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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.

Step into the Time Machine

Time Machine

If you've followed Leopard coverage at all, you already know about Apple's slick new automatic backup feature called Time Machine. Attach another drive to your system, and you'll have the opportunity to designate it for Time Machine backups. Once that's set up, the OS will automatically back up changes to your files, and you can browse through them in this nifty 3D interface.


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