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CNET News Video: Apple previews Mountain Lion OS with iCloud

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CNET News Video: Apple previews Mountain Lion OS with iCloud

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Apple's Craig Federighi demos the latest features in the company's newest operating system -- Mountain Lion -- at WWDC in San Francisco. The OS ties together the worlds of OS X and iOS with a host of new features, including iCloud support and notifications.

We're here to announce. Mountain Lion. -- Mountain Lion our mission remains the same. To deliver the world's most advanced operating system for notebook and desktop computers. -- interface optimize. For multi touch track pads and mice. And at the same time. -- makes it more natural than ever to work with the other new devices in our lives. Now Mountain -- is a major release -- over 200. New features. This morning I'd like to detail just state for you and we're gonna start. -- -- -- So when you sign into your new map of your Apple ID three automatically configure all of these applications. To work -- iCloud. And so whether you're working in your mail. -- your contacts. Your calendar. All of your content is up to date across all of your devices. And -- Mountain -- we introduced three great new apps optimize for iCloud. Messages. Which brings -- message for the first time to the Mac. Reminders. And nodes. But we're also bringing integration. For your document based apps in mountain line for the feature we call documents in the cloud. Net documents in the cloud there's two important things. First it makes it tried -- -- the only way. To access. Your and organize your documents when you launch an app like pages. It comes up with a document library of all the pages document you have in the cloud. Organized chronologically. So the newest ones are easy to find right at the top. And second documents McLeod makes these document libraries available. And up to date across all your Macs and all of your IOS devices. Now we've adopted documents McLeod on all of our key document based applications. Like pages. Numbers. And keynote. And system maps like preview and text edit and we have a developer SDK. -- the developers can add the support in their apps as well. But of course game center is ultimately all about gaming and we support -- turn based and head to head gaming. Both Mac to Mac and cross platform IOS to Mac over game center. A I'd like to give you little demo of airplay and game center now and here I see mine game center account. And I can also see all of my game center. Friends I've got one here up -- -- he's been meaning to play me in this new games coming out called us CS are racing. Mister X here is actually working on an iPad. And all his iPad he can invite me to play this game CSR racing which is an upcoming title from natural motion. And what does she -- I get of course a notification and location senator I click on and it instantly. Launched into the game. Now natural motion was originally developing this just as an IOS title but they've found it's so easy to bring it to the -- and integrate games center. They'll be simultaneously. Releasing it for IOS and Mac this summer. All right. Looks like we're up to raise -- in the red RAZR OS-X. On the right in why you never go. Again this is over airplay dreaming your team in the -- Thank god can. Well. This is just a quick overview of Mountain Lion is in addition. To these major features there's so much more there are things like. VIPs. In -- -- you can -- any people that are important to -- and new incoming messages will show off this notification is for you. Search in launch pad gatekeeper. To help keep your system free from malware. And offline reading list where in safari -- -- thinks you're reading lists you can still read them later even when you're disconnected from the Internet. Some Mountain Lion we're going to be delivering it to customers. Next month. Via the Mac App Store. And you know while line was price -- very aggressively at 2999. We want even more people. To get their hands on Mountain Lion it's going to be just nineteen. And upgrades both from -- and all the way from snow leopard. And your single purchase will upgrade all of your personal Macs. -- --

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