Mac os x trial

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

  1. xy14 macrumors 6502

    xy14

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    #1
    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

    Eidorian

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  3. Sun Baked macrumors G5

    Sun Baked

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    #3
    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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