Apple has released a developers preview of Mac OS X Lion. The upcoming version of Cupertino's flagship operating system offers popular elements of iOS in a more traditional desktop setting.
Indeed, Lion boasts a number of new features, including Mission Control, a "fresh" view of running processes; Launchpad, a home for apps; full screen apps that use the entire Mac display; and new multi-touch gestures.
"The iPad has inspired a new generation of innovative features in Lion," explained senior Apple VP Philip Schiller.
"Developers are going to love Mission Control and Launchpad, and can now start adding great new Lion features like full screen, gestures, versions and auto save to their own apps."
Additional OS X Lion features include: