Linked by David Adams on Wed 20th Jul 2011 15:13 UTC
Apple As widely anticipated, Apple's new major OSX release is available this morning, download-only, for $29.99 USD in the Mac App Store. There's a quick copy and paste job of the feature list after the jump. Also as expected, there's a new, Sandy Bridge-based Macbook Air. Update: A reader pointed out John Siracusa's Lion review at Ars.
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Shrinks a partition
by 3rdalbum on Thu 21st Jul 2011 00:18 UTC
3rdalbum
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2008-05-26

Mac OS X still can't "dist-upgrade". Instead, the "installer" shrinks your existing partition, puts itself into a new partition, reboots your Mac from the new partition and installs Lion.

Sounds fine, until you realise that resizing partitions only has a 99% success rate. Statistically speaking, one in every hundred Lion upgraders is going to lose all their data.

A good way of selling Time Machine units?

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