Apple Mountain Lion Features

by Extreme John on June 21, 2012

Yesterday I highlighted some of the features that Apple is offering in the new iOS6. Today I’ll be taking a look at some of the features that have been announced with the new OS X v10.8 Mountain Lion.

Mountain Lion OS X v10.8 Features

Mountain Lion

The new OS X offers a lot of new features including:

- Documents can be renamed using the title bar

- PDF forms can be filled out in the Preview app

- System wide dictation

- iCloud library UI integration

- Documents in iWork are automatically synched with iCloud

- Facebook integration will come in Fall 2012

- Twitter integration

- The dock has a frosted glass appearance

Two applications in the Mountain Lion system have been renamed:

iCal has been renamed “Calendar” and Address Book has been renamed “Contacts.”

Dropped Features

- Mail and Safari no longer feature RSS support

- iCat has been replaced by Facetime and Messages

- MobileMe has been replaced by iCloud

- Software updates have been integrated in to the App Store

- users are now directed to XQuartz instead.

Parting Shots

There are quite a lot of updates and changes listed for Mountain Lion, but when you really look at the changes most of them are minor.

Final Thoughts

What changes do you like with Mountain Lion? Leave a comment and share your favorites below!

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Apple’s upcoming Mountain Lion release of OS X is sure to be a hit.


Extreme John

as is pretty much anything Apple releases.


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