Snow Leopard to ship this Friday
Mac OS X 10.6 arrives early
Apple announced today what the rumor mill reported last week: that Mac OS X 10.6, aka Snow Leopard, will be released this Friday, August 28.
Today’s announcement is a rare occurence in the tech world – a product being released before it was originally scheduled to hit the streets.
When Apple’s SVP for software engineering, Bertrand Serlet, demoed Snow Leopard back in June at the company’s Worldwide Developer Conference, word was that the latest Apple feline would be uncaged in September. Today, though, he said in a canned statement, “Snow Leopard builds on our most successful operating system ever and weÃ¢â‚¬â„¢re happy to get it to users earlier than expected.”
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