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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viton
Member since:
2005-08-09

at least until I see where Microsoft is also going with Windows.

Why did you wrote this then?

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moondevil Member since:
2005-07-08

Because so far it is only for the Metro based applications, not for the complete OS like Apple is doing.

Second, my employer targets Windows and enterprise level UNIX systems (HP-UX, Aix, Solaris, and Linux), so even if I stop using Windows at home, I'll have it at my employer customers.

EDIT: typo

Edited 2012-02-17 11:39 UTC

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viton Member since:
2005-08-09

Because so far it is only for the Metro based applications, not for the complete OS like Apple is doing.

Apple is doing the same as Vista UAC did 5 years ago. It just warns user about non-signed executables.

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