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I recently bought a mac book and still have snow leopard as the OS. I seen the new update lion and it seems a good price at only 20.99. Only thing is a read a good few reviews saying it was no good because it wont run Microsoft Office. Although i don't use that often, it would be useful to have.

Will they be fixing that anytime soon?

What would be the advice on lion? Is it good or a no go?

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runs office 2011 perfectly fine. 04 isn't an intel app, so it won't run. Neither is the 08 installer.

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so if i was to get any new versions they would also run ok on it?

whats your opinion on Lion? would you recommend?

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So far, I like it. It's snappy. There are UI things I don't like, but they were all readily fixable (new scrolling method etc). And yep.. the new versions would work fine, Apple ditched PPC legacy code on this release of OS.

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‪osx lion quick review‬‏ - YouTube here you can see the most 3 cool new feature in OSX lion
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absolutely in love with Lion it "looks" the same at first glance like Snow Leopard, but it's a lot better and smoother and there's hidden things here and there .

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Lion is installed and running just fine on my 2 iMacs. Will be installing it on my Mini and Air probably tomorrow. Only glitch I've found is in 4 finger trackpad setting when also set to 3 finger drag. Have to toggle 4 finger settings back and forth to get it to start working. A minor glitch. Otherwise everything A-OK. Lion seems to be running the OS functions faster. For example Sleep is immediate now whereas it took some time under Snow Leopard.
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Lion is amazing in every aspect. You'll love it once you upgrade. There'll be no regrets!
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Thanks everyone, a think i will go for it, cant go too far wrong for the price ae?
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Course not In Australia it's on $32 - considering a Windows OS Upgrade costs about $299 here, I think you definitely can't hurt giving it a try.

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