Apple Reveals Mac OS X 10.8 “Mountain Lion” [Features]

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The next huge update for Apple and Mac fans! Apple today unveiled the next generation of Mac OS X, the Mac OS X 10.8 “Mountain Lion” to developers. ‘Mountain Lion’ got a complete new package with more than 100 features which will be launching this summer. Inspired by iPad and Re-imagined for Mac, ‘Mountain Lion’ carries a fresh new look.  Currently the developer preview is available in the Mac App Store only for Mac developers. Pricing of ‘Mountain Lion’ is still not revealed by Apple rather its features and new specifications have been exposed.

Features offered in ‘Mountain Lion’:

iCloud: For Apple fans, iCloud needs no introduction. Access your emails, documents, calendars and contacts from any of your iDevices. When you edit/ delete any files from the iCloud from Mac, it will be erased on your iDevices too.

Messages: Just like iMessages in iOS and iChat, Messages can perform all the functions. Send unlimited messages to Mac or iOS users, share photos, videos or documents with a group and start a conversation with anyone using iDevices.

Reminders: Too forgetful about your task? Reminders will help you manage that. Set your dates, meetings, events on Reminders and it will notify you at the exact moment.

Notes: Write down notes important or just for fun, share it with your friends or pin them to the desktop.

Notification Center: Whether it’s an email, message, IM, friend request or calendar alert, notification center will keep reminding you about it. The application will pop-up in your desktop screen with the list of notifications and you can swipe it up to check your messages.

Share Sheets and Twitter: Send and share links directly from Safari browser via email, Twitter or Message. Tweet from Safari, comment, add your location and get notifications as someone @Messages or send direct messages to you.

Game Center: Enter the Game Center using your Apple ID, find your friends and start playing. Discover games, check out leaderboards and score high against your opponents.

AirPlay Mirroring: Connect your Mac with your HDTV via Apple TV, show files, videos, movies or presentations to your fellow mates or colleagues in a larger screen.

Gatekeeper: Gatekeeper prevents you from downloading malicious softwares. Choose your options from the security settings and browse safer.

View screenshots of Mac OS X 10.8 “Mountain Lion”

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