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Mac OS X Lion released today by Apple.

TELECOMWORLDWIRE-July 20, 2011-Mac OS X Lion released today by Apple(C)1994-2011 M2 COMMUNICATIONS

Computers and mobile devices maker Apple Inc (Nasdaq:AAPL) announced today the release of Mac OS X Lion, the eighth major release of its operating system.

The new version, which can be downloaded now from the Mac App Store, incorporates more than 250 new features including: new Multi-Touch gestures; system-wide support for full screen apps; Mission Control, a new view of everything running on the Mac; the Mac App Store built into the OS; Launchpad, a new home for all of the user's apps; and a completely redesigned Mail app.

Other features include: Resume, which brings apps back exactly how the user left them when restarting the Mac or relaunching an app; Auto Save, which automatically and continuously saves documents; Versions, which automatically records the history of a document as it's created; and AirDrop, which finds nearby Macs and automatically sets up a peer-to-peer wireless connection to make transferring files quick and easy.

Mac OS X Lion requires an Intel-based Mac with a Core 2 Duo, i3, i5, i7 or Xeon processor and 2GB of RAM. It is available as an upgrade to Mac OS X version 10.6.6 Snow Leopard for USD29.99.

The OS X Lion Up-to-Date upgrade will be available through the Mac App Store at no additional charge to customers who purchased a qualifying new Mac system on or after 6 June 2011.

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