Says Philip Schiller, Apple's senior vice president of worldwide marketing: "The Mac is on a roll, growing faster than the PC for 23 straight quarters, and with Mountain Lion things get even better. The developer preview of Mountain Lion comes just seven months after the incredibly successful release of Lion and sets a rapid pace of development for the world's most advanced personal computer operating system."
The new OS will integrate popular iOS apps like Messages, Twitter, Notes, Reminders and the Game Center.
Additionally, Mountain Lion will be compatible with iCloud and have AirPlay mirroring, allowing Apple TV owners to easily stream content to their TVs.
Messages will replace the current iChat and will the new defacto app for sending messages, photos and videos from their computers.
By releasing the new OS soon, Apple hopes to take a bit of thunder away from Microsoft's upcoming Windows 8, which will be available on PCs and tablets in the fall.
Written by: Andre Yoskowitz @ 16 Feb 2012 12:58