Confirmed: OS X Mountain Lion to launch tomorrow

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As speculated, during its earnings call today Apple revealed that Mountain Lion would be released 25 July, US time, following the exact same pattern as its Lion release.

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CNET's Josh Lowensohn reported:

As a quick recap, the US$19.99 software update brings a handful of iOS features to Macs, including the notes and reminders apps. It adds a few other things, like Twitter integration, Apple's Game Center and iMessage services. There's also a new security feature called Gatekeeper, designed to fend off malware by controlling what applications can and cannot be installed.

Mountain Lion will be available as a download only at the Mac App Store.



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ShannonR posted a comment   

and twitter, combined search and address bar *yawn* best 20 dollar service pack ever - wheres the innovation?

 

ShannonR posted a comment   

imessages, integrated facebook




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