Wednesday, July 25, 2012

Mountain Lion Finally available

Apple developers, start your engines. Mac users, start dreaming of how much cooler your desktop or laptop experience could be this summer. And you don't need to wait much, because Mountain Lion is now available in the Mac App Store. Yes you read right, Apple has released it today, 25-Jun-12 at the price of $19.99.

Here's the link to App Store

Well, here’s the next phase in the relationship, and iOS has practically moved in to Mac’s house. If Lion was a toothbrush in the bathroom, Mountain Lion is a chest of drawers in the bedroom. Reminders, iMessage, Game Center, Notifications, iCloud and Twitter integration — all iOS’s most intimate stuff is here, and it all pretty much looks the same as it does on the iPad. Most of it is designed to sync up so it is exactly the same.

Developers are going to have to make two separate versions of apps they want on Mac and iOS for some time to come, and that’s just fine with Apple. When it comes to its two operating systems, the company seems to believe living together is good enough.

Screenshots of Mountain Lion

We haven't got the chance to test the new Version of OS X, so we are taking help of some sites available on web. These will provide you the reviews, news and videos regarding this. Hope you will get the info you would like to see, and if there's a problem please feel free to share with us in comments. 

Links from other Sites: 

Life Hacker:

Apple: Introducing Mac OS X Mountain Lion

Thanks to: Apple, Mashable, Engadget, The Verge, Life Hacker, CNET, Cult of Mac, Mac World, Mac.Blorge and whole Web. 

Friday, July 20, 2012

Windows 8 release date: 26 Oct 2012

Windows 8 is, without doubt, Microsoft’s most ambitious release in recent memory. It does away with a lot of what users have come to expect from Windows over the years.

And on Wednesday (18 Jun 2012), Microsoft announced the release date of Windows 8 as 26 Oct 2012.  The company had previously announced a “late October” launch date for the new OS, but Steven Sinofsky, president of the Windows and Windows Live unit at Microsoft announced the more specific date at the company’s annual sales meeting. The date was updated on Windows 8′s Wikipedia page within minutes of the announcement. 

Earlier this month the OS-maker said those using the release preview version of Windows 8 will be able to upgrade to the final release for $39.99 using the upgrade tool. Those that purchase a new computer between June 2 2012 and January 31 2013 will also be eligible to upgrade to Windows 8 Professional for just $14.99.
While consumers have been treated to two previews of Windows 8 to date, it is likely Microsoft will leave some of the new features for the upcoming launch, and right now it’s hard to say whether further tweaks will be made to the highly controversial Metro UI before it reaches RTM.
Not only will Windows 8 ship on partner devices in late October, but the company revealed that Windows 8 will, at the same time, ship in 109 countries and 231 languages.

Windows 8 Release preview