3. Optimizing Preinstalled Apps

In This Chapter

• Popular apps preinstalled with Mountain Lion

• How new features impact core apps

• Sharing and syncing app-specific data

Apple’s OS X Mountain Lion isn’t just an operating system for your Mac. It also includes a collection of specialized apps that add a tremendous amount of functionality to your computer.

The more popular apps that come preinstalled with Mountain Lion include the following:

Calculator: When you launch this app, a pop-up window containing an on-screen calculator is displayed. This calculator has three numeric-calculation modes: Basic, Scientific, and Programmer. The app can also serve as a currency converter and as a converter for power, pressure, speed, temperature, time, ...

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