Apple at the WWDC Developer expo unveiled more details about the upcoming Mac OS X. The new OS dubbed as Lion features more than 250 new features, out of which 10 were demoed at the keynote today. Some of the notable features are:
Launchpad: It works similar to a home screen on the iPad. User will be able to all their Mac apps on the screen and can be launched quickly.
Full Screen support: Lion supports system-wide support for full screen apps. Users can enter full-screen mode with one click or switch to another app in full screen by swiping the trackpad.
Mission Control: This feature gives a unified view of all running apps and windows on the Mac. It includes the next generation of Expose that shows all opened windows, thumbnails of full screen apps etc.
AirDrop: Allows Mac user to wirelessly copy a file to another Mac over Wi-Fi without any setup.
Also, there will be an iOS-reminiscent version of Mail, Versions, Resume, Auto Save etc.
Apple has released the Lion OS developer preview today whereas the retail release is expected in July. It will be released nowhere else except on Mac App Store for a very affordable price of $29.99.