Linked by Thom Holwerda on Thu 26th Jun 2008 21:52 UTC, submitted by Taylor
Mac OS X has published a quick look at Mac OS X Snow Leopard. "The biggest changes are under the hood. Snow Leopard is fast. Very fast. Like, surprisingly fast. From boot times to general application usage, Snow Leopard was noticeably quicker then Leopard when using the same system. Apple and 3rd party applications alike, they all launched faster and performed smoother. I'm sure this can be attributed to the new 64-bit architecture, but its amazing how much of a difference it really is." Screenshots included.
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RE[2]: I wonder
by Alleister on Sun 29th Jun 2008 12:51 UTC in reply to "RE: I wonder"
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If you want to know about how OS X is really constructed, there is a an *awesome* video recording from the 24C3 hacker meeting. You can find it under:

IIRC XNU even stands for Xnu is Not Unix.

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