Yesterday we saw the release of long anticipated Mac OS X 10.8 Mountain Lion, and while the whole world lightens up about features such as “Reminders”, “Notes” or these here, the whole of Asia got some little nice little features that will make the daily life of the Asian Mac User a lot more easier, here is the list of new features of Mac OS X Mountain Lion, only for China!
All 15 New Features for China / Hong Kong / Singapore
Improved text input
Typing Simplified Chinese and Traditional Chinese is easier, faster, and more accurate than ever. As you type, Mountain Lion offers more up-to-date and relevant candidates for words and phrases.
Dynamic word lists
Mountain Lion draws word and phrase suggestions from lists of words that update dynamically without the need for an OS X update.
Fuzzy Pinyin input
Mountain Lion adds support for Fuzzy Pinyin, which makes text input easier for users who type Pinyin with regional pronunciations.
When you mistype a word, Mountain Lion offers a likely candidate for the word you meant to type.
Better handwriting recognition
Mountain Lion supports almost 30,000 Chinese characters. Handwriting recognition complies with the GB-18030 standard for character support.
Mix Chinese and English
You can now type English words in a Pinyin sentence without switching keyboards.
User dictionary in iCloud
When you add words to your user dictionary in the Pinyin input method, iCloud makes them available on all your devices.2
Emoji and facemarks
You can now easily add emoji and facemarks to a Pinyin sentence without switching keyboards.
The Standard Dictionary of Contemporary Chinese is now available in the Dictionary app for those using Simplified Chinese.
Lookup in Mountain Lion supports Simplified Chinese. Place your cursor over the word and tap with three fingers on the trackpad to see the definition. If you use a mouse, Control-click the word and choose Look Up from the contextual menu.
Sina Weibo, the popular Chinese microblogging service, is built into the Share menu. Sign in once and it’s set up. You can share links and photos to Sina directly from Safari, Preview, Photo Booth, and Quick Look. And it works with Notification Center, so you get a notification whenever someone mentions you in a post or sends you a direct message.
Youku and Tudou video upload
Easily share videos on popular Chinese video-sharing websites Youku and Tudou. When you preview a video file in QuickTime Player or Quick Look, you can post it directly to Youku or Tudou with the Share button — without switching to another app. With single sign-on, log in once and start posting videos.
Baidu search in Safari
Baidu, the leading Chinese search provider, is a built-in option for searching in Safari.
Easy setup for popular mail clients
Mountain Lion makes it easy to set up Mail with the popular services QQ Mail, 126, and 163.
Mountain Lion includes eight new fonts, from modern to classical, for Chinese users.