Articles Tagged apple

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Apple Tried to Hire Linus Torvalds, Kill Linux

Could you imagine a world without Linux? Such a thought could have been stark reality had Apple managed to successfully recruit Linus Torvalds back in 2000.

21 March 2012

3 Features New to OS X 10.8 Mountain Lion That Ubuntu Already Has

Apple today lifted the lid on the next iteration of their OS X operating system - OS X 10.8 Mountain Lion. Exciting news in itself for Mac fans, but the reveal introduces a number of new features to the OS X desktop that Ubuntu users have enjoyed for a little while...

16 February 2012

[How to] Dual Boot Mac OS X and Ubuntu

Dual-booting on a PC is easy: you stick in your disk and the installer takes care of everything else. But just how does one dual-boot Ubuntu on a Mac? There are various guides and how-to's on the internet, but I thought I would share the method I use here on OMG!

8 October 2011
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Steve Jobs: Here’s To You

Regardless of your opinion on Apple's products, services and business approach, the impact Apple has had on technology under Steve's vision will be felt for a long time to come.

6 October 2011
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Ubuntu One Music App Comes to iPhone

The Ubuntu One Music Streaming app for iPhone is now available for download.

15 August 2011

‘Takeoff’ Adds OS X Lion-Style App Launcher to KDE

OS X Lion Launchpad inspired Plasmoid 'Takeoff' brings a full screen menu launcher to Kubuntu users.

31 July 2011
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[How to] Fix ‘tinny’ sound quality in Ubuntu on an iMac

Got tinny sound in Ubuntu on your iMac? Here's the (super) quick fix.

4 July 2011
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Judge Says Apple Will “Probably” Lose ‘App Store’ Claim Against Amazon

Apple will "probably" lose in its fight to block Amazon's use of the term 'AppStore, the Federal Judge over-seeing the case has said.

23 June 2011
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Ubuntu Faenza theme for iOS

Yesterday we shared word Joe Steiger's awesome Ubuntu Unity Android theme. Whilst the theme proved popular with a great many of you - becoming one of our most tweeted posts for May - a number of you wished there was something similar for non-Android devices.

25 May 2011
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‘Dialog sheets’ coming to Ubuntu 11.10

OS X uses them, GNOME 3 uses them, and for the Oneiric Ocelot so will Ubuntu. What am I talking about? These....

10 May 2011
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Receive Ubuntu Desktop Notifications on your iPhone with Pronto

iPhone, iPad and iPod Touch owners need never miss an Ubuntu desktop notification again with Pronto: an Ubuntu notification forwarding system for iOS.

11 March 2011