|Jan 4, 2013, 03:24 PM||#1|
OS X 10.8 Mountain Lion Tops Lion as Most Popular Mac Operating System
According to Web analytics firm Net Applications (via Computerworld) Apple's OS X Mountain Lion is now the most popular version of OS X, just five months after its July 2012 release.
During December, 32% of all Macs that went online were running OS X 10.8 Mountain Lion. Usage of Lion, the previous iteration of OS X, dropped from 30% to 28%.
OS X 10.6 Snow Leopard, first introduced in 2009, remains widely used despite its age. As of December 31, it still represented 29% of Mac Internet usage. Snow Leopard remains for sale on the online Apple Store and has been lauded for its stability.
Easily accessible and reasonably priced upgrades have always enticed Apple users to embrace operating system updates. Apple famously boasted about selling a million copies of OS X 10.7 Lion in its first day of availability, and Mountain Lion also saw rapid adoption numbers.
Net Applications collects its data by tracking browser usage of 160 million monthly visitors from around the world on approximately 40,000 websites, offering a picture of the active user base of browsers and platforms at any moment.
Article Link: OS X 10.8 Mountain Lion Tops Lion as Most Popular Mac Operating System
|Thread Tools||Search this Thread|
|thread||Thread Starter||Forum||Replies||Last Post|
|Mac OS X Lion Recovery Chooses Mountain Lion||brennan1654||Mac OS X 10.7 Lion||2||Jul 19, 2013 10:57 AM|
|Apple MAC OS 10.8.3 (Mountain Lion) operating system vs CanoScan LiDE 700F||Quartermaster||OS X 10.8 Mountain Lion||3||Mar 25, 2013 10:36 AM|
|Snow Leopard Vs Lion Vs Mountain Lion for 2006 2.66x4 Mac Pro||cen7779||Mac Pro||9||Oct 3, 2012 03:44 PM|
|How do you create a bootable Lion/Mountain Lion System (not installer) on external HD||jjw1980||OS X||6||Aug 20, 2012 12:07 PM|
|System-wide UI Scaling in Lion/Mountain Lion||Danielvonluchau||MacBook Pro||0||Jul 25, 2012 03:30 PM|
All times are GMT -5. The time now is 02:33 PM.