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Apple Mac OS X Lion
9.0 out of 10

Apple Mac OS X Lion

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Mac OS X 10.7 Lion

MacNN
19 July 2011
  • Excerpt: The Good Greatly improved multi-touch awareness. Mission Control better at sorting clutter than pure Expos�. Launchpad exposes apps to newcomers. More accessible but still capable Mail interface. Auto-save and resume. FaceTime and Mac App Store already loaded. Quick install process.
  • Pros: Greatly improved multi-touch awareness., Mission Control better at sorting clutter than pure Expos�., Launchpad exposes apps to newcomers., More accessible but still capable Mail interface., Auto-save and resume., FaceTime and Mac App Store already loaded., Quick install process., Potential of iC...
  • Cons: Launchpad slightly overwhelming and limited., Mail not as good at coping with large daily message counts., No straightforward way to make a Lion install disc or drive., Dodgy Address Book and iCal visual changes., No built-in Java; no Rosetta at all., May face a tough challenge from Windows 8, wh...
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Overall 8
8.0

Apple Mac OS X Lion

Computing.co.uk
31 October 2011
  • Summary: The new features in Lion [Mac OS X 10.7.1] make it a worthwhile upgrade for Mac users. The main added feature in the October 10.7.2 point upgrade is access to Apple’s iCloud, allowing users to upload, download and sync media content, such as music, photos and videos, to this public cloud storage...
  • Pros: Provision of iCloud public storage; native support for Thunderbolt connectivity
  • Cons: The overlay scroll bars (from iOS) are sometimes hard to grab using the MacBook Air’s trackpad; multi-touch gesturing sometimes didn’t work for us when using certain gestures.
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Overall 8
8.0

Apple Mac OS X 10.7 Lion review

TechRadar UK
25 July 2011
  • Summary: Apple's latest OS brings over 250 new features
  • Pros: Easy to install, Extremely cheap, Some excellent new features, Very capable new Mail app, Attractive and sleek
  • Cons: No Front Row, NAS compatibility temporarily broken, Inappropriate design for iCal and Address Book, AirDrop limited to Lion Macs, Full Screen apps one display only
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