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How Do You Scroll On A Trackpad?

On July 21, 2011, the day before Joe Brown began his 1.5 years as editor-in-chief of Gizmodo US, he wrote 16 moving and influential words. "Fuck Natural Scrolling. This Is Bullshit. Yours truly, a concerned Lion user. Returning to unnatural scrolling." Lion had debuted almost two months prior, introducing natural or inverted scrolling. Ever since that fateful summer of 2011, Windows users have been finding ways to adopt it, and tonnes of Mac users have happily adjusted. Read More >>

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This Is What Happens When a Lion Steals Your Camera

We all worry from time to time about having our tech stolen. But when Ed Hetherington travelled to Zimbabwe for a wildlife photography adventure, he probably didn't expect to have his camera snatched by a lion. Read More >>

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Factoid: 10 per cent of Macs Now Roaring With Mountain Lion

It seems to be the case that if you make an update cheap and easily accessible then people will flock to the latest and greatest, which evidently is true as the speed of Mountain Lion's adoption is unprecedented for Apple's OS X. Read More >>

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Why the Cloud Sucks, by Steve Wozniak

I've had too many personal experiences get messed up just because companies change things on the cloud. I've come to a depressed state of feeling that I own nothing on the cloud and have no ability to keep things working the way they do. Features change and get dropped, things you depend on disappear, etc. And no company will ever take responsibility. It's rare to ever get told what really happened. Read More >>

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Download the Apple OS X 10.7.4 Lion Update Now

Apple just pushed out the 10.7.4 update for OS, with some minor bug fixes and a patch to security issues. Nothing major, but it'll hold you over until Mountain Lion finally hits. Read More >>

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OS X Bug Exposes Lion Log-In Details in Clear Text

With a recent Lion security update which was part of Mac OS X 10.7.3, Apple managed to roll out a debug file that—with some very specific configurations—can leave passwords stored in a log file in clear text. Read More >>

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Messages Will Be a Mountain Lion-Only Exclusive After Beta

It seems Messages really is just a beta for Lion and will never see a production release on OS X 10.7, at least according to a bit of digging done by the French Mac-hounds over at Consomac. Read More >>

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Ugh. God. Why Is Apple Making Everything Look like an Ugly Wild West?

Yeee-haw, Apple buckaroos! Whooz ready for some good timin', multitaskin'? Who wants their iPhone served up with a hot bucket'a grits? HOOOOOOOOOOO BOY. Jonny Ive's deep in the hooch pan again? Saddle up, grab yer partner, and let's make some truck-ugly apps! Read More >>

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