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OS X Mountain Lion For Dummies by Bob Dr. Mac LeVitus

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A Few More Useful Goodies

Even more neat and useful technologies are built into Mountain Lion, but I’m running out of space. So here are, at least in my humble opinion, the best of the rest.

App Store

9781118461990-ma058.tif The App Store app is the OS X software version of the iTunes Store for media and iOS apps. Here, you’ll find applications of all types — Business, Entertainment, Graphics, Productivity, Social Networking, and more — at prices that start at zero (free).

Just about everything I tell you in Chapter 12 about the iTunes Store could be said for the App Store. It looks and works the same, and it uses the same credit card you have on file at the iTunes Store.

tip_4c.eps If you see a little number on the App Store icon in your Dock, it means that number of your apps have updates available. Launch the App Store app and click the Updates tab to see the apps with updates awaiting them. Even if you don’t see a little number in the App Store’s Dock icon, it wouldn’t hurt to launch the App Store every once in a while to check for updates manually, as the little number sometimes fails to appear in the App Store Dock icon.

Accessibility

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