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Apple sells 3 million copies of OS X Mountain Lion in 4 days

Apple has sold three million copies of OS X Mountain Lion, the latest release of the Mac operating system, in just four days.

Apple has sold three million copies of OS X Mountain Lion, the latest release of the Mac operating system, in just four days.

 
The software released last Wednesday and has been downloaded by millions of Mac users around the world since then, with the low price tag of $19.99, $10 cheaper than the previous version, likely a huge factor in the surge of support.
 
Apple touts a list of 200 new features for the release, though many of these are minor alterations. Some of the larger changes, however, including iCloud integration, a new Messages app, the Notification centre, dictation, and the Game Centre. Facebook integration will also be added in an upcoming update.
 
 
“Just a year after the incredibly successful introduction of Lion, customers have downloaded Mountain Lion over three million times in just four days, making it our most successful release ever,” said Philip Schiller, SVP of Worldwide Marketing at Apple.
 
Mountain Lion is available as an upgrade from Lion or Snow Leopard from the Mac App Store.

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