Lion has hit Apple’s App Store and a lot of your computers. While those first adopters have dived into the Lion’s mouth with feet forward, many more of you are waiting to install the latest version of the Mac OS. And because you are, we’d like to lend a hand by talking about the issues you’ll face when installing Lion. Macworld senior editor Dan Frakes joins me to do just that.

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As I mention in the podcast, Dan has written scads of articles about installing Lion. You can find links to all of them in Installing Lion: Our Complete Guide. In regard to Lion and the applications that will and won’t work with it, take a peek at my Last Word on Lion and Application Compatibility. You’ll also want to check out Jason Snell’s essential OS X Lion: The Complete Macworld Review. And you can find all our Lion coverage—of which there is a bounty—on our Lion subject page.

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At a Glance
  • At $30 for all of your Macs, the only reason not to upgrade to Lion is because you rely on old PowerPC-based apps that won’t run on it. Otherwise, it’s a great price for a major upgrade.

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