Saturday, March 24, 2007
Mac OS X Leopard: Worth it or not?
In my opinion, the best feature that Leopard will have to offer is going to be Spaces. Spaces allows you to have different well, err... spaces, where you can do stuff. If you're the kind of person that needs to keep everything organized and separate, Spaces is definitely for you. Instead of having all your stuff cluttered on one desktop, Spaces gives you 4 desktops on which to put your stuff. It's a bit like having four desks all to yourself ... doesn't it seem like life will be almost too easy?
Another feature that I think is going to be a winner is Time Machine. After all...how could you resist? The ability to go back in time is something we've only been able to show in movies...or in dreams! I guess that pretty much means Apple makes dreams come true. But seriously, Time Machine will be a great tool for all those people who constantly have to make new copies of documents, such as say, resumes, and save them separately after each edition.
The other feature I think will make leopard worth the price is Mail, or more specifically, the updates in Mail. Remember how much you loved those templates in Pages that basically did the work for you? ... well, Mail is now going to have templates of its own. Yep, you can make your letters look professional, or tacky, with just a few clicks. On top of that, Mail is going to offer cool little things like Notes and To-Do lists to keep you on track wherever you go.
Of course, these are not the only notable features of Leopard, so check out Apple's page on Leopard for a more in depth look.
In conclusion, I think Mac OS X Leopard is definitely going to be worth it.