1. Ipheuria's Avatar
    There is a thread for the annoyances of Lion so ofcourse we gotta show some love. What things did you find revolutionary, game changing or just in the words of Billy Crystal Mahvellous.

    Four finger swipe to switch spaces- I freaking love this, I run Windows virtually so I work in two spaces one for Mac and one for Windows. It is awesome to just swipe instead of Control + arrow to switch

    Launchpad- My dock was unwieldily in Snow Leopard, without magnification it was the length of my screen. Now I have only the apps that I run every single day and all the others are organized in Launchpad. It saves me the Go -> Applications -> App

    Resizing from any corner of the window - being a Windows user first this was always annoying

    Maximize to fill the screen - again another thing that was available in Windows but annoyed the hell out of me on the Mac

    Copying files with same name no longer replaces- Again I always preferred the Windows style of copying or moving where the folder is merged even if files within it have the same name it asks you. I found this out on Mac when I lost a folder of images the first time.

    Login screen- I love the new login screen, but I think it's just because it's a change. In time I'm sure I'll grow tired of it too but I'll find a tweak to change the background. Actually I think I'll look for that today lol
    07-22-2011 07:51 AM
  2. anon(4698833)'s Avatar
    I think one of my favorite additions from Lion is something so subtle and tiny that many people won't even pay attention to it...but its the new finder's left hand column of "favorites", i mean it wasn't a monumental improvement over the folder system from before, but it makes moving files so damn easy (also makes access a little easier).

    The touch pad gestures are just the bees-knees. Everything feels fluid and smooth...i honestly don't even remember what its like having to use buttons to navigate anymore, and its only been a couple of days!

    iCal is refreshed, and i think i like the new visual additions (the little paper tear just gives it an element of actual desk use, which is a subtle but nice add on).

    Mail is substantial...even if it is simply a reorganization on how it uses the screen...it works so much better now. The layout is ergonomic and efficient...and it seems to fetch mail A LOT faster now, which is nice.

    Another thing i noticed too was how my iPhone and iPad react to the computer and iTunes now...it seems the communication between these things is lightning fast now, where before it was a bit delayed (to a point of frustration sometimes)...now it seems the computer almost has most of its language between the two items proactively ready so as soon as they are connected, the lag is almost nonexistent, like the peripheral was connected the entire time!

    So far...I'm a big fan.
    07-22-2011 08:51 AM
  3. Ipheuria's Avatar
    Yeah I love the iCal and Adressbook update, mail I haven't even looked at I might give it another chance. My iPhone and iPad are about the same but I'm running iTunes 10.5 so I'll reserve judgement till it's official. I loveeeeeee the gestures.

    Holding down a key gives you accents I love the fact that holding down a key gives you accents now. I forgot to add that lol, I don't like that there's the added step of using numbers for the one you want. You should have been able to mouse over them but I'm sure that will be added in time.
    07-22-2011 10:19 AM
  4. dcgore's Avatar
    I really like the new look of Mail.
    07-22-2011 12:16 PM
  5. Alli's Avatar
    If I could get back the 3 finger swipe to go straight to the top/bottom, I'd be 100% happy.
    07-22-2011 02:40 PM
  6. GigaS27's Avatar
    I think it's a pretty cool update but nothing crazy...I think they used the wrong title ("Most advance....") for this upgrade....just my 2 cents.
    07-22-2011 05:03 PM
  7. anon4705295's Avatar
    I love Safari omg. The downloads menu is awesome! And Reading List.

    I also LOVE how dashboard doesn't take 3 days to open and get to a functioning mode haha. It loads instantly! Incredible.

    Also -- LOVE THE NEW SCROLL! It took me a while to get adjusted, but now it feels natural and I love it.

    Wish my macbook had multitouch it sounds so awesome!!!
    07-22-2011 10:33 PM
  8. CG68's Avatar
    I love that it was only $29.99 and that I can use it on multiple computers!
    07-23-2011 12:52 AM
  9. hey_WILL's Avatar
    love natural scrolling. Threw me off at first, but now is great. love spaces. gestures are great, one of the best things about a mac, if you ask me.
    08-17-2011 10:19 PM
  10. jsntrenkler's Avatar
    Natural Scrolling + Safari are my favs.
    08-17-2011 11:55 PM
  11. Fausty82's Avatar
    Natural Scrolling + Safari are my favs.
    I also love the natural scrolling... but I use a Windows laptop for work and it aggravates me to no end that the Windows machine doesn't have it...
    08-18-2011 12:22 AM
  12. Alli's Avatar
    I keep wondering why my mouse isn't working. LOL
    08-18-2011 05:36 AM
  13. anon(4698833)'s Avatar
    I recently turned off the three finger upward gesture for launch pad...as i would regularly find myself lazily having an extra finger sitting on the track pad while browsing a page (and annoyingly having launch pad pop up several times)...it's been a god send. Thank god they gave the ability to disable some gestures.
    08-31-2011 09:26 AM
  14. jsntrenkler's Avatar
    I also love the natural scrolling... but I use a Windows laptop for work and it aggravates me to no end that the Windows machine doesn't have it...
    Same here although I think my brain is starting to automatically adjust, I find that I am able to scroll at work without having that "hey this is backwards." thought coming across the melon.
    08-31-2011 12:27 PM
  15. newmoog's Avatar
    I don't like the Application Support folder to be invisible by default.
    09-09-2011 01:07 AM
  16. leharris22's Avatar
    I like the Launchpad. It's easier to go into Launchpad than Applications.
    10-07-2011 02:13 PM
  17. coolykoko's Avatar
    i love how it is more compatible on my PC[hackintosh]
    10-09-2011 01:15 AM