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Mac OS X Lion: Visual QuickStart Guide by Maria Langer

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13. The App Store

In This Chapter:

Launching & Quitting App Store

Signing In & Out

Browsing the App Store

Buying & Installing Apps

Updating Apps

Apple’s App Store combines the convenience of an online shopping service with the ease of use of a Mac OS application. The result: a system that makes it easier than ever to find, buy, install, and update Mac OS applications on your computer.

The App Store, which works with your Apple ID, automatically maintains a list of the software you’ve purchased, so it’s easy to download and reinstall if necessary. It also notifies you of updates to software you’ve purchased through the App Store so you can obtain and install those updates as soon as they become available.

This chapter will introduce the features ...

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