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Apple OS X Mountain Lion

Apple OS X Mountain Lion

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85 Engadget Score
An all-around great product that's among the best in its category. You'll almost certainly be happy.
85

An all-around great product that's among the best in its category. You'll almost certainly be happy.

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The Engadget Score is a unique ranking of products based on extensive independent research and analysis by our expert editorial and research teams. The Global Score is arrived at only after curating hundreds, sometimes thousands of weighted data points (such as critic and user reviews).

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Mountain Lion's 200-plus new features add up to a welcome upgrade at a nice price point.

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Pros
  • Deep integration with iOS and iCloud
  • Seamless AirPlay Mirroring on HDTVs
  • Notification Center and Message are great additions to the desktop workflow
Cons
  • OS X UI is beginning to feel stale
  • Hardware limitations with AirPlay Mirroring

Reviews

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85
 
Average User Score
User Reviews 101
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Specs

Key Specs

Type
Computer OS
Source model
Closed, w/ open source
Architecture
64-bit
Type
Source model
Architecture
Computer OS
Closed, w/ open source
64-bit

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85 Engadget Score
An all-around great product that's among the best in its category. You'll almost certainly be happy.
85

An all-around great product that's among the best in its category. You'll almost certainly be happy.

How we score

The Engadget Score is a unique ranking of products based on extensive independent research and analysis by our expert editorial and research teams. The Global Score is arrived at only after curating hundreds, sometimes thousands of weighted data points (such as critic and user reviews).

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85
 

User Reviews

40
lotsofcode
Let me start out with I HATE MACS and ALL APPLE PRODUCTS IN GENERAL. I don't...read more
90
Danielle
The best Mac OS X version , however lacks the ability to customize color of...read more
70
pmviana
Very reliable... more than the current atempts (Mavericks)
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