Linked by Thom Holwerda on Thu 12th Apr 2007 21:03 UTC, submitted by anonymous
Mac OS X Apple conceded that it will be unable to release its next generation operating system in June as previously planned and now says it anticipates launching the software in October. In a statement released after the close of the stock market, Apple said its highly anticipated iPhone has already passed several of its required certification tests and is on schedule to ship in late June as planned. "We can't wait until customers get their hands (and fingers) on it and experience what a revolutionary and magical product it is," Apple said. "However, iPhone contains the most sophisticated software ever shipped on a mobile device, and finishing it on time has not come without a price - we had to borrow some key software engineering and QA resources from our Mac OS X team, and as a result we will not be able to release Leopard at our WWDC in early June as planned." Update: New Leopard screenshots.
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by jcgf on Thu 12th Apr 2007 22:30 UTC
jcgf
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2005-11-14

Yes, it's "based on" an open source OS, but proprietary *ware is no good to me whether it's the icing on the cake or the cake itself - I'm still at the mercy of its vendor. Or rather I'm not, since I've learnt my lesson and no longer use it.


Yet you still post on threads dedicated to "proprietary *ware". If you are happy with whatever you are using and have no interest in a mac, why post here?

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by twenex on Thu 12th Apr 2007 22:35 in reply to "re"
twenex Member since:
2006-04-21

Yet you still post on threads dedicated to "proprietary *ware". If you are happy with whatever you are using and have no interest in a mac, why post here?

Because as I indicated in an earlier post, I'm interested in Apple despite myself.

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