In their quarterly earning call yesterday, Apple announced that they will be releasing the much-anticipated Mac OS X Lion on 20th July 2011. After a week delay, Mac users will finally be able to download the Lion for $29.99.
The Mac OS X Lion is supposedly the most advanced operating system in the world. It combines Apple’s mobile platform iOS features into desktop computing. Lion will bring new features like the Launchpad, which is like the homescreen of iOS devices to view all installed apps; Resume, with which you can resume all the applications you were running in your last session.
Mac OS X Lion will bring great boost in performance and productivity of Mac machines. It also uses a much better user interface based on the iOS devices’ multi0touch gestures. Users can use their Apple multi-touch mouse or trackpads to make multi-touch gestures for different activities in Lion.
The Lion upgrade will cost $29.99 and you need to have OS X 10.6.8 running on your Mac in order to upgrade.