RUMOR: Apple Will Release OS X 10.7 Lion in the Mac App Store

Posted on May 30, 2011 by

The latest version of OS X, 10.6.8, has been released to developers with some interesting information related to Lion and the Mac App Store. The update notes for 10.6.8 contain the following piece of text which make it sound like Lion will be available through the Mac App Store.

Enhance the Mac App Store to get your Mac ready to upgrade to Mac OS X Lion

The Mac App Store has been Apple’s way of distributing beta version of Lion to developers, so it wouldn’t surprise me if they choose this method for the final release as well. But I’m sure it will also be available in stores and online as a DVD and USB drive.

Source: AppleInsider

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