Mac OS X Lion gets 1 million downloads on first day

We knew it would be popular, but a million in a day? All hail the Lion king

Apple’s new Mac OS X Lion was always going to be a popular pup, but to sell one million copies on its first day of release is biblically epic. True, Mac OS X 10.7's full-screen apps, multi-touch gestures and system-wide autosave and recovery are all lovely – but selling a million of anything, no matter how good, in a day is impressive. But at a rather affordable £21 and with the ease of getting it as a download, Apple has once again found a new way to sell innovatively. Now if they can be that ground-breaking with the iPhone 5 and iPad 3 we’ll be happy.


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