Apple will be releasing yet another version of it’s Desktop Operating system only 1 year after it released OS X 10.7 Lion to the public last summer.Their latest Operating system named “Mountain Lion” is their 8th OS X Operating system release.
Mountain Lion was seeded to developers this week as well as a public beta of ‘Messages’, an App that will work with their iOS iMessage platform on the Desktop. Messages is an improvement upon their iChat Application that will feel more like and work with the iMessage platform on the iPhone & iPad.
Other noteworthy iOS like features in this release are the integration of the Notification Center, Reminders, Notes, Twitter integration, Game Center, AirPlay Mirroring and much more.
Some have suggested that this is a “Dumbing down” of their Desktop OS but most see this as the obvious chance to capitalize on the incredible popularity and familiarity of their iOS platform.
For more check out the Official Apple page.