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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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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moondevil Member since:

How is this the same?

UAC is the way Windows does sudo like privilege escalation if you don't use "runas" or "run as administrator".

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viton Member since:

UAC asks you to perform the action that can damage your computer.
Explorer signature check (XP SP2)
This is that OS X does now.

Edited 2012-02-17 19:35 UTC

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