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Old 12-11-2012, 12:58 AM   #1
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Default Should I upgrade to ML?

I've been out of the loop for a bit but ML has been out for a few months now. Is there a consensus on whether it warrants an upgrade from Lion? I know it's only $20...question is whether it's worth the hassle or not....
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Old 12-11-2012, 01:46 AM   #2
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I really enjoy it and have had no problems with it. But if your happy with Lion I wouldnt bother. Personally if you do want to upgrade I would wait for 10.8.3 patch next month. Its supposed to have some more fixes and better video drivers. Till then your copy of Lion may be over all more stable.
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Old 12-12-2012, 02:29 AM   #3
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got it. thanks!
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Old 12-14-2012, 01:49 PM   #4
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I had a 13" MBP Pro (mid-2010 with the Core2Duo processor) and battery life was much better on Lion than on Mountain Lion. (~6hrs on ML and closer to 8 on Lion)
But I still prefer to have iMessages in the OS (and the beta for iMessages for Lion expires really soon), so I will sacrifice the battery life.
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Old 12-14-2012, 06:07 PM   #5
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I was worth it to me for AirPlay and iMessage.
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Old 12-15-2012, 12:10 AM   #6
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They still haven't fixed the battery life?
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Old 12-15-2012, 10:38 AM   #7
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ML is worth it, I have no issues whatsoever. I don't know about the battery issues because I haven't unplug it yet. 20.00 is a steal. Lion is like Windows Vista and ML is Windows 8.
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Old 12-15-2012, 09:17 PM   #8
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I haven't noticed a change in battery life on my 2011 MBP. Still about 7.5 hours on 10.8.2.
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Old 12-17-2012, 02:27 PM   #9
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I have noticed better battery life on newer devices. But on the Core2Duo powered machines, it is like ML doesn't scale down the processor like it used to.
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Old 12-17-2012, 02:47 PM   #10
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They still haven't fixed the battery life?
Yes they have. I was getting 12 hours only yesterday on my rPro... All be it, two notches of brightness with only Word open.
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