Apple’s Mountain Lion OS X sale has surpassed 3 million since available on the Apple Store for $20 four days ago. Apple claims on their website that this upgrade for OS X has over 200 new features. We find this upgrade to be worth while with cool features such as changing filename on the menu bar, tweet from notification centre, copy files in screen sharing and more.
System requirements for Mountain Lion:
- OS X version 10.6.8 (Leopard) or later
- 2GB of memory
- 8GB of available disk space
Here are the Macs that qualify for Mountain Lion:
- iMac (Mid 2007 or newer)>
- MacBook (Late 2008 Aluminum, or Early 2009 or newer)
- MacBook Pro (Mid/Late 2007 or newer)
- MacBook Air (Late 2008 or newer)
- Mac mini (Early 2009 or newer)
- Mac Pro (Early 2008 or newer)
- Xserve (Early 2009)
Mountain Lion will feature more than 200 innovative features including the all new Messages app, Notification Center, system-wide Sharing, Facebook integration, Dictation, Power Nap, AirPlay Mirroring, Game Center and the enhanced security of Gatekeeper. With iCloud built into the foundation of OS X and Siri integration.
Some of the highlights:
Reminders – OS X will show reminders just like on your iOS devices.
Messages – are sync to your Mac from your mobile devices.
AirPlay Mirroring - an easy way to wirelessly send an up-to-1080p secure stream of what’s on your Mac to an HDTV using Apple TV, or send audio to a receiver or speakers that use AirPlay.
Dictation is built into the system just like Siri.
Share buttons – Facebook, Twitter, Messages integration.
Documents in the Cloud – Pages will show documents from the Cloud.
Safari – unified search field, tabs that sync with your devices and iCloud tabs.
Power nap – keeps your Mac updated while machine is sleeping.
Game Center – comes to your Mac and sync with mobile devices.
Final Cut Pro and Aperture – updated.