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Leopard vs Vista: operating systems compared

In pictures: Mac OS X 10.5 vs Windows Vista

Whenever Apple rolls out a new release of its Mac OS X operating system, it always seems to cram in a few useful applications and interface features that eventually force their way into Windows. Now Mac OS X 10.5 Leopard is here, let's look through its key features and see how Windows Vista measures up.

Task switching the Mac way

expose

Our final comparison involves looking back at a classic OS X feature, Expose. Press a hot-key or wing your mouse pointer to a screen corner to bring up this thumbnail view of all of your open applications. Then click the one you want to bring to the front.


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