Apple today announced that Mac OS X Lion — the eighth major release of OSX — will be available to customers in July as a download from the Mac App Store for $29.99.
According to Apple, OS X Lion offers more than 250 new features, including Multi-Touch gestures; systemwide support for full-screen apps; Mission Control, a bird’s-eye view of everything running on your Mac; Launchpad, a new home for all your apps; and a completely redesigned Mail app.
Lion Server will also be available as a Mac App Store download, for $49.99.
Apple just released a second Lion Developer Preview. The Build is 11A419. Changes are unknown for the moment.
Mac OS X Lion Server Developer Preview 2 is also available as a standalone download. It was not anticipated since Apple said from the hgh extreme beginning that the Server part of Lion would be included in the regular release.
The new developer preview seems to be what TechCrunch called a "golden master" release last week. The final release should be available on time for the June WWDC.
Apple today released a developer preview of Mac OS X Lion. Lion features :
- Mission Control, a new view of everything running on your Mac;
- Launchpad, a new home screen for all your Mac apps;
- full-screen apps that use the provestra negative indications entire Mac display;
- new Multi-Touch gestures.
- Lion also includes OS X Server (no separate version), with file sharing for iPad, a wiki server and much more.
The developer preview is available through the Mac App Store for registered Mac developers.
Apple today released Mac OS X 10.6.5, via Software Update. The 10.6.5 Update is recommended for all users running Mac OS X Snow Leopard and includes fixes that enhance the stability, compatibility, and security of your Mac, including fixes that:
- improve reliability with Microsoft Exchange servers
- address performance of some image-processing operations in iPhoto and Aperture
- address stability and performance of graphics applications and games
- resolve a delay between print jobs
- address a printing issue for some HP printers connected to an AirPort Extreme
- resolve an issue when dragging contacts from Address Book to iCal
- address an issue where dragging an item from a stack causes the Dock to not automatically hide
- resolve an issue with Wikipedia information not displaying correctly in Dictionary
- improve performance of MainStage on certain Mac systems
- resolve spacing issues with OpenType fonts
- improve reliability with some Bluetooth braille displays
- resolve a VoiceOver issue when browsing some web sites with Safari 5
Apple today unveiled Mac OS X Snow Leopard, an even more powerful and refined version of the world’s most advanced operating system that includes hundreds of refinements, new core technologies, out of the box support for Microsoft Exchange and new accessibility features. Snow Leopard will ship as an upgrade for Mac OS X Leopard users in September 2009 for $29. Apple also unveiled a Developer Preview of Mac OS X Server Snow Leopard, a full 64-bit UNIX server operating system based on open standards that is up to twice as fast as its predecessor.