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Apple ‘Lion’ due Wednesday via App Store

Apple confirmed that it will launch OS X Lion, the next version of its operating system for computers, Wednesday during its earnings call Tuesday.

19 July 2011, Tuesday

Apple confirmed during its earnings call that the next version of Lion, OSX 10.7, will be released on Wednesday. The expectation is that it will be released at 1330 BST.

The operating system will be available for download though the Mac App Store and the company has slashed its price to $29.99.

Note that you can only upgrade to Lion if you are already running OSX 10.6.7.

You should also, and always, make a backup. The download is around 4GB.