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Mac OS X Lion By: Katelyn Mac. Donald
Overview ØWhat it is ? ØFeatures and apps ØSecurity ØCompatibility ØAccessibility ØDifferenced between a Mac and a PC ØConclusion
What is it? � Mac OS X lion is the eighth and current major release of Mac OS X, Apple's desktop and server operating system for Macintosh computers.
New or changed features � � � � There are over 250 new features, some being: Accessibility Address Book Air. Drop Apple. Script Auto Save Automator Electronic Distribution Face. Time File. Vault 2 Finder, Full-Screen App Ical i. Chat Launch pad Lion Recovery � � � � � Mac App Store Mail Mission Control Multi-Touch Gestures Networking Photo Booth Preview Privacy Quick. Time Player Resume Safari, Screen Sharing Security Spotlight System Preferences Text. Edit Time Machine UNIX
Security � No need to get stressed out with Mac OS X Lion there is virtually no effort on the buyers part, OS X offers a multilayer system of defense that protects your computer from viruses and other malware. � File. Vault 2 keeps your data safe even if it falls into the wrong hands. File Vault 2 quickly converts the entire drive on your mac protecting your data with XTS-AESW 128. It can also encrypt any removable drive, helping you secure Time Machine backups or other external drives with ease. � Sandboxing
Compatibility � Just like a PC, Mac can install Microsoft office. Even if you don’t have Office installed on your Mac, you can use Quick Look to take a glimpse at Office documents without having to run the application. � Mac can easily transfer all your information from your PC over to the mac putting all your important documents in a folder and onto your new computer.
Accessibility � Mac OS X Lion is the first operating system that has an advanced screen-reading technology to help the blind and those that have poor vision to use their computer. � Voice. Over, describes what your doing on the computer aloud to you whether it be : text in document, windows, menus, dialogs, and more. � When using Voice. Over you can control your Mac with a keyboard, braille display or using a Multi-Touch trackpad instead of having to use a mouse.
Differences between a Mac and a PC more expensive � Apple Computers is the only manufacturer of Macintosh computers. � Better battery life � Mac computers use the Mac OS. � MAC � Less expensive � More easily customized � many different companies make PCs. � More vulnerable to viruses and malware than macs PC
Conclusion � mac is a great brand to buy from � There computers are highly rated and technologically advanced. � Have � great software protection the price seemed to be the main deal breaker.
Works Cited � http: //www. apple. com/macosx/what-is/ � http: //www. apple. com/macosx/what- is/security. html � http: //www. apple. com/macosx/whatis/compatibility. html � http: //www. apple. com/macosx/whatis/accessibility. html � http: //techtips. salon. com/mac-different-pc 4853. html