Mac os x trial

Discussion in 'macOS' started by xy14, Oct 30, 2007.

  1. xy14 macrumors 6502


    Mar 9, 2004
    I just went to the Rogers, MN Best Buy and I have to say, Leopard seems like a graphics-only update. I couldn't find anything new on it! The only thing I saw was extra photo booth effects.

    Anyone know what new features I didn't see in my 15 minute preview?
  2. Eidorian macrumors Penryn


    Mar 23, 2005
  3. Sun Baked macrumors G5

    Sun Baked

    May 19, 2002
    This update really took support for the multi-core machines to the next level by improving multi-threading support, and extending a lot of the updates granted to OS level apps in Tiger to the developers for their apps (aka 64-bit memory space.)

    There were still a lot of OS sections in Tiger that were big bad single threads, aka Finder. Leopard Finder is multi-threaded now, likely a whole heck of a lot of Leopard is multi-threaded now, not just the choke points.

    If it was just a GUI update, a coverflowed Tiger Finder, would likely make you scream.

    Haven't played around enough, and I'm used to it, but the GUI lag most Windows users comment on should be reduced.

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