mac osxmountainlion Apple releases OS X Mountain Lion

Apple has released the latest version of OS X, dubbed Mountain Lion, for its Mac computer range, touting hundreds of new features.

Apple has released the latest version of OS X, dubbed Mountain Lion, for its Mac computer range, touting hundreds of new features.

 
Some of the features included are: iCloud integration; a new Messages app that replaces iChat and allows message sending to any Apple device; the Notification Centre, which provides easy access to alerts from most software, including third-party apps; system-wide sharing; Facebook integration; dictation in any text box; AirPlay Mirroring for wireless streaming of HD data to a HDTV using Apple TV; and the Game Centre, the iOS social gaming network brought to the Mac.
 
“People are going to love the new features in Mountain Lion and how easy it is to download and install from the Mac App Store,” said Philip Schiller, SVP of Worldwide Marketing at Apple. “With iCloud integration, Mountain Lion is even easier to set up, and your important information stays up to date across all your devices so you can keep editing documents, taking notes, creating reminders, and continue conversations whether you started on a Mac, iPhone or iPad.”
 
mac osxmountainlion Apple releases OS X Mountain Lion
 
To upgrade users need to have Lion or Snow Leopard (OS X v10.6.8 or later), 2GB of RAM and 8GB of available hard drive space. 
 
OS X Mountain Lion can bought for $19.99 from the Mac App Store. OS X Server can also be bought from the Store for the same price. Some customers who recently (on or after 11 June) purchased a Mac may also be able to upgrade for free.