Rumor Has It: Snow Leopard Getting Early Release
The seeding yesterday by Apple of version 10A433 of Snow Leopard, which is presumed the Golden Master edition of the upcoming OS iteration, has led many to believe that Cupertino will be pushing the official launch date of the software up. The official line was and always has been that Apple would ship 10.6 on an unspecified date in September, but many Apple news and rumor sites are reporting that the date will in fact be much earlier, according to their various sources.
While there is some speculation that Snow Leopard could be arriving as early as August 24, the good money is on John GruberÃ¢â‚¬â„¢s proposed launch date of August 28, since he has a good track record with this sort of thing. Backing up Gruber is MacDailyNews, which claims to have heard the same date from multiple independent sources.
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