According to Apple’s announcement, the Mac OS X 10.8 Mountain Lion will be available for users to get from the Mac App Store. Like previous versions of the OS, users will not be able to purchase the new OS on USB or disc. Instead, they will have to pay of £13.99 in order to download the Mac OS X 10.8 Mountain Lion update from the Mac app portal of the company.The latest Mountain Lion update is one of the biggest to hit Mac OS X in more than 12 years. With the new update, Apple is trying to shut the gap between the iOS software and the Mac OS X software. Once users get the software for the specified amount and install it, they will get more than 200 features through the Mac OS X 10.8 Mountain Lion.
Some of the features that the new update will render include support for iCloud, full integration with Facebook, support for iMessage and voice dictation.Most of the prominent features of the new update are already present in iOS and Apple is aiming to make Mountain Lion more like iOS.
Last month at the WWDC event of the company, the Senior Vice President of Global Marketing at Apple, Philip Schiller said that with messages, Facebook integration, a brand new Notification Center and other features, this is so far the best OS X.
Though, all Mac owners will not be able to upgrade to the new OS. The new update will not work with Macbooks that are older than 2007 or a Mac mini that is also dated pre-2009