Linked by Thom Holwerda on Tue 12th Jun 2007 15:23 UTC
Mac OS X As you have surely noticed by now, Apple's CEO Steve Jobs held his keynote speech yesterday at Apple's Worldwide Developers Conference in San Francisco. So far, the responses have been mixed; I have seen a lot of excitement, but also a lot of disappointment. Personally, I am not really sure where I stand.
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RE: hm
by aent on Tue 12th Jun 2007 17:32 UTC in reply to "hm"
aent
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2006-01-25

Yes, but clearly when any company showcases TEN of 300 features, they're going to be showcasing the TEN BEST or most significant features (completed at that point in time). The remaining 290 could all be "add right click menu on X item" and simple bug fixes labeled as new features (safari support for ajax, a fix for some safari autocomplete handling, etc)

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RE[2]: hm
by godawful on Tue 12th Jun 2007 19:28 in reply to "RE: hm"
godawful Member since:
2005-06-29

there are a few more mentioned on the website that i think are more than "add right click menu on X item"..

some i've noticed (granted i haven't gone through everything)

1. new dvd player, this one looks pretty snazzy
2. you can choose to "reboot into windows" from the finder, but rather than "shutting down" the OS, writes the ram contents to the drive, it's more of a safe sleep. that way when you boot back into OS X, everything is exactly like you left it.. very nice if you ask me

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RE[3]: hm
by Thom_Holwerda on Tue 12th Jun 2007 19:30 in reply to "RE[2]: hm"
Thom_Holwerda Member since:
2005-06-29

2. you can choose to "reboot into windows" from the finder, but rather than "shutting down" the OS, writes the ram contents to the drive, it's more of a safe sleep. that way when you boot back into OS X, everything is exactly like you left it.. very nice if you ask me

It's called hibernation and Macs can already do this.

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