Preparing for Lion Requires Common Sense, Little Else

P. J. Connolly began writing for IT publications in 1997 and has a lengthy track record in both news and reviews. Since then, he's built two test labs from scratch and earned a reputation as the nicest skeptic you'll ever meet. Before taking up journalism, P. J. was an IT manager and consultant in San Francisco with a knack for networking the Apple Macintosh, and his love for technology is exceeded only by his contempt for the flavor of the month. Speaking of which, you can follow P. J. on Twitter at pjc415, or drop him an email at
By P. J. Connolly  |  Posted 2011-07-12 Email Print this article Print

I'm getting set for the release of Mac OS X Lion; but it seems that my first task will be to notify the copy desk that Apple's begun to refer to its desktop and server operating system as "OS X," dropping the label of "Mac" that's identified the company's desktop and server operating systems since the 1990s. Apple's website currently presents both forms of reference, but I expect that will get cleaned up in the near future, and perhaps sooner.

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It's smart to take some basic precautions before upgrading to OS X Lion. |

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