January 19, 2009
Apple moves to unify its OS and interface
Rik Myslewski writes that after recent reports, Apple may be working to transform itself from a “second-tier” computer company to a top-level CE one.
“First, a story published today by AppleInsider reports that Apple ‘has filed for a trademark for its OS X operating system but without the ‘Mac’ prefix that has accompanied the name since its inception.’ Second, multiple postings on MacNN, MacRumors, The Graphic Mac, and others discuss the rumoured overhaul of Mac OS X’s Aqua user interface (UI), code-named ‘Marble,’ when version 10.6, Snow Leopard, is released this year.”
“DigiTimes cites ‘sources at notebook makers’ who claim the HP Mini 2150 is set for release in June — just four months after the Mini 2140 hits stores.Unlike its predecessor, the Mini 2150 will ship with a built-in 3G modem. That was the only difference disclosed.”
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