Apple to unleash Snow Leopard on August 28

August 24, 2009
Apple Senior Vice President of OSX Software Bertrand Serlet delivers a keynote address on the new Snow Leopard operating system at the Apple World Wide Developers conference in June 2009 in San Francisco, California. Apple announced on Monday that its next-generation Snow Leopard operating system tailored for the California company's Macintosh computers will be unleashed on the market on Friday.

Apple announced on Monday that its next-generation Snow Leopard operating system tailored for the California company's Macintosh computers will be unleashed on the market on Friday.

"Snow Leopard builds on our most successful operating system ever and we?re happy to get it to users earlier than expected," said Apple senior vice president of software engineering Bertrand Serlet.

Apple unveiled Snow Leopard at a gathering of software developers in June and estimated that it would be released in September.

Macintosh users will be able to upgrade from Leopard to Snow Leopard for 29 dollars, according to Apple.

"For just 29 dollars, Leopard users get a smooth upgrade to the world?s most advanced and the only system with built in Exchange support," Serlet said.

Snow Leopard has built in support for Microsoft Exchange Server 2007 as well as for Macintosh email, address book, and calendar programs.


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Yelmurc
not rated yet Aug 24, 2009
I know where I'll be friday
probes
not rated yet Aug 25, 2009
Yeah me too and Thursday as well
ithinkitsjustme
not rated yet Aug 25, 2009
Wish I could be there. Oh boy, I want it!
weewilly
not rated yet Aug 25, 2009
I think many people are just plain fed up with Microsoft and we also are thinking about making this complete change over for our home office and extensive home network. We have read all the previews of this software and see all the videos too. The only thing holding us up right now is the time and money to accomplish this. But it is a done deal for sure.

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