Thursday, August 27, 2009

State of the Art - A Leap Forward With Snow Leopard - NYTimes.com

Interesting times in the desktop OS business; read the full article 

Apple’s release strategy is highly unorthodox: “Leopard, a k a Mac OS X 10.5, was already a great OS-virus-free, nag-free and not copy-protected. So instead of adding features for their own sake, let’s just make what we’ve got smaller, faster and more refined.”

What? No new features? That’s not how the industry works! Doesn’t Apple know anything?

And then there’s the price of Snow Leopard: $30.

State of the Art - A Leap Forward With Snow Leopard - NYTimes.com

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