Mac OS X Lion Released

Apple's newest operating system packed with new features

Apple unveiled Lion its newest operating system for PCs today. The upgrade to Mac OS X has been packed with more than 250 new features, and is priced at £20.99.

The biggest changes to Mac OS X include the use of Multi-Touch gestures, full screen app support, and Launchpad, a iPad/iPhone style display of all the apps on your computer.

Click here to read our in-depth feature on what’s new with Lion.

Lion will be made available as a download from the Mac App Store for £20.99. But there are other ways of obtaining the new OS. USB thumb drives, available from Apple Stores can be bought for £55.

Anyone who bought a new PC or laptop before Lion was released after June 6 is eligible for a free upgrade to Lion.

But T3 has been told, users hoping to cash in on the free upgrade, must apply for an Up-to-Date upgrade within 30 days of purchase, with the final cut off date schedule for August 19.

Will you be upgrading to OS Lion?