New OS Snow Leopard on Macbook?

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  1. domcole macrumors regular

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    Hi,

    I was wondering if I should wait till Apple release the new OS for the Macbook aluminum?

    Does anyone know when this will be launched?


    Thank you.
     
  2. rdowns macrumors Penryn

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    No firm date is known but their WWDC (in June) is a good bet. If you need it now, buy it.
     
  3. domcole thread starter macrumors regular

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    I don't need it now but I didn't want to wait much longer than March.
     
  4. Tallest Skil macrumors P6

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    You'll either have to or just buy Leopard and pay the full price for Snow Leopard to upgrade, then.
     
  5. Buskape macrumors 6502

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    If i was you, i would wait. It's gonna have iLife 09 aswell, so that'll save you 169 bucks!
     
  6. acfusion29 macrumors 68040

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    Umm... Snow Leopard will come with iLife '09, and the OS itself will not be $169.
     
  7. TuffLuffJimmy macrumors G3

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    umm snowleopard will NOT come with iLife '09.

    Does a copy of leopard you buy now come with iLife? Nope. iWork? Nope.

    What do you think that new Mac Box is for?
     
  8. domcole thread starter macrumors regular

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    How much would the upgrade cost?

    A few mixed comments there...it does it does not come with iLife 09?
     
  9. Tallest Skil macrumors P6

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    No, it won't. Because they NEVER have.
     
  10. bozz2006 macrumors 68030

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    retail copies of OSX have been $129 for a long time, so snow leopard will probably be $129, too.
     
  11. Tallest Skil macrumors P6

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    It will NOT come with ANY version of... Oh, you changed your post.
     
  12. elppa macrumors 68040

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    By the time Snow Leopard is launched, new Macs will come with iLife '09.

    Snow Leopard may be sold in a box set with iLife '09 + iWork '09.

    Snow Leopard itself is unlikely to come with iLife '09.

    The last is an educated guess based on what has happened in the past, but as we all know Apple has little regard for what happened in the past.
     
  13. bozz2006 macrumors 68030

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    yeah, i had a brain fart. i was thinking of if he bought a new mac.
     
  14. Tinknock71 macrumors 6502

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    These are add on programs and are not included with snow leopard, you think people are going to spend hundreds of dollars for these programs and then give them for free with Snow Leopard which at best will cost just over a hundred bucks! Oh Man! There would be just a couple of pissed people.:eek:
     
  15. JustOneQuickONe macrumors 6502

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    do you guys/gals think that apple will do the free upgrade for those who bought a new mac or the leopard close to the release of Leopard snow as they did when they went from tiger to leopard? I'm thinking about getting Leopard through school which is discounted but i feel it would be a waste to get it if snow comes out in a few months. I will definitely get non-snow Leopard :D if there is the upgrade incentive though.
     
  16. acfusion29 macrumors 68040

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    Sorry, you guys are right. I got a little confused :p
     

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