Os History

Topics: Microsoft Windows, Windows NT, Operating system Pages: 7 (1786 words) Published: March 1, 2013




|Year |Event | |1978 |In June of 1978 Apple introduces Apple DOS 3.1, the first operating system for the Apple computers. | |1984 |Apple introduces System 1. | |1985 |Apple introduces System 2. | |1986 |Apple introduces System 3. | |1987 |Apple introduces System 4. | |1988 |Apple introduces System 6. | |1991 |Apple introduces System 7 operating system May 13, 1991. | |1995 |Apple allows other computer companies to clone its computer by announcing its licensed the Macintosh operating system | | |rights to Radius on January 4. | |1997 |Apple introduces Mac OS 8. | |1997 |Apple buys NeXT Software Inc. for $400 million and acquires Steve Jobs, Apples cofounder, as a consultant. | |1999 |Apple introduces Mac OS 9. | |2001 |Apple introduces Mac OS X 10.0 code named Cheetah and becomes available March 24, 2001. | |2001 |Apple introduces Mac OS X 10.1 code named Puma and becomes available on September 25, 2001. | |2002 |Apple introduces Mac OS X 10.2 code named Jaguar and becomes available on August 23, 2002. | |2003 |Apple introduces Mac OS X 10.3 code named Panther October 25, 2003. | |2004 |Apple introduces Mac OS X 10.4 code named Tiger at the WWDC on June 28, 2004. | |2007 |Apple introduces Mac OS X 10.5 code named Leopard October 26, 2007. | |2008 |Apple introduces Mac OS X 10.6 code named Snow Leopard and MobileMe at the WWDC on June 9, 2008. |


1. Multi-touch gestures – Use the multi-touch gestures to dynamically and efficiently scroll, zoom, browse through Safari, photos and other files (no more back or forward buttons, just swipe) 2. Full screen applications – Safari, Garage Band, iPhoto, and all standard Apple apps to be full screen 3. Mission control – A unified view of Expose, Spaces and widgets that can be accessed by a three-finger swipe 4. Mac App store – Taking the purchase of apps to another level with the App store built in to the Lion OS, customizable notifications and updates 5. Launchpad – Have all your newly purchased or downloaded apps neatly organized in the desktop at the tip of your fingers at a pinch’s gesture 6. Resume – Go back to where you were when you quit an application, document or just about anything or go back where you were even after you restart your system. Not grandiose but time-saving, definitely. 7. Autosave for documents – You can “revert to the last opened file” or “lock” it so that it won’t be changed. One click on “duplicate” and you’re there. Nice. 8. Versions – Autosave won’t save over the previously saved file, but will create versions of it so that you may browse through previous drafts. The best part, all is...
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