16 OS X Lion Features and Tips to Help You Get Started

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vishal.chaudhary

Lion Tweeting is really smart app.

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raiderfra

What is all this right+click nonsense??
I'm using a trackpad on a MBP, there is no "right" button, same goes for most Apple mice.
Did this reviewer actually use Lion???

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mark84839875

I just bought lion the other day. I'm hating not having four corner spaces, and the new scrolling makes sense but is hard to get used to. I do like the look of the new scroll bars as well.

I bought my first app from the Mac App Store too. Check it out. Its a really cool app to mess with your iTunes music sounds.
You can check out the demo at subtorioussound.com.

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Rumple

I like to have my finder open up my home files when I open it. Not "all my files". Just do that in the finder preferences. New finder windows shows; then scroll to whatever you like to appear when you open it.

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Rumple

I switched the scrolling, and then put it back to natural after reading some people thoughts on it. One big thing I noticed is it is more natural. The biggest advantage to keeping it natural is less fatigue. I noticed you scroll down way more in real life situations, and set to natural its much less stress on your hand. I don't like using my trackpad because of the fatigue. I am using it much more with Lion. Of course its fun with Lion, but normally I would have to stop using it. Not like I don't have finger strength I am a guitar player. Apple couldn't have named it better or thought it through.

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hepkat63

yes, can you be more specific please? Where is the bounce mail feature, i use this all the time , in fact is one of the main reasons I use apple mail ahead of postbox. What idiots apple are for wanting to hide this brilliant feature !!!

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chauncey007

I was disappointed that gestures are not actually supported on my Core 2 Duo Macbook (2008). This isn't listed anywhere in the technical details, and was quite a let-down.

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macuser93

So basically, if I have a pre-unibody MacBook model (mine is from '09) then the gestures will not work? I still have a designated clicker separate from the trackpad.

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martinmikep

I've looked everywhere, AirDrop does not show up in my sidebar.
I even went to Preferences (Finder) and it's not an option to turn on or off.

Has anybody else been able to find it?

The above refers to both my iMac & my MacBook Air

I installed Lion on my wife's MacBook Pro and AirDrop showed up in the Finder.

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AppleFanboy

How old are the non-working Macs? There's an age restriction. Why, I don't know.

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brandonwalkermedia

Scrolling:

DON"T switch the direction it really makes everything else feel really weird. If you have an iPhone/iPad it feels natural anyways, if you only have a mac it will take about a week.

Bounce Email:

Its hidden in the main Apple menu now.

FullScreen:

To exit full screen you can click on the button in the top right corner, how long did you play around with Lion?

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martinmikep

Could you be a little more specific and list a path to find the Bounce function?

Thanks

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DaleJohnson55

Mail Bounce is not dead!

The Mail Bounce can be used in 10.7 by adding a Rule. Go to Mail - Preferences - Rules. Select "any" condition, Any Recipient, Contains, your email address and the action "Bounce Icon in Dock". Select OK.

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