Help, Guides, and News on making the Switch To Apple Macintosh Computers
Apple will be providing a free OS X Lion upgrade to customers who buy a new Mac imaged with Mac OS X Snow Leopard from June 6, 2011 onward. The Lion upgrade will be available via Apple's Mac App Store. Apple highlighted this information in the June 6, 2011 Mac OS X Lion Press Release, the day they officially demonstrated the upcoming Mac operating system.
In a June 9, 2011 blog post at Forbes, Trefis Team describes how Apple has priced the pending OS X Lion operating system for the company's Macintosh computers. Apple announced at WWDC 2011 that OS X Lion will be available via the Mac App Store in July.
In her June 9, 2011 article at Boston Herald, Jessica Van Sack details how the town of Wellesley Massachusetts is a place for Macs. It is noteworthy that Wellesley is one wealthiest towns in the state.
At today's WWDC Keynote, Apple's SVP of Worldwide Product Marketing Phil Schiller provided a brief overview of the Mac as he led up to the unveiling of Mac OS X Lion 10.7. Several key metrics were provided that demonstrate the inroads the Mac has made against the PC.
The tech world has their sights focused on WWDC 2011, Apple's annual developer conference. Apple CEO Steve Jobs will be joined by several Apple executives to deliver the Keynote address to take the wraps off of Mac OS X Lion 10.7, iOS 5, and a new could service termed iCloud.
Apple announced this morning that CEO Steve Jobs and other Apple executives will take the wraps off of Apple's next generation software during the Worldwide Developers Conference (WWDC) Keynote address next Monday in San Francisco. Specifically, Apple will introduce Mac OS X 10.7 Lion, iOS 5, and unveil their upcoming cloud service platform, iCloud.
On Thursday May 26, 2011 Amazon unveiled a software download service for Mac users. The service competes with Apple's own 'Mac App Store' currently available on Macs running Mac OS X Snow Leopard.
In his May 23, 2011 post at AllThingsD, John Paczkowski states, "The Mac is kicking ass." The post highlights a recent note that Charles Wolf, an analyst with Needham & Company provided to the company's clients.
In a May 22, 2011 article posted at Fortune, Philip Elmer-DeWitt highlights Charles Wolf's (Needham & Company) analysis of the Mac's striking growth. Wolf's note, titled, "What a Streak", uses a series of data and charts sourced from IDC data to demonstrate how Mac sales growth outpaced Windows PC growth in the first three months of 2011.
AppleInsider has posted a story sourced from Charlie Wolf, an analyst from Needham & Company that "Mac sales in the enterprise during Apple's last fiscal quarter grew a whopping 66 percent, significantly outpacing the rest of the PC market, which grew just 4.5 percent in the enterprise."