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I'm half-way through their list...still not seeing the big deal.

-In Finder improvements: "Merge folders", and "Keep both files". Are you kidding me? OSX didn't have this to start with?

-Fullscreen view. Whoop-tee-doo. Some GUI that fixes something that was broken to start with and shoulda been addressed years back IMHO.

Duckie, where's you see mention of TRIM?
It's fully 64-bit, they've got new apps like Mission Control, Launchpad, improved apps like Safari, Mail, Time Machine, new functionality like Full-screen Apps, Resume, Auto Save, Versions, there's heavily integrated gestures, and there's over 3,500 new APIs for developers, so if you don't think there any many changes under the hood, you'd be wrong. Improved security, full internal and external hard drive encryption, etc.

And yes, they do mention some ridiculous things as "features" but that doesn't subtract from the things that actually are.
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Originally Posted by DuckieHo View Post

http://www.engadget.com/2011/02/26/m...lutions-for-i/

Did Apple pull it or is it too technical to mention in a public changelog?
No mention of it here:

http://www.apple.com/macosx/whats-new/features.html
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I'm pretty sure it is included. Apple leaves plenty of stuff out.
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I'm pretty sure it is included. Apple leaves plenty of stuff out.
So where do developers get the complete changelog then?
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So where do developers get the complete changelog then?
Probably at the developer site. I can't get on right now, it's probably being updated or is heavily overloaded lol.

Not sure if that'd be something Apple would even mention to developers.
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I thought SSD's was supported in the latest version of snow leopard.

Also Lion added the ability for a recovery partition i believe i will hopefully be buying this tomorrow.
 
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I was considering, but I don't like some of the changes. Specifically, I don't like the new iOS styled application, the launchpad, and the Gnome-shell copy that is Mission Control. Not being able to see minimized applications in MC and being force to use microscopic spaces (I use eight spaces at once, so MC makes them waaay too small) would interfere with my workflow. I also don't like having to create an Apple account in order to upgrade.



edit: then there's the case of learning gestures again, and not being able to run multiple fullscreen applications in a multi-monitor setup. I also hate the dumbed-down system info panels.

















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Edited by hajile - 7/20/11 at 9:58am
post #18 of 50
Still pretty upset, no DVD . Going to be a long day downloading this.
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So can I buy this instead of Windows since it's cheaper? (Not counting the student deals)

Edit//
Nvm, requires Mac OS X 10.6.6 or later. So its an upgrade?
You'll need to run it on an Apple computer anyways. It is written in on the EULA.
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Lion is amazing. This is leaps and bounds better than Snow Leopard. The aspects of iOS fit so well. I've got a 27" iMac with a track pad and magic mouse so I'm able to fully taken advantage of all the gestures here. It's awesome.
 
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