait before you rush out to buy it. As the name suggests, Snow Leopard builds on a foundation already...

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    Apple Mac OS X Leopard - Mac review

    By 25 October 2007

    So the wait is finally over, Apple's latest Operating system is here and you've got the decision to make as to whether you should upgrade or run for cover until you are forced to do so. Should you upgrade? Pocket-lint braved the install. Unlike Microsoft's...