OS X 'Mountain Lion' goes golden master

Apple's latest operating system has hit golden master, and is expected to arrive towards the end of July.

Not content in letting Microsoft have all the release fun, Apple's latest big cat has hit golden master, with the release expected for late July.

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The company has begun seeding what is intended to be the final build of OS X 10.8 to developers, according to Cult of Mac, along with Xcode 4.4 and Lion 10.7.5.

Apple has not provided a definite release date, although, as CNET noted, it may release the operating system the day after its earnings call, which would peg the day as 25 July.

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