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Mac OS X Leopard

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Outline for November 15, 2007 Leopard Overview

  • 1 DVD
  • Address Book - Right click on an address to see a Google Map
  • Boot Camp
    • Now included in Leopard
    • Copy, open, modify, or delete files in Mac OS X that you saved to your Windows partition.
    • Easily delete Windows and restore the disk space being used by the Windows partition back to Mac OS X.
  • Dashboard
    • Clip any porton of a web page and make it a Dashboard widget
    • Sync with .Mac
    • Dashcode -- IDE to build widgets, templates
  • Desktop
    • Transparency
    • Stacks
    • Dock look
  • Dictonary glues into wikipedia
  • Disk Utility supports live disk repartitioning
  • DVD Player
    • New Full-scren interface
    • Better time slider for exact positioning
    • Chapter Thumbnails
    • Scratch Disk Recovery
    • Parental Controls
  • Finder
    • More functional sidebar that is plainer
    • Cover Flow -- okay on Intel
    • Screen Sharing?
    • Icons repalced with previews for documents
    • Path Bar -- cool
    • New Right Click options (sort!)
    • Folder level sharing
  • Font Book (printing, activate/deactivate/auto)
  • Front Row included
  • iCal
    • New Look
    • Editing drawer gone
    • More options/flexibility
  • iChat
    • Supports multiple simultaneous logins of same type
    • Each login has separate buddy list with independent options
    • Video chats include Photbooth effectes, backdrops
    • Screen Sharing
    • Invisible mode
    • Chats as tabs, persistence
  • Mail
    • HTML mail support (boo)
    • Templates supported
    • Todos, rss, DataDetectors
  • Networking -- self tuing TCP?
  • Parental Controls Preference
  • Preview even more powerful
  • Prinitng -- new cups, more drivers, better bonjour, drivers via software update
  • Safari 3
    • New Find
    • Tabs can be moved around
    • Easy tabset saving
  • Spaces -- multiple desktops
  • Spotlight -- search shared Macs, calculator, dictionary
  • Terminal
    • Tab support with movement
    • Config done via inspector now
  • Time Machine?

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