Is OS X Mountain Lion free? Kind of

Over the past decade Apple has made a complete turnaround, going from chasing to PC manufacturers to being the manufacturer every other company strives to be. This is largely in part due to the OS X operating system. At the end of July, Apple released the newest version of OS X – Mountain Lion, and there are some users who can get it for free.

Businesses should consider Apple

Apple has long been popular with the designer crowd, producing sleek and beautiful computers and software that turns out equally beautiful output. In the past few years, starting with the introduction of the iPhone and more powerful computers like the Macbook Pro and Mac Mini, Apple has started to grab the attention of small businesses and regular consumers alike.

Avoid Mac slow down, unplug hard drive

The external hard drive is one of the most common peripherals owned by Mac users. It becomes an extension of the system allowing you to store more data without investing in costly internal hard drive upgrades. While there are many positive benefits they can bring to your system, there’s one drawback: they can slow your Mac down.

Ready or not, here comes another OS X

The mountain lion is often seen as a formidable cat, it’s highly adaptive and found in almost every major ecosystem in North and South America. These traits are what Apple is going for with its next version of OS X, Mountain Lion. With a scheduled release a few months from now, there are a number of features that will give small businesses the opportunity to roar.