Linked by Thom Holwerda on Sun 27th Feb 2011 20:26 UTC
Mac OS X Earlier this week, Apple released the first developer preview of Mac OS X 10.7 Lion. At the same time, Apple listed a number of new features we hadn't yet heard about, which are quite interesting. There are two themes: bringing iOS to Mac OS X, and adding features other operating systems have had for ages - except in such a way that you can actually use them. Update: Fixed that scrolling thing. It's the other way around of course.
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RE[2]: IOS like scrolling
by Neolander on Sun 27th Feb 2011 21:23 UTC in reply to "RE: IOS like scrolling "
Neolander
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2010-03-08

You shouldn't be mocking people who could be dead in a few weeks.

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RE[3]: IOS like scrolling
by Shannara on Sun 27th Feb 2011 22:11 in reply to "RE[2]: IOS like scrolling "
Shannara Member since:
2005-07-06

Uhhh that made no sense. A person's state of health have no bearing on the kind of person he is. He is an evil person, it doesn't matter that he will keel over in days/weeks.

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RE[4]: IOS like scrolling
by Neolander on Sun 27th Feb 2011 22:24 in reply to "RE[3]: IOS like scrolling "
Neolander Member since:
2010-03-08

Depends whether your view of history is based on individuals or groups of people, I guess ;)

I've got several things against Jobs and his company on my side, but not enough to wish him to die. I rather see him as a good foe : sure, I couldn't agree with most of his design decisions, but life of the tech world will be incredibly dull without him locking down the wheel and putting a shiny coat of paint on it every year or so.

It'd be like a world where reference manuals would be 100 pages long and perfectly clear : what would be the achievement of managing to read them anymore ?

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RE[4]: IOS like scrolling
by burnttoys on Mon 28th Feb 2011 09:16 in reply to "RE[3]: IOS like scrolling "
burnttoys Member since:
2008-12-20

Evil? He may be a lot of things but I don't think he ranks up there with Harold Shipman, Idi Amin, Josef Mengele, Vlad the Impaler or any of the other "evils" out there.

I think you need to get away from the computer - read a newspaper or something, take a walk in the woods, get a sense of perspective...

4FS.

It's a product - if you don't like it - don't buy it. Welcome to the free west comrade.

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