Deal of the Day: Apple OS X 10.8 Mountain Lion via Mac App Store $20
If you’re a serious Apple enthusiast, you’ve probably kept yourself updated on all info on OS X Mountain Lion, which was just released today as a digital download via the Mac App Store for $20! It’s actually $10 cheaper than last year’s 10.7 Lion OS X release and touts all kinds of new features for you Mac computers.
Apparently, the new version boasts more than 200 new features, including iCloud integration, Messages app, Notification Center, Facebook integration, AirPlay Mirroring, Game Center, and more, which Apple says combine to create “the best computing experience yet.” It has the new Messages app that allows you to send text, photos, videos, contacts, web links, and documents to anyone using another Mac, iPhone, iPad, or iPod touch — you can even start a conversation on one device and continue it on another.
There’s also the new share button that makes it easy to share files, web pages, photos, and videos, as well as tweet right from the app you are using, while the Reminders app allows you to create to-do lists and alerts that appear in the new Notification Center. The new Notes has you writing down all your ideas and even speak your words with voice dictation. You can now also Play head-to-head games on your Mac with friends on their Macs or iOS devices with Game Center.
Kristie Bertucci is an L.A.-based writer, who can't live without her MacBook Pro. When she's not writing, she's either reading or shopping (online, of course) and loves lazy days so she can catch up on her DVR-recorded shows and movies. She's definitely a Mac girl, she loves music and is currently on a mission to to have an insane and enviable iTunes library.