Apple Mac OS X Lion Available Now In The App Store


For those of you who have been eagerly waiting the arrival of Apple’s new Mac OS, your in for a treat. OS X Lion is now available in the App Store (only) for those who are running Core 2 Duo, i3, i5, or i7 processors. Lion costs $29.99 and $49.99 if you want to share with others. OS X Lion brings a number of new features to the Mac, including but not limited to an iOS-like application launch screen known as Launchpad, full-screen apps, a new combined interface for Dashboard, Expose, and Spaces known as Mission Control, enhanced Multi-Touch gestures, and improvements to to several core applications including Mail.

Migration Assistant Update for Mac OS X Snow Leopard Released


With the launching of OS X Lion, Apple has released a new Migration Assistant Update for OS X Snow Leopard. As pictured above it issues the following fixes:

This update addresses an issue with the Migration Assistant application in Mac OS X Snow Leopard that prevents transfer of your personal data, settings, and compatible applications from a Mac running Mac OS X Snow Leopard to a new Mac running Mac OS X Lion

This is saying its a critical update for anyone running Snow Leopard on their current Mac but planning on moving all there data over to OS X Lion.

Lion Mac-App Store Only, $29.99 4GB Download

At WWDC 2011, Apple has announced today that Mac OSX 10.7 Lion will go on sale in July for $29.99. It will be bought in the Mac App Store, no more boxes/cd. The download will only 4GB which won't be bad, and will be able to install on 5 of your auth'ed computers. Developer preview will be available today after the keynote.

Apple Releases Third Developer Build of OS X 10.7 Lion

Apple has just released the 3rd build of OS X Lion via Software Update that is 1.22GB. Apple gave no details about what changes or any fixes that come in the latest build since it is not the full-fledged 'Preview 3'. From tests the updated features include snappier Finder, better UI for deleting apps from Launchpad, and many more design tweaks then the previous DP(Developer Preview) builds. Also included in the update is an update to Xcode 4.1 Developer Preview 4. Mac OS X 10.7 Lion is set to release this summer(not that far off) and will likely show many of its features at WWDC 2011 in San Francisco which starts on June 6th.

Mac OS X Lion Dev Preview Released


Apple has 'seeded' there Mac OSX Lion preview to developers. This is going to be the next OS for all of Apple's computer based products. With this announced a lot more information about Lion can be found out. Some of the new features are AirDrop, which allows for zero-configuration for wireless file sharing, a global autosave, and the Mail app has been redesigned and resembles Mail on the iOS platforms. This has only been released to paid developers. Everyone else will have to wait till summer when the official release is.