Apple unveils OSX Mountain Lion (Update:Video Demo)

  OSX Mountain Lion

Apple has today announced the 9th version of it's OSX operating system that will be available around July this year. The update includes a host of new features and more than ever brings the iPad, iPhone and Mac even closer together.

This update will include some very iPad like elements:

  • Messages
  • Reminders
  • Notification Centre
  • Twitter
  • Notepad
  • Airplay

all with iCloud support. Apple's press release states:

"Mountain Lion presents notifications in an elegant new way, and Notification Center provides easy access to alerts from Mail, Calendar, Messages, Reminders, system updates and third party apps. System-wide Share Sheets make it easy to share links, photos and videos directly from Apple and third party apps. Twitter is integrated throughout Mountain Lion so you can sign on once and tweet directly from Safari®, Quick Look, Photo Booth®, Preview and third party apps. Mountain Lion also introduces AirPlay Mirroring, an easy way to wirelessly send a secure 720p video stream of what's on your Mac to an HDTV using Apple TV®."

You can find more details on all the new features here and download the beta version of messages right now from here.

Check out the video of all the new features below: