OS X Lion is download only, but what if??

Apple announced a couple weeks ago that Mac OS X Lion will only be available as a download from its Mac App Store.  So what about all the people who have slower Internet connections (DSL Lite), dial-up or, as scary as it sounds, those who don’t have Internet at all?  ComputerWorld has posted an article this morning with a workable solution – Use the Apple Store’s WIFI network to download your upgrade.  According to Apple, that will be an option.

Although the Genius Bar won’t install the upgrade for you, customers are free to use the WIFI network in store to download the 4GB upgrade.  This certainly sounds like a workable solution for anyone and with Apple’s network of stores around the country, one is certainly close by.

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Philip is a IT solutions engineer working for AmWINS Group, Inc., an insurance brokerage firm in Charlotte, NC. With a focus on data center technologies, he has built a career helping his customers and his employers deploy better IT solutions to solve their problems. Philip holds certifications in VMware and Microsoft technologies and he is a technical jack of all trades that is passionate about IT infrastructure and all things Apple. He's a part-time blogger and author here at Techazine.com.

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