OS X Lion

by Mick

OS X Lion is the next version of the OS X operating system from Apple.

https://www.apple.com/macosx/

It introduces more than 250 new features some of which appear very similar to what you can see on iOS devices.

In summary, some of the available features include:

  • Improved support for Multi-touch gestures, as long as you have a multi-touch trackpad, ( is the Apple Magic Trackpad https://www.apple.com/magictrackpad/ supported ? )
  • Full-screen apps
  • Mission Control which shows a view of everything running on the machine and improves the navigation between them.
  • Launchpad for arranging and managing your apps.
  • New and improved mail system
  • Autosave feature
  • Resume - reopens an app exactly as you left it
  • AirDrop provides the ability to send and receive files wirelessly with no need for cables between devices.

Available for $29.99 (£20.99) but only as a digital download from the Mac App Store

https://www.apple.com/macosx/how-to-buy/