Mac OS X Leopard 10.5 at End of March?

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    Though unconfirmed, Financialwire.net claims that Apple's Mac OS X 10.5 Leopard will be shipping by the end of March "according to sources."

    This date corresponds to an earlier report from ThinkSecret that Leopard development was "wrapping up faster than many at Apple even anticipated". Based on this earlier report, the new versions of iLife '07 and iWork '07 are expected alongside Leopard.

    Even after many false rumors about potential Apple media events, buzz continues about the possibility of a future Apple release event.
     
  2. bigraz macrumors newbie

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    Soon ... Life will Be Perfect

    Looking forward to this, with my new iPhone, and revised Mac Pro:)
     
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    In that case, Leopard is going on my birthday list :D
    Hopefully it will really come out that early. I am really looking forward to these 'secret' features Steve Jobs talked about
     
  5. mduser63 macrumors 68040

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    If it's shipping at the end of March, we should see an announcement in 2-3 weeks. I personally think mid to late April is more likely. Tiger was released in April 2005.
     
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    You can file this one right along side the Apple superbowl commercial, the Valentine's day Beatles iTunes launch, the so-called February event (or was it January, I can't remember off hand) as another in the recent spate of totally bogus rumors.

    Leopard no earlier than end of April.
     
  7. kainjow Moderator emeritus

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    I just hope that Leopard is noticeably faster on the Intel Macs. 10.4's Intel version feels like a hack :)
     
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    You know, you're right IMO. I thought it was just me. Can't
    wait for Leopard though.
     
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    is this the thing that the other post was talkin bout? i read something is happening on the 20th.
     
  10. Clive At Five macrumors 65816

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    Why would these guys know better than any of us?

    Even ThinkSecret has more credibility than randomstockfluctuatorsite.net.

    In both cases, I'll believe it when I see it.

    -Clive
     
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    I also read that the PowerBook G5s are coming out around the same time.
     
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    I'm not looking forward to this at all... Too many products launched too close together. Doesn't bode well for the wallet...
     
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    Oh no, that's wrong.

    I have a friend who walks her dog with a guy who works as a cab driver who picked up a Compusa salesperson who overheard him say that Phil Schiller walked into the store and was using iChat on one of the store's iMac's to chat with Jobs and he clearly saw him type "PB G5 2/27/07"

    So its new Powerbook G5's next Tuesday! :)
     
  16. Analog Kid macrumors 68040

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    I doubt it, but it will probably use Leopard features if they're available... Holding the release until you can make use of all the bell-and-whistles kinda makes sense.

    Award winning!
     
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    Bah, that won't compare to OSXI Voltron.


    Anyway, end of March sounds pretty darn great to me. It also sounds reasonable. Let's hope that this is accurate, and let's hope that we hear something about the "top secret features" within the next week or two!
     
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    Leopard

    Beautiful, I can hardly wait.........
     
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    Next Cat

    10.6 Lion will be comin' out sooner than you think;) Gotta keep up with
    MS, ya know, why they're almost caught up to OS 8.5............
     
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    You are made of win. 10.5 at the end of march, installed on a G5 Powerbook demoing Duke Nukem Forever.
     
  22. BWhaler macrumors 68020

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    I agree. I am stunned at how NOT fast the Intel version is most of the time.
     
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    Don't you mean a PB? ;)
     
  24. xtopher macrumors regular

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    HUH?!:eek:
     
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    I feel like an feind waiting for his fix, I JUST WANT IT NOW!!.


    really, we have all waited long enough.

    haha
     

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