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Sneak preview of Tiger, aka OS X 10.4

posted by Jason Kottke   Jun 28, 2004

Sneak preview of Tiger, aka OS X 10.4. Computer-wide search, dashboard widgets, task automation (woo!), smart folders (drool), and a new version of Safari with newsreading capabilities.

Reader comments

Matt GiffordJun 28, 2004 at 4:09PM

I’ve been hoping for smart folders for years. So cool.

JordanJun 28, 2004 at 11:03PM

What other cats do you think they’ll use? Tabby? Bobcat? Leopard? (Setting up a joke for someone else)

jkottkeJun 28, 2004 at 11:38PM

According to the Wikipedia entry on OS X, Cheetah, Puma, Jaguar, and Tiger have already been used and Apple has registered trademarks for Lynx, Cougar, and Leopard, which would bring them up to 10.7.

Runky FunkyJun 29, 2004 at 10:01AM

What? No “Lion?” That’s the king of the beasts man… but I suppose it doesn’t sound exotic enough.
“Simba” is swahili for lion (has several other meanings too, actually), but can’t go there I suppose.

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