Mac OS X Lion
Apple has just introduced its latest operating system the Mac OS X 10.7. Nicknamed as the ‘Lion’, the OS X 10.7 comes with tons of cool, new features.
About The Software
The Lion is going to be the eighth major release of Apple’s Mac Operating System. The software was introduced on 20th October, 2010 in San Francisco in a special Apple media event. It is going to be officially released in summer 2011.
Mac OS X Lion Review:
What is new?
The Lion promises some cool new features previously not being seen in Mac operating softwares. Apple manufacturers have confessed to have taken a cue from their iPhone operating system in creating this one. Take a peek into some of the Lion’s innovative features.
It lets you access and launch applications easily. The Launchpad also provides you with a grid view for icons, iPad style. You can see all your applications just by clicking on the Launchpad icon.
Much like the iPad, the Mac OS X 10.7 Lion lets you get full-screen views for your applications. This gives a bigger display for the Mac applications.
This gives you a view of all the open applications and windows on your computer in a single window.
Apple has added multi-touch capabilities to the Lion. Users can implement the Magic Mouse and Magic Trackpad from Apple to operate their computers.
Now you no longer need to worry about documents getting lost due to system crashes or power failure. The Lion automatically saves all your documents. That saves your time of manually managing your documents.
This cool feature lets you resume your applications as they were when you last opened them. This is similar to the functions displayed by the Opera or Firefox browser.
The scrollbar remains hidden from view when it is inactive. This is again, similar to the iPhone OS.
Mac App Store
Apple Inc. has created a Mac Apps store similar to its Apps store for the iPhone. You can download wonderful softwares for your Mac by a single mouse click, install them easily and update them automatically.
With the Lion, Apple Inc. has taken its Mac OS to a new level. Integrating iOS features into the Mac OS Lion packs the latter with more power. This innovation is sure to add to the popularity of the Mac OS. The Mac OS X 10.7 Lion is sure to rule in the coming days.