Will OS X Mountain Lion be a big hit?

Discussion in 'OS X Mountain Lion (10.8)' started by WhackyNinja, Jul 8, 2012.

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Will ML be a big hit?

  1. Yes!!!!

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  2. No.

    3 vote(s)
    5.1%
  3. Not sure yet.

    8 vote(s)
    13.6%
  1. WhackyNinja macrumors 68000

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  2. nuckinfutz macrumors 603

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    Lion is a hit

    But Mountain Lion will be a hit even with those disgruntled Lion users.
     
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    Given that Lion was extremely successful and ML improves upon that, I'll say yeah it will be a hit
     
  5. WhackyNinja thread starter macrumors 68000

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    Don't get me wrong. I like Lion, heck it was my first Mac OS. But I think Lion needed to be worked on more, and ML will do just that
     
  6. PlaceofDis macrumors Core

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    it'll be at least as popular as Lion, if not more so. Lion did very well and i wouldn't be surprised to see Mountain Lion do better.
     
  7. GermanyChris macrumors 601

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    It'll be a hit, its an improvement on Lion. It's what Lion should have been at it's release.
     
  8. Yamcha macrumors 68000

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    I'd say most people will be happy with Mountain Lion, a lot of the complaints that people did have about Lion have been taken care of with Mountain Lion.. And also the price point is now lower, anyone with Snow Leopard or Lion can upgrade for just $19.99..

    So I'm guessing many people will be a lot happier with Mountain Lion..
     
  9. nuckinfutz macrumors 603

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    yup.. polish
     
  10. million7 macrumors regular

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    Good idea for a poll, It will be.
    Power Nap, Dictation, Air Play Mirroring, Notification Center, Facebook & Twitter integration are all great reasons to get Mountain Lion.
     
  11. clukas macrumors 6502a

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    only if you have SSD lol :roll eyes:.

    ML will be a great release, looking forward to dictation most though.
     
  12. charlieegan3 macrumors 68020

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    Laziness here we come!:D
     
  13. WhackyNinja thread starter macrumors 68000

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    Lol I can't wait for Dictation. Now if I don't feel like typing...I SHALL SPEAK!
     
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    I have dragon on PC and its great, but i'm looking forward to seeing that totally integrated in the OS.
     
  16. Tom8 macrumors 6502a

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    Combination of some popular "mainstream" features like iMessage, Sharing and Notificaitons along with a low price will make it really popular to the general mac crowd. Whether it will be a hit with the "Snow Leopard faithful" crowd is a different story.
     
  17. WSR macrumors regular

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    For me the jury's still out on ML.

    I'm still using Snow Leopard because of:
    #1 Loss of grid based Spaces. It's sad that a 3rd party, Total Spaces, is having to bring this back and not Apple.
    #2 Lion's Full-Screen mode with a 2nd monitor. In SL, I can have a video in Full-Screen mode on my 2nd monitor, and either still access the desktop, or have a 2nd app in Full-Screen mode on my primary monitor. Can't do that in Lion and apparently not ML.
    #3 Expose seems to have only partially returned in ML. Mission Control doesn't seem to allow as much freedom of movement of windows between desktops as SL allowed with Expose/Spaces.
    #4 "Save As..." and "Do you want to Save?" doesn't seem to be back completely.
    #5 Limited control over Resume, Versions and AutoSave.

    ML does seem like an improvement over Lion, but it's still missing abilities SL. Thus, no plans to change from SL in the future.
     
  18. clukas macrumors 6502a

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    i have been trying dictation on my DP installation and it works really well. I tried it when typing a boring email to my boss :p, and its actually quite accurate (I'm not native english, although speak it with a very light accent)
     
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    First we lost our cursive skills, now we're about to lose our typing skills! :D
     
  20. NotYoMac macrumors member

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    Well again as I consult my magic Mac Ball, it says "" Yes, most definitely "" it will be a hit!

    I agree it lags thus far in a few areas as WSR spoke of but I think it makes up for it in other ways.. I have yet to see a perfect operating system with all the aspects I can think of but I have to say, ML is getting close ;)
     
  21. JDrive macrumors member

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    I don't see why it wouldn't be a hit. Lion did very well and Mountain Lion is an improvement over Lion with some added features. I can't wait to see what Apples does with Power Nap in future releases.
     

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