Linked by Thom Holwerda on Wed 4th May 2011 21:51 UTC, submitted by poundsmack
Mac OS X "With the release of Mac OS X 10.7 Lion this summer, Apple will make the switch to a new kind of digital distribution for its operating system upgrades by releasing the software first through its new Mac App Store, AppleInsider has learned. The Mac App Store, available to all users running the most recent version of Mac OS X 10.6 Snow Leopard, will become the de facto method for obtaining the Lion upgrade, people familiar with the matter have revealed. Users will be able to upgrade instantly without the need for physical media by purchasing Lion through the Mac App Store." The old-fashioned regular disc version (and hopefully, on a USB drive for Air owners such as myself) will still be available.
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RE[3]: Uhm, non-US?
by mrhasbean on Thu 5th May 2011 00:56 UTC in reply to "RE[2]: Uhm, non-US?"
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"[q]As long as the only payment method is a credit card (which many people here do not have), it's quite useless here

Since those have to be delivered, you might as well cut out the middle man and order Lion right away, mmm? ;) [/q]

Actually you can buy them over the counter in any supermarket here - again, maybe you need a new country if that's not available to you...

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