250 new features of Mac OS X Lion Part.II
Posted on Jun 11 2011 at 02:42:01 AM in Technology
This is the major update to the document encryption solution for Mac OS X. With Leo, it is now capable of encrypting the entire drive and it also works with external drives (USB and FireWire). FileVault XTS-2 uses AES 128 to encrypt (a solution very secure), access to encrypted data is immediately after entering the password.
The Finder has a new default view to display all files sorted by category, a new option that was also around the Finder. The search box displays suggestions and intelligently filters the results, like in Mail. It can merge files, create a folder from a group of files or keep multiple files when drag and drop a file that already exists in the destination folder.
New interface for Apple's calendar application, we have already mentioned on MacGeneration.
Even if Apple puts more emphasis on FaceTime now, the messaging client iChat is not abandoned historic Lion in the contrary. It now includes Messenger; it offers a unified contact list and a unified status for all registered accounts. We can now perform a search in the iChat buddy list and can be extended by plug-ins.
LaunchPad Application Manager to iOS works just like in IOS or almost. We may set records for applications, delete them directly from the LaunchPad ... Only applications on the Mac App Store are entitled to all functions.
Mac App Store
Integrated with Leo, he also has three new features compared to that which was added to Snow Leopard. First of all purchases in-app that will finally allow developers to offer trial versions that can be clamped to unlock the application. Other new updates faster where only changes from the previous version will be recovered and finally instant notifications identical to those of iOS directly to inform users of an application.
Mail Mail LionBeaucoup novelties have already been mentioned on MacGeneration. This new version offers a completely new interface with a very practical view conversations and new research more quickly and efficiently. Among the new quieter; note the archiving of emails with one click or support Exchange 2010 notifications and holidays.
Replacing Exposé and Spaces, Mission Control offers control over applications with extensive use of multitouch gestures. The changes concern statement, but also and especially the new Spaces: everything is done from Mission Control and the dock. Confusing at first, this mode is much simpler and more intuitive.
New quieter Mac OS X Leo, you can now associate different wallpaper per virtual desktop.
They have been widely reported on MacGeneration. Remember they are even more present than in Snow Leopard and they make the trackpad Magic even more useful.