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Hi there. New to Macs.

So I hear there is different OS for the mac. like OS X 5 and other numbers and Lion.

What is the difference between them?
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How they look and what they do. Try looking here:
Mac OS X - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
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You can think of it as the difference between Windows 95, XP, Vista, 7, etc. The OS isn't just left alone once it's created. It's added to and improved (in most cases). OS X is the tenth operating system for Macs, and there have been 7 variations of it. Each variation is named after a big cat (Panther, Tiger, Leopard, Snow Leopard, etc).
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