MacOS, Mac OS X and macOS have always been at the heart of the Mac.
The MacOS Control Strip →
Back in the day, you didn’t need no stinkin’ System Preferences.
Attack of the (Mac) Clones →
For a while there in the 90s, you could run MacOS on third-party hardware. Yikes.
Mac Chimes of Death →
Macs used to make some … interesting sounds when they died.
The Current State of OS 9 →
Even in 2008, the patient was on life support.
Mac OS X Welcome Videos →
Up until OS X Lion, new versions of Mac OS X would include fun welcome videos.
The Switch to Intel →
2006 may have brought Intel chips to the Mac, but the soul of the machine isn’t its silicon.
Reliving that Snow Leopard Magic →
What made the best release of Mac OS X so great?
On the Past, Present and Future of the Aqua User Interface →
Thoughts on Aqua, before Yosemite brought its wide-ranging redesign.
Mac OS X Turns 15 Years Old →
Happy birthday, OS X.
“OS X” Branding Lingers On →
The X may be gone, but it’s going to take a while to scrub it from everything.
OS X Reviews
I’ve written several OS X reviews over the years: