OS X 10.8 Mountain Lion Released

Written by Russell Co. Posted in Software and Apps

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Published on July 26, 2012 with No Comments

As of July 25, Apple’s latest OS X, following Snow Leopard has been released and is available for download in the Mac App Store. The 4.05GB update will cost you $19.99 that includes improvements such as the Share button, the Notification Center, Notes, and more. Safari’s newest update, Safari 6 also comes pre-installed with Mountain Lion.

With the new Share button, sharing files, webpages, photos, and videos become extremely easy with a click of a button. The Notification Center lets you create personalized to-do-lists and alerts suited to your needs. Note-taking will become a breeze with the Notes app that also includes voice diction. iCloud keeps files up to date across your various synced Apple devices.

Some other new features include:

• AirPlay Mirroring shows your Mac screen on your HDTV with Apple TV.
• Power Nap keeps your Mac up to date while it sleeps so it’s instantly ready to go.
• Gatekeeper makes it safer to download apps from the Internet by giving you control over which apps can be installed on your Mac.
• New features for Chinese users include improved text input, leading search engine Baidu as an option in Safari, sharing to microblogging service Sina Weibo and video websites Youku and Tudou, eight new fonts, and a new Chinese dictionary.