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The End of Mac

By Jesus Diaz on at

The latest Mac OS X is now just OS X. The "Mac" is now gone. It's a clear declaration of intentions. The end of Macintosh — the desktop metaphor that reigned supreme for more than two decades — is near.

OS X 10.8 Mountain Lion: Looking More iOS-Like Than Ever

By Sam Biddle on at

Seemingly out of nowhere, Mountain Lion, the next version of the Apple's OS X operating system, is formally in the works and will be on our computers later this summer. Most intriguing is that it will further blur the lines between iOS and OS X, bringing apps like Messages, Notes, and Reminders along with utilities such as Notification Center and — finally — AirPlay mirroring from your Mac.

Barclays Launches Money-Texting App Pingit

By Gary Cutlack on at

Barclays has launched cross-platform smartphone app Barclays Pingit, which lets BlackBerry, iPhone and Android users transfer money to each other not by the modern NFC system, but by good, old-fashioned text messaging.

Was the Windows 8 UI Designed on a Mac?

By Andrew Tarantola on at

This is Bill Flora. He helped lead the team credited with designing Metro, the tile-based Windows Phone UI that will constitute the core of Windows 8's interface on touch-screen devices. Flora is understandably proud of his creation, "It was fresh." he told CNet, "It wasn't Apple." That's good because apparently everything else on his desk is.