So, Apple finally previewed Mac OS X 10.5 Leopard at WWDC 2006, amidst all the excited Apple fanatics. Mac OS X 10.5 has been in development for quite some time and was even being talked about at the launch of Tiger Mac OS X 10.4. So with out much adieu we will let you on what to expect in Leopard. Warning: Don't read if you want to stick with Windows :)
Leopard has a significant number of improvements and new features and we are sure we haven't seen all of it yet, but here's some of the cooler ones.
The first and the foremost feature is the full 64-bit application support, even for applications that use graphical interfaces like Cocoa. This makes it ideal for new Mac Pros and Xserves based on Intel Xeon processors.
The next feature is called the Time Machine, a system that automatically makes incremental backups of the entire file system or any of the changed files. If it does work the way it's supposed to you can restore an entire machine, system and all. The Time machine also interfaces with most programs iPhoto and Address Book directly to restore data instantly.> Read more