Apple admitted the security attack to most of their employees and the vulnerability in Mac OS X. This malware was designed to attack Mac computers and it spread through a website for software developers.
This is the widest known cyber-attacks targeting Apple computers that are used by corporations. Hackers have traditionally forced on attacking Windows OS, however over the past couple of years attacks have turned towards Apple as the company gains market share.
Apple released the following statement: “Java for OS X 2013-001 delivers improved security, reliability, and compatibility for Java SE 6. Java for OS X 2013-001 supersedes all previous versions of Java for OS X.”
Apple announced that there were over a million downloads and purchases of Mac OS X Lion in the 1st day.
Philip Schiller, Apple’s Sr. V.P. of Worldwide Product marketing said that, “Lion is a huge step forward, it’s not only packed with innovative features but it’s incredibly easy for users to update their Macs to the best OS we’ve ever made.”
Wow, I can’t believe Mac OS X turned 10 today. I remember going to COMPUSA; at that time COMPUSA was the best store for Apple products, it was the Apple Store before the Apple Store. COMPUSA partnered with Apple and Apple had it’s own section in the store, the concept was a store within a store.
In the press release Steve Jobs described Mac OS X as the most important software from Apple since the Macintosh. He also said, “We can’t wait for Mac users around the globe to experience its stability, power and elegance.
Mac OS X was built off NeXTSTEP. NeXTSTEP was develop by NeXT a company founded by Steve Jobs, Apple bought NeXT in 1996.
All versions of Mac OS X were named after big cats: Cheetah, Puma, Jaguar, Panther, Tiger, Leopard, Snow Leopard and the Lion will be available in the summer, it was released to developers Feb. 24, 2011.
Apple updated the MacBook Pro. The MacBook Pro updated features are: Thunderbolt, Facetime, HD Camera and Intel Sandy Bridge processors.
Thunderbolt Technology I/O (Input/Output) was developed by Intel. According to Apple Thunderbolt is, “The next generation of I/O, it will connect high peripherals and resolution displays to a single port and data transfer rates up to 10 Gbps.
The processors in the 15 and 17 inch MacBook is Intel i7 quad core. The 13 inch will have the i5 or i7 dual core processors.
The graphic were updated to AMD Radeon. AMD Radeon graphics processors are up to 3 times the performance of the previous Nvidia graphics.
Facetime HD was also added this feature will allow you to make phone calls like the iPhone 4 or iPod Touch.