Nobody thumbs their nose at the competition better than Apple.
And at WWDC, they are making the most of Longhorn’s ever-slipping release schedule with a variety posters at featuring slogans mocking Billy’s new baby. Remember how Apple used .Mac to poke fun at the hopelessly confused .NET at the Jaguar launch? That spirit is back, baby.
These posters remind folks that Apple has today what Microsoft’s Lognhorn will deliver in 2006 at the earliest. There were four: “Redmond, we have a problem,” “Redmond, start your photocopiers,” “This should keep Redmond busy,” and “Introducing Longhorn.” Eat that, you belt-and-suspender wearing Microscum!
New at WWDC: sexy aluminum LCDs and of course OS X.4 Tiger.
Of the Tiger features, the Expos?-enhanced Dashboard and Automator lightweight macro facility seem slickest at first blush. Some think the former is a bit of a ripoff, but it’s really just the return of desk accessories.