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How to resolve a “Partition Failed” error in Mac OSX

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I had set up my MacBook Pro with Windows 8 using Bootcamp running along side a Mountain Lion OSX installation. The Bootcamp touchpad drivers for Windows 8 have not yet been fully updated so using Windows 8 is…

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OS X 10.8.1 Addresses MacBook Pro Battery Issue

For most users Mac users, the OS X Mountain Lion launch has been virtually pain-free and exceptionally well executed. Nevertheless, not everyone made the transition sans hiccups and the single most-widely reported issue to date has been poor…

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Mac OS X 10.8 Flaws: Mountain Lion Still has Issues

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Apple’s OS X 10.7 Lion was a substantial upgrade, with a ton of new features and improvements that gave users a premium desktop experience. Apple’s latest feline offering, OS X 10.8 Mountain Lion, has been generally well received, but…

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Mountain Lion Battery Bug Cuts Down Battery Life By 50%

The Cupertino-based company has once again managed to hit the nail right in the head, at least when it comes to the latest Mac OS X version: 10.8 Mountain Lion. After hundreds of users complained on the official…

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Should I Upgrade to OS X Mountain Lion? In a Word, Yes

First off, a confession — I have been running Mountain Lion for months, since the first Developer Preview shipped. Aside from some early glitches rectified in subsequent beta releases, OS X 10.8 has been pretty much golden. With…

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Mountain Lion Roars! 3 Million Downloads in Four Days

Upgraded to OS X Mountain Lion yet? More than 3 million of your friends and neighbors have, and the reviews have been overwhelming positive. Further, whereas some folks taking part in the Mac Up to Date program have…

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Apple Launches Mac OS X 10.8 Mountain Lion for Download

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The latest version of Apple’s desktop platform, the Mac OS X, is now live. Known as the “Mountain Lion”, this update comes with the 10.8 build number and it’s available for full-download right away or, just a regular…

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Mountain Lion Launch: Apple Stores Holding Overnight July 24

Reasonable folk have been saying for weeks that Apple will ship OS X Mountain Lion, the next-generation Mac operating system, the day after the company announces results for its third fiscal quarter — just like it did last…

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Apple Delivers OS X Mountain Lion Golden Master

At this year’s Worldwide Developer Conference, Apple said its next-generation Mac operating system, OS X 10.8, would ship in July. Ever since, developers have been anxiously awaiting the release of Mountain Lion Golden Master, a necessary leveling step…

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Mountain Lion Release Date Is July 25, Say Reasonable Folk

Which coincidentally enough is the day after Apple has said it will announce Third Quarter Fiscal Results and that is how events played out last year for the OS X Lion launch. Scheduling the OS X Mountain Lion…

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