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Mac OS X Lion to See UI Overhaul?

Screen-shot-2010-10-20-at-20.10.58.pngTechCrunch is reporting that Apple is prepping to begin seeding Mac OS X 10.7 Lion to developers in the near future, and claim that a user interface redesign will be amongst the new features coming with the release.

And while we already know some of the new features thanks to Apple’s preview, there are still a few surprises, apparently. One of these is a much-anticipated UI overhaul. But that means that developers are going to need to be ready when it rolls out. And along those lines, we’re hearing that a developer beta should begin soon.

Yeah, a lot of detail is packed into that paragraph. So much so, that we don’t know any more than we did already. Anyway, snark aside, when Apple gave a preview of Lion last year, a few changes were noticed. Specifically, the window scroll bars resemble that of the iPads in that they are translucent and disappear when not in use.

Mac OS X 10.7 Lion is slated for a summer 2011 release. That said, little is known if the release is on schedule.

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