Mac OS X Lion to be released at the Mac App Store
Mac OS X 10.7 is already out, and Apple is planning to release the operating system’s upgrades through it new Mac App Store.
Apple is looking to switch its software distribution means by making use of its recently launched Mac App Store. Launched January 2011, the app store is the company’s venture to utilize the idea it has previously popularized through the iOS ecosystem to desktop applications.
According to AppleInsider, the Mac App Store – available to all users running the most recent version of Mac OS X 10.6 Snow Leopard – will become the default method for obtaining updates for Lion. Users will then be able to upgrade instantly without the need for physical media by purchasing Lion through the Mac App Store.
For users who have slow Internet connection or for those who prefer to install the software updates through the traditional way, Apple will also offer optical discs.
Meanwhile, the AppleInsider also reported that the company would likely divulge more of its distribution plans for Lion at the Worldwide Developers Conference in San Francisco, California this June. Apple is said to have promised that this year’s conference will showcase the “future” of the Mac operating system.View Article Source »