5 key points about Apple's upcoming OS
Apple used this week's WWDC to unveil its new version of Mac OS X : Snow Leopard. We've rounded up five things you need to know about Apple's latest OS.
New goodies to come
While there aren't a whole lot of features that you'll be able to notice offhand (aside from improved performance, perhaps) Snow Leopard's big under-the-hood changes should result in better software for users going forward.
PowerPC users: no Leopard for you!
If you own an older Mac from before Apple's switch to Intel processors, you're out of luck; Snow Leopard will only run Intel-CPU-based Macs. Snow Leopard will debut nearly four years after the first Intel Macs shipped in January 2006.
Get it in September
Last week Microsoft announced that Windows 7 would be publicly released in October . However Apple said Snow Leopard will be available in September, at which point you can expect unending comparisons between Snow Leopard and Windows 7. Fight!
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