Apple has recently updated the MacOperating System giving a preview about it in the last October andthen in early June at Worldwide Developers Conference. This hasresulted in a significant change in Mac OS which is largelyinfluenced by the Apple Operating System, iOS. To get a detailedknowledge about how significant is Mac OS X Lion along with what allattributes lie inlaid in the new Operating system is important, readfurther.
What is the price of Mac OS XLion
The price of the newly introduced OS is$30. On the contrary, just 4 years ago when Mac OS X 10.5 wasintroduced its price was $129. For leopard user, the good news isthat you will be able to upgrade to Lion at one-fourth of the priceof Leopard OS. Apple expects a lot of users to buy the Lion OS asthey have reduced the price of the product tremendously.
When will the product be availablein market?
The company has set the release date ofthe product in July and is willing to make it available to itscustomers by this point of time. Lion will be available in most ofthe Mac App Stores across the globe.
From where can I download Lion?
You can download Lion from the nearestMac Store. It is the only option to have it as it wonít beavailable in the form of a CD or will not be available at any otherretail store.
If I have more than one Mac, need Ibring each one of them to the Mac Store?
This is one of the best attributes ofMac. Even if your family has more than one Mac, you can download theOS X Lion in all the computers by paying a single $30 payment. Youcan reuse the OS version on multiple Macs.
What will happen to the Macísavailable in schools and business houses? It would be very difficultto bring in all the computers to the Mac store and download the LionOS.
This is a really hazy situation butaccording to speculations, Apple will devise a different strategy forthese avenues where a large number of Macís are present at oneplace. It is possible that Lion would be downloaded to one of theMacs at Apple Store and for rest of the Macs a DVD might be released.
How would I know that my hardware isapt for Lion or not?
This can be easily known by the help ofprocessor that is powering your Mac. In case, you have Intel Core 2Duo, Core i3, Core i5, Core i7 or Xeon processor, you can downloadthe Lion OS to your Mac.
What if I donít have the LeopardOS?
In that case, you have two options. Youcan either buy a new Mac or upgrade your present Mac to Leopard one.
What should I do if I have bought myMac recently?
If you have bought your Mac on June 6or later then you are eligible for a free Lion download. Just processyour request within 30 days of buying the product.