Screens from Apples Mac OS X 10.4, aka Tiger
Apple says the client and server versions of Mac OS X "Tiger" sport powerful changes under the hood, but there are also noticeable improvements to the interface. Here's a gallery with many of Tiger's new features.Mac programmers attending Apple Computer Inc.s recent Worldwide Developers Conference in San Francisco found a special treat tucked into their knapsacks: A preview copy of Mac OS X 10.4, aka "Tiger." The forthcoming client and server versions OS X offer plenty of changes under the hood, as well as many noticeable tweaks to the interface, especially with its integration of search.
At the conference keynote, CEO Steve Jobs pointed to the many large printed banners, with slogans teasing Windows developers, such as "Redmond, start your photocopiers." Apple said will be released to end-users in the first half of 2005, perhaps a year before Windows customers receive the next generation of Windows, called Longhorn.