Mountain Lion is almost here, are you ready?

Macworld has an good article, actually it is part of a coming series of articles on getting your computer ready for the next iteration of the Macintosh OS called Mountain Lion…

Get your Mac ready for Mountain Lion

The better shape your Mac is in before 10.8 arrives, the better your installation will go

by Dan   Jul 11, 2012 2:00 pm

Editor’s note: This article is the first in a series of upcoming articles on installing Mountain Lion. We’ll publish a complete guide to the new version of OS X once the update becomes available.

The word on the street is that Apple has released to developers the golden master of Mountain Lion (OS X 10.8)—the final non-public version. And that means the official public release of Mountain Lion isn’t far off. Speculating on the specific date of release makes for interesting discussion—all Apple has said publicly is that the new version will arrive in July—but those aiming to upgrade as soon as the new OS drops have more pressing matters: Getting their Macs ready for Mountain Lion.

As with Lion (OS X 10.7) last year, Apple is advertising Mountain Lion as dead-simple to install. But as with every major upgrade to OS X, there are a few things you can do before Mountain Lion is released to ensure that your Mac is ready for the new release.

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