Snow leopard-flavour of the season

September 7, 2009 at 7:00 pm Leave a comment

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The cat family moves on, from 10.0 Cheetah to the latest 10.6 Snow Leopard being its seventh major release. Wonder if the next OS X would be named as Lion as that is the only one left in the cat family. Well… got to wait and watch. I have been using  Snow Leopard  for few days now and must say that there has been lot of refinements especially the Exchange support with auto discovery feature of Microsoft Exchange Server. The hype surrounded the OS X with Apple giving developer seeds only to people or companies with developer accounts, stopping people from disclosing information to public under Non-Disclosure Agreement (NDA). Just days before its release the security world on the net went abuzz with rumors that Apple has quietly added a new  feature to scan software downloads for malware. Hmm… contradicting to what they actually advertise http://movies.apple.com/movies/us/apple/getamac_ads1/viruses_480x376.mov . Later it was found that Snow Leopard is protecting Mac users against certain file types. The plist file is located in the below path

/System/Library/CoreServices/CoreTypes.bundle/Contents/Resources/XProtect.plist

Even though Snow Leopard is basically a glorified service pack of the current Leopard 10.5 it has lot more to offer.One can go through the technical specification in this link http://www.apple.com/macosx/specs.html. Finally coming to the most obvious question … Will Snow Leopard be a better OS than Windows 7? Only time would tell.

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