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Apple OS X Mountain Lion Review

On July 25, 2012, Apple has released its newest operating system titled with Mountain Lion, also known as OS X 10.8. In this article we will review Mountain Lion, newest Apple operating system. You will find the facts about Mountain Lion OS X download, Mountain Lion OS release and more information from this review.

 Apple OS X Mountain Lion Review

Apple OS X Mountain Lion Review

It has been for about one year after its last release of OS X Lion in July 2011. Just like OS X Lion, Mountain Lion provides a lot of new features which will be familiar to iOS users. According to Apple official statement, there are over 200 new features in OS X Mountain Lion, see: http://www.apple.com/osx/. The release of Mountain Lion carries on Apple’s philosophy of bringing iOS capabilities “back to the Mac,” and contains iMessage, Reminders, Notes, Notification Center, Twitter integration, Game Center, and AirPlay Mirroring. You can find even several other features that are making their own debut with the latest Apple operating system – Mountain Lion.

iCloud Updated on Mountain Lion

iCloud makes your Mac, iPad, iPhone, and iPod touch work together. Wherever you use them, you can alwasy keep your mail, calendars, contacts, reminders, documents, notes, and more up to date. So when you add, remove, or modify anything on your Mac, it also happens on your iPad, iPhone, and iPod touch. And vice versa. Because iCloud is automatic and effortless, what you need to do is just signing in once with your Apple ID and iCloud is set up in all the apps that use it. It is just that easy!

Mountain Lion OS X Download

You might want to know the price of Mountain Lion, luckily for all Mac users, the Mountain Lion, a great release, probably is the cheapest OS X upgrade you have experienced so far. Mountain Lion costs $20 only, now available for download through App Store. You can download Mountain Lion OS X here.

iMessage App – Apple OS X Mountain Lion Review

With OS X Mountain Lion, you can send messages to anyone on an iPhone, iPad, iPod touch, or Mac — from your Mac. Messages with iMessage takes your conversations even further. Because now you can send messages to anyone on an iPhone, iPad, or iPod touch running iOS 5, too. Messages appear on your Mac and any device you use, which means you can say hi from your Mac and keep chatting on your iPhone or iPad, no matter where you are. Send photos, videos, documents, and contacts — even send messages to a group. You’ll see when your message has been delivered and when someone’s typing a reply. Turn on read receipts, and they’ll see when you’ve read a message. With end-to-end encryption, your messages stay safe and private.

The Built-in Share – Apple OS X Mountain Lion Review

The built-in Share button is another new feature of Mountain Lion OS X. You’ll find the Share button throughout OS X Mountain Lion. It’s the new, easy way to share right from the app you’re using. Share photos, videos, and other files with Mail, Messages, and AirDrop. Send links from Safari. And with a few clicks, post straight to Facebook,4 Twitter, Flickr, or Vimeo when the moment strikes.

Gatekeeper – Apple OS X Mountain Lion Review

Another notable Mountain Lion OS X new feature is the Gatekeeper which keeps an eye on all your App downloads. Gatekeeper helps protect you from downloading and installing malicious software on your Mac, no matter where your apps come from. And it gives you even more control over which apps you install. From the Security & Privacy preference pane of the newest Apple operating system, Mountain Lion, there adds an intermediate level of protection between fully-approved App Store apps and random files downloaded from unknown sources over the Internet. It’s Apple’s attempt and a great move to bring more iOS style security to Mac users even if the apps they use are not from the App Store.

New Safari on OS X Mountain Lion

Apple has updated the new web browser Safari on this new OS as well. For more info about Mountain Lion, you can read the Mountain Lion FAQs here.

Big Move to China –  Apple OS X Mountain Lion Review

Apple’s products, especially the iPhone serials, had huge success in China. The huge market in China led to the all-new support for many popular Chinese features and services in the newest Apple OS X Mountain Lion. OS X Mountain Lion now includes the Standard Dictionary of Contemporary Chinese in dictionary app. Improved text input makes typing in Chinese easier, faster, and more accurate. With eight new fonts, your writing can appear formal, informal, or fun. Mail works with most popular email services in China such as QQ, 163, and 126. Baidu, the leading Chinese search provider, is a built-in option in Safari. Now you can post directly to Chinese video websites like Youku and Tudou. Post to Sina Weibo, the popular microblogging service. And share easier than ever. All these new services are easy to set up on your Mac.

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