As for Mac OS X, Apple's invitation with the Lion image clearly hints that the next major revision of Mac OS X (10.7) will finally be revealed. Apple has long named their major Mac OS X releases after various cat names. Early rumors suggested that Apple might have introduced 10.7 earlier this year, but it seems the company's resources were focused on iOS at the time. The only real hint we've had at 10.7 was a very intriguing job description from July in which Apple was looking for someone to focus on a "revolutionary new feature" for Mac OS X.
"Are you looking to help create something totally new? Something that has never been done before and will truly amaze everyone? Are you excited by the prospect that what you helped create would be used every day by millions of Apple customers? Then come and work on with the Mac OS X software engineering team to help build a new and revolutionary feature for Mac OS X."
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So Apple is set to unveil their brand new Macbook Air model. You know, the model that came out a ways back and came without an optical drive that made everyones head explode from sheer insanity? That one. As you may or may not know, I love reading internet rumors. So I was listening to a podcast that starred noted Apple lover, John Gruber, recounting a story a source told him that involved Steve Jobs.
The story was about how Jobs took the iPad into a meeting with the Mac developers and woke up the iPad from sleep mode. As you may or may not know, this takes literally one second for the iPad to wake up. He asked, "why can't I do this on a Mac?"
John Gruber has some of the best sources inside of Apple. And I don't trust easy, folks. Unless you look like Don Draper.
So, does this mean that the new Macbook Air will run Mac OS 10.7 and have a revolutionary new wake from sleep mode? Will the OS run completely in the cloud? Do you hate hearing people use the word, 'cloud'?
I suppose we'll find out Wednesday.
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