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Latest Mac OS X beta indicates upcoming 802.11ac Wi-Fi support

The latest beta of Mac OS X 10.8.4 includes the string “802.11ac channel” within the bowels of its code, a report by 9to5Mac claims. This discovery suggests the Apple’s next generation of Macs may feature 802.11ac hardware, corroborating previous rumors. Additionally,…

Apple issues first Mountain Lion maintenance update

Apple today released the first maintenance update for its new OS X 10.8 Mountain Lion operating system. Weighing in at just 24.2MB, OS X 10.8.1 is somewhat of a minor update that includes general operating system fixes to improve stability and…

Firmware update enables Power Nap for Macbook Air, Retina MBP

To the dismay of some users, Power Nap -- Apple's whimsically named, sleep-like power state which quietly polls for updates -- was curiously absent from Mountain Lion's official release yesterday. Today though, the company rolled out an SMC update which adds…