Apple is once again ready to set the computer market on fire with its newly launched version of Mac OS X Mountain Lion (10.8). This OS is said to possess the combined potential of OS X and iOS. It allows accessing hundreds of iPad, iPhone and iPod touch apps via iCloud, apart from offering you great processing speed. Within one days of its developer preview launch it has already been downloaded by more than a million times. Following are the Top 10 new features in Apple OS X Mountain.
Apple introduced iMessage a long time back for its mobile phones, which was comparable to BlackBerry Messenger. Now, iMessages has a desktop version named Messages in this new version of OS. This feature basically is an instant messaging application which allows you to send and receive messages easily.
2. Game Centre
This feature is derived from iOS. It allows you to play fantastic games and offer you multiplayer feature too. This is a fun and entertaining feature for passing time as well as interacting with friends.
Life has become hectic and difficult and you need to be disciplined in your daily tasks. Many a time you forget to do critical tasks in day. However, Reminders will not let you forget anything important. You can use this feature to set reminders, alerts and make notes. This feature was first appeared on iOS 5 and has now arrived on mac.
This feature can said to be an improvement of Mac Address Book app found in earlier version of OS. Contacts allow you to keep information of the individual so that you don’t face any problem in contacting them.
5. Introduction Of Software Update
Software updates have become extremely important these days as the technology is advancing at a rapid pace. Clicking on this feature will take you to the Mac App store and you can easily download and upgrade the latest software.
6. Share Sheets
This feature is inspired from the share buttons which you often see on various websites. This feature proves very handy when you plan to post videos or email links directly from Safari.
No electronic device is secured completely and Mac is no different. This feature provides greater security and stability to your system. You can run your Mac in three different modes using this feature. You can choose the level of security as per your requirement.
It has become very easy to use Twitter on Mac because of this feature. You can send message and upload pictures from any application. You will also get notification of activities that you are doing on the site.
9. Safari Tweaks
A good web browser is a must for any OS. Safari Tweaks is a wonderful addition to this new OS. You will find a changed and user friendly interface in this browser as the search field and address bar are combined together. Also, you can easily sync the Safari tabs through various devices with the help of iCloud.
10. AirPlay Mirroring
Now you can stream videos and music wirelessly to any AirPlay compatible device. Using this feature, you can send anything which is on your Mac to a television that is connected by Apple TV.