Fire up your Mac and start backing up your data because today the Mountain Lion roars, and it's going to be loud. Apple's next major operating system OS X Mountain Lion is now live on the Mac App Store. Here are the 9 features we're most excited for.
Years ago, before the iPad even existed, there existed an unofficial Apple tablet called the Modbook that was essentially a MacBook with its keyboard gutted and a touchscreen replacement for stylus input. For reasons unknown, the Modbook returns, but this time it's more "Pro."
Another new OS X for Macs? Didn't OS X 10.7 Lion just launch about seven months ago? You betcha. Apple just announced that the next OS X is 10.8 Mountain Lion and it features even more cues from iOS than Lion, blurring the lines between mobile and desktop, more than ever.
Apple's iOS mobile operating system gets more robust and full-featured with every update. And with Apple focusing on it so much, we're actually to the point where features are debuted on iOS and poor OS X has to wait for them to make the transition over.
OS X Lion is just a little over three months old and Apple's already working on the next installment of its desktop and notebook operating system. What kind of changes will OS X 10.8 bring?
Today's big unveiling of the new MacBook Air was overshadowed by an unveiling from 15 minutes previous. I speak, of course, of the new version of Mac OS X, that being 10.7 or "Lion." While some features seem like incremental upgrades, it represents a paradigm shift for computer operating systems — borrowing from the best parts of their children, mobile OSes.
Apple ran through a boatload of details of their upcoming Snow Leopard OS today, including the great news that upgrading to it will cost a mere $29 for current Mac users when it arrives in September. Snow Leopard is going...