Mountain Lion, aka OS X version 10.8, will better tie together the worlds of OS X and iOS with a host of new features.
Revealed today at Apple's WWDC in San Francisco, first on the list will be iCloud, new to OS X. The cloud-based service already boasts 125 million registered users, according to Apple. Applications like mail, contacts, calendar, Messages, Reminders, and Notes will all sync up, along with a new feature dubbed "Documents in the Cloud," which can sync documents from Pages, Keynote, Preview, and TextEdit.
Users can simply drag and drop documents to their cloud-based storage, as if it were just another folder on the desktop.
Developers can also add iCloud to their own applications, courtesy of an API (applications programming interface) from Apple.… Read more