Three of the more interesting updates coming in the summer release of Mac OS X Lion include Mail.app 5, Air Drop, & Versions. OS X lion will inherit a lot of the features and characteristics of the iOS operating system…
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OS X Lion is arriving this summer. Apple today issued a press release confirming a lot of the new features, including Versions, new Mail.app, Launchpad, Mission Control, Full Screen Display, and File Encryption.
It is commonly accepted by the corporate world that Microsoft have an established position as the de-facto business-class operating system used by the vast majority of offices across the globe. They make great software, and if you want to run this software you’ve typically had to buy PCs and notebooks with their OS and Office suite pre-installed.
According to TechCrunch, Mac OS X 10.7 Lion may sport an entirely new interface in addition to the other enhancements we have been expecting, such as Mission Control. They also claim that a developer beta of Lion should be available soon.
According to the Amazon.co.uk projected release date of certain big-name manuals and user’s guides for Mac OS X 10.7 Lion, such as Mac OS X Lion For Dummies, it seems quite possible that Mac OS X 10.7 Lion could release on July 28th, if not a week or two sooner (occasionally such volumes are delayed for last-minute editing).
Apple has just released beta 4 of OS X 10.6.7 to developers for further testing. OS X Lion is gathering a bit of pace. You can expect to get your grubby little paws on a 10.7 release in the next 3 to 5 months. Lion isn’t a major new release of the OS X operating system. It’s an incremental update similar to that of Snow Leopard. But either way, we thought it would be a good idea to recap on some of the leading features of Lion.
AppleInsider reports that Apple has issue the fourth beta of Mac OS X 10.6.7 to developers, who have been asked to focus their testing on the Mac App Store. The update weighed in at around a gig for the combo update. Developers have also been encouraged to focus on Airport, Bonjour, SMB file sharing, and graphics drivers.
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