Linked by snydeq on Wed 20th Jul 2011 13:39 UTC
Apple InfoWorld's Galen Gruman provides a look at the best features Mac OS X Lion has to offer, as well as the biggest disappointments of Apple's latest OS. Whole disk encryption, the new Server application, automatic file versioning and locking against accidental saves, iOS-like configuration policies for IT, automatic syncing across Mac OS X and iOS 5 are among the key new features of Mac OS X. But many of the even the best new features still fall somewhat short, including the new contextual scroll bars, issues with sharing automatically versioned documents, the lack of external disk encryption after the fact, and the complexity of new Mac OS X Lion Server app.
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Apple+space, type first few letters of app name, hit enter.

Best launcher ever. Windows, GNOME and KDE have it too.

This would probably work for me if I configured spotlight to not index my other installs on other partitions (I usually have 1-3 partitions). Since it indexes those, I have to think to make sure I don't run old versions of apps.

Since I'm too lazy to configure spotlight (I don't use it that much... too many duplicate source repository checkouts), I really like the applications-on-dock method.

I think I started using that method in Panther, so no spotlight anyway.

Bottom line is everyone should do what works best for them... until Apple takes it away!

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