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Apple Approving Mac App Store Apps for OS X Lion

Earlier this week, Apple began inviting developers to submit their OS X Lion apps for inclusion in the Mac App Store, preparing to populate the store with apps capable of taking advantage of some of the new features being deployed in the new operating system.


It's only been a few days, but Apple is already beginning to approve those Lion-capable apps, as noted by OS X Daily in the case of WordCrasher [Mac App Store].
WordCrasher now takes advantage of new OS X Lion features:

- Full-screen. Use the full-screen button or press CONTROL + COMMAND + F to toggle fullscreen mode under OS X Lion.
- Resume. Close WordCrasher at any time and resume your game right where you left it. Restart your Mac, and WordCrasher will resume straight away.
Several other recent app updates have mentioned fixing issues with performance under Lion, but WordCrasher appears to be the first third-party app update to be approved specifically mentioning Lion-only features. Apple has pushed out a number of updates for its own apps this week, including the iLife '11 suite and Aperture, with those updates also quietly adding Lion-only features such as full-screen support.



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103 months ago
Ironically, next door got a new cat today .... now I want mine! ;)
Rating: 7 Votes
103 months ago
Full steam ahead!
Rating: 5 Votes
103 months ago
Using the App

"Apple Approving Mac App Store Apps for OS X Lion"

Couldn't use the letters/term 'app' any more than in this sentence
Rating: 5 Votes
103 months ago
Ever inching nearer....
Rating: 4 Votes
103 months ago
Cool. Lion coming soon!
Rating: 3 Votes
103 months ago
Yeah almost all of them ... but always the last Friday of the month. Does Apple have the power to call this the last Friday of the month?
Rating: 3 Votes
103 months ago

Wow going by that, I think we might see a release tomorrow! There are lots of updates today... Have they ever released a new OS on a Friday?


Every iteration of OS X I remember has been released on a Friday. Here's to tomorrow's release of Lion!
Rating: 2 Votes
103 months ago

Every iteration of OS X I remember has been released on a Friday. Here's to tomorrow's release of Lion!


July 21st or 28th.....My guess is the 21st.
Rating: 2 Votes
103 months ago

Yeah almost all of them ... but always the last Friday of the month. Does Apple have the power to call this the last Friday of the month?

Apple can do whatever they damned well please. They could release the software on Sunday if they wanted.
Rating: 2 Votes
103 months ago
so... os x lion ... hurry

in the mean time is os xi going to have all dog names? pitbull, dachshund, Chihuahua, greyhound etc?
Rating: 2 Votes

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