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Welcome to OS X Lion Release Week?

Apple did not release OS X Lion last week despite most rumors pointing to July 14. Is this the week of the OS X Lion release?

Jul 18 2011, 2:03am CDT | by

Welcome to OS X Lion Release Week?
 
 

Last week we expected Apple to release OS X Lion, but that did not happen. There is a rumor we reported about last week that says that OS X Lion and the new MacBook Air would arrive on Thursday, July 21. Some see the release of OS X 10.7 as late as July 28. At this point it seems nobody really knows when Apple is pulling the trigger. 

Apple only gave July as a time frame for the OS X Lion release. Half of the month has past. Apple has to prepare for a massive assault of their App Store download servers. Along with making sure the OS X Lion release is stable enough this is a challenge to prepare. This is the first time Apple makes the OS X update available as download through the App Store. This will bring the service pretty sure to its limits. I actually expect it to go down in flames at release and we will be facing long wait time. I would be very surprised if Apple has a way to make the OS X Lion launch a great experience on launch day.

Mac OS X Lion is bringing 250 new features. OS X Lion will be available in July as a download from the Mac App Store for $29.99. Some of the features in Lion include: new Multi-Touch gestures; system-wide support for full screen apps; Mission Control, a view of everything running on your Mac; the Mac App Store, the best place to find and explore great software, built right into the OS; Launchpad, a new home for all your apps; and a completely redesigned Mail app.

Also make sure you have the latest Snow Leopard update to be able to download OS X Lion from the App Store. More OS X News.

Update:
New rumor says OS X Lion will be released as early as this Wednesday.

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<a href="/latest_stories/all/all/2" rel="author">Luigi Lugmayr</a>
Luigi Lugmayr (Google) is the founding chief Editor of I4U News and brings over 15 years experience in the technology field to the ever evolving and exciting world of gadgets. He started I4U News back in 2000 and evolved it into vibrant technology magazine.
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