Mac Event OS X Lion

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Mac Event OS X Lion

Post by hackmodford » Wed Oct 20, 2010 10:41 am

Anyone going to watch this with me?
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Post by dragonhead » Wed Oct 20, 2010 11:18 am

yep :)

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Post by limpport » Wed Oct 20, 2010 12:41 pm

"Available shortly. Please check back soon."

And it started almost 2 hours ago.

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Re: Mac Event OS X Lion

Post by hackmodford » Wed Oct 20, 2010 12:49 pm

I think that's because they're setting up the recording. You can watch the whole thing right now...

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Re: Mac Event OS X Lion

Post by GeckoLink » Wed Oct 20, 2010 1:12 pm

they're probably editing it right now

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Post by hackmodford » Wed Oct 20, 2010 1:15 pm

There were two things that caugh my eye (i.e. I"m looking forward to it)

1) the mac appstore
2) the launchpad (this was badly needed IMHO)

The other funny thing is I'm noticing a lot of iPhone elements showing up in mac apps.
Example: if you download the new facetime beta app for the mac you'll notice that you can edit your favorite lists. This list behaves exactly like a table view on the iphone.
I've also noticed a lot of the toolbar buttons showing up in apps like iPhoto

I like it...

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Re: Mac Event OS X Lion

Post by jdmlight » Wed Oct 20, 2010 2:06 pm

hackmodford wrote:There were two things that caugh my eye (i.e. I"m looking forward to it)

1) the mac appstore
2) the launchpad (this was badly needed IMHO)

The other funny thing is I'm noticing a lot of iPhone elements showing up in mac apps.
Example: if you download the new facetime beta app for the mac you'll notice that you can edit your favorite lists. This list behaves exactly like a table view on the iphone.
I've also noticed a lot of the toolbar buttons showing up in apps like iPhoto

I like it...
I do like the updates to Mac OS X, but overall I thought the event was a little bland. A new MacBook Air, an iLife update, and a Mac OS update. Big deal. Where's my Mac minitower? :P
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Re: Mac Event OS X Lion

Post by dragonhead » Wed Oct 20, 2010 4:50 pm

a lot of the software stuff kinda creeped me out. OSX is starting to feel a little forced. like theyre trying to follow a script. the new mini macbook OTOH...WANT!

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Re: Mac Event OS X Lion

Post by Black Six » Wed Oct 20, 2010 8:40 pm

dragonhead wrote:a lot of the software stuff kinda creeped me out. OSX is starting to feel a little forced. like theyre trying to follow a script. the new mini macbook OTOH...WANT!
My sentiments exactly. All of the 10.7 features seem to be copying things from iOS, which don't really impress me much. I like my computer OS to stay as a computer OS.

The MacBook Air is an amazing feat of engineering. Processor seems a little slow, but for a grand I might pick one up. Seems a lot more useful than the iPad for my purposes.
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Re: Mac Event OS X Lion

Post by bicostp » Thu Oct 21, 2010 9:08 am

I think the new Air is actually a decent buy compared to other slim-and-light laptops running off ultra-low-power Core 2s.

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Re: Mac Event OS X Lion

Post by jdmlight » Thu Oct 21, 2010 10:42 am

bicostp wrote:I think the new Air is actually a decent buy compared to other slim-and-light laptops running off ultra-low-power Core 2s.
This is exactly what I was thinking, especially with the SSD standard. However, I don't think I'd be happy with ANY slim-and-light laptop. I like my MacBook Pro...
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Re: Mac Event OS X Lion

Post by hackmodford » Thu Oct 21, 2010 10:47 am

jdmlight wrote:
bicostp wrote:I think the new Air is actually a decent buy compared to other slim-and-light laptops running off ultra-low-power Core 2s.
This is exactly what I was thinking, especially with the SSD standard. However, I don't think I'd be happy with ANY slim-and-light laptop. I like my MacBook Pro...
Me too... I'm happy with my white unibody macbook. But I wouldn't mind the macbook being updated with SSD the high pixel density display etc.

I'd still like to keep the DVD drive for movies.

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Re: Mac Event OS X Lion

Post by GeckoLink » Thu Oct 21, 2010 5:02 pm

funny... I'm getting a mac book tomorrow

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Re: Mac Event OS X Lion

Post by hackmodford » Mon Nov 15, 2010 12:24 pm

What do you dislike about OSX?

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Re: Mac Event OS X Lion

Post by dragonhead » Mon Nov 15, 2010 4:10 pm

MrAfterFx wrote:I like Unix based operating systems just not Osx. If I was ever given a mac Ubuntu is going straight on it. Plus there is wine in Ubuntu.
there is parallels, virtualbox, and bootcamp on osx too ;)
osx is simple on the surface, but they give you a terminal and a bsd subsystem, so you may poke around the depths of the os all you want.

and best of all, it works when you need it to.

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