Apple to Release Mac OS X Lion This Wednesday, July 6th?

Posted July 5, 2011 at 4:11am by iClarified | Please help us and submit a translation by clicking here | 20492 views

Apple will reportedly launch Mac OS X Lion this Wednesday, July 6th on the App Store, according to an email from Apple Support to a BenM.at reader.

The reader, Marc, had recently purchased a refurbished Mac and hoped to receive a free upgrade.

An Apple Support representative reportedly responded saying, "Vielen Dank fur Ihre Mail. Ich komme leider erst jetzt dazu zu antworten. Einen Anspruch auf ein kostenloses Upgrade haben Sie nicht. Dieses Upgrade konnen Sie fur 23.99 Euro ab dem 06.07.2011 im APP Store erwerben."

Google translated the response reads, "Thank you for your mail. I am unfortunately only now to respond. Entitled to a free upgrade, you do not have. This upgrade can be purchased for Euro 23.99 from 07/06/2011 in the APP Store."

We aren't able to verify the authenticity of this email; however, Apple has said they will release Mac OS X Lion in July. Another recent report predicted July 14th would be the released date.

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NECKMAN - July 7, 2011 at 7:20pm
IT'S OUT HERE IN TRANSYLVANIA.
ASSMAN - July 6, 2011 at 2:17pm
CHECK THE APPLE SITE. IT IS OUT!!!!
Carlos - July 7, 2011 at 12:50am
No it's not out
Telia - July 6, 2011 at 10:23am
So much for this rumor. Bad source
Marc Benson - July 6, 2011 at 2:15pm
Just checked the Apple Site. It has been released!!!!!
Kingsford - July 6, 2011 at 11:28pm
Your a fucken idiot it's not out!
carlos - July 7, 2011 at 12:22am
No it's not, where in the name of JC did you see it?
ThaRugbyKid - July 5, 2011 at 8:29pm
Apple never release their products on a wednesday, it's always on a Friday...
Mukunth S - July 5, 2011 at 2:56pm
I have a Late 2008 version with Leopard. I read that upgrading to Lion from Leopard is not possible. Is there a way to do it without purchasing Snow Leopard?
DacksMac - July 5, 2011 at 5:06pm
Yeah, go on The Pirate Bay and download a copy via torrent. Burn it, Install it, then upgrade to Lion. Easy as pie. And before someone leaves a comment saying "that's illegal," I honestly don't give a shit
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