Linked by Thom Holwerda on Thu 16th Feb 2012 14:46 UTC
Mac OS X Well, this is a surprise. Several websites have a preview up of Apple's next Mac OS X release - it's called Mountain Lion, and continues the trend of bringing over functionality from iOS to Mac OS X. Lots of cool stuff in here we've all seen before on iPhones and iPads, including one very, very controversial feature: Gatekeeper. Starting with Mac OS X 10.8, Apple's desktop operating system will be restricted to Mac App Store and Apple-signed applications by default (with an opt-out switch), following in Windows 8's footsteps.
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Still not quite convinced...
by jebb on Fri 17th Feb 2012 06:31 UTC
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In other news, Apple go out of their way to please the bearded, Birkenstock-wearing part of their user-base (you know, these Apple users who have Terminal on their dock):
http://kennethreitz.com/xcode-gcc-and-homebrew.html

Kind of makes me side with the commenters seeing these as yet another "security" improvement that'll always be easy to disable. I'll admit the whole thing leaves a funny taste in my mouth, though...

Edited 2012-02-17 06:32 UTC

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