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OS X Lion Getting Installed at Apple Stores and AppleCare Support Centers

OS X Lion Getting Installed at Apple Stores and AppleCare Support Centers

It’s almost here, folks! After weeks of anticipation and rumors about OS X Lion’s public launch, we’ve heard word that copies of Lion are shipping to Apple Stores for the Mac demo units on the store floor. Additionally, Lion is also getting installed at AppleCare support centers.

Lion is rumored to be dropping this Wednesday morning at 8:30 AM ET.

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Apple Genius Says OS X Lion Is Coming On July 26th [Reader Tip]

Apple Genius Says OS X Lion Is Coming On July 26th [Reader Tip]

While there’s still hope that OS X Lion will drop today, the chances are slim. Previous speculation was that Apple would announce Lion alongside new Mac hardware today, but that hasn’t seemed to pan out just yet.

So when is it coming? We’ve received a tip that claims a July 26th Lion launch date, seemingly confirming a similar report earlier today… and our tipster received his word straight from an Apple Store Genius’s mouth.

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OS X Lion and Google+ Both Use Circles to Frame User Photos. Who’s Copying Who?

Google+ and OS X Lion both use circles for user photos

Have you noticed how Apple and Google have been going round in circles recently? Both OS X Lion and Google’s new Facebook challenger, Google+, sport circular frames around their user photos.

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Lines Form 10 Hours Ahead of WWDC Keynote, Cydia Creator is Attending

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Image courtesy of @ravenme on Twitter

With just under 10 hours still to go before Steve Jobs kicks off this year’s Worldwide Developers Conference, some eager attendees are already forming lines outside San Francisco’s Moscone West. A famous face among the bunch is Jay Freeman (better known as Saurik), the creator of Cydia.

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What Is Steve Jobs Announcing Monday? Here’s The Scoop About iCloud & Time Capsules [Exclusive]

What Is Steve Jobs Announcing Monday? Here’s The Scoop About iCloud & Time Capsules [Exclusive]

Apple has already revealed that Steve Jobs will talk about iCloud, iOS 5 and OS X Lion during his WWDC keynote on Monday morning.

In addition, it’s rumored that Apple’s wireless Time Capsule backup/router will get a big update.

Here’s how iCloud and the new Time Capsule will work, according to a source close to the company who asked not be identified. It’s pretty surprising:

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The Cult of Mac Super Guide To What To Expect At WWDC 2011 [Feature]

The Cult of Mac Super Guide To What To Expect At WWDC 2011 [Feature]

In just three days, Steve Jobs will take the stage at San Francisco Moscone Center and kick off this year’s Worldwide Developer Conference, or WWDC. In so doing, he’ll announce new software, new products and end months of speculation about the new iPhone, iOS 5, iCloud music streaming and OS X Lion.

Here’s Cult of Mac’s complete overview of what we’re expecting to hear about at this year’s WWDC.

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Apple Gets Moscone West Ready for WWDC [Gallery]

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Images courtesy of MacRumors

If you weren’t already excited about Apple’s Worldwide Developer Conference – which kicks off on Monday – these images of the Apple logo going up on Moscone West in San Francisco are guaranteed to get you in the mood.

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Check Out Lion’s New Wallpapers [Including Actual Lion]

Check Out Lion’s New Wallpapers [Including Actual Lion]

Here are the new wallpapers in OS X Lion Developer Preview 3, released this afternoon. There are poppies, ducks, and an actual lion.

They come courtesy of it’s all tech, who bundled them up into a downloadable zip file (26.1MB).

Check them out:

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Here Is Lion’s New Login Screen, Plus Partial Changelog

Here Is Lion’s New Login Screen, Plus Partial Changelog

This is new the login screen in Lion Developer Preview 3, which was just released this afternoon. And we also have a list of some of the biggest changes.

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Lion Beta Preview 3 Has Just Been Released

Lion Beta Preview 3 Has Just Been Released

Apple has just released the third major Developer Preview of Lion, the upcoming update of Mac OS X.

The 1.07GB update is avaliable to registered Mac developers running developer preview 2 update 2.

There’s also an update to Xcode, which is now version 4.1. Developers must upgrade Xcode to 4.1 after installing Lion Preview 3.

We’ll have more details soon…