One in 10 is a paltry figure compared to how fast Apple’s mobile software is updated by its users. But the speed of OS X Mountain Lion’s uptake on desktop Macs is unprecedented for Apple’s desktop software.
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The Mac App Store-only availability of OS X Mountain Lion is clearly driving faster adoption of the software than in previous years. It also probably helps that Mountain Lion is a little bit cheaper than Lion, which cost $29.99.
Apple fans seem to love Mountain Lion OS X which launched earlier today. And evidence of that love is found in the sharp spike in download traffic from iTunes and Mac App Store. Here is a snapshot of what the downloads look like on a network.
With every major upgrade of OS X, there will be questions: When should I upgrade, why should I upgrade, will the upgrade work for me, and what should I expect? With the recent release of OS X Mountain Lion, we answer these questions and more.
While Mountain Lion is clearly evolutionary, I’ve found it does a lot of little things to make life easier. Here are five short tips that will help you get the most out of the latest version of OS X.
With 150 million users already, iCloud is central to Apple’s strategy for the future. That is why Wednesday’s launch of OS X Mountain Lion, its first desktop OS built with iCloud in mind, is such an important milestone for the company.
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Even at first glance, one can see that Apple’s new OS, Mountain Lion, is unifying the user experience across its different devices and platforms. But it is a step in the right direction for what the OS for the Internet Age should be.