Upgrading to lion OS

Discussion in 'MacBook' started by AcoTimarac, Apr 1, 2011.

  1. AcoTimarac macrumors newbie

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    I just bought the newest macbook pro 17 inch model, and paid almost 3000 for it. I just saw on the website that Lion OS is coming out and it looks amazing, i've never owned a macbook so how does upgrading the OS work? it is like the iphone where i just plug it into itunes or do i need to buy a disk?
     
  2. msjones macrumors 6502

    msjones

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    You will need to buy the disk to install the operating system. However I have read here on MR that apple may offer the OS as a digital download through it's app store.

    When apple release new operating systems they don't have the premium price tags that microsoft applications have.
     

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