Apple OS X Mountain Lion

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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Apple OS X Mountain Lion 10.8 review

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

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
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Scores

Engadget

85
 

User Reviews

70
baileylo
Mountain Lion is a decent OS; it's reasonably priced. My main issues with Mountain...read more
90
AckbarsFist
Mountain Lion is a good, though not great release of OS X. It doesn't add much...read more
50
quikboy
Mountain Lion is a decent solid upgrade, but the "new" features are still overwhelmingly...read more
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8.4
Average Critic Score

Configurability

8.3
 

Speed

8.0
 

Openness

7.1
 

Ease of use

7.9
 

Ecosystem (apps, drivers, etc.)

8.2
 

How It Stacks Up

52

Engadget

Not yet scored
 

Critic

54
 

User

48
 
73

Engadget

73
 

Critic

72
 

User

73
 
87

Engadget

87
 

Critic

87
 

User

90
 
90

Engadget

90
 

Critic

87
 

User

77
 
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How It Stacks Up

52

Engadget

Not yet scored
 

Critic

54
 

User

48
 
73

Engadget

73
 

Critic

72
 

User

73
 
87

Engadget

87
 

Critic

87
 

User

90
 
90

Engadget

90
 

Critic

87
 

User

77
 
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