Apple has finally released OS X 10.8 Mountain Lion after more than a year in development. First announced in February, third-party application developers have spent months preparing for the release.
OS X 10.8 Mountain Lion is with greater iCloud integration, Messages, and social sharing, along with a brand new Notification Center, Apple continues the “iOS-ification” of its desktop operating system to bring it closer in line with its mobile cousins.
Mountain Lion is now available in the Mac app Store for $19.99 in the US, £13.99 in the U.K., and €15.99 in Europe. Most modern Mac, Macbooks, and Mac minis will be able to download the operating system, and those who bought new Apple hardware in the past month will receive a free upgrade.