Linked by Thom Holwerda on Tue 25th Jun 2013 15:03 UTC
Mac OS X "This is still early, early days for OS X 10.9, and Mavericks will likely change and shift much more before it's released this fall. It's clearly not going to be the total aesthetic overhaul iOS 7 is, though, and that's okay. It’s a simple, familiar operating system, even less of a change than Mountain Lion, just with nips and tucks and a whole lot fewer sheets of weirdly torn paper. It has its bugs, sure, but it's also corrected a number of bugs that somehow made it into the final version of Mountain Lion, and even at this early stage is impressively stable and fast. It's gotten rid of a lot of the design issues that plagued many Mountain Lion apps (except for Game Center, which is still hideous), in favor of a cleaner, softer look that is far easier on the eyes." Hard to complain, really.
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refine,
by REM2000 on Wed 26th Jun 2013 09:03 UTC
REM2000
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2006-07-25

MacOSX has reached the point where the only thing left to do is to keep refining it (pretty much where Windows is).

I love the ideas and tech surrounding optimising power management and squeezing every ounce of power (electric) out of a CPU by aligning threads/calls.

Love the new clean look and am really looking forward to installing this on my Mac.

My only problem i have with MacOSX is it's networking. I hope they can fix it by making it multithreaded and this is really at the user level.

When ive been connected to various shares, usually SMB. If i get disconnected from the shares, i.e. when i go home from work i forget to eject the network drives, when MacOSX finally catches up and realizes that the shares can't be found it will beachball until it ejects them. Sometimes this can lock up the whole UI. It seems ridiculous that it does this.

I know i should eject the shares but sometimes it's easy to forget, I hope they can do something where MacOSX will remedy this in the background instead of beachballing.

My old moan about the Filesystem seems to have been fixed as i haven't experienced a problem with the file system since leopard/snow leopard era.

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